Quaker Tapestry

Quaker Tapestry One of the worlds largest embroideries. A journey through the Quaker influence on the modern world
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The 77 vibrant embroidered panels were made by 4,000 men, women and children from 15 countries between 1981 and 1996, making Quaker Tapestry one of the worlds largest international embroideries. Journey through the Quaker influence on the modern world: explore the industrial revolution, developments in science and medicine, astronomy, the abolition of slavery, social reform, and ecology; and delig

ht in the detail of the stunning needlework and the craftsmanship involved in its creation. Quaker Tapestry Museum is in Kendal town centre, close to the bus and rail station. Our carpark is currently closed to visitors due to building works but many public car parks are close by.

This Thursday (7th December) the museum will be closing earlier than usual at 12noon, with last admissions 11am.
05/12/2023

This Thursday (7th December) the museum will be closing earlier than usual at 12noon, with last admissions 11am.

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28/11/2023

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Our museum shop and online shop are full of great gifts for Christmas. Buying lovely things from us directly supports our charitable work. Your purchase helps us to preserve and exhibit one of the world’s largest community embroideries and share its stories, history and stitches for all to enj...

!New! George Fox 400th Anniversary 2024 CalendarExcellent new reduced price of just £7.50 (+P&P) Our fundraising calenda...
05/10/2023

!New! George Fox 400th Anniversary 2024 Calendar

Excellent new reduced price of just £7.50 (+P&P)

Our fundraising calendar features 12 high quality prints of the 77 embroidered panels that make up the Quaker Tapestry. This year we have chosen images that celebrate 400 years since the birth of George Fox, a founder of Quakerism.

Full colour, A4 size, envelopes are available, please request these when ordering.

Buying lovely things from us directly supports our charitable work, thank you

Your purchase helps us to preserve and exhibit one of the world’s largest community embroideries and in sharing its stories, history and stitches for all to enjoy.

https://www.quaker-tapestry.co.uk/product/calendar/

Our fundraising calendar features 12 of the 77 embroidered panels that make up the Quaker Tapestry. 2023 marks 400 years since the birth of George Fox.

!New Workshop Alert!SUGARCRAFT FLOWER WORKSHOP🕰Saturday 21st October 2023, 10AM – 4.30PM💵 £96 per personThis fun and abs...
30/09/2023

!New Workshop Alert!
SUGARCRAFT FLOWER WORKSHOP
🕰Saturday 21st October 2023, 10AM – 4.30PM
💵 £96 per person

This fun and absorbing new workshop offers a fantastic introduction to sugar work; making beautiful sugar flowers perfect for a homemade wedding or special birthday cake.

The class is suitable for beginners who have never worked with sugar modelling paste before, as well as those with a little experience.

You will create an assortment of delicate spring flowers, which you will then form into a beautiful ornate spray to take home.

A variety of sugar craft methods are demonstrated, including free form sculpture where no specialist tools are required. Stunning colour dusts will be available for you to choose from to create your own personalized spray to match any colour theme.

All tools and materials are provided.

There will be a charge of £8 for materials, payable direct to the tutor on the day.

About Your Tutor

Hanne Crank is a local artist based in Ulverston. Her twin passions of 3D needle felting and sugar craft have earned her a loyal following of customers both locally and across the world. With an eye for detail and a love of the Lake District, Hanne’s whimsical and artistic creations reflect the real beauty of Cumbria. Her technical skills and ability are now shared in exciting workshops across the country where she provides simple, fun and innovative tuition.

Refreshments – Hot drinks and biscuits are ‘on-tap’ throughout the session and lunch is available to buy from our on-site Cafe.

FREE entry to the Quaker Tapestry Museum for all attendees on the days of the workshop.

https://www.quaker-tapestry.co.uk/events/make-beautiful-sugar-flowers-perfect-for-a-homemade-wedding-or-special-birthday-cake/

Sugarcraft Flower Workshop Saturday 21st October 2023, 10am – 4.30pm £96 per person This fun and absorbing new workshop offers a

!New Workshop Alert!AUTUMN WREATH MAKING🕰Friday 13th October 2023 - 10am -4.30pm💵 £96 per personWith the help of your tu...
29/09/2023

!New Workshop Alert!
AUTUMN WREATH MAKING
🕰Friday 13th October 2023 - 10am -4.30pm
💵 £96 per person

With the help of your tutor you will create the perfect autumn wreath, made from an array of beautiful herbs, flower heads, seed heads and autumnal berries and leaves.

This wreath will be suitable for outdoor or indoor use.

All materials (prepared wreath ring, secateurs, wires, foliage) etc are provided.

Tight fitting gardening gloves are advisable

About your tutor

Helen Shipton-Smith of Helen’s Herbs is a qualified and experienced teacher. She runs workshops and delivers demonstrations with a herb theme throughout Cumbria. Growing and retailing herbs locally at farmers markets and throughout the UK via her website helensherbs.co.uk Follow her on Facebook

Refreshments – Hot drinks and biscuits are ‘on-tap’ throughout the session and lunch is available to buy from our on-site Cafe.

FREE entry to the Quaker Tapestry Museum for all attendees on the days of the workshop.

https://www.quaker-tapestry.co.uk/events/create-the-perfect-autumn-wreath-made-from-an-array-of-beautiful-herbs-and-flower-heads/

Autumn Wreath Making with Helen’s Herbs Friday 13th October 2023, 10am -4.30pm £96 per person With the

23/09/2023
23/09/2023

All set for day 2 of the Quaker Tapestry Museum Craft Fair. There’s lots of fantastic work by local artists and craftspeople to see and buy!

We’ve got some lovely handmade beeswax candles as well as our colourful wooden homewares and gifts 🎁

Open today until 4pm on Stramongate, Kendal.

Craft Fair
Quaker Tapestry Museum
Friends Meeting House
Stramongate, Kendal
Cumbria LA9 4BH



We are all set up and ready for the second day of our craft fair. FREE entry open from 10am until 4pm. Come and join us!...
23/09/2023

We are all set up and ready for the second day of our craft fair. FREE entry open from 10am until 4pm. Come and join us!!

23/09/2023

The Quaker Tapestry Craft Fair Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd September 2023 10am - 4pm

23/09/2023

K E N D A L today!
Outdoors markets and a beautiful Artisan Craft Fair at The Quaker Tapestry Museum near the bus station.
It’s free, come on in and see us. The day is bright ☀️
There’s also a lovely little cafe selling the most amazing egg butties 👌😆
I’ll have these gorgeous little enamelled pendant discs with me too! They come with a silver chain 😉

Our first craft fair is all set up and ready for you to visit. Come join us today and tomorrow!
22/09/2023

Our first craft fair is all set up and ready for you to visit. Come join us today and tomorrow!

*Pre order our new look 2024 calendar now* This year our fundraising calendar is celebrating 400 years since the birth o...
19/09/2023

*Pre order our new look 2024 calendar now* This year our fundraising calendar is celebrating 400 years since the birth of George Fox, featuring 12 specially selected images from the Quaker Tapestry.
Your order will be posted to you as soon as the calendars are back from the printers, hot off the press!

Our fundraising calendar features 12 of the 77 embroidered panels that make up the Quaker Tapestry. 2023 marks 400 years since the birth of George Fox.

Join us at the Quaker Tapestry Museum for our new special exhibition on John Dalton, Meteorology and Kendal📅 Exhibition ...
19/09/2023

Join us at the Quaker Tapestry Museum for our new special exhibition on John Dalton, Meteorology and Kendal

📅 Exhibition Dates: 01/08/23-16/12/23

⏰ Opening Times: Tue-Sat, 10AM-4PM.

🎟️ This and other special exhibitions are included in your museum admission ticket.

John Dalton FRS was a Quaker and important scientist. Dalton is best known for his work in Chemistry and discovery of colour-blindness. Less well-known however is his work on meteorology and its links to Kendal and the surrounding area.

For more details and to plan your visit, please see our website, contact us at [email protected] or call on 01539 722975 (during our opening hours).

Please note that our opening days will be subject to change from November onwards for the winter period and check back nearer the time for updates. We look forward to welcoming you to this fascinating exhibition!

https://www.quaker-tapestry.co.uk/events/john-dalton-exhibition/

Looking for the perfect family getaway this summer? Look no further! Join us at the museum today for a fantastic array o...
26/08/2023

Looking for the perfect family getaway this summer? Look no further! Join us at the museum today for a fantastic array of Summer Holiday Family activities that'll keep everyone entertained. 🎨🐠

🎨 Unleash Your Creativity: Dive into a world of colours with our painting and colouring activities. Let your imagination run wild as you create your own masterpieces to take home!

💧 Water Table Adventure: Splash and explore at our water table! Dive into a hands-on aquatic adventure.

🎈 Badge-Making: Get crafty with our badge-making station! Design and craft your very own badges, a perfect keepsake to remember your visit.

🐠 Decorate Your Own Fish: Join the underwater fun by decorating your very own fish. Let your artistic talents shine as you make your fishy friend truly one-of-a-kind.

🌈 And So Much More: Our museum is bursting with exciting activities for all ages! Discover, learn, and play together in a creative and engaging environment.

📅 Plan Your Visit:
🕙 Open today! Last admission at 4pm.
📆 Regular admission times: Tue-Sat, 10AM-5PM. Last admission at 4PM.

Don't miss out on an unforgettable summer experience that combines art, creativity, and family fun. 🎉

ℹ️ For more information, visit our website or email us at [email protected]

📍 Location: Quaker Tapestry Museum, Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4BH
🌐 Website: quaker-tapestry.co.uk

We are very excited to announce our first ever Craft Fair!🎫 FREE ENTRY 🎫🕰 Fri & Sat, 22-23rd September⌛ 10AM-4PM🗺️ Quake...
24/08/2023

We are very excited to announce our first ever Craft Fair!

🎫 FREE ENTRY 🎫
🕰 Fri & Sat, 22-23rd September
⌛ 10AM-4PM
🗺️ Quaker Tapestry Museum, Stramongate, Kendal, LA9 4BH
☕ Our Garden Café will be serving food and drinks until 3:30PM
🧶 Local artists, artisans and craft makers from all over Cumbria will join us for 2 full days to sell their handmade goods.

Craft makers include:
• Philippa Whiteside Ceramics
• Debra Esterhuizen Felt Artist jewellery
• Roesk. handmade candles
• Gneiss Rugs
• Simone Fleetwood lampshades
• Jane Walton embroidery
• Leslie Lauriprints
• Harriet Sharp prints
• Sue Tyldesley beeswax cards
• Suzanne Stuart Davies woollen cushion covers
• Viv Calver handmade bags
• Lilie-Mae’s childrens clothes
• Jewellery by Mandy
• Elizabeth Jardine Godwin from Quince Press
• Sharon Shaul scarves
… and so much more!

Entry is free to all so please come along to support your local artists.

https://www.quaker-tapestry.co.uk/events/craft-makers-from-all-over-cumbria-will-join-us-for-2-full-days-to-sell-their-handmade-goods/

The Quaker Tapestry Craft Fair Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd September 2023 10am - 4pm

Address

Quaker Tapestry Museum, Friends Meeting House, Stramongate
Kendal
LA94BH

Opening Hours

Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 12pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm

Telephone

01539722975

Website

https://linktr.ee/quakertapestry

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