Monday, 24 May 2010

Norfolk Open Studio 10

Two Norfolk members of ERTF Annette Morgan and Jan Horrox are are opening their studio’s as part of Norfolk Open Studio10, 22nd May-6th June. If you are in their area please support them and go along. For more information on all the opening times go to

Art Exhibition at Layer Marney - 12th June 2010

Art exhibition at Elizabethan Hall, Layer Marney includes work by ERTF members Sara Impey and Nicola Hughes as well as photographers and painters, etc. Full details on ERTF website (members area) -

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Close Knit

Close Knit aims to bring together as many people as possible across Bury St Edmunds to make a giant blanket from knitted squares, reflecting our community and landscape. Close Knit gives everyone the chance to learn how to knit as well as reviving forgotten skills, and inviting anyone who regularly puts needle to yarn to take part.

For more information see the website details are in the Suffolk section

Saturday, 15 May 2010


Is anyone interested in designing lingerie for a start up company using fabric from sustainable sources in China.

Contact Jenny at if you are interested. 

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Open House with Sara Impey - Sun 6th June 2010

Tickets are now available for all ERTF members - a chance to bring along your work and talk with other like minded artists in the home of Sara Impey (Coggeshall). Bring your own lunch, or good pub nearby. There may also be an opportunity for members to visit the nearby museum to look at the Coggeshall lace or visit the National Trust property at Paycocke's (local medieval merchant's house, which also has a display of lace.)

This is a free, members only event. Tea, coffee and fruit juice will be provided.

To book or for more information contact Janette at -

Elephant parade

Although not textile related, I thought people may be interested in a colourful art project appearing all over London until 30th June this year - the Elephant Parade.

Elephant Parade is a conservation campaign that shines a multi-coloured spotlight on the urgent crisis faced by the endangered Asian elephant. Brought to you by, the event sees over 250 brightly painted life-size elephants located over central London this summer designed by celebrity artists and fashion designers.

For more information and to find the elephants go to -

Sunday, 2 May 2010

Tea and Textiles in north Hertfordshire

Come to a Lace demonstration and bring your Lace to get it identified.
Shop with 'Threads & Things' and nearly new Bring and Buy. Bring products you haven't used and buy some new ones.
Launch of Equipment lending scheme between members.
Exhibition of Herts members work and enjoy a cup of Tea.
Marian Murphy's home The White House, 76 High St, Barkway, SG8 8EF
Friday 11th June 2-5p.m.