This is another of the visual arts sections for all age groups. This section gives the opportunity for anyone interested in needlework to create their own pieces of work and submit them for adjudication. All pieces of work are then exhibited in Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery for approximately one month

Section Secretary: TBA

Email: [email protected] or Tel: 07454242648


Needlecraft Syllabus Download

Download the section syllabus here:  Needlecraft 2022  (PDF format)

To open the PDF file you may need to install Adobe Reader or for older/slower computers try instead the lightweight Foxit PDF Reader.

Each section syllabus includes the rules, conditions of entry, classes and other information. To download the full syllabus containing ALL sections, please see the full syllabus page.

Dates for the diary

Most Needlecraft Section events take place at Museum & Art Gallery, Riversley Park Nuneaton.

**PLEASE NOTE -BOOKINGS need to be made to deliver and collect your entries via the Eventbrite link below, from Tuesday 1st February 2022. If you dont have internet access you can phone the mueum on 02476 376035 to book your slot. 

Please book 1 slot per person not per piece of work

Any problems delivering and/or collecting the work contact publicity officer at [email protected]  or Tel: 07454242648

Needlecraft Entries AcceptedThursday 12th May 202210am-4pm**
Needlecraft Entries AcceptedFriday 13th May 202210am-4pm**
AdjudicationTuesday 17th May 2022
Exhibition OpensSaturday 21st May 2022
Exhibition ClosesSunday 12th June 2022
Collection DayMonday 13th June
Tuesday 14th June -
Sunday 19th June 2022
Presentation of Awards
Wednesday 25th May 2022
ChilversCoton Heritage Centre, Avenue Road
Nuneaton, CV11 4LU

Trophies and awards

The Soroptimist CupBest Entry in Adult Class
The Dress CupBest Entry in Dressmaking
The Danielle Haddon CupBest Entry in Kit Class
The Textile CupBest Entry in Disabled Class
The Beryl & Stan Thompson TrophyBest Entry Depicting local scenes or a Special Anniversary This Year
The Knitting TrophyBest Entry for Hand or Machine Knitting
The Junior CupBest Entry Under 18’s
Inner Wheel Club of Bedworth Needlecraft ShieldBest Entry Group Under 18’s
*George Eliot TrophySee syllabus for details.