The Festival of Quilts

The definitive event for anyone with a love of stitch and crafts, supplies, workshops and textile art

Welcome to the Knitting & Stitching show!

Our flagship event at Harrogate International Centre has been running annually for over twenty years and has become the largest and most highly regarded textiles and craft event in the UK.  Our loyal visitors return year after year, because The Knitting and Stitching Show offers a winning formula of inspiration, shopping and learning.

Whatever your craft passion, you'll find something for you at The Knitting and Stitching Show.
Come along and find out why the 'Harrogate' show is the event in the craft calendar!

  • coloured yarn
  • Crowds
  • Dorothy Caldwall
  • Fabric
  • girl on sewing machine
  • jan beany
  • weaving workshop
  • Yarn
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The Galleries

For many of our visitors, the professionally curated Gallery exhibitions are the highlight of the show. We showcase the work of some of the leading names in textiles and the line up this year includes: Dorothy Caldwell, Tilleke Schwarz, Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn, A Timeline of Crewel Work curated by Phillipa Turnbull, The Royal School of Needlework plus many more.

Visit our Galleries page for more information. 


New VIP Ticket

New for 2013 we’ve introduced an exclusive VIP ticket to provide our loyal customers with an even better experience of the show. It costs just £39.00 and includes a number of benefits, including a two day ticket, priority entrance to the show (to avoid the queues) and a free gift worth £10. 

For more information and to book, visit our Tickets page.


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Opening Times
21st November 10:00am - 7:00pm
22nd November 10:00am - 5:30pm
23rd November 10:00am - 5:30pm
24th November 10:00am - 5:00pm


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