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ERTF member Alison White is representing textile artists amongst many painters and printmakers in The Cambridge Open exhibition on 13th and 14th of October at Swavesey Village College.  if you right click on the following link then click on open hyperlink you will see the online brochure.

It looks like a fabulous exhibition and there is apop up charity cafe, serving drinks, light lunches and homemade cakes.All proceeds going to to support the toilet and taps project for the Johabeto orphanage in Kenya. The project will be managed by the UK charity Dig Deep for more information go to Last year your generous donations raised money for beds and blankets for all the children.

2nd to 4th November Breckland Artists at Lincoln Hall, Hingham, NR9 4HW click here for link

30th November to 11th December Norfolk Contemporary Craft Society at The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral, NR1 4DH click here for link

January 9th – January 22nd 2019 Microscopic by Bishy Lace Group.

At Norfolk Wildlife Trust Gallery, Cley, Norfolk. NR25 7SA

Times opening 10 am – 4 pm

The seven members of the Bishy lace group are holding an exhibition and sale of contemporary lace, both two and three dimensional, showing a diverse interpretation of their theme.

They are also holding a needlelace workshop on Saturday 19th January, please apply to Tamara Goulding  at or 01603 870 249


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Links to previous speakers at ERTF conferences

  • Anne Kelly  Speaker April Conference 2018 (textile nature)
  • Michael Brennand-Wood Speaker October Conference 2017 (3-D textile art)
  • Susie Wareham  - Speaker October 2016 conference (Fabric to dye for) (no website)
  • Claire Bullock Speaker October 2016 (Feltmaking) 
  • Jan Knibbs Speaker October 2015 Conference (wearable art)
  • Lisa Tilley of U-Old-Bag Speaker April 2015 Conference (upcycled decorative items)
  • Chris Thomas Speaker Nov 2013 Conference (photography)
  • Karen Jinks Speaker Apr 2013 Conference (textile marketing and website design/management)
  • Mary Sleigh Speaker Nov 2012 Conference (African textiles)
  • Katie Chaplin Speaker Nov 2012 Conference (Japanese crafts and textiles)
  • Heidi Lichterman Speaker Apr 2012 Conference (textile artist and curator)
  • Lucy Day Speaker Apr 2012 Conference (artist and curator)
  • Deanna Tyson Speaker Apr 2012 Conference (painter and textile artist)
  • Stacey Harvey-Brown Speaker Apr 2011 Conference (weaver, plus speaker on personal/business development)
  • Les Bicknell- Speaker Nov 2010 Conference (book artist)
  • Debbie Lyddon Speaker Nov 2010 Conference (textile artist) 

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