This event is being held 25/26/27 February at Cottenham Village College. It includes 3 days of workshops, there will be a lecture by Dawn Thorn – Transparency and Dimension – and the two exhibition halls will be showcasing the textile art of ‘The O2 Textile Group’ and ‘Fibrefusion’. There will also be traders and demonstrators.
This event has now been running for 10 years and this year Jennie and I will be there so pop along and say hello; Tickets available only on the door; there is free parking and access for the disabled. www.textilesinfocus.com and this year’s chosen charity is the Alzheimer’s Research Trust.
Val: Last weekend Jennie and I had a great time participating in the Textiles in Focus event organised by Pauline Verrinder. This is an annual event held in the Cottenham Village College (close to Cambridge) and very easy to get to. There were traders and speakers together with workshops and textile exhibitions. One of the two exhibitions this year is a group of artists called Fibre Fushion mentored by Pauline and amongst the items on display was a Touch & Feel table which I thought was such a good idea; here are some of the items that were displayed:
Make a note for next year – dates to be confirmed but usually February and Jennie will be the keynote speaker on the Saturday afternoon, with lots of workshops over the 3 days too.