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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

Extra exhibiting opportunity at Cottenham, Textiles in Focus, 20-22 February 2015 - "Diversity"

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.

Details of our next conference in April 2015 will follow in due course.


Autumn 2014 Newsletter (Members Only) - added 31.10.14

Newsletter index (Members section - at top of list of newsletters) - updated 31.10.2014

Minutes of AGM - April 2014 (to be verified)

Minutes of committee meetings in November 2014 - updated 14.12.2014

Next committee meeting date - 7.2.2015


Other Upcoming Events


AGM and Spring Conference - Saturday 18 April 2015, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, Essex  - further details to follow


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, Goldsmith Centre, Letchworth, Herts - details to follow

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