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


Wearable Textiles Conference - Saturday 17 October 2015

Booking now open until 7 October 2015

Conference open to all - see form and timetable attached 

Booking form October 2016.pdf   October conference timetable 2.pdf

Information regarding Cornucopia Shop available in Members Area under Exhibitions/Opportunities


Information regarding Order and Chaos, ERTF's fourth biennial exhibition

is now available in the Members' Area.

This exhibition will be held from the 2nd to the 29th April 2016 at

Thorleybourne Gallery, Bishop's Stortford Museum and Rhodes Art Complex,

South Road, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 3JG


Summer 2015 Newsletter (Members Only) - added 31.7.2015

(NB: Deadline for items for next newsletter - 15 October 2015, to be published by 1.11.15)

Newsletter index (Members section) - to be updated

Minutes of AGM - April 2015 (to be verified) - added 28.4.2015

Minutes of committee meetings 19 September 2015 - added 6.10.2015

Next committee meeting date - 14.11.2015


Other Upcoming Events

Juried exhibition - "Order and Chaos" 2 - 29 April 2016 

Thorleybourne Gallery, Bishop's Stortford Museum and Rhodes Art Gallery

South Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3JG

(full exhibiting information and documentation now available in the members area - updated 20.4.2015)