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Thistle Quilters Transitions Exhibition 1718 - 2018

19 May - 3 Jun 2018
10am-4pm

Galleries 1, 2 and 3,
Third Floor Edinburgh Palette,
St. Margaret's House,
Edinburgh, EH7 6AE

Thistle Quilters Transitions Exhibition 1718 - 2018

Edinburgh based Thistle Quilters is celebrating over 38 years as a thriving quilt group, as well as the 300th anniversary of the 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet, one of the earliest known dated patchworks in Britain. “It’s the past, present and future of quilting in one event”, said Brenda McDonnell, Chair, Thistle Quilters. »

jane@cinnamonpublishing.com

Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences

31 Mar - 24 Jun 2018
Tues-Sun 10am-5pm

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Queens Rd
Bristol
BS8 1RL

Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences

Six large tapestries exploring the British fascination with taste and class by one of the UK’s best-known and best-loved artists – Grayson Perry. »

http://bit.ly/2FDvfe6

Emotional Repair

28 Mar - 24 Jun 2018
Wed-Sun 12.00-17.00

Gawthorpe Hall
Padiham
Lancashire
BB12 8UA

Emotional Repair

Emotional Repair brings together groups of work by textile artist Ruth Singer around loss, grieving, remembrance and moving forwards. Ruth developed this exhibition from her Memorial Pincushions series, made in memory of her aunt. A selection of collection items Ruth has made work in response to are also on display. See full description for events. »

https://bit.ly/2IvY4K8

j.waterson@gawthorpetextiles.org.uk

Indian Textiles, Dress and Jewellery

V&A Short Course

19 Apr - 28 Jun 2018
2-4.30pm

V&A
Cromwell Road,
London SW7 2RL

Indian Textiles, Dress and Jewellery

This course will look in detail at the history, representation and extraordinary variety of textiles, dress and jewellery from across the subcontinent, the markets and patrons that supported them and their impact on Britain. »

http://bit.ly/2DfYsxG

Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland

18 May - 1 Jul 2018
10.00-17.00

New Lanark World Heritage Site
Lanark
Scotland
ML11 9DB

Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland

The Great Tapestry of Scotland returns to New Lanark – as you’ve never seen it before! Discover the story of the tapestry’s creation through original sketches, photography, memorabilia and memories from those closest to the project. »

https://bit.ly/2JqTiPz

trust@newlanark.org

Game of Thrones® Tapestry

22 Jul 17 - 27 Aug 18
Tues-Sun 10am-5pm

Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens,
Belfast BT9 5AB

Game of Thrones® Tapestry

From Winterfell to the Iron Islands, this epic tapestry brings to life the infamous events, locations and story of the most popular television series of all time. »

http://bit.ly/2z6bpnj

BBC Woman’s Hour Craft Prize

7 Jul - 2 Sep 2018
Tues-Sun 10am-5pm

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Queens Rd
Bristol
BS8 1RL

BBC Woman’s Hour Craft Prize

Showcasing the most innovative and exciting craft practice in the UK today, this exhibition from the V&A marks the 70th anniversary of BBC Woman’s Hour. »

http://bit.ly/2EEynW3

A Celebration of Flowers by Kaffe Fassett with Candace Bahouth

19 May - 2 Sep 2018
Daily 10.30-17.00

Victoria Art Gallery
Bridge St,
Bath BA2 4AT

A Celebration of Flowers by Kaffe Fassett with Candace Bahouth

Inspired by flowers his entire life, in this stunning new exhibition Kaffe brings his full creative flair to bear. Featured items include quilts, needlepoints and paintings. »

http://bit.ly/2DudQqk

London Antique & Vintage Textile Fair 2018

Sat 13th October 2018
10.30am-4.30pm

Chelsea Town Hall,
King’s Road,
London SW3 5EE

London Antique & Vintage Textile Fair 2018

A wonderful selection of good quality textiles sold by knowledgeable dealers, who are happy to chat about their wares.

Adults £6, concessions £4

atflondon@textilesociety.org.uk

Alke Schmidt: Wonder and Dread

2 Dec 17 - 4 Nov 18
Tues-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 11am-4pm

Bradford Industrial Museum
Moorside Mills,
Moorside Road,
Eccleshill,
Bradford BD2 3HP

Alke Schmidt: Wonder and Dread

Exhibition exploring the politics and morality of the global textile industry through time, and how this industry affects and connects people across continents. Artist Alke Schmidt situates local stories from Bradford's wool industry in a global context, linking its industrial heritage with the present and where our clothes are made now. »

http://bit.ly/2EHSVNn

industrial.museum@bradford.gov.uk

Tel: 01274 435900

ANNI ALBERS

11 Oct 18 - 27 Jan 19
Sun-Thurs 10am–6pm, Fri-Sat 10am–10pm

Tate Modern
Bankside
London SE1 9TG

ANNI ALBERS

Tate Modern explores the work of one of the best-known textile artists of the 20th century »

http://bit.ly/2Dvoqe4

Royal Women

Alexandra, Mary, Elizabeth, Margaret: public life, personal style

3 Feb 18 - 28 Apr 19
Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec 10.30-16.00, Mar-Oct 10.30-17.00

Fashion Museum Bath
Bennett Street
Bath BA1 2QH

Royal Women

Wives and daughters, sisters and mothers; none of them were regnant yet they all played a key role in the British monarchy. The exhibition will examine their sartorial lives, looking at each woman’s unique style, the role they played within the monarchy and how that was reflected in their choice of dress. »

http://bit.ly/2FzLE3p