Welsh Quilt Centre

Welsh Quilt Centre, Lampeter: Address, Phone Number, Welsh Quilt Centre Reviews: 4.5/5

Welsh Quilt Centre
4.5
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After a year off The Welsh Quilt Centre's gallery will be re-opening for a brand new quilt exhibition in May 2020! The new exhibition will run until December 24th 2020. The Welsh Quilt Centre's shop is currently open. Please see our website for further details. The Welsh Quilt Centre opened in Lampeter Town Hall in 2009 to celebrate the Welsh Quilt and to promote a wider understanding of the importance of this regional art form. Here you can enjoy stunning exhibitions of Welsh Quilts in the gallery, attend quilt-related courses or just browse the intriguing Welsh Quilt Centre Gallery Shop. The original cottage shop in Llanybydder also remains open.
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4.5
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Noss1s
Leicestershire, UK131 contributions
The ladies are soo helpful and sweet
Aug 2021 • Solo
Visited Thursday 12th August as it was open it has such an array of beautiful Welsh blankets and some quilted items too.
The detail within the pieces on display are beautiful to see and as for the 2 ladies within the shop. So helpful and lovely to speak to.
I did come away with a lovely large blanket, which will always remind me of our holiday to Wales.
Worth a visit
Written 17 August 2021
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MrRaconteur
London48 contributions
Reviews say it is closed but it was open!
Jul 2019 • Couples
Slightly confused as reviews say this is closed so we were surprised when having a coffee in the cafe next door to see The Welsh Quilt Centre open! Shop at the front and a wonderful display of historic quilts and blankets with a little about their history at the back. We bought a sample pack of blanket pieces that we will use in our creative work.
Written 28 July 2019
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Barracus
16 contributions
Not open
May 2019 • Family
Bank holiday weekend - waste of an hours round trip !??! Rest of town pretty dead apart from a Greggs
Written 5 May 2019
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Elizabeth S
Ross-on-Wye, UK139 contributions
Sorry it’s closing
Nov 2018 • Friends
My second visit here and it is just as wonderful, with amazing examples of quilts from different eras. It is closing soon so I am glad I was able to get one last visit in.
Written 9 November 2018
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marymaccrea
Oxford, UK6 contributions
Spectacular
Oct 2018 • Friends
Please go before it closes, it was just awesome, and support any project to have the quilts tour the country. If Jen Jones writes a book on the Centre and the quilts, buy in multiple numbers and give it to friends. Really not to be missed if possible.
Written 28 October 2018
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Pebbwally
Vancouver48 contributions
Please go before it closes
Oct 2018 • Friends
Was wonderful to meet with Jen Jones and wonderful bunch of volunteers. The exhibition was stunning. PLEASE go and see it before it closes...
Written 20 October 2018
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janicew304
42 contributions
A showcase of quilts
Oct 2018 • Friends
Fantastic showcase of past exhibitions. This is sadly the last exhibition so was pleased to be able to get to see it before it closes for good at the end of the year.
Written 6 October 2018
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Frances J
Maidstone, UK15 contributions
Quilts galore!
Sep 2018 • Solo
I spent a few hours here and found the exhibition really interesting, with lots of information cards explaining where the quilts came from and the techniques used. There was also a Welsh sampler exhibition which was equally as good. The staff were friendly and helpful and the shop was well stocked with ‘goodies’ made locally.
Written 2 October 2018
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darcelona1129
Los Angeles, CA10 contributions
Beautiful Historical Quilts
Aug 2018 • Friends
The proprietor, Jen Jones, is a wealth of information. She has an extensive collection of Welsh quilts. The center will only be open for another year and then she is closing. Get there while you can.
Written 6 September 2018
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Liz C
Lyminge, UK27 contributions
Stupendous selection of Welsh Quilts
Aug 2018
Catch this exhibition while you can - the museum closes permanently mid-November. Even non-Quilters will be blown away by the colours and patterns. The curation and the actual display of the individual items is superb.
Written 23 August 2018
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