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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...

Weaving a Future

Thoma shares with us her concerns of, on the one hand, an ageing population of artists and, on the other hand, the lack of making and creativity in schools today. The same concerns that Lesley Butterworth...

Triumph of Light over Darkness

Light and dark when combined create a multitude of shades, tones, and a myriad of variations. Not always do we see total single light or total single darkness, this is particularly so with light pollution...

Window on Weaving

POSTPONED to February 2021.   15th April - 2nd May 2020 Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10.00am - 5.00pm Haslemere Educational Museum 78 High St, Haslemere GU27 2LA The exhibition is organised...

BTG Tapestries at Vyne House

Lorna Goldsmith The Vyne, a National Trust house in Hampshire, holds an important historical tapestry collection. Several years ago, the tapestries were damaged while the house was being renovated. They...

An Appreciation of Bobbie Cox

generous and patient in her sharing (1930 - 2018) Libby Sheen, Forest Row, Sussex I was fortunate, along with members of the East Sussex Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, to attend three of Bobbie's...

FABRIC OF THE NORTH

POSTPONED until Spring 2021   Arkwright Mills, Cromford, DE4 3RQ Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar, TS10 5NW Tapestries showcasing the landscapes, industry and social history of Northern England...

Woven Waves: The Battle of Jutland

Scottish Maritime Museum Linthouse Building Harbour Rd Irvine KA12 8BT Saturday 14th Dec 2019 - Sunday 29th March 2020 Open daily 10am - 5pm Visit the Scottish Maritime Museum website

Hannah Ryggen: Threads of Defiance

Thames & Hudson, 2019 288 pages ISBN 9780500094099 Hannah Ryggen : Threads of Defiance hardcover Review by Sally Reckert (sally@reckert.com) October 2019       Read the review...

WEAVING WATER - WOVEN LANDS

BTG Scottish Group tapestry weavers Meet the Artists: 3 November 1 - 4pm Farfield Mill Garsdale Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5LW 30 October 2019 to 3 January 2020 https://www.farfieldmill.org/visit/

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:...

Heallreaf 3

The third biennial exhibition of contemporary tapestries from around the world So many tapestry artists are drawn to the landscape as their source of inspiration. The flow of water runs through many of...

BTG Demonstrating Tapestry Weaving at the Vyne in Hampshire - till end August

Members from the BTG are demonstrating tapestry weaving at the Vyne, a National Trust house in Hampshire. The tapestries from the house's tapestry room are being conserved which has provided an opportunity...

Fabulous Fungi Dyes

An exhibition by the Scottish Fungi Dyers and friends August 26th-September 8th 2019 The Tolbooth, 4 High Street, Lanark ML117EX Including tapestries by Trisha Gow and Veronica Collins 

Intertidal - Saltburn by the Sea - 29/6 to 21/7 2019

Intertidal - a celebration of our coastline An exhibition of woven tapestry and ceramics by Jane Riley at Saltburn Studios 29th June - 21st July For more information about the artist and the exhibition...

Old Woman Crazy to Weave - St Neot's - 31/5 to 27/6 2019

OLD WOMAN CRAZY TO WEAVE! An Exhibition of Woven Art at ART & SOUL, St Neots, Cambridgeshire PE19 1AE https://www.artandsoul.cafe/exhibitions For more info contact: Website: https://soulweaving.co.uk/ 

ISLAND TO ISLAND in Isle of Man

Woven Tapestry, Paper, Stone Two artists, Louise Martin and Ros Bryant, respond to two Islands, Westray and the Isle of Man. Hodgson Loom Gallery Laxey, Isle of Man, IM4 7AR 15th June - 13th July 2019 Open...

A RIOT of small woven tapestries

The South East British Tapestry Group are showing their small woven pieces at Jubilee Library in Brighton. A weaver will be present to demonstrate the art of weaving. There will be postcards of the...

BTG at London Craft Week on 12 May 2019

BTG will be demonstrating tapestry weaving at Craft Central.  Come along to watch or try your hand at Woven Tapestry with members of the British Tapestry Group. Tapestry weaving, one of the oldest...

Six Weavers

BTG members Jackie Bennett, William Jefferies, Tim Oelman, Suzanne Osborn, Carolyn Perry and David Stokes are exhibiting: 30th April - 25th May 2019 Courtyard Arts Gallery Tuesday-Saturday: 10am -...

Sound & Weave opens in Swansea on 9 March

 9th - 30th March UWTSD Swansea College of Art Dynevor Building, De la Beche Street, Swansea, SA1 3EU. British Tapestry Group "Sound and Weave" main exhibition. Opening Times: Mon - Fri 9 - 5.00pm...

Tapestry Weaving Demonstrations

Tapestry Weaving Demonstrations at The Stables Gallery In conjunction with the exhibitions Sound and Weave and Rhythm of the Weave, BTG is demonstrating tapestry weaving at The Stables Gallery on the...

Maker In Focus

Alastair Duncan Mission Gallery Gloucester Place, Maritime Quarter Swansea SA1 1TY 9th - 30th March 2019 Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 5pm Admission Free

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 / Rhythm of the Weave

The Stables Gallery Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham, TW13DJ 22nd November to 24th February 2019 Free admission Directions: https://www.orleanshousegallery.org/visit/getting-here/ The...

ISLAND TO ISLAND

Woven Tapestry, Paper and Stone by Louise Martin and Ros Bryant Northlight Gallery, Graham Place, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3BY. 8th - 20th September 2018 10.30am - 5.30pm (2pm on the 20th) Workshops...

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...

CROSSING in Glasgow 22 May - 3 June

10 years of meeting, making and exploring the boundaries of warp and weft. From the freshness of first experiments, through developing technique and an emerging 'voice', each weaver's journey is shown...

WOW! in Hammersmith - 21 - 27 June

WOW! WARP OVER WEFT An Exhibition of woven tapestries by BTG London members, together with works by the late textile master Tadek Beutlich (1922-2011) and current work by renowned tapestry weaver and...

FOUR VOICES, touring various venues and dates

Four Voices - a touring exhibition of work by BTG members Joan Baxter, John Brennan, Amanda Gizzi and Elizabeth Radcliffe. FOUR VOICES EDINBURGH 23 June - 20 July at Hopetoun House near Edinburgh FOUR...

Scottish Voices

Work of the Scottish Regional Members of the BTG UPSTAIR@ J & G INNES 107, South Street St Andrews KY16 9QW 21 - 28 April 2018 Mon - Sat 10 am to 5 pm, Sun 1 to 4 pm 

Strange Fruit

Solo Exhibition by BTG member Joy Smith in Melbourne, Australia 11 - 29 April 2018 Address and Times 791 High St, Thornbury, Victoria 3071 Wednesday - Friday 11am-6pm Saturday - Sunday 11am-5pm 

INNER SOUNDS - 4 to 21 April 2018

An exhibition of contemporary Woven Tapestry Art by members of the British Tapestry Group South East The theme of the exhibition explores types of listening in a world saturated with sounds and images,...

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.

Exhibition Worthing Library

Jane Brunning's Saturday Group Exhibition The Worthing Library, Richmond Road, Worthing, West Sussex Monday November 27th until Saturday 9th December. Opening times Monday - Friday - 9:00am - 7:00pm Saturday...

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...

At Source

Fiona Hutchison, member of the British Tapestry Group, will be exhibiting her work in At Source at Patriothall at the weekend of 25/26 November, with a 'Private View' on Friday 24th, 6-9pm. 

BORDERS - Glasgow Dec 1 to 9 2017

Borders exhibition of the Scottish regional members. Previously held in Stromness Orkney, this exhibition has now travelled to Glasgow. Details as follows: Borders Work of Scottish Regional members...

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...

BORDERS in Stromness, Orkney

26th August - 7th September 2017 Northlight Gallery Graham Place Sromness Orkney, KW16 3BY 26th August - 7th September 2017 Daily 10am - 5pm (7 Sept till 2pm) Private View: 6 August 6 - 9pm An...

TAPIS in Qualicum Beach, Canada

Tapestry Weavers of Vancouver Island Linda Wallace writes: Our regional group of tapestry weavers is having a major exhibition in September, and I thought the BTG membership might be interested. I was...

SECRETS

Liz Chester, a BTG member, is exhibiting new tapestries in this exhibition of the Textile Art Group Suffolk. SECRETS 7th - 19th July 2017 10 - 5 daily Meet the Artists event: Sunday 9th July 2 - 4 The...

STILL ON PATROL

Kattie Russell @ HM Frigate Unicorn South Victoria Dock Road Victoria Dock Dundee DD1 3BP 1 August - 31September 2017 

BURNING DESIRE - TELLING TRUTH

Jo Gosling and Isabelle Jourdan explore their personal truth in fibre art exhibition 6th - 12th May 2017 10am - 5pm at TAAG Arts and Community Centre, 4/5 Northumberland Place, Teignmouth TQ14 8DD. Free...

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...

Exhibition in Stromness, Orkney - 15 to 27 April 2017

The Weaver Woven tapestries by Joan baxter From a short story by George Mackay Brown 15 - 27 April 2017 Northlight gallery, Stromness Graham Place, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3BY Open 11.00 am - 5.00...

Exhibition in Stanmore Library

EXHIBITION of WOVEN TAPESTRIES by Aruna Reddy Stanmore Library 8 Stanmore Hill, HA7 3BQ 25 March - 7 April 2017 Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday 9.30am - 5.30pm Tuesday & Thursday 9.30am - 8.00pm Friday...

SEMITONES Exhibition: 10 March - 8 April 2017

'Semitones' A joint exhibition by Louise Oppenheimer (tapestry) and Maggie Zerafa (ceramics) Birch Tree Gallery 23A Dundas Street Edinburgh EH3 6QQ March 10 - April 8, 2017 Reception March 10th,...

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...

ABSTRACT ART - 18th - 28th February, 2016

BTG member Margaret Jones is one of 9 artists exhibiting in Abstract Art at the Brick Lane Gallery. The Brick Lane Gallery,93 -95 Sclater Street,London E1 6HR  

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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