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World Textile Days

Making World Textile Days COVID safe for you

In 2020 we managed only one World Textile Day. Our visitors – while relatively few – were very grateful for something positive in an otherwise negative year.

In 2021 we're aiming to operate as normally as possible, subject to what ever government restrictions are in place at the time.

FAIR TRADE MARKET from makers, workshops and villages around the world

  • Meet our specialist world textiles traders.
  • No on-site catering due to COVID restrictions – please bring your own refreshments.
  • Sorry, but we won’t be able to offer our usual entertaining and informative talks.
  • Hall capacity restricted – please be patient.
  • Monitored entry and exit.
  • One way system.
  • Social distancing and face masks required.

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World Textile Days 2021 - Date changes

10 April - South East England, Surrey
Sorry. Event cancelled  due to COVID restrictrions. Look out for us in 2022.

5 June - North of England, Cheshire
Going ahead with COVID-safe precautions.

3 July - Central England, Oxfordshire
Going ahead with COVID-safe precautions.

4 September - Wales, Llanidloes
Going ahead with COVID-safe precautions.

11 September - Scotland, Bridge of Allan
Date change. Going ahead with COVID-safe precautions.

2 October - West of England, Bristol
Going ahead with COVID-safe precautions.

9 October - South of England, Hampshire
Going ahead with COVID-safe precautions.

16 October - East of England, Norfolk
Date change. Going ahead with COVID-safe precautions.

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Free entry

Expert guest speakers


Exhibition and sale

of fair trade textiles


Venues across England,

Scotland and Wales

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Our World

Textiles Experts

are a direct link

between you

and artisan textile

makers worldwide

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We travel the globe

researching, documenting

and buying high quality textiles,

costume and artefacts

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Our Fair Trade


make a difference

to the lives of

our suppliers and

their families

What makes World Textile Day GREAT?

Watch the video of World Textile Day Wales in Llanidloes, March 2019.

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