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RSN in-house Exhibitions & Events

Stories in Stitch Sept 2016 to August 2017
Come and visit us at Hampton Court Palace and see your favourite stories brought to life with the Art of Hand Embroidery.  Our new exhibition, now open, will showcase a wide range of Hand Embroideries in Appliqué, Stumpwork and Raised Embroidery, featuring pieces from the RSN’s Archive Collection and its Students. For bookings click here.
RSN Bristol Open Day Sat 28 Jan 2017
Visitors will be able to explore the beautiful hand embroideries on display created by RSN students and find out more about the courses on offer. There will also be live demonstrations and the RSN Bristol Tutors will be on hand to answer questions.  10am - 4pm, entrance is free.

Address: 38 Old School House, Kingswood Estate, Britannia Road, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 8DB



External Exhibitions and Events


Knitting and Stitching Spring, London, Olympia, 2-5 March
Join us for one of our workshops:
Thurs 2 March, 10:30am -12pm: Intro to Stumpwork
Fri 3 March, 11:45am -13:15pm : Intro to Silk Shading
Sat 4 March, 11:45am -13:15pm: Intro to Stumpwork
Sun 5 March, 11:45am -13:15pm: Intro to Silk Shading
For more information, click here
Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington, Surrey, 18 March
Join us for one of our workshops:
11:00am: Silk Shading, Flower
14:00pm: Stumpwork, Leaf
For more information, click here
Fashion and Embroidery, Birmingham NEC, 16-19 March
For more information, click here


1953 Coronation Robe sampler

Contact details

To discuss events, exhibitions and the loan of RSN Collection pieces contact:

E: Jane Hitchinson
T: +44(0)20 3166 6936


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