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Festival of Quilts - Birmingham NEC

Festival of Quilts - Birmingham NEC

The show is a celebration of quilting in all its forms, with over 300 exhibitors offering essential supplies, professionally curated galleries of quilts from leading international makers.

Festival of Quilts Show

at The NEC Birmingham

 

The Festival of Quilts was launched in 2003 in partnership with The Quilters’ Guild as a hub for people from all over the world to come together and share their passion for quilting. 17 years on and it is now the biggest quilting show in Europe attracting over 26,000 quilting fanatics each year. It is also home to the largest open quilt competition in the world.

 

See the work of leading quilt artists and groups from all over the world in a series of professionally curated galleries. Be inspired by the incredible talent on display.

 

The show hosts the largest open quilting competition in the world. Over 800 quilts are entered annually into the competition which covers a variety of categories including; traditional, modern, contemporary, art and novice quilts to name a few. As well as a juried competition for textile artists – The Janome Fine Art Textiles Award. With so many quilts under one roof it is hard not to leave full of ideas and inspiration to create your next quilt.

 

Over the years the show has attracted some of the most prestigious textile artists and world renowned quilters including Dorothy Caldwell, Elizabeth Brimelow, Nancy Crow, Jane Dunnewold, Diana Harrison and Luke Haynes. With daily lectures as well as professionally curated galleries from internationally acclaimed textile artists Jenny Smith and SAQA.

 

The Festival has always been one of the best places to learn about quilting and textile crafts with an unprecedented workshop programme. The show offers a selection of taster classes with it’s Quick and Easy classes, more intense masterclasses in the Academy programme as well as the chance to hear from some of the best quilting tutors in the world in our talks and demos programme.

 

It is the ultimate patchwork and quilting experience.

 

* Prices shown on Screen apart from Coach Only Include Entry Tickets

 

Opening Hours: 10.00am to 5.30pm (closes 5.00pm Sunday)

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Bristol Anchor Road East Anchor Road Opposite @Bristol- We The Curious
Eastbound Bus Stop
Bristol Tesco Tesco's Eastville Bus stop - Jct 2 of M32
(Tesco's Car park only has a 2 Hr. parking limit)
Burnham on Sea Burnham on Sea, Pier Street
Bus Stop The Old Pier Tavern
Clevedon Clevedon
Miles Morgan Travel Agency, Triangle Bus Stop
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Nailsea Nailsea - Clevedon Road Car Park
Weston Borough Arms Borough Arms, Bus Shelter
after main entrance to old Clarks Factory
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Worle -Queensway Centre Worle - Food Warehouse Bus St-opposite Bridge Farm
New Bristol Road
Worle-Preanes Green Bus Stop Worle Preanes Green, New Bristol Rd.
Summer Lane Bus Shelter
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21 Aug 2022 £55.00 Loading
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