thread… a festival of textiles 2017

Tickets for thread…a festival of textiles are on sale now!  Advance tickets are now off sale. Tickets are available on the door for £7.50. 

Join us at Farnham Maltings from 9am – 6pm on Saturday 30 September 2017 to celebrate textiles. Enjoy a vibrant marketplace, talks, demonstrations, exhibitions and bookable workshops! 

thread is an opportunity to join with other textile enthusiasts for a sociable & inspiring day out. Learn from the experts, try new techniques & enjoy a programme of workshops for all & a series of talks, exhibitions and demonstrations from professionals. Visitors are invited to the curated marketplace for artisan fabrics and haberdashery to purchase for their own textile projects or buy unique handcrafted work from artists and makers. ‘Sewing for Good Causes’ will also return following it’s success in 2016, with the event once again demonstrating and exploring the social and ethical aspects of textiles.

Further details on the talk, exhibition and participation and the workshop programme will be added here in the forthcoming weeks. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with news on the festival as it is announced.For those wishing to see last year’s exhibitors and programme this can be found at the craft archive here.