a festival of textiles

illustration flat lay of lots of haberdashery items buttons, cotton real, pin cushion, scissors, safety pins, and a china tea cup  all in blues, greens, teals with accents of yellow and orange

Thread is our festival for sewists and fabric lovers. Join us and other textile enthusiasts for a sociable & inspiring day out. Learn from the experts, try new techniques & enjoy a varied programme of workshops for all. Browse the curated marketplace for artisan fabrics and haberdashery to purchase for your own textile projects or buy unique handcrafted work from artists and makers. Exhibitors include textile producers, yarn purveyors, textile artists and makers.

Our next thread festival will take place on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 June 2023

Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram to keep up to date with news on the festival as it is announced.

thread 2022 programme

(click on the frame tool, bottom right, to view the programme at full screen)

Sign off

Caroline Pearce wearing a black and white checked top with pink lines.

If you are have any questions regarding thread, contact Caroline.

Caroline Pearce

Craft Coordinator
Image Credit: Brie Harrison