Date: 8 August 2018 DIARY DATE – EVENTS NEWS

Immediate release

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 New venue for inspirational craft show

Make it & Knit &Stitch it 2019

Friday 22 and Saturday 23 February

 To celebrate a decade of bringing the best in crafting to the hands of visitors, Make it and Knit & Stitch it has moved venue. Orgainisers are delighted to announce that after 10 years ‘under canvas’, 2019 will see the event move into the BRAND NEW exhibition centre on the Farnborough International site.

Make it and Knit & Stitch it 2019 once again bring the best in paper, card and needlecraft from more than 100 expert exhibiting companies. The show continues to be one of the biggest and most popular crafting events in the South of England, for both exhibitors and visitors.

The event attracts leading names in the craft business. Join thousands of show visitors keen to develop their crafting skills and discover both traditional, new and cutting edge crafting methods. The shows give both high profile brands and specialist niche craft companies the opportunity to showcase new designs and products to a wide audience of all skill levels. There is something for everyone, regardless of how experienced they are. From absolute beginners right through to the most advanced crafters, at these inspirational events, there is a lot to discover and learn.

Show Organiser, Kate Valentine says; “After our unscheduled break in 2018, we are pleased to confirm that Make it and Knit & Stitch it will indeed have a brand new venue for 2019. The show has grown and improved during the last ten years and we strive to deliver the most exciting and hands on event in the crafting calendar.

 “Along with more than 100 leading craft companies exhibiting, Make it and Knit & Stitch it offer visitors the chance to get involved with the FREE make ‘n’ takes, live demos and extensive workshop programme. We aim to ensure we have something for everyone who attends – the two shows combine to give our visitors an ultimate craft experience for the price of one ticket.”

Make it and Knit&Stitch it are especially well known for their spacious shopping aisles, freedom of movement for disabled visitors, free admission for accompanied children U16’s and convenient free parking for all.

“Our two day value ticket option is designed to ensure visitors still have lots of time to experience all the shows have to offer,” adds Kate.

Date: 22 – 23 February 2019

Venue: Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6FD

Opening times: 9.30am to 5.00pm both days, Parking is FREE

Ticket prices:

Advance booking

Adult 1 day – £7.50, Adult 2 day – £11.25, Concession 1 day – £6, Concession 2 day – £9

(50p per ticket admin fee applies)

On the Door:

Adult – £9.50, Concession – £8

To order tickets, group bookings and for more detail please visit:

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