"World Textile Day is my favourite day of the year!"
Your chance to see, handle, and buy textile treasures you won't find anywhere else.
Talks and exhibition of stitched, printed, embroidered and woven textiles, costumes and artefacts from around the world. Six specialist world textile traders. From applique to adire; from batik to brocade and block prints to blue prints; from kimono to kilims and kantha to kuba; from sashiko to shibori and silk to shyrdaks; from weaving to wax print... you'll find all this and more at World Textile Day.
The theme this year is: Colour.
Fair trade market from makers, workshops and villages around the world. Meet world textiles experts - a direct link between you and artisan textile makers worldwide. They travel the globe researching, documenting and buying high quality textiles, costume and artefacts: supporting ancient traditions and creative innovation. Across Asia, Africa, South America and Europe these textile experts and fair trade businesses make a difference to the lives of the suppliers and their families.
Talks are available for £3 each or £5 for both:
11am - Presentation by Liz Beasley of Ananuca Textiles: Dyeing to Weave: of spiders, plants and pigments in Chile.
2pm - Show and Tell: Bring and discuss your own world textile plus short talk.
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