Fibre Fest – All Things Textile returns to Eastbourne on the 2nd July 2022. If you’re interested in spinning, weaving, felting, textile art, knitting, and more, this is the place to be! With suppliers, makers, demos & workshops, it will be a celebration of all things textile. There are four fab creative workshops at Fibre Fest this year!

Fibre Fest Workshops:

Owl Weaving Workshop with Jackie Bennett, 2pm – 3.30pm. This simple weaving activity will delight and inspire all ages. Cost £20. All materials included. To book contact Jackie at:

Vintage Hat Workshop with Elliotts Millinery. 1-4pm. Make your very own unique cocktail hat or headpiece. Cost £45 to include tuition/all materials. To book visit:

Fair Isle Knitting with Monica Russel. 11.30 – 12.30pm or 2.00 – 3.00pm. Become confident at changing colours, reading charts and learn how to incorporate Fair Isle patterns into garments, scarves, snoods and hats. The class is suitable for people who can knit and purl confidently. Cost £12.00. All materials included. To book contact Monica at:

Crafted Decorations with Danoush Lachman. Create your own God’s Eye or Dream Catcher. An all day creative corner for children and adults (under 5s have to be supervised). Instructions and materials are included. £10 per item. No need to book in advance. For more information:

When booking, please provide a contact phone number.

For more information about workshops and exhibitors, visit:

(Please note, the craft fair is held upstairs at the Enterprise Centre and access is via stairs only)