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The Festival of Quilts

National Exhibition Centre, National Exhibition Centre, North Avenue, Birmingham, B40 1NT
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The Festival of Quilts celebrates its 20th Birthday at the NEC from the 3rd – 6th August, for a four-day celebration of patchwork & quilting.

The show offers workshops, inspiring Textile Galleries, hundreds of competition quilts on display plus a fabulous shopping experience.

Highlights include:
Essential patchwork & quilting supplies with 200+ quality exhibitors

The Quilt Competition
The show features hundreds of quilts entered by you, our visitors. There are 17 different categories to choose from and there's the chance of winning from a prize pool of £34,000! The deadline for entering is 12th June.

Textile Galleries from world renown groups and artists including:
Joe Cunningham
L'Merchie Frazier
Ekta Kaul
Laura Kemshall
Hundreds of Workshops

Choose from hundreds of workshops and learn from the best tutors and artists in the quilting industry.

We look forward to seeing you at this year's celebration!

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

From £18.50 to £107.00


Map & Directions



  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities

Opening Times

3 Aug 2023 - 6 Aug 2023

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