05/11/2022 09:00 - 06/11/2022 16:30

Newton Abbot Racecourse
Newton Road
Newton Abbot
TQ12 3AF

The South West's largest yarn festival is back at Newton Abbot Racecourse in South Devon

Stitch Fest launched in November 2016 in Totnes Civic Hall with a hugely successful festival that drew people from all over the UK. Its second, third and fourth years were even better with a fabulous new venue in the Grove School and more classes.

Stitch Fest 2021 and now 2022 have taken another new exciting growth step with the show moving to the fantastic venue at Newton Abbot Racecourse where it is all under one roof and as ever, showcasing some of the best independent makers, dyers, spinners and designers in the UK yarn industry along with fabulous workshop and demonstration timetables.

Opening hours

Saturday 5th Nov 2022 9am-5pm
Sunday 6th Nov 2022 9am - 4.30pm

Both days 9-10am quiet hour - limited tickets specifically for the neuro diverse and those with mobility issues who couldn't manage in a busy show

Ticket prices

Day ticket in advance £8 (£11 on door)
Weekend ticket in advance £12 (£15 on door)

Children under 16 free

In the event of cancellation all tickets and workshop places would be refunded.

Location: Newton Abbot Racecourse,
Newton Abbot, Newton Road, Devon, TQ12 3AF

Getting there

  • By car: the Racecourse is easily accessible, and is just a short drive from Exeter and the M5.  There is ample free parking­.
  • By rail: the railway station is ¾ mile from the show. Newton Abbot is on the mainline from London Paddington. There are also taxis & buses available.
  • By bus: There are several bus routes past the show depending on the direction your are coming from. Get the Newton Abbot bus route map here.  
  • On foot: If walking from the Station, walk on main roads rather than following the route planner on Google Maps as this will take you to the wrong side of the racecourse where no entry permitted.