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The Wonder Quilt of Wrexham

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Starts 10:00 12 May 2017 Ends 16:00 6 Jan 2018 Regent Street, Wrexham LL11 1RB
Organiser Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives Contact Tel: 01978 297460 http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/heritage

Victorian tailor, James Williams made a quilt in 1842 which is housed at St Fagans in Cardiff. It is… (read more)

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Beyond Borders

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Starts 10:00 26 Aug 2017 Ends 17:00 3 Jun 2018 The Whitworth, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER
Organiser The Whitworth Contact t: 01612 757450

Free EntryThe Gallery is open every day:Monday to Wednesday: 10 – 5Thursday:  10 – 9Friday to Sunday:… (read more)

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Other quilting event

TRACES REVEALED in Glastonbury Abbey

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Starts 10:00 30 Sep 2017 Ends 16:00 31 Dec 2017 The Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9EL
Organiser Glastonbury Abbey Exhibitions Committee Contact Further details from Alicia Merrett. Tel: 07753 677850 email:

 This exhibition of artwork in cloth, tile and clay is inspired by the Abbey which is one of England's… (read more)

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Other quilting event

City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Patchwork, Quilting and Applique

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Starts 09:00 1 Oct 2017 Ends 16:00 31 Jul 2018 Westhope College, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9 JL
Organiser Sandra Wiggins Contact or 01584 861293

Exact dates and information available from the College. (read more)

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Other quilting event

As Good as it Gets

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Starts 18:57 11 Jun 2017 Ends 16:00 4 Nov 2017 The Welsh Quilt Centre The Town Hall, High Street, Lampeter Ceredigion Wales UK SA48 7BB
Organiser Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre, Lampeter Contact http://www.welshquilts.com/

EXQUISITE WELSH QUILTS FROM 1921-1939 AT THE WELSH QUILT CENTRE As Good As It Gets this year’s main… (read more)

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November

Other quilting event

Katab - Quilting Stories from India

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Starts 10:00 14 Sep 2017 Ends 17:30 11 Nov 2017 Manchester Craft & Design Centre, 17 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JD
Organiser Manchester Craft and Design Centre Contact t: 0161 832 4274

An exhibition of quilts by 8 Indian women using the traditional method of Katab.  Free entry Closed… (read more)

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'Inspired by Rust' an exhibition of quilts and wall hangings by Gwyneth Rose

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Starts 10:00 16 Sep 2017 Ends 13:00 18 Nov 2017 Rhayader Museum and Gallery East Street, Rhayader, Powys LD65ER.
Organiser Gwyneth Rose Contact Phone: 01597 810 561

'Inspired by Rust' an exhibition of quilts and wall hangings by Gwyneth Rose Rhayader Museum and Gallery… (read more)

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Interval - A Markmakers Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 7 Oct 2017 Ends 17:00 24 Nov 2017 The Brindley, High Street, Runcorn WA7 1BG
Contact http://www.markmakers-artists.co.uk

The latest exhibition by Markmakers invites you to take an interval.  Step inside the punctuated whitewashed… (read more)

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Guild event

R7 Autumn Area day

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Starts 10:00 4 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 4 Nov 2017 Bromham Village Hall, Village Road, Bromham, MK43 8JP
Organiser Kim Fitzgerald Contact 01234 347094

Speaker Cas Holmes “Stitch Stories”  and practical activities. Raffle, show and tell and bring… (read more)

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Doughty's Roadshow

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Starts 10:30 4 Nov 2017 Ends 14:30 4 Nov 2017 Wadsley Church Hall, Worrall Road, Sheffield, S6 4BB
Organiser Bolsterstone Quilters Contact Karen: Tel 0114 2887315

Fabric sale at very reasonable prices including wadding, batiks and Christmas fabrics.  Display of… (read more)

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Saltway Quilters Biennial Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 11 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 12 Nov 2017 Ombersley Memorial Hall, Worcester, WR9 0DY
Organiser Tracy Cummings 01905 774327 or Shirley Price 01905 776786 Contact saltwayquilters.weebley.com'contact page'

Admission £3.00 under 16 yrs free Traders, Raffle, Tombola, Refreshments. Free parking and disabled… (read more)

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Guild event

Regional Day

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Starts 10:00 11 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 11 Nov 2017 The Regan Centre, Landing Lane, Riccall, York, YO19 6PW
Organiser Region 14 Contact Angela Greenwood

Join us to hear Stuart Hillard talk about his quilting adventures and his new book, which will be available… (read more)

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Other quilting event

Draycott Quilters Biennial Quilt show

£3.50 Find out more

Starts 10:00 11 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 11 Nov 2017 Draycott Memorial Hall, Latches Lane, Draycott, Near Cheddar. BS27 3UE.
Organiser Draycott Quilters Contact Helen Greenwood email tel: 01761 462337

Draycott Quilters are a small quilt group near Cheddar in Somerset who have an exhibition of work once… (read more)

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Sound Stitchers Exhibition of Quilts

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Starts 10:00 11 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 11 Nov 2017 Abbey Hall behind St Andrew's Church, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2AD
Organiser Sound Stitchers and Social Quilters

Sound Stitchers and Social Quilters are holding an exhibition of work on Saturday November 11th in the… (read more)

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Guild event

Regional Day Llanbradach Community Centre

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Starts 10:00 11 Nov 2017 Ends 15:30 11 Nov 2017 Llanbradach Community Centre, Llanbradach, CF83 3LS
Organiser Gail Evans/Gill Clark Contact Gill Clark 01685 383690

Area Day with Janet Mc Callum. Janet will be demonstrating some of her techniques and speaking to us… (read more)

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Regional Workshop with Stuart Hillard

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Starts 10:00 12 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 12 Nov 2017 The Regan Centre, Landing Lane, Riccall, York, YO29 6PW
Organiser Region 14 Contact Angela Greenwood

Scrappy Spiders Web block using simple foundation piecing techniques Cost £30 Guild members  Non members… (read more)

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Regional Workshop (YQ) - Christmas Decorations - 12th November 2018

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Starts 10:00 12 Nov 2017 Ends 15:00 12 Nov 2017 Tollgate Hall, Villa Road, Stanway, Colchester, CO3 0HR
Organiser Region 8 Contact Jane Rogers 01284 7673 email:

Please see the event Booking Form for more details. To  save time on the day, please download and… (read more)

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Baltimore Applique Workshop

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Starts 10:00 14 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 14 Nov 2017 Chudleigh
Organiser Maggie Marlow Contact 10 Cricketfield Close, Chudleigh, TQ13 0GA,

Diane Whitehead will be teaching the three dimensional techniques used in Baltimore applique at a workshop… (read more)

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Christmas workshop with Julia Gahagan.

Members: £25.00 Non-members: £37.50 Find out more

Starts 10:00 16 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 16 Nov 2017 Albury Village Hall The Street, Albury, Guildford GU5 9AD

Places are limited. There is Disabled Access and Parking at the venue. Refreshments will be available… (read more)

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'Inspired by Charnwood' an exhibition of textile art by 'Ells Belles'

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Starts 10:00 17 Nov 2017 Ends 15:00 12 Apr 2018 harnwood museum, Loughborough LE11 3DU T: 01509 233754
Organiser Debbie Orange Contact

'Inspired by Charnwood' an exhibition of textile art by 'Ells Belles' At Charnwood museum, Loughborough… (read more)

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Guild event

12 Days of Christmas workshop with Maggie Breakspear

Members: £20.00 Non-members: £25.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 18 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 18 Nov 2017 Littlebourne War Memorial Hall 58 High Street Littlebourne Nr. Canterbury CT3 1ST
Organiser Mary Cunningsworth or Judi Kirk Contact 01227 453460 or 01227 458553

Maggie will show you how to make a Christmas cracker which can be unfolded to form a machine appliquéd… (read more)

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Open Sit & Sew Day

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Starts 10:00 18 Nov 2017 Ends 15:00 18 Nov 2017 Easton on the Hill Village Hall, New Road, Easton on the Hill,Stamford, PE9 3NN
Organiser Pat Lowe Contact 07930 917 343

Any Quilters Guild members welcome for a fun day of social sewing and chat. Cost £5 includes tea and… (read more)

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Wirral and West Chester Area Day Autumn 2017 NOTE: Correct date is 18th November

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Starts 10:00 18 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 18 Nov 2017 Thornton Hough Village Hall. Manor Rd, Thornton Hough, CH63 1JB
Organiser Audrey Foster and Ann Spargo Contact Ann Spargo Tel: 0151 342 4107 Audrey Foster email:

Morning Speaker: Mandy Hague - The Quilters’ Guild, CQ and Me This is a tour around Mandy’s experiences… (read more)

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Doughty's Roadshow comes to Polegate, East Sussex!

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Starts 10:30 18 Nov 2017 Ends 14:30 18 Nov 2017 Polegate Community Centre, Windsor Way, Polegate. BN26 6QF
Organiser Jan Allston Contact email: Tel: 01323 487411

Shop till you drop.  Come and grab some bargains at our annual Christmas Fabric Fayre with Matt and… (read more)

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Mead Quilters' Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 25 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 25 Nov 2017 Memorial Hall, Marford Road, Wheathampstead, Herts
Organiser Stasha Martin Contact 01727 872747 http://www.meadquilters.org

Biennial exhibition of quilts and other items. Sales table, trader, charity tombola, three quilts to… (read more)

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Christmas Workshop Day

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Starts 10:00 25 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 25 Nov 2017 Ely Bowls Club, Nutholt Lane, Ely, CB7 4PL
Organiser Brenda Weavers Contact

There will be Mini Christmas Themed Workshops, Fat Quarter Fabric Swop, Raffle, Show and Tell, and a… (read more)

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Other quilting event

Charity Coffee Morning and Craft Fair

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Starts 10:00 25 Nov 2017 Ends 12:00 25 Nov 2017 Heswall Hall, 111 Telegraph Rd, Heswall, wirral CH60 0AF
Organiser Heswall Patchwork & Quilting Group

Fabrics, Cakes, Christmas Gifts, small Exhibition of Quilts, and Tombola £2 Entry includes Drink &… (read more)

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Christmas Craft Fair

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Starts 10:30 25 Nov 2017 Ends 15:30 25 Nov 2017 Hoole United Reformed Church, Hoole Road, Chester CH3 3NT
Organiser Susan Contact 01244 381490

In aid of Chifundo UK - empowering girls and women in Malawi. Adults £1, children free More information:… (read more)

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Exhibition of Certificate & Diploma work by C&G Students and recent work by Context

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Starts 11:00 25 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 25 Nov 2017 Christchurch, Wanstead Place, E11 2SW (nearest tube Wanstead, Central Line)
Organiser Janice Gunner

Traders: The African Fabric Shop There will also be a sales table of work by the exhibitors. For more… (read more)

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Industrial Landscapes of Cheshire

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Starts 14:00 25 Nov 2017 Ends 17:00 17 Mar 2018 Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse, 162 London Road, Northwich Cw9 8JE
Organiser Threadmill Textile group

Please note opening times: Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm Saturday and Sunday - 2pm - 5pm  (read more)

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Sidmouth Patchers and Quilters Christmas Bazaar

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Starts 10:30 27 Nov 2017 Ends 13:00 27 Nov 2017 Sidmouth Masonic Hall, High Street, Sidmouth, Devon
Organiser Sidmouth Patchers and Quilters Contact Pauline Lilley 01395 515500 or Angela Crowther 01395 519547

As well as an exhibition of members' work a huge variety of items made by the groups members will be… (read more)

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RVQ hosts Christine Chester - Colour in Quilts - 28th November 2017 (open meeting)

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Starts 19:30 28 Nov 2017 Ends 21:30 28 Nov 2017 Leaden Roding Village Hall, Stortford Road, Leaden Roding, Essex CM6 1QX
Organiser Roothing Valley Quilters Contact Susan Shanley 01245 421425

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Jelly Roll Bargello Workshop with Karin Hellaby

Members: £33.00 Non-members: £50.00 Find out more

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Starts 10:00 29 Nov 2017 Ends 16:00 29 Nov 2017 The Lounge, Polegate Community Centre Windsor Way, Polegate East Sussex BN 26 6QP
Organiser Deborah Harding Contact

Fascinating Bargello, all straight lines and yet you can see curves! Now we can make this amazing design… (read more)