The ERTF aims to provide Conferences on a variety of topics to forward our skills and interests as Textile Artists.  Conferences are open to Members and Non Members.


Our next conference will be

 ERTF Autumn Conference 2017 

Saturday 7th October 2017

Title TBC

Guest Speaker: Michael Brennand-Wood

Huntingdonshire - venue TBC


Members and Non – Members welcome

Booking open shortly


Also planned - Advance Date - keep it in your diary!

ERTF Spring Conference 2018

Title TBC

Saturday 28th April 2018

 Guest Speaker - Anne Kelly


Venue - Chipping Ongar, Essex.

all details TBC




A flavour of past Conference topics can be found below, please see our Events Gallery for images from past Conferences and events - click on the links:

All Stitched Up - April 2017 Hatfield, Herts. In=mages available on the newsletter

Fabric to Dye For - October 2016,

All Stitched Up - April 2016, Ramada Hotel Hatfield

Get Knotted - March 2016, Hemingford Abbots, Cambridge

Wearable Art - October 2015, Letchworth Settlement, Hertfordshire

Up-Cycling - April 2015, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, Essex

Drawing on Inspiration - November 2014, Zinc Arts Centre, Harlow, Essex

Photographing your Textiles - April 2014, Hemingford Abbots, Cambridge

Textile Treasures - November 2013, Hemingford Abbots, Cambridge

Marketing Your Artwork - April 2013 - Girton College, Cambridge

World Textiles - November 2012, Chelmsford, Essex.

The Culture of Exhibiting - April 2012 - Girton College. Cambridge

Colour - November 2011 - Letchworth, Herts

Passive Income and Selling - April 2011 - Girton College, Cambridge

Concepts and meanings - November 2010  Norwich, Norfolk

Fashion and Textiles - April 2010 Chelmsford, Essex

Textile Conservation and Speed Networking - November 2009 Letchworth, Herts

Mentoring with workshops and demonstrations - April 2009 Ipswich, Suffolk

Exhibiting and Selling to Galleries - November 2008 Chelmsford, Essex

Inaugural Conference Keynote Speaker James Hunting - April 2008 - Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, Essex