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


ERTF members visit to Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge - Thursday 16 April 2015 (see Members pages for details of how to book)


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 deadline is 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 "Diversity", the ERTF exhibition at "Textiles in Focus", Cottenham, Cambridgeshire are now available in our Events Gallery - (added 2.3.15)

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 


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


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

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


Autumn Conference on Wearable Art - 17 October 2015, Letchworth Settlement, Letchworth, Hertfordshire - more details to follow shortly

(please note change of date/venue from that previously advertised)


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