With the help of some of the World’s best textile crafters and tutors, we’ve put together a jam-packed programme of over 400 different workshops, masterclasses, demos, talks and lectures.

From complete beginners to expert quilters, our workshop programme caters to all abilities and interests, with classes ranging from 30 minute demonstrations and one-hour workshops to academy classes for the more advanced crafters.

Click on the boxes below to find out more about the different workshops and talks that you can take part in and to download the workshop programmes.

Entry tickets and workshops for The Festival of Quilts 2021 will go on sale in the afternoon on 17 May 2021. Register your interest to get access to pre-sale tickets (with no obligation to purchase). This will give you a better chance of securing your preferred date, entry time and workshops.

Register your interest

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.