Quilt Festival Noord Groningen 2021

An Escorted Tour to the wonderful Quilt Festival Noord Groningen.
10 - 13 June 2021 The Netherlands

See world-class traditional, art and experimental quilts displayed in fascinating locations including medieval churches, ancient village halls and beautiful windmills, discover the vibrant city of Groningen and the UNESCO world heritage site of Waddenzee.

This is a wonderful opporutinity to enjoy this much enjoyed quilt festival that gathers designs from world-class quilters, exhibited in a number of fascinating local venues, from old windmills to medieval churches and charming village halls. Rather than spending time in one city confrence building the festival showcases the quilts in more intimate settings which adds an enchaned experience of seeing historical sites - some quirky, others are ancient.

 

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What We Love

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Experiences you will treasure

What people say

There are so many things to love about this tour! The Quilt Festival itself attracts such a variety of artists and there are so many different quilts to see, from traditional to art and experimental quilts. And then there’s the location. North Groningen borders the Waddenzee, which is a UNESCO world heritage site. It is an area of wide open, flat landscapes with the horizon broken by villages clustered around medieval churches that are worth a visit in themselves. And Groningen is an incredibly vibrant, cultured city

 

Textile artist Hilde van Schaardenburg 

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Groningen City, Groningen Quilt Festival 2021

What's included in your holiday

Urk Port, Groningen Quilt Festival 2021

Itinerary - what you will do when

Bookwrap Herma de Ruiter . Groningen Quilt Festival 2021

Create a stipwerk book wrap with Herma de Ruiter

Bookwrap Herma de Ruiter . Groningen Quilt Festival 2021

Exhibiting artist Hilde van Schaardenburg

A Deeper Dive

The eponymous capital of this northern region is filled with historic monuments, lively cafes and great shopping opportunities.

Designed by the Italian architect Alessandro Mendini, the Groninger Museum is a treat inside and out. Modern and contemporary art sits alongside a world-renowned collection of Chinese and Japanese porcelain.

Groningen station Groningen Quilt Festival 2021

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