Exhibitions and Workshops

Maudie’s House, for the Embroiderer’s Guild members’ ‘Home’ Exhibition


I am selling work in my shop on this site and donating 10% of all sales to my local Nourish Community Foodbank. I am also contributing to the Artist Support Pledge on social media with 10 % of those sales also going to Nourish.

Haberdashery Memory Box
”Amazon Glove Forest’

Anne Kelly – Well Travelled – Ruthin Craft Centre – 20 March – 10 July 2021 (dates may change subject to Covid restrictions)

‘Unfinished Journey Canoe’

The exhibition will focus on work connecting travel and identity and coincides with the publication of my fourth title for Batsford Books called ‘Textile Travels’ available now. There will be two workshops to coincide with the exhibition dates TBC.

‘This Ain’t the Archies’ – group portrait exhibition with international artists and makers at Timeless Textiles Gallery, Newcastle, NSW, Australia, 2 August – 12 September 2021

‘Pour l’Amour du Fil’ – featured artist, Nantes, 29 September -2 October 2021


I was delighted to be a part of a new series of online workshops with French General ‘New England Roots’ part of their Threads Together – Stitched Apart series – details here – more coming soon!

‘Tea on the Pantiles’ a kit for Pincushion Pantiles, with applique and embroidery from their website. Inspired by the beautiful Pantiles in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Please contact me for details about courses and talks for guilds and groups, in person or online.

Many of these listings have been rescheduled and are being held with safety guidelines and social distancing in place. Please check with the venue when booking for further details.

West Dean College – Folk Art Textiles, live online 6-7 February course FULL

Really looking forward to joining Jo and her team at Cowslip Workshops in Cornwall for two courses in her newly refurbished premises, with all safety measures in place. ‘Western Weeds’ one day course on 26th March and ‘Travels in Textiles’ on 27 and 28 March. Details here.

Thrilled to be returning to the lovely Unit 12 on April 10th in Staffordshire for a one day socially distanced (of course!) workshop ‘ House and Home’. Details here.

Delighted to be joining French General in France next June 2-9 for a week of French- inspired making and living. Workshop is FULL.

‘Birds and Collages’ at the lovely Elm Farm Studio near Colchester – 2 x 2 day courses – 16, 17 June and 18, 19 June 2021
NEW Les Soeurs Anglaises – very excited to be working with this lovely team in France in 2021. Moving Memories is from 5-12 July – limited spaces prompt booking is recommended.
Bath Textiles Summer School is from 2020 to 24 and 25 August 2021. You can see all the details here
I am looking forward to lots of fun and wonderful catering at Hope and Elvis
in Welbeck – ‘Travels in Textiles’  is a two day course, on September 4 and 5, 2021

Delighted to be returning to Sussex Prairies Garden in Henfield, near Brighton in the Summer Season of 2021. I’m running two garden themed courses – you can book directly with me – limited spaces and £ 45 each.

June 12, 2021 – Make a Garden Textile Folding Book

September 11, 2021 – Make a Garden Textile Sketchbook

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