Events

If you know of an event that Bristol Quilters should know about please contact our secretary and Web Co-Ordinator, Pat Hooper, so that it can be added to the list.

28 August – 13 September
Stories of Sampler Stitchers, 10:00-5:00pm Mon-Sat at Wells & Mendip Museum, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE – many of the embroideries and samplers have not been on public display; they are usually kept in storage

14-15 September
Weston Super Quilts 2018 10am until 4pm at United Reform Church, Waterloo Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1LF.  For more information contact Jean Guard on 01934 429169

17 September
Talk by Jennie Rayment “Magical Manipulations with the Muslin Mistress” hosted by Broughton Gifford Peacemakers, Broughton Gifford Village Hall, The Street, Broughton Gifford SN12 8PN (behind The Rusty Stag formerly The Fox Public House).  Disabled access and trader.  For more information ring 07734 320548.

24 September
Beechwood Stitchers MacMillan coffee morning 10am until 12.30pm at Beechwood Park Presbyterian Church, 422A Chepstow Road, Newport NP19 8JH (Please use the entrance on Kenilworth Road).  There will be a display of members work, a raffle etc plus refreshments with homemade cakes.

27 – 30 September
The Creative Craft Show, Westpoint Centre, Exeter http://www.stitchandhobby.co.uk/exeter/autumn/

6 October
World Textile Day 10am until 4pm at Saltford Hall, WedmoreRoad, Saltford, Bristol BS31 3BY.  The theme is “Working Together”.  Discover how families, villages and communities around the world work together to make fantastic textiles that WTD experts bring back for you to see, handle and buy.  More information from Magie Relph on  01484 850629; email: info@africanfabric.co.uk

6-7 October 
Severnside Quilters Quilt and Stitch Show from 11am until 4pm at Minsterworth Village Hall, Main Road, Minsterworth GL2 8JH.  Entrance fee £2, under 16s free.  Refreshments and all the usual plus mini workshops.  More information from Julia on 01 452 760 380 or thejjchappells@gmail.com

11 – 14 October
The Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace https://www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/london/

13 October
QGBI Region 5 10:00-4:00pm at Failand Village Hall, Oxhouse Lane, Failand, North Somerset BF8 3TS.  There will be two speakers, show and tell, traders, sales table and opportunities to meet and converse with fellow quilters.  Please bring a packed lunch.  Tea and coffee in the morning and cake and hot drinks at the end of the day are included. More info from Karen Phimister 07967 858125 or email treasurer_reg5@quiltersguild.org.uk

18 – 20 October
Craft4Crafters, Bath & West Showground http://www.craft4crafters.co.uk

Until 21 October
New Brewery Arts Centre, Cirencester, GL7 1JH – Exhibition of the original Suffragette protest banners with items from The Protest Banner Lending Library – https://www.newbreweryarts.org.uk/main-gallery/

19 – 21 October
Malvern Autumn Quilt Show https://www.grosvenorshows.co.uk/view_show.php?ID=8

20-21 October
Under the Edge Quilters Show 10:00-4:00pm at The Chipping Hall, Wotton Under Edge, GL12 7AD. Featuring the group’s hexagon quilt ‘La Passion’ plus refreshments, trade tables, tombola, raffle, sales table.  Free parking and disabled access and free entry.

25 – 28 October
Creative Craft Show, SEC, Glasgow http://www.stitchandhobby.co.uk/glasgow/autumn/

26 – 28 October
Autumn Quilt Festival, Duxford https://www.grosvenorshows.co.uk/view_show.php?ID=9

1 – 4 November
Creative Craft Show, NEC, Birmingham http://www.stitchandhobby.co.uk/birmingham/autumn/

Until 10 November
Nos da/Goodnight! At The Welsh Quilt Centre, Lampeter.  Don’t miss your last opportunity to   view Jan Jones collection of Welsh quilts

8 – 11 November
The Knitting and Stitching Show, RDS, Dublin https://www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/dublin/

9 – 10 November
Autumn Quilt Festival, Kent Showground, Kent https://www.grosvenorshows.co.uk/view_show.php?ID=7

15 – 17 November
Creative Craft Show, ExCel, London http://www.stitchandhobby.co.uk/london/autumn/

22 – 25 November
The Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate https://www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/harrogate/