Europe’s Best Loved Patchwork & Quilting Show Returns!
The Festival of Quilts attracts over 25,000 quilting fanatics every August and this year’s event promises to be the best experience yet.
There will be 1500 quilts to admire, and this year’s gallery line-up includes BIG names such as Michael James, India Flint and the Quilt Study Centre and Museum in Nebraska. We have more workshops and talks than ever, including a daily Trunk Show with Jenny Doan of the Missouri Quilt Company.
If that’s not enough to convince you, there are also over 300 companies from all over the world exhibiting. Whatever product you’re looking for, if it’s related to patchwork and quilting you’ll find it at The Festival.
Don’t be the one to miss out, visit The Festival of Quilts from the 1 – 4 August 2019.
Tickets are on sale now, quote NEC19 and pay £14.50 (£14.00 concessions).
*Save £2 on Adult tickets, £1 on Concessions. Not valid on Two Day, Child or VIP tickets. £1.95 fulfillment fee and T&Cs apply.
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