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Quilts and Textiles: Treasures from the Fairlynch collection

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Starts 14:00 30 Mar 2018 Ends 16:30 31 May 2018 Fairlynch Museum, Fore St, Budleigh Salterton, EX9 6NP
Organiser Fairlynch Museum

This is a wonderful opportunity to view  historic quilts and textiles held by the Fairlynch Museum.The… (read more)

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April

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Welsh Heritage Quilters Biennial Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 24 Mar 2018 Ends 16:30 7 Apr 2018 Minerva Arts Centre Llanidloes SY18 6BY
Organiser Chris Shercliff Welsh Heritage Group Contact 01686 430780

The symbolism of colours used as inspiration for new work Open 10.00-4.30 (except Sundays) Admission… (read more)

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April

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Into the Fray

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Starts 09:00 30 Mar 2018 Ends 17:00 7 Apr 2018 Cowslip Workshops, St Stephens, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8JX
Organiser New Horizons Textile Group Contact https://www.newhorizonstextilegroup.com

In their 25th year New Horizons Textile Group are delighted to be returning to Cowslip Studios with… (read more)

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East Kilbride Quirky Quilters Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 5 Apr 2018 Ends 20:00 29 Apr 2018 East Kilbride Art Centre, Old Coach Rd, East Kilbride, G74 4DU
Contact Margaret Beggs on 07743 123413

Entry is free.  There is also a cafe within the Art Centre for a coffee/tea or snack (read more)

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Spring Quilt Festival at Westpoint

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Starts 10:00 6 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 8 Apr 2018 Westpoint Centre, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1DJ
Organiser Grosvenor Shows Contact http://www.grosvenorshows.co.uk 01406 372600

A large display of quilts from all over the world.  Also patchwork and quilting suppliers' stands and… (read more)

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Cynefin

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Starts 10:00 7 Apr 2018 Ends 15:00 26 May 2018 Macclesfield Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield SK11 6TJ
Organiser Cwilt Cymru Contact t: 01625 612045

Textile work by members of Cwilt Cymru.   Open 10am - 3pm   Monday - Saturday Admission £2, Admission… (read more)

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Ten Plus @ The Atkinson

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Starts 11:00 7 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 15 Jul 2018 Landing Gallery, The Atkinson, Lord Street, Sou11am - 4pm.thport, Merseyside PR8 1DB
Organiser Ten Plus Textiles Contact Sue Wickson e: http://www.tenplustextiles.com

A new exhibition of contemporary textile art by Ten Plus Textiles. Open 10am - 4pm Monday - Saturday… (read more)

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29th

Guild event

The 1718 silk coverlet to be on shown in Region 5

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Starts 10:00 10 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 29 Jul 2018 The American Museum, Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD
Organiser The American Museum, Bath Contact 01225 460503

The 1718 coverlet will be on display at The American Museum Claverton for several months from April… (read more)

11th

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Coffee Morning

Members: £2.00 Non-members: £3.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 11 Apr 2018 Ends 12:00 11 Apr 2018 Bromley Parish Church, Church Road, Bromley BR2 0EG (behind Primark)
Organiser Jeni Rutherford Contact 01959 574655 or 0208 295 1273

Tea, Coffee and cakes Show and Tell, Demonstration Please bring something for the Show and Tell.   … (read more)

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British Quilt and Stitch Village

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Starts 10:00 13 Apr 2018 Ends 16:30 15 Apr 2018 Uttoxeter Race Course, Staffordshire, ST14 8BD
Organiser Nikki Reeves Contact

Press_Release_-_British_Quilt_and_Stitch_village1.docx Join us for a weekend packed full of traders,… (read more)

13th

Votes for Women!

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Starts 14:00 13 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 13 Apr 2018 Ashford (Middx)
Organiser Alison Garner Contact

PROCESSIONS. The Quilters Guild is delighted to have been invited to participate in a mass artwork marking… (read more)

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Spring Embroidery Fair

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 15 Apr 2018 Cheriton Bishop Village Hall, EX6 6JA
Organiser West Country Embroiders Cheriton Bishop Group Contact Felicity Dudbridge 01392 811647 email:

Exhibition of hand and machine embroidery.  Demonstrations of techniques.  Trade stalls with fabrics,… (read more)

14th

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Brunel Quilters Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 14 Apr 2018 Saltash Wesley Methodist Church, Callington Road, Saltash PL12 6LA
Organiser Brunel Quilters Contact Anne Vaughn

Quilt display, sales table, refreshments, machine and hand-sewing demonstrations. (read more)

14th

Guild event

Pot Holder workshop and Hope lunch

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 14 Apr 2018 St. Theodore's Church Hall, Talbot Road, Port Talbot SA13 1LB
Organiser Region 12 Swansea and Western Valleys Contact Joy Morgan, Judith Dursley

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‘Hanging by a thread’ exhibition by Solway Quilters, Embroideries and Spinners and weavers

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 12 May 2018 Gracefield Arts Centre , 28 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries D1 1JQ

Tues - Sat 10am to 5 pm. Admission & parking free.  (read more)

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Abingdon Quilt Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 15 Apr 2018 The Manor Prep School, Shippon, Abingdon, OX13 6LN
Organiser Judy Harris Contact

Abingdon Quilt Exhibition 14 & 15 April, 10am - 4pm The Manor Prep School, Shippon, Abingdon, OX13… (read more)

15th

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Doughty's Fabric Roadshow (Dunolm) Lincoln

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Starts 10:30 15 Apr 2018 Ends 14:30 15 Apr 2018 Dunolm Village Hall, Honeyhole Lane, Dunholm, Lincoln, LN2 3SU
Organiser Doughty's Patchwork, Quilting & Craft Contact 01432 353 951

Doughty's famous Quilting fabric Roadshow (read more)

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Guild event

Quilters’ Guild AGM & Conference in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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Starts 10:00 20 Apr 2018 Ends 14:00 22 Apr 2018 Civic Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Contact 01904 613242

Details of the venue, to book workshops and information on the whole event is available in the latest… (read more)

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Quilter's Guild Conference and AGM

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Starts 10:00 20 Apr 2018 Ends 14:00 22 Apr 2018 Civic Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Organiser QGBI/Region 15E Contact http://www.quiltersguild.org.uk/agm/booking-step-1

Click here for more AGM 2018 Conference Information (read more)

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22nd

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Fibre Fest - all things textile

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Starts 10:00 21 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 22 Apr 2018 Enterprise Shopping Centre in Eastbourne
Organiser Emily Sander Contact

This will be the second Fibre Fest and last year's event was such a success that we are holding it over… (read more)

21st

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Let’s go for it – A Life in Stitches – Alva, Farkirk

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Starts 10:00 21 Apr 2018 Ends 15:00 21 Apr 2018 Parklands Hall in Alva, FK12 5BG
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A personal quilt exhibition by Joyce Watson for one day only (read more)

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Beginnings

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Starts 10:00 23 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 28 Apr 2018 St Margaret's Church of Art, St Benedict's St, Norwich, NR2 4AQ
Organiser 'Feed Dogs Down' Contact Susan Shenley 01245 421415 ()

This is the first exhibiton of an new Exhibiton Group 'Feed Dogs Down' based in East Anglia and all… (read more)

24th

Guild event

Workshop with Kate Findlay 'Bird Compositions'

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

Starts 10:00 24 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 24 Apr 2018 Albury Village Hall The Street, Albury, Guildford GU5 9AD
Organiser Janet Hall Contact 01483 572720

Learn about design, composition and use of colour Members £25 Non Members £37.50 Places: Limited Disabled… (read more)

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Unfolding Stories 3 - an exhibition of contemporary quilts

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Starts 10:00 27 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 3 May 2018 Harbour House Centre for Arts & Yoga, The Promenade, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1JD
Organiser Contemporary Quilters West Contact http://www.contemporaryquilterswest.org

A treasured First Communion dress, transformed with stitch; textile fragments, dyed in seawater on an… (read more)

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Contemporary Quilters West present Unfolding Stories III

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Starts 10:00 27 Apr 2018 Ends 17:00 3 May 2018 Harbour House Centre for Arts & Yoga
Organiser Contemporary Quilters West Contact http://www.contemporaryquilterswest.org

Contemporary Quilters West present Unfolding Stories IIIApril 27th – May 3rd 2018.Harbour House… (read more)

28th

Guild event

Lincolnshre area day with speaker Sheena Norquay

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Starts 10:00 28 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 28 Apr 2018 Leadenham Village Hall, Leadenham, LN5 0QG
Organiser Christine Espinosa Contact E: t: 01529 240111

Lincolnshire Area  Day  with guest speaker Sheena Norquay Faith Lunch (read more)

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Edinburgh and Lothians Area Day

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Starts 10:00 28 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 28 Apr 2018 Craiglockhart Church Hall Edinburgh
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Hand sewing workshop with Carol Arnott.  Make a recycled tweed landscape (read more)

28th

Guild event

Quilters’ Day

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Starts 10:30 28 Apr 2018 Ends 15:50 28 Apr 2018 Bolney Meadow Community Centre 31 Bolney Street,Vauxhall London SW8 1EZ
Organiser London Region

Speakers Morning: Connie Gilham, a member of Marsh Quilters, ConText and the Contemporary Group London,… (read more)

28th

Guild event

Joy Salvage Workshop

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Starts 10:30 28 Apr 2018 Ends 16:30 28 Apr 2018 Caer Bryn Hall, Llandybie, Ammanford SA18 3EQ
Organiser Region 12 Contact Gill Lougher

Make a mini log cabin... for Bag panel or Dolls Quilt (read more)

28th

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Doughty's Roadshow 2018

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Starts 10:30 28 Apr 2018 Ends 14:30 28 Apr 2018 Brampton Memorial Hall, Thrapston Road, Brampton, Huntingdon PE28 4TB
Organiser Region 9 Contact Chris Powell 07923013105

Entrance £2 (accompanied children free)  A 'shop till you drop' day with Doughty's travelling fabric… (read more)

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Guild event

Lincolnshre workshop with Sheena Norquay "Dotty Birds"

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Starts 10:00 29 Apr 2018 Ends 16:00 29 Apr 2018 Leadenham Village Hall, Leadenham, LN5 0QG
Organiser Christine Espinosa Contact

 1 day workshop with Sheena Norquay   This workshop is BOOKING ONLY!  please contact Christine Espinosa… (read more)