Listed below are a selection of textile-related exhibitions and events.  Click on the title (underlined) to be taken to the relevant website and learn more.  Events at the same venue are grouped together.  We hope you enjoy your visit – whether online or in person.

Encrusted with Eyelets; a FREE online slow stitching hand embroidery workshop with Mary Sleigh organised by the Embroiderers’ Guild

Saturday 9th July 2 – 4 p.m.


Marking Our Way; the making of an e-book.  A FREE textile/mixed media exhibition featuring Janet Edmonds, Buffy Fieldhouse, Marian Hall and Janet Pullen

12th – 24th July 2023 “Meet the Artists” including our very own Janet Edmonds on Saturday 23rd July from 1.30 p.m.

Broadway Gallery, 2 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3EW


Eternally Yours; Care Repair and Healing   a FREE exhibition exploring ideas around care, repair and healing.  Includes free Toast Renewal Consultations on Saturdays throughout the exhibition.

Until 25th September 2022

Terrace Rooms, South Wing, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA


A Girl’s Education in Stitch; featuring fascinating objects from the RSN Collection and Archive dating from the 1730’s

20th July 2022 – March 2023             booking now

Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace, Surrey KT8 9AU

Look for classes and courses here  


Bethany Williams: Alternative Systems.  Social and environmental issues in fashion and community projects.

Until 4th September 2022

Design Museum, London.


Platinum Jubilee: The Queen’s Coronation  featuring the Coronation dress and Robe of Estate worn by the Queen that day.

7th July – 26th September 2022

Windsor Castle


150 Years of the Royal School of Needlework; Crown to Catwalk including the Red Dress

Until 4th September 2022

Fashion and Textile Museum, London

Kaffe Fassett: The Power of Pattern

23rd September 2022 – 12th March 2023

Fashion and Textile Museum, London SE1 3 XF

See also WORKSHOPS and TALKS at the FTM ……………. In addition to TALKS ON DEMAND


Out of the Blue; a touring exhibition from the FTM celebrating the work of influential design company, Designers Guild.

Until 29th August 2022

The Arc, Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB



Althea McNish; Colour is Mine  A retrospective exhibition by one of the UK’s most innovative textile artists.

Until 11th September 2022

William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow, London E17 4PP


Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear

Until 6th November 2022

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Africa Fashion

2nd July 2022  - 16th April 2023

Victoria and Albert Museum, London


Sew New!

Until 31st December 2022

Discover Bucks Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP


Presence and Absence

Until 3rd September 2022

Crafts Study Centre, Farnham, GU9 7DS

Linda Brassington: Crafting Futures

Until 30th July 2022

Crafts Study Centre, Farnham, GU9 7DS

Richard McVetis: Shaped by Time

Until 30th July 2022

Crafts Study Centre, Farnham, GU9 7DS


Lace in Fashion

Until 11th September 2022

Wardown House, Museum and Gallery, Luton LU2 7HA


Works in Silk by Robert Ely

Until 3rd July 2022

Whitchurch Silk Mill, RG28 7GL


The Festival of Quilts

18th – 21st August 2022

NEC Birmingham


Herts Open Studios

10th September – 2nd October 2022

Various venues


The Knitting and Stitching Show

6th – 9th October 2022

Alexandra Palace, London N22 7AY