The Festival of Quilts

The Festival of Quilts has earned a reputation over the past ten years as the largest, most inspiring quilting event in Europe!

Organised in partnership with the Quilters Guild of the British Isles, the Festival of Quilts exhibits a host of gallery exhibitions, with a huge range of companies selling unique, hard to find patchwork and quilting supplies. There’s so much to do you’ll leave buzzing with ideas and inspiration!

Event Facts

  • 300 exhibitors
  • 250 Workshops
  • 1000 quilts on display
  • Biggest patchwork & quilting event in Europe
  • Galleries from leading textile artists and groups
  • Evening Function programme

Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair London

The Country Living Magazine Fair in London is our flagship Christmas Fair. This vibrant event brings together hundreds of artisan designers and makers along with regional food producers from across the British Isles. 

With over 400 exhibitors to choose from, the Fair is the perfect place to pick up unique gifts to delight your loved ones, as well as inspired ideas and decorations to bring that magical Christmas sparkle to your home. There will also be talks and demonstrations taking place in the Fair’s Lifestyle Theatre and the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive late-night shopping event.

Event Facts

  • Average age – 50
  • Average household income – £68.9k
  • Average spend onsite – £140
  • Attend the show to buy presents and gifts – 78.3%
  • Attend the show for a day out with friends – 51.6%
  • Were satisfied or very satisfied with the fair – 83%
  • The Fair met their expectations – 74%

Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair Glasgow

The Country Living Magazine Fair has been running in Glasgow for several years. This vibrant event brings together hundreds of artisan designers and makers along with regional food producers from across the British Isles.

With just over 300 exhibitors to choose from, the Fair is the perfect place to pick up unique gifts to delight your loved ones, as well as inspired ideas and decorations to bring that magical Christmas sparkle to your home. There will also be workshops, talks and demonstrations taking place across three theatres. 

Event Facts

  • Average age – 52
  • Average household income – £54.5k
  • Average spend onsite – £138
  • Attend the show to buy presents and gifts – 78.3%
  • Attend the show for a day out with friends – 77.3%
  • Were satisfied or very satisfied with the fair – 85%
  • The Fair met their expectations – 79%

Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair Harrogate

The Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair will return to the Harrogate International Centre this December. This vibrant event brings together hundreds of artisan designers and makers along with regional food producers from across the British Isles.

With over 300 exhibitors to choose from, the Fair is the perfect place to pick up unique gifts to delight your loved ones, as well as inspired ideas and decorations to bring that magical Christmas sparkle to your home. There will also be workshops, talks and demonstrations taking place across three theatres.

Event Facts

  • Average age – 51
  • Average household income – £56.6k
  • Average spend onsite – £128
  • Attend the show to buy presents and gifts – 73.4%
  • Attend the show for a day out with friends – 73.7%
  • Were satisfied or very satisfied with the fair – 85%
  • The Fair met their expectations – 89%

Country Living Magazine Spring Fair

Celebrating the great British countryside through craft, design and regional produce, the Country Living Magazine Spring Fair takes place annually at the Alexandra Palace.

With an array of carefully selected exhibitors, from small producers to craftspeople from across the British Isles, the Country Living Magazine Spring Fair is the perfect place to pick up inspired ideas for your home and garden. The magazine has a long standing tradition of supporting British designers and makers, a tradition that is reflected in the exhibitors you will see at the Fair.

Treat yourself to exclusive pieces from the jewellery and fashion collections, sample delicious regional fare and discover furniture, fabrics and accessories to add country style to your home.

Alongside a unique shopping experience, you’ll be able to see the pages of the magazine come to life in a range of seasonal features. From lively talks and hands on workshops, to lamb feeding and a beautiful Spring Garden with experts on hand to give you advice, this year’s Spring Fair promises to be a wonderful celebration of the season. For more information about the Fair and all our features, please visit www.countrylivingfair.com/spring

The Knitting & Stitching Show Alexandra Palace

The Knitting and Stitching Shows are the definitive and best exhibitions for lovers of textiles in the UK and Ireland.

As the name suggests, it covers knitting and stitching but SO much more; crochet, embroidery, patchwork and quilting, felt-making, shibori dyeing, jewellery-making, card-making, felt, embossing… the list goes on! There is so much to see and do you’ll find it hard to fit everything into one day; hundreds of exhibitors selling specialist supplies that you can’t find in the shops, galleries from leading artists and groups, plus hundreds of workshops to introduce you to lots of new subjects! We have lots of initiatives for anyone who wants to get started with crafts including the First Steps Lounge. So whether you like to cross stitch in your spare time or you’re a mixed media artist with a studio, The Knitting and Stitching Shows are not to be missed.

  • Over 600 exhibitors covering the three shows
  • Over 300 Workshops covering the three shows
  • Galleries from leading textile artists and groups

The Knitting & Stitching Show Dublin

As the name suggests, it covers knitting and stitching but SO much more; crochet, embroidery, patchwork and quilting, felt-making, shibori dyeing, jewellery-making, card-making, felt, embossing… the list goes on!

There is so much to see and do you’ll find it hard to fit everything into one day; hundreds of exhibitors selling specialist supplies that you can’t find in the shops, galleries from leading artists and groups, plus hundreds of workshops to introduce you to lots of new subjects!

We have lots of initiatives for anyone who wants to get started with crafts including the First Steps Lounge. So whether you like to cross stitch in your spare time or you’re a mixed media artist with a studio, The Knitting and Stitching Shows are not to be missed.

  • Over 600 exhibitors covering the three shows
  • Over 300 Workshops covering the three shows
  • Galleries from leading textile artists and groups

The Knitting & Stitching Show Harrogate

As the name suggests, it covers knitting and stitching but SO much more; crochet, embroidery, patchwork and quilting, felt-making, shibori dyeing, jewellery-making, card-making, felt, embossing… the list goes on!

There is so much to see and do you’ll find it hard to fit everything into one day; hundreds of exhibitors selling specialist supplies that you can’t find in the shops, galleries from leading artists and groups, plus hundreds of workshops to introduce you to lots of new subjects!

We have lots of initiatives for anyone who wants to get started with crafts including the First Steps Lounge. So whether you like to cross stitch in your spare time or you’re a mixed media artist with a studio, The Knitting and Stitching Shows are not to be missed. 

  • Over 600 exhibitors covering the three shows
  • Over 300 Workshops covering the three shows
  • Galleries from leading textile artists and groups

The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show

The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show is the best spring craft show in London.

Featuring projects for the home, knitting for babies, sewing, upcycling, patchwork; ‘making’ is the essence of the show and there is inspiration everywhere as well as experts to learn from. The show covers interiors, dressmaking, knitting, crochet and much more. It’s the place to buy a huge range craft products at great prices, see some of the most inspirational fashion and textiles work and learn a new skill

  • Over 150 exhibitors
  • 180 Workshops
  • Galleries from leading textile artists