77 panels, 15 years, 4,000 people, 15 countries - come on in!

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 delight in the detail of the stunning needlework and the craftsmanship involved in its creation.

The 77 vibrant embroidered panels were made by 4,000 men, women and children from 15 countries between 1981 and 1996.

If you have the chance to visit our Quaker Tapestry Museum in Kendal you can also admire the Georgian Meeting House, which celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2016.

Spring Flowers – Half Day taster Workshop

1st April 2017

Spring is in the air, what better time to pick up your needle and thread to create a spring flower sampler. (This photo shows a…

Cup Cakes – One Day Workshop

6th May 2017

No need to switch the oven on to whip up these tasty looking cupcakes. Using a fun coloured palate you will spend the full day…

Quaker Tapestry Visits Taunton

20th May 2017 – 3rd June 2017

Quaker Tapestry visits Taunton We are so excited to be taking the Quaker Tapestry to visit Taunton – back to its roots or birthplace – in Somerset….

Creative Stitching – Half Day taster Workshop

17th June 2017

Creative Stitching – You will be amazed at the creative effect that can be achieved with the basic six stitches of ‘crewel embroidery’. Each stitch adding…

Beach Huts – One Day Workshop

29th July 2017

Ice creams, sandcastles and the blustery British weather all evoke memories of the seaside but none are quite as nostalgic as a pretty painted beach…

Quaker Tapestry visits London

7th August 2017 – 18th August 2017

Quaker Tapestry visits London – Free event This summer the Quaker Tapestry will be off to the big smoke! 7th – 18th August a selection of the…

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“We were entranced not only by the Tapestry panels and the social history on display but also by the ambience of the Meeting House, the interpretation and information made available to us. It is a very good memory for us.”

Sutton Coldfield Ladies’ Gardening Club