Pat Brunsdon
Tamara Goulding
Beverley Folkard Essex Countryside

Welcome to the Eastern Region Textile Website

Welcome to the Eastern Region Textile Forum website. ERTF is a non-profit making, voluntary organisation which aims to provide a dynamic, active network where Textile Artists of all disciplines can create, exhibit, educate and improve their own practice, and collaborate to promote their own art-form. In short, ERTF aims to take textiles forward into the mainstream of 21st century art.


Latest Updates

ERTF AGM and Spring Conference 2016 - 19 March 2016

"Get Knotted", with speaker Wendy Elizabeth and networking activities

Hemingford Grey Golf and Conference Centre

Open to all - non-members welcome

Visit the Conferences Page for timetable and booking form - last date for booking 7 March 2016 (added 10.1.16)


Information regarding Order and Chaos, ERTF's fourth biennial exhibition

is now available in the Members' Area.

This exhibition will be held from the 2nd to the 29th April 2016 at

Thorleybourne Gallery, Bishop's Stortford Museum and Rhodes Art Complex,

South Road, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 3JG


Winter 2016 Newsletter (Members Only) - added 25.1.2016

(NB: Deadline for items for next newsletter - 15 March 2016, to be published by 1.4.16)

Newsletter index (Members section) - to be updated

Minutes of AGM - April 2015 (to be verified) - added 28.4.2015

Minutes of committee meetings 14 November 2015 - added 8.12.2015


Next committee meeting date - 5.3.2016


Other Upcoming Events

Autumn Conference - October 2016

More details to follow