Your safety is our priority. To reduce the risk of virus transmission at the show we have put a number of measures in place. Please click below for full details. We also ask all attendees to read and agree to our COVID commitment before purchasing tickets. For any Covid-related queries please visit our Covid Commitment page.

No. We strongly encourage anyone attending our events to take a Rapid Lateral Flow test 12 hours or less prior to arrival. If you test positive you must not attend the event.

All attendees must agree NOT to attend if they answer YES to any of the following questions:

– Are you feeling unwell, including a high temperature, new continuous cough and a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste?

– Are you currently required to isolate following a visit to an area or country where quarantine is required upon return?

– Have you been told to self-isolate by a government test and trace service?

All attendees must agree to leave immediately should they develop COVID-19 symptoms during the event.

We ask that all attendees be considerate and respectful to those around them at all times.

As we all adjust to the next phase of the pandemic, we strongly recommend that attendees continue to wear face coverings, particularly in busy areas, however we understand and respect this is a personal choice.

Thursday 3rd March: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Friday 4th March: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday 5th March: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Sunday 6th March: 9:30am – 3.00pm

The show takes place at The Business Design Centre, Islington, London. The show can be easily reached by train, tube, bus, coach or car. Click here for full details on how to get to the show

The venue has a dedicated car park (but there other public car parks located in close proximety to the Business Design Centre). To use the car park at The Business Design Centre it is strongly recommend that you pre-book with the venue. Book your space here.

The Business Design Centre access is via the main entrance on Upper Street. There is a ramp for wheelchair users to access the main entrance. Once inside there are lifts for disabled users to access all the floors.
The Business Design Centre has it’s own carpark. There is an underground car park with 8 dedicated blue badge holder bays on level C. Access to the forecourt and street level is through our passenger lift. (Pre-booking is advised. Please call 0207 288 6718).

A limited number of wheelchairs are available on loan for use within the venue. These can be booked in advance by calling our concierge team (0207 288 6475) so when you arrive at the venue this will be ready for you upon proof of identification.

Carers accompanying visitors as their carer can acquire a free carer ticket. This can be ordered on our online bookings page whilst purchasing visitors’ tickets.

Please note that carers accompanying a VIP ticket holder will have access to the VIP lounge but will not be entitled to any additional benefits associated with the VIP package.

Yes, guide dogs are welcome at the Show.

Yes, although we do not provide any child minding or crèche facilities. If your child is under 5 their entry to the Show will be free, between the ages of 5 and 18 they will be entitled to a child ticket and after 18 they will need to purchase an adult ticket. Please follow this link for ticket price information.

Please follow this link for information on catering at the Show.

There is a cloakroom available at the show. Here you can leave coats and luggage for £1 per item, £2 for larger bags and suitcases.

To help you plan your visit, we will be emailing digital copies of our floorplan before the show.

This year we aren’t producing a Show Guide. To help you plan your visit, we will be emailing digital copies of our floorplan before the show.

Yes, all Stitch Festival tickets are day specific. If you have booked your ticket for the wrong day please contact the team on and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Please contact the team at Ticket swaps are subject to availability.

Yes, workshop tickets are sold in advance via our ticket bookings page.

Any remaining tickets will be sold at the show from the Workshop Booking Desk.

Please note that workshops have limited spaces. If the workshop you are interested in has sold out you can request to be put on the waiting list in the case of any participants being unable to attend.

Workshops are non-refundable unless your space can be re-sold to someone on a waiting list.

Postal tickets and e-ticket will be dispatched 4 weeks prior to the show.

If you have not received your ticket you will still be able to gain access to the Show by bringing with you the booking reference number provided to you when you purchased your tickets and taking it to the Box Office as soon as you arrive at the Show.

Please be assured that should The Stitch Festival have to be cancelled due to the pandemic, ticket holders will be offered the choice to transfer their booking to 2023 or receive a refund.

Please note that if you choose the refund option, the full cost of the entry tickets and/or workshops will be refunded but the transaction fee will be retained.

If the show goes ahead, our normal terms apply and tickets for The Stitch Festival are non-refundable.

Staggered entry (with 30 minute time slots) are in place to reduce crowds and avoid congestion. If anyone is late (or early) for their time slot, they will be allowed in as soon as numbers allow.

You can book a workshop on our online bookings page. Online workshops bookings cease at 11.59pm on Sunday 27th February. Workshops can also be booked at the Workshop Booking desk at the show, subject to availability.