The Maltings’ box office will be closed from 9am on Monday 23 April to 9am on Wednesday 25 April as we move over to a new ticketing system. This closure will affect all ticket bookings either online, by phone and in person. Please contact or call 01252 745444 with any queries. We thank you for your patience whilst we make this move.
  • Start: Saturday 30 June - 09:00
  • Estimated End: Saturday 30 June - 18:00
  • Auditorium: Whole Building

thread… a festival of textiles, talks, workshops and more…

Saturday 30 June 2018, 9am – 6pm

£5 in advance* £7.50 on the door (under 15s Free)

*Please note advance tickets are available until noon, Fri 29 June.

Spend the day celebrating textiles.

Browse the curated marketplace for artisan fabrics and haberdashery to purchase for your own textile projects or buy from artists and makers showcasing their own unique handcrafted work.

Enjoy talks, exhibitions, participatory activities and demonstrations from professionals. Try new techniques and join a community of textile enthusiasts for a sociable and inspiring day out.

A day ticket includes access to the talk programme, exhibitions and the marketplace. A series of bookable workshops will be announced nearer to the time and entry to the festival is included within a workshop ticket.

thread news including the marketplace exhibitors, talk programme and additional information will be available shortly at  

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thread 2018 illustration by Jessica Smith Illustration, commissioned by Farnham Maltings.