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BTG website is now LIVE!  It is here there and everywhere!

Welcome to our new website. There is lots to see, but for starters, here is just some of our new features: Scroll down on the Home page to see the Artist of the Day. From there you can link directly to...

STOP PRESS! BTG's new website going LIVE on July 1st!

The British Tapestry Group is proud to announce it is launching its new website on July 1st! The website address will remain the same, but the appearance will be modern, colourful, clear and easy to read;...

Help Dovecot tell the story of Scottish weaver and pop artist Archie Brennan

Dovecot Studios have launched an Art Happens campaign to raise £20,000 to bring the story of Scottish weaver and pop artist Archie Brennan (1931-2019) to life in the first major exhibition of his...

BTG-ATA Weavers Applaud

The BTG, British Tapestry Group, have joined with ATA (American Tapestry Alliance) as a joint initiative. In these difficult times we would like to reach out to weavers across the world to applaud and...

BTG at K&S - LONDON 2019

Come see the London Group of BTG Tapestry Weavers in action - have a go yourselves. Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 October 2019 Alexandra Palace Alexandra Palace Way Wood Green, London N22 7AY Directions:...

Season's Greetings 2018 - 2019

Season's Greetings from The British Tapestry Group This year has been an exciting year for BTG and 2019 looks to be even more exciting! May you have health and happiness, whatever you are doing, wherever...

Sound and Weave at Gracefield Art Centre

Alastair Duncan, one of the artists exhibiting, writes: While at the opening of the exhibition I was cheeky enough to record the event on my phone and thought afterwards that it might be useful as a record...

SOUND and WEAVE - is now open!

The Sound and Weave exhibition opened at Gracefield Art Centre, Dumfries last Saturday, 11th August. It was opened with a brilliant introduction by Sue Grierson, a visual artist who uses video, images,...

BTG National Exhibition: Sound and Weave at Gracefield Art Centre - opens Saturday 11 August 2018

Gracefield Arts Centre 11 August - 29 September Gallery 1 At a time of renewed interest in tapestry, The British Tapestry Group launches an innovative new exhibition, Sound and Weave, which introduces...

BTG National Exhibition: Sound and Weave - Touring

The British Tapestry group is proud to announce a unique and exciting touring exhibition, which interprets sound and weave. The exhibition opens in Scotland at Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries on the 11th...

Happy New Year 2018

Happy weaving, watching weaving, or whatever it is you choose to do! With best wishes for 2018 from The British Tapestry Group.

Hartlepool, WINTERTIDE Exhibition

British Tapestry Group Northern members Jane Riley, Jane Walkley and Sally Reckert have images of their tapestry works included in a BloominArt's event - a 20-minute rolling art exhibition projected...

The Thames and Southwark: Threads of London Life

LGWSD Exhibition 2017 23 to 30 November 10.30am - 5.30pm daily. Venue: Southwark Cathedral London, SE1 9DA The exhibition will present new work by members of the Guild in all of the Guild crafts on...

Heallreaf 2

An international exhibition of contemporary woven tapestry. Each tapestry has been carefully selected to represent the work of weavers from all over the world. This is a rare opportunity to view the very...

Season's Greetings 2016-17

The British Tapestry Group would like to wish you all the best for this festive season.

Cordis Tapestry Showcase

Cordis Tapestry Showcase Shortlist Dec 2016 Cordis are delighted to announce the shortlist for their Tapestry Showcase! Twenty-one small scale tapestries by student and amateur weavers have been selected...

Each Day has a Colour: 2 - 31 August in Dunblane

Woven Tapestries by Scottish Members of the British Tapestry Croup 2nd - 31st August 2016 preview 2nd August 6-8pm Dunblane Museum Dunblane Scotland FK150AQ www.dunblanemuseum.org.uk/    ...

'The Real Weave: the art of hand woven tapestry' 9-19 June 2016

Members of the BTG London Group are holding their second exhibition at the Hepsibah Gallery in London. The exhibition, entitled "The Real Weave: the art of hand woven tapestry", will start on Thursday...

Symbiosis moves to Hastings Arts Forum from 19th April to 1st May 2016

The SE group exhibition will be touring to Hastings after finishing at the Mill House Gallery in Angmering. Symbiosis moves to Hastings Arts Forum from 19th April to 1st May 2016. The gallery is located...

SYMBIOSIS - 25th March - 3rd April, 2016

An exhibition by BTG South East members at the Mill House Gallery   A group of BTG South East Members are holding an exhibition of their work in the Mill House Gallery, Angmering, West Sussex...

26-29 November BTG is at the Knitting & Stitching in Harrogate

Come and meet BTG members and watch tapestry weaving demonstrations at the Knitting and Stitching Show in Harrogate International Centre 26th - 29th November 2015 The opening times for Harrogate are: Thur...

THE GOLDEN FIBRE, 25 July - 18 October 2015, Jute Museum, Dundee

The BTG Scotland group's exhibition, The Golden Fibre, is inspired by jute. It is being held at Scotland's Jute Museum @Verdant Works, Dundee. From 25 July to 18 October it is open daily 10 a.m. to...

WOVEN ART '14 Online Catalogue and Exhibition Photographs

The contemporary woven tapestries shown in the Woven Art ’14 Catalogue were on display at the following venues: Knitting and Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace London from 8-12 October 2014...

Heallreaf, 1 - 8 August, West Dean College, Chichester

Heallreaf is an open exhibition for small format tapestry weaving. 28 of the 34 selected artists are BTG members. Both UK and international tapestry weavers are participating. The exhibition is on at West...

October & November 2014: Where to see work by BTG members

The BTG has a gallery at the Knitting and Stitching Show in Harrogate, curated by member Hillu Liebelt. See the Woven Art '14 online catalogue. BTG Scotland's touring exhibition Metamorphosis opens...

WOVEN ART '14: BTG Gallery, 20-23 November at the Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrowgate

See photos of the very successful exhibition at Alexandra Palace. The BTG exhibition Woven Art '14 will be shown at the Harrogate International Centre from 20-23 November. The exhibition at the Knitting...

September/October/November: Where to see work by BTG Members

BTG member Hillu Liebelt has a solo exhibition during September (see below). She has also curated the BTG exhibition gallery at the Knitting and Stitching Shows. See Woven Art '14. BTG Scotland's touring...

FROM EDGE TO EDGE, May 24 - July 12, Nuneaton City Museum & Art Gallery, UK

From May 24th to July 12th, Nuneaton City Art Gallery will be showing tapestries by the Midlands Region of the British Tapestry Group. Tapestry is an ancient art form, with a long and distinguished history...

WEATHER whether? 18-27 April, Angmering Sussex

The South East British Tapestry Group is returning to the Mill House Gallery, Angmering for an exhibition of new contemporary woven tapestries. This year the theme of the exhibits is WEATHER whether? Each...

BTG Exhibition News for 2014

Here is a preview of some of the exhibitions being organised by BTG regional groups based in the UK. Exhibitions are planned for Angmering Sussex, Nuneaton, London and the Scottish Borders. More details...

Images of the BTG's last exhibition: A Sensitive Art

The BTG's last exhibition of new contemporary woven tapestries, A Sensitive Art, opened on 6 September at the Quilt Museum and Gallery in York and ran through to 30 November. A Sensitive Art featured...

Katie Russell Jute Weavings at the Verdant Works, Dundee until 2 Feb 2014

BTG member Katie Russell's exhibition of Jute Weavings are at the Verdant Works in Dundee from 12 October 2013 to 2 February 2014 The weavings were produced with the help of the Theo Moorman Grant. For...

September & October: Where to see work by BTG members

You can see the work of 48 members of the BTG at the Quilt Museum, York from 6 September to 30 November in the BTG's A Sensitive Art Exhibition. Find out more... Download the FLYER for A Sensitive Art BTG...

July & August: Where to see work by BTG members

You can see tapestry weaving by BTG members in the following exhibitions both here and abroad. BTG members take part in many group exhibitions with other artists as well as solo exhibitions. Click on the...

Weaving To Dye For - Trisha Gow, 22 June - 27 July, Gairloch, Scotland

An exhibition of contemporary tapestry weavings by BTG member Trisha Gow who is a tapestry weaver and fungi dye artist. 'Weaving to Dye For' is on from Saturday 22nd June - Saturday 27th July 2013 at the...
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