a festival of textiles

Illustration of hands sewing with needle and thread

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 in June 2022. Exhibitor applications will open in January 2022.

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

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