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New Directions September 11

PRESS: 02.09.11
New Directions
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Stroud International Textile Festival 30 April – 22 May 2011 :

PRESS: 01.02.11
Latest Festival news

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PRESS:
A One Day Seminar
SUNDAY 8TH MAY 11am- 5 pm
OFF THE LOOM: WOVEN EXPLORATIONS & APPLICATIONS IN ART, SCIENCE & INDUSTRY
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PRESS: 14.04.11
Stroud International Textile Festival 30 April – 22 May 2011
Textile Festival Opening – 30 April 7 – 9 pm
Museum in the Park Stratford Park Stroud GL5 4AF
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PRESS:
Stroud International Textile Festival 30 April – 22 May 2011
Textile Trail – Open Studios. May 7th & 8th

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Older Press Coverage

BBC News May 2011


A small town is using its textile past to help forge a profitable future, as Mary Jane Baxter reports from Stroud in Gloucestershire. Lizzi Walton is struggling under the weight of 25,000 brochures, and she is inundated with calls. It is a good job she can multi-task because she has got plenty to do. From this tiny office in the middle of a small Gloucestershire market town, Lizzi is running an international festival - one that will see some 15,000 visitors swell the local streets this month.. Read More... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business13273430

GlosMedia April 30th 2011

COATS in a multitude of bright colours made from material from Stroud’s last working textile mill will take pride of place at this year’s International Textile Festival. Fashion students from Somerset took inspiration from the town’s architecture, countryside and culture to produce the jackets from woollen cloth supplied by Lodgemore Mills. It’s the only working mill still
producing cloth that’s used worldwide for tennis balls and snooker table baize. This year, the coats will be hung in shops in the town centre to highlight the biggest festival of its kind in the UK. Read More..


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