The NEC, Birmingham: 29th July - 1st August 2021

Europe's Ultimate Quilting Destination

Tickets on sale from 17th May 2021​

Attend a live lecture with Kaffe Fassett

Join us on 30 October for a live lecture and Q&Q with Kaffe Fassett! 

Kaffe’s lecture will explore how to find and value the importance of colour in design, highlighting work from his latest projects and collaborations, including his patchwork, fabric, needlepoint, mosaics, painting and knitting designs.

What's On in 2020?

Given that our annual celebration of The Festival of Quilts had to be postponed to 2021, we have introduced brand new initiatives to bring the quilting community together online for a host of activities and events until we can meet again. 

Read on for more on Beyond The Festival of Quilts, our Virtual Quilt Competition 2020 and Fine Art Textiles Awards.

What's on in 2021

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Join us from 29 July - 1 August 2021 at The NEC Birmingham
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Plans are underway for The Festival of Quilts at the NEC Birmingham from 29 July – 1 August 2021.

Please help us understand your desire to attend this year’s event. By registering your interest you’ll get priority access to tickets before they go on general release.