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Textile Bazaar

Textile Bazaar at Hellens Manor in Much Marcle, near Ledbury in Herefordshire, was a new event for Dominic Orr. A wonderful location with a unique house open to the public with extensive gardens and a large barn that housed many fascinating stalls presenting a wide variety of artefacts from all over the world. This event […]

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World Textile Weekend Sat/Sun May 14/15 2022

A great event was enjoyed by exhibitors and customers, both old and new. The exquisite village of Bisley, near Stroud was the venue of is extravagant jaunt through textiles from many countries and continents worldwide I was lucky to have kind souls with which to set up in an elegant village hall special thanks to […]

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Stitches In Time at Birdwood House

Very many thanks to all who supported the exhibition at Birdwood House in Totnes, Devon over the last few weeks. Without doubt, this was a great success New customers found a variety of items to adorn their homes Lots of money was raised for a very good cause in Kenya The sale of these baskets […]

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‘Stitches in Time’ at Lansdown Hall Gallery, Stroud, UK.

What a wonderful week in Stroud, UK, Exhibiting my collection of Tribal Rugs, Carpets and Textiles from around the world Although numbers of attendees was down on 2019, possibly due to rather cool temperatures outside during the week, those who did come were enthusiastic and many people did not leave empty handed. Special thanks to […]

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Lansdown Hall Gallery, Stroud. August 2019

View of Stroud looking south from Stroud Slad Farm camping field. Stroud is an interesting town, more so if one is visiting from Totnes in Devon. Why? Because there are some similarities which inform about both Places. Nestled in a valley on the edge of the limestone Cotswold Hills, Stroud is a small town about […]

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Woolfest June 2019 Cockermouth Cumbria, UK.

Caucasian Shirvan ‘banded’ kilim. Wool. 3.50m x 1.60m My first experience of Woolfest in the Lake District was overwhelmingly positive. As a first-time trader I was initially apprehensive even though I had visited Cockermouth a couple of years previously, more about that bizarre experience later… I stopped en route at a pleasant campsite that afforded […]

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American Museum UK. Textile Fair, August 2018

Last weekend I stayed in Bath, a city in the west of England. I was visiting this area for two reasons: I had decided to exhibit textiles at a fair held at Claverton Manor, the home of The American Museum in Britain I was also keen to enjoy the hospitality of my elderly aunt who […]

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