Knitting & Stitching Show Harrogate 2016 - VISIT

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The Knitting & Stitching Show

Harrogate International Centre
24th - 27th November 2016

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


Buying Tickets

Tickets will be available to buy online or via the ticket hotline at the end of July 2014.

You’ll save money and time by buying your tickets in advance and we offer a number of different options to suit your needs.

  • A booking fee of £0.95 is payable per transaction. Please try to order everything in just one booking to minimise your costs.
  • Adult, concession and child tickets are not day specific (we ask just for our records).
  • Two day tickets are day-specific.
  • Mini Group tickets are flexible - the four tickets can be used by anyone on any day.
  • Entry tickets are non-refundable.
  • We offer a flexible sale-or-return system and reduced prices for groups of more than ten. Call 0844 848 0155.
  • Advance bookings for Entry tickets cease at midday on Wednesday 19th November 2014.
  • Advance bookings for Workshop tickets 5.30pm Friday 7th November 2014.
  • Advance bookings for Showguides, Two day, Mini Group & VIP tickets cease at midday on Friday 14th November 2014.  

Hotel Accommodation - Superbreak


Superbreak are the UK's leading short break operator and we’ve partnered with them again this year  to offer you a 10% discount on hotel accommodation with optional rail travel, theatre and dining.

Superbreak offer

  • Accommodation - Over 2000 two to five star hotels in London and across the UK.
  • Travel - Rail Inclusive packages available from all UK mainline stations.
  • Airport Parking and Hotels - Book an airport hotel including parking
  • Dining - Great value 2 night offers with dinner at top brand hotels.
  • Theatre Breaks - Low cost packages to see all top West End shows
  • Concerts and Events - Packages to leading rock, pop, sporting and cultural events
  • Spa Breaks - Take time to unwind and relax.
  • Eurostar Breaks - Book a Eurostar break to Paris, Disneyland Paris, Lille, Brussels, Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp.

Superbreak offer great value for money - call 0871 221 3700 and quote 'twisted thread' or visit to get your 10% discount.
When booking online your discount will automatically be applied.

The fun doesn't stop at The Knitting and Stitching Shows! The great news is you have unlimited access to savings throughout the year.  Whether you book attractions such as Legoland, a Murder Mystery weekend or a West End Musical – you’ll get 10% off as a twistedthread customer!
Visit or call 0871 221 3700 and quote 'twisted thread'  

Hotel Accommodation - Rasmus Living Apartments

Rasmus Living Luxury Serviced Apartments opposite the Harrogate International Conference Centre are the perfect alternative to a hotel. Offering affordable and stylish 1, 2 and 3 bedroom luxury apartments.
Each apartment includes a fully equipped kitchen, homely, contemporary and comfortable open plan living and dining area, double or twin beds, 1 or 2 bathrooms, breakfast options, on-street parking, FREE Wi-Fi and great discounts in partnered restaurants.
Contact Rasmus Living directly for guaranteed best rates tel: 0845 643 1961 email: Rates from just £24.75pppn (based on a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom apartment (sleeps 4) You can even BOOK NOW & PAY LATER.


Travel information

Harrogate International Centre is located in the centre of town, at the junction of Kings Road and Ripon Road.

Click here for more travel information.

Eating & Drinking

Newly refurbished catering points open at the HIC in early September. The venue are working with a new catering company and have invested in modernised facilities in Halls B&C, plus a number of mobile catering units.

There is also substantial catering downstairs in Hall E.

If you prefer to enjoy lunch in Harrogate town centre you will find plenty of cafes, restaurants and pubs to choose from, including the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms. Just remember to get a stamp before you leave the show so you can re-enter!

Disabled Visitors

We use 6 halls at the Harrogate International Centre, 4 of which are on one level (there is a wheelchair lift between halls C and M).
Halls E and F, located downstairs can be accessed by life at the bottom of Hall C/B.

There are several disabled toilets at the venue, and we try to keep aisles as wide as possible.

Please be aware that this is a very busy show and it can get very congested.
There are a limited number of disabled parking spaces, allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Contact Us

The twistedthread shows are organised by
Upper Street Events Ltd
58 White Lion Street
Islington, London N1 9PP

Reg No: 06350012

General enquiries telephone: +44 (0)20 7688 6830
Ticket Hotline: +44 (0)1473 321872
Group Tickets: +44 (0)1473 321872
Fax: +44 (0)207 288 6446

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Opening Times
Thur 24th 10:00am - 7.00pm
Fri 25th 10:00am - 5:30pm
Sat 26th 10:00am - 5:30pm
Sun 27th 10:00am - 5:00pm