Pat Brunsdon
Tamara Goulding
Beverley Folkard Essex Countryside

Welcome to the Eastern Region Textile Website

Welcome to the Eastern Region Textile Forum website. ERTF is a non-profit making, voluntary organisation which aims to provide a dynamic, active network where Textile Artists of all disciplines can create, exhibit, educate and improve their own practice, and collaborate to promote their own art-form. In short, ERTF aims to take textiles forward into the mainstream of 21st century art.


Latest Updates


Booking now open for AGM and "Up-Cycling Conference" at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford - 18 April 2015

See the Conference Page for more information regarding timetable and to download the booking form 

Please note, bookings to be made by Saturday 4th April 2015.

Conference is open to all


log in to Members section and click onto "Exhibitions/Opportunities" for more information and criteria to participate

(full information including booking form and timetable now available in the Members area - added 20.11.14)

(forms for Coronocopia Shop at Textiles in Focus now available in the Members area - added 17.1.15)



Images of November 2014 conference are now available in our Events Gallery - (added 29.11.14)

if members have any more images they would be happy to share please get in touch with our webmaster.



Winter 2015 Newsletter (Members Only) - added 31.1.2015

Newsletter index (Members section - at top of list of newsletters) - updated 31.1.2015

Minutes of AGM - April 2014 (to be verified)

Minutes of committee meetings in February 2015 - updated 17.2.2015

Next committee meeting date - 27.6.2015


Other Upcoming Events


AGM and Spring Conference - Saturday 18 April 2015, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, Essex  - "Up-Cycling"

See Conferences Page for more information and booking forms (added 12.2.2015)


Open exhibition for members - Textile Festival  - 2 - 31 May 2015 at Denney Abbey and Farm Museum, Cambridgeshire

(full exhibiting information and documentation now available in the members area)


Autumn Conference - Saturday 24 October 2015 - details to follow

Juried exhibition - "Order and Chaos" in 2016 - details to follow