Wales – Llanidloes

3 September 2022, 10 am – 4 pm

Minerva Arts Centre, High St, Llanidloes, SY18 6BY

FREE ENTRY to our exhibition and sale of fair trade textiles

It all started here and we love coming back to friendly, artistic, laid-back Llanny. This year we’ll have our entertaining and informative talks and onsite catering back, so don’t miss a great textile day out. Here are some pics from previous World Textile Days in Llanidloes.

11 am : main talk

East to West: Textile Treasures of the Great Silk Road

Presented by Angela Thompson and Jane Davies, who bring many decades of textile travel, experience and stories to entertain and inform us.

£5. Tickets on the door.

2 pm : 2 short talks

The Social Life of Sashiko: Going Online Worldwide

Presented by Susan Briscoe, expert collector of Japanese kimono and textiles.

Beads Across Borders

Bob Irwin of The African Fabric Shop follows the fascinating trail of West Africa’s bead trade – both historical and contemporary.

£3 for both talks. Tickets on the door.

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

Plus: delicious onsite catering and refreshments all day

Special guests: The Braid Society

View/print PDF document: World Textile Days 2022

Venue info

  • Minerva Arts Centre, High St, Llanidloes, SY18 6BY. Tel: 01686 413467
  • Link to venue:
  • Disabled access
  • Free parking near by

Rail info

  • Station – Caersws
  • 14 minute bus journey from Caersws station to venue

Road info

  • From Shrewsbury – 1 hour, 20 minutes
  • From Liverpool – 2 hours, 20 minutes
  • From Manchester – 3 hours
  • From Birmingham – 2 hours, 20 minutes

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