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Exhibitions and Events

The Ring of Tatters visits several craft events per year with a demonstration stall, up and down the country. We love to say hello to fellow members of the Ring, or to show how to "flip the knot" to people interested in what tatting is all about!

The fairs we usually attend include the following:

Our next events:

Sunday 12 February 2023 Virtual Tat and Chat

We hope you can join us at a Virtual Tat and Chat on Sunday 12 February, starting at 6.30pm UTC. (Apologies, there was an error in the newsletter, it is not Monday but Sunday.)

Do bring along any tatting you are doing and we can catch up with each other. If you want to join us, please e-mail design@ringoftatters.org.uk and we will send you a Zoom link.

16-19 March 2023 NEC, Birmingham

The Creative Craft Show comes to the NEC in Birmingham, and the Ring of Tatters will be there!

If you're visiting the show, do come and say hello - we're always up for a bit of tatting and chatting!

Other events:

May 2025 Lace Guild Competition

The Lace Guild has published the details of its triennial competition with a deadline of 2nd May 2025, and there are several categories in which tatting might be entered, including

  • knotted lace (which includes tatting, filet and Armenian laces) in a traditional style
  • lace on the theme of treasure

Local Tatting Groups

Please let us know details of your local tatting days or meetings once they have started up again, and we can add them to the web page speedily.

Brighton Tat and Chat
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Regular monthly Tat and Chat meetings happen in Brighton for details please see our latest newsletter.

Invicta Tatters
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Invicta Tatters hold regular monthly meetings in Orpington. For details of their meetings, please see our latest newsletter, or this page from the London Borough of Bromley.

August 2023 Palmetto Tatters
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The Palmetto Tatters (South Carolina) are holding regular monthly meetings. The next Palmetto Tat Days are on August 17-20, 2023. For details, please see their website (link above).

South Lakeland Lace Makers
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South Lakeland Lace Makers are a group of lace makers and tatters who meet monthly near Kendal, in Cumbria. For details of their meetings, see our latest newsletter or their website (link above).