Dear friends, After much discussion with Leicester Racecourse, traders and customers we have come to understand that a Big Textile Show this year is not advisable. We have decided, in the interests of your safety and our peace of mind to postpone the show until October 2021. With that in mind please put the 30th […]

Show postponed to October 2021

Please complete the form below to register your interest in exhibiting at the Big Textile Show. Each exhibition organiser will receive two free and ten half-price discount codes for their helpers to obtain entry tickets via our website. Exhibitors are not traders. If you wish to sell items from your exhibition, please contact us.

Exhibitor sign-up for 2021

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The Big Textile Show is now in its 9th year! Saturday 30th (9:30AM-5PM) and Sunday 31st (9:30AM-4PM) OCTOBER 2021. NB: The Show is opening at 09:30 this year. Venue: Leicester Racecourse, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 4AL The show will cater for all textile mediums and we aim to appeal to all those interested in textile crafts. […]

Traders Sign-up Here

Information requested from Workshop tutors We pay tutors £25 per hour and we pay for materials used. The selling price of a workshop is defined by the length of the course, the number of people you can teach (up to 20) and the cost of the materials which you provide.

Workshop TUTOR sign-up

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  Venue:Leicester Race Course, Leicester Road,  Oadby LE2 4AL Entry Tickets for the October 2021 Show are available to purchase now and Workshops will be available mid-summer 2021. You will need to purchase an entry ticket to take part in a workshop or talk/demo. Please bring your ticket with you – you need to print […]

Tickets & Workshops

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We raise money for charity every year. All of our charity partners will be at the show and will be pleased to talk to you. Bodie Hodges Foundation The Bodie Hodges Foundation was formed in 2013 in memory of our son Bodie who died following a choking accident aged just 10 months old. Through our […]

“Big T” Charities

Here is a list of some of the traders who were at the 2019 show. For 2020 traders, click here: If you know of a high quality trader which you would like to see at our shows, please let us know. Days for Girls What if the answer to poverty lies in a cloth bag? […]

Traders 2019

Don’t Forget that clocks go back at 2AM on the Sunday! Venue for 2021 – Leicester Racecourse. The Ticket Desk is at The KUBE building Show Times: Saturday 30th (9:30-17:00) and Sunday 31st (9:30-16:00) October 2021. Workshop Timings: All timings will be shown on the workshop description.

Show Times

Here is some of the fabulous food and drink we have on offer. Lucy’s Food (Claire van Dijk) Bakes and Cakes Danish Pastries, Homemade Cheese Scones. Rich Chocolate Brownie, Pumpkin Flapjack Orange & Almond Cake (Gluten Free), Rose & Poppy Seed Cake Those above and many more, from £2.00 Wraps, Baguettes and Cobs Traditional Coronation […]

Food and Drink

2019 I love that the parking is free, it’s easy to get to and the tickets are reasonably priced. The stalls are great and the exhibitions really interesting. Stall holders and exhibitors were friendly and happy to share tips and expertise. It’s a great day out. My friend came to stay for the weekend especially […]

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