OPENING TIMES 9.30AM – 5.30PM (4.30PM SUNDAY)
Fashion & Embroidery is the definitive showcase for anyone passionate about embroidery and textile art. Find a wealth of exciting materials, threads and embellishments all under one roof, and enjoy an array of astounding exhibitions. Learn about courses, take part in a workshop; pick up tips from one of the many textile artists or take your seat for one of our exciting catwalk shows.
Are your students budding fashion designers or up-cyclers? Don’t miss the last chance to enter the Fashion & Embroidery schools competition. This year’s theme is Design for a Sustainable Future, looking at how designers and makers are trailblazing the use of recycled and ecologically sourced materials. Ten finalists will be selected to create their pieces to be judged in a catwalk show at Fashion & Embroidery 2018 (Friday 16 March - NEC, Birmingham). Finalists will be notified by 12th February, giving four weeks for garment production. Mood board entries must be received by 9th February 2018.
Browse aisles and aisles of stalls and stands packed with brand-new innovations, classic tools and products and accessories in every colour of the rainbow! With experts manning each stall - you'll be sure to find exactly what you need!VIEW FULL LIST
Birmingham International Station is within the NEC complex and gives easy access to the show.
The NEC is situated 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, just off junction 6 of the M42 and is clearly signposted.
Resorts World Birmingham is now open and offers the perfect opportunity for exhibitors or visitors to relax after a day at the show at the restaurants, shops and spa available within the complex.
25% off train travel with Virgin trains.
As part of our relationship with Virgin Trains our exhibitors and visitors can take advantage of 25% off train travel to the show. The offer is applicable on advance virgin train west coast main line routes/tickets only. Advance tickets go on sale 12 weeks from the dates of travel.