South of England – Hampshire

30 September  2023, 10 am – 4 pm

Brockenhurst Hall, Highwood Rd, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7RY

FREE ENTRY to our exhibition and sale of fair trade textiles

What a great venue we’ve found for our southernmost World Textile Day – here in the lovely New Forest village of Brockenhurst. We’re settled in nicely now, and lovin’ it here. The textile enthusiasts of Hampshire, the New Forest and even Wiltshire have given us a very hearty welcome. We’ve even had visitors travel here all the way from London! To get you in the mood, here are some pix from previous World Textile Days.

11 am : main talk

Janice Gunner – Stitched textile artist, quilter and author
One Simple Stitch: tracing the running stitch from Japan to India to Africa 
  • £5 for main talk
  • Tickets on the door

2 pm : short talk : plus World Textiles Show & Tell

Sean Gaffney – Asian textiles specialist from Textile Traders

Followed by:

World Textiles Show & Tell

Your chance to show us your favourite world textile and tell us all about it… fascinating!

  • £3 for afternoon session
  • Tickets on the door

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

Plus: delicious onsite catering and refreshments all day

View/print PDF document: World Textile Days 2023

View/print A4 poster PDF: World Textile Day South 2023

Venue info

  • Brockenhurst Hall, Highwood Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7RY. Tel: 01590 622580
  • Link to venue:
  • Disabled access
  • Free parking

Rail info

  • Station – Brockenhurst
  • From Southampton  – 20 minutes
  • From Portsmouth – 80 minutes
  • From Bournemouth – 20 minutes
  • From Salisbury – 80 minutes

Road info

  • From Southampton – 30 minutes
  • From Portsmouth – 60 minutes
  • From Bournemouth – 40 minutes
  • From Salisbury – 60 minutes

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