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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

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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'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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Other quilting event

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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December

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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Guild event

Berkshire Christmas Coffee Morning

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Starts 10:30 1 Dec 2017 Ends 12:30 1 Dec 2017 16 Luckley Wood, Wokingham Berks RG41 2EW
Organiser Melyn Robinson Contact 0118 979 2141

Berkshire Christmas Coffee Morning These are held in December and are an opportunity for members to… (read more)

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North Manchester and East Lancashire Area Day Autumn 2017

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Starts 10:00 2 Dec 2017 Ends 16:00 2 Dec 2017 Blackley Golf Club, Victoria Ave East, Blackley, Manchester, M9 7HW
Organiser Tinna Quinn Contact m: 07899814146 e:

Keep the date free!  Speaker and workshop TBC Contact Tinna Quinn for more details (read more)

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Other quilting event

DIS/rupt

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Starts 10:00 2 Dec 2017 Ends 16:00 25 Feb 2018 Gallery Oldham, Greaves Street, Oldham OL1 1AL
Organiser Textile Study Group Contact http://www.textilestudygroup.co.uk

This is a touring exhibition and has a challenging theme with powerful messages.  Topics explored are… (read more)

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Makit Christmas Fair

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Starts 10:00 2 Dec 2017 Ends 16:00 2 Dec 2017 Canmore Park, Canmore Road, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4LF
Organiser Makit Contact http://www.makitfairs.com

Entry £8.00 under 14's free *Early bird tickets before 3rd Nov are available on line Traders for Quilting,… (read more)

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Guild event

Turkey Red in Quilts and Patchwork

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Starts 10:00 4 Dec 2017 Ends 16:00 8 Dec 2017 St Anthony's Hall, Peasholme Green, York YO1 7PW
Organiser Friends of the Quilters Guild Collection Contact

Feel festive on the approach to Christmas with these striking pieces made from Turkey Red Fabric. Exclusive… (read more)

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Other quilting event

ViewSeven | A Sense of Place

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Starts 11:00 5 Dec 2017 Ends 18:00 9 Dec 2017 The Menier Gallery, 51 Southwark Street London SE1 1RU
Organiser Jessica Wood Contact

ViewSeven | A Sense of Place Contemporary Art Textiles ViewSeven is a group of seven artists dedicated… (read more)

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Guild event

Sit & Sew Coffee Morning (Suffolk) @ KIS Quilting - 6th December 2017

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Starts 10:00 6 Dec 2017 Ends 12:00 6 Dec 2017 KIS Quilting, 66 Basepoint Centre, The Havens, Ransome Europark, Ipswich IP3 9BF (opposite Makro)
Organiser Region 8 & KIS Quilting Contact Jane Rogers 01284 7673 email:

Bring some hand sewing/show and tell/char and put the kquiltignowrls to right. Members and non-members… (read more)

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Sit & Sew Coffee Morning (Essex) - 8th December 2017

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Starts 10:00 8 Dec 2017 Ends 12:00 8 Dec 2017 Margaretting Village Hall, Wantz Road, CM4 0EP
Organiser Region 8 Contact Helen Vivian 01621 784950,

Bring some handwork and an item for show and tell if you have one, exchange inspiration or just chat… (read more)

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Oxfordshire Christmas Coffee Morning

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Starts 10:30 9 Dec 2017 Ends 12:30 9 Dec 2017 50 Vanner Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 1PF
Organiser Henriette Kerr Contact 0199 320 0974

Oxfordshire Christmas Coffee Morning These are held in December and are an opportunity for members to… (read more)