May 2022 · Costume & Accessories
For our Summer session in 2022, we will enjoy a deep dive into the world of historic costume and accessories. More Info soon!
Online Classes
Join our intimate, fun classes. Everyone is welcome!
A Celebration of Historic Needlework
Designs inspired by historic textiles from the time of Lady Anne Clifford, 1590-1676, as well as some carefully selected modern pieces
Beautiful Designs
Choose from the stunning range of designs and techniques showcased in our January and May programmes.

January 2022 at a glance








Special Events

Meet the January tutors.

Expert needlework tutors from all over the world convene during our New Year online event.

Join Phillipa Turnbull, Kate Barlow, Deborah Wilding, Mandy Ewing, Zinaida Kazban, Natalie Dupuis and Pippa Haynes and enjoy the fabulous designs they have prepared.

Latest News

What exactly is a coif?

Read more about this fascinating medieval garment that became an Elizabethan must have!

Who is Lady Anne?

Our local hero and muse. Find out who this enigmatic lady was and why she inspires us.

Meet Natalie Dupuis

Read our interview with festival tutor Natalie Dupuis and learn more about what inspires her to teach.