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 Secretaries

Mrs N. S. Singh
Tel : (024) 76341690   Email: [email protected]

Mrs R. Loughran
Tel : (024) 76315615    Email: [email protected]

Needlecraft Syllabus Download

Download the section syllabus here: Needlecraft 2017 (3) (PDF format)

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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.

Needlecraft Entries Accepted2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Sunday 2nd April 2017
Needlecraft Entries Accepted1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Monday 3rd April 2017
Adjudication Tuesday 4th April 2017
Exhibition Opens10:30 a.m.Saturday 8th April 2017
Exhibition Closes4:00 p.m.Monday 1st May 2017
Collection Day1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Presentation of Awards
*Note new venue
4:30 p.m. *Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre, Avenue Road, Nuneaton CV11 4LUWednesday 19th April 2017

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
*The Museum Centenary CupSee syllabus for details.

*Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2017. The trophy will be awarded for a piece of work chosen from all of the creative arts exhibited (i.e. Art, Photography, Needlecraft and Craft) that best reflects the centenary of the institution. See syllabus for details.