Grantham UK

Layers of Stitch

The Grantham branch of Embroiderers Guild is holding its first exhibition at

Grantham Museum, St Peter’s Hill, Lincolnshire.

Free entry, Thursday to Saturday till mid January

‘Embroidery into the 21st Century’ is full of colour, texture and fun. It features lots of members work ( some of them are also members of Be Creatively)

The Museum challenged local stitchers to produce stitched postcards on the theme ‘Aspects of Grantham’, and the resulting 35 cards are amazing.

You can vote for your favourite when you visit – who will win?

Sacred Stitches: Buckinghamshire, UK

Sacred Stitches: Ecclesiastical Textiles in the Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor

Curator: Rachel Boak

Location: Drawings Rooms

27 March – 27 October 2013

Bucks, UK

More information


Traquair House, Scotland

Reflective Histories: Contemporary Interventions at Traquair
1 July – 30 September 2012

Time: Open daily 11am – 5pm

Price: Adults £7.70, Children £4.20

Scottish Borders historic home, Traquair House near Innerleithen is the inspiration for a groundbreaking contemporary art exhibition opening on July 1st.
Titled “Reflective Histories”, the exhibition features a series of new installations and accompanying print works by seven leading contemporary Scottish artists designed to reflect different aspects of the house’s rich and complex heritage.

The exhibition, which is free with entry to Traquair House, will run until the end of September and is accompanied by a three month long events programme featuring interactive workshops, lectures and demonstrations led by the participating artists.

Summer Quilt Exhibition

Minerva Quilts

July 9th – September 8th 2012

An exhibition featuring antique quilts from the collection of Pippa Moss, contemporary work by Mary Lloyd Jones, Jennifer Hollingdale and ‘Layers’ by Moderm Movement.

Also:  The Quilt Association Cash4Quilts Lucky Dip

Open daily except Sundays

10.30 – 4.30

Admission £3.50 (Concessions £3.00) Accompanied children free

Minerva Arts Centre, High Street, Llanidloes SY18 6BY

01686 413467


Rock On! July – September

What?  An exhibition of textile art based on geology, by NATURAL PROGRESSION

When?  30th July – 1st September 2012

Where?  Alston Hall, Alston Lane, Longridge, Preston, PR3 3BP

Free entry, open daily 9.00am until 5.00pm, Monday to Sunday, and most evenings (telephone to make sure)

01772 784661