Links and Events

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The 5x5 exhibition  by 5 textile and mixed media artists is on throughout October in Billericay. Click Five Ex 5 RW A5.pdf for the full details.

Craft Arena, Alchemy Gallery

Studios 49-51 Barleylands Craft Village, Barleylands Road Billericay CM11 2UD



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


ERTF Members Sites, Groups and Blogs



Exhibition Reviews

Personal websites and blogs


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) 

Sites of interest