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Black Joy! Up Close and Personal – 4 May – 25 August 2024

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery John's Place, Bohemia Road, Kent, United Kingdom

This thought-provoking exhibition highlights over 40 talented black artists from the South East. The contemporary artworks exhibited include painting, sign-writing, fashion, textiles, sculpture, collage, photography, and video, inviting you to explore the beauty and complexity of Black Joy. There is also a vibrant accompanying programme of performances, workshops, talks and tours. Black Joy! Up Close […]


Yarningham – 13-14 July 2024

Uffculme Centre, Birmingham The Uffculme Centre, Queensbridge Road, Moseley, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Yarningham, proudly different since 2016. As the only Black led yarn festival in the UK we are unique.

seam collective: A Visible Thread – 20 July – 31 August 2024

Thelma Hulbert Gallery Elmfield House, Dowell Street, Honiton, Devon, United Kingdom

15 artists from the contemporary textile collective, seam, explore the visibility and invisibility of thread. The culmination of this touring exhibition. Visitors will be able to see how the exhibition and individual work has developed, as some of the artists have taken the opportunity to respond, research and develop more work around the theme of A Visible […]


Summer Wool Festival – 27-28 July 2024

Redborne Upper School Flitwick Road, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

A very warm welcome to Summer Wool Festival - an exciting festival of yarn, fibre, accessories, patterns, kits and a whole lot more.

Spirit of Shetland Knitting Holiday – 31 Jul – 5 Aug 2024

Discover the breathtaking Shetland Islands, whose past is interwoven with a rich history of wool, textiles and inimitable Fair Isle technique. On this 6-day holiday draw knitting inspiration from the coastlines and powerful landscapes, whose diverse colour pallet provides the perfect backdrop to your creative pastime. Learn how the world-famous Shetland wool is farmed, woven […]


The Festival of Quilts – 1-4 August 2024

NEC NEC, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

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. 20 years on and it’s now the biggest quilting show in Europe, featuring workshops, talks, one of the world’s largest quilt competitions, […]


North East Wool Show – 10-11 August 2024

Newcastle Race Course High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

A very warm welcome to NORTH EAST WOOL SHOW - an exciting festival of knitting, crochet and woolly fibre crafts.

Pop-up Yarn Show – 17 August 2024

Hulme Hall, Wirral 23 Bolton Road, Bebington, Port Sunlight, Merseyside, United Kingdom

Wool show featuring hand dyers of yarn and fibres. Knitting kits and accessories

The Creative Craft Show – Farnborough – 30 August – 1 September

Farnborough International Exhibition Centre Show Centre, E T P S Rd, Farnborough, Surrey, United Kingdom

The Creative Craft Show is back at Farnborough International in 2024! This show is a haven for knitting, cross stitch, paper crafting, jewellery & dressmaking and stitching enthusiasts alike, offering all the very latest supplies, ideas, and innovations in the craft & hobby world. Here you’ll find everything from kits, charts and patterns to fabrics, […]

Convention 2024 – 6 to 8 September 2024

High Leigh Conference Centre Lord Street, Hoddeston, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

At the 2023 Convention we announced that our 2024 Convention and AGM will be held at High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddeston, Hertfordshire. Booking is now open for members See the Programme for more information.


Southern Wool Show – 7-8 Sept 2024

Newbury Racecourse Newbury, United Kingdom

The Southern Wool Show will again be held at Newbury Racecourse. As well as loads of wonderful stands selling a wide range of products, there will be a great set of Workshops and free demonstrations allowing people to share their passion and skills for woolly arts and crafts. Knitters and crocheters will be in seventh […]

Scottish Yarn Festival – 23 March 2024

Dewars Centre, Perth Glover Street, Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom

Established in 2016, The Scottish Yarn Festival is the new name for Perth Festival of Yarn.  This is called Scotland’s contemporary yarn and fibre festival. Over the last 8 years the organisers have welcomed the very best independent businesses from across the UK and EU to our thoughtfully curated Vendors’ Gallery Marketplace.  Their illustrious tutors […]