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Prague and Brno International Quilt Festival

Join Janet Clare on a visit to the Brno International Quilt Festival, the largest show of combined textile techniques in Central and Eastern Europe. You’ll also capture the charms of the Czech Republic as you explore the cities of Prague and Brno and enjoy two full day workshops with Janet during your stay.

7 days from £1,565pp Departure Dates

Your Tour Includes

  • Return standard class flights between London and Prague, including checked luggage
  • Coach transport as detailed in the itinerary
  • 6 nights' hotel accommodation, on a bed and breakfast
  • 2 dinners
  • 2 full day workshops with Janet Clare, kit included
  • Services of an experienced Tour manager
Experts
Janet Clare

Janet Clare

Janet Clare is an artist, textile designer, teacher, author, quilter and all-round creative thinker. She is inspired by words, sayings and lovely phrases that she comes across and also by children and the joy they find in the mundane.

Janet has created a range of quilt and stitchery patterns, written five books and designed eight fabric collections in collaboration with Moda. Her products retail in quilt shops across the UK and in her online ETSY store, as well as featuring on Create and Craft TV, where Janet presents a live show once a month. Her work features frequently in patchwork and quilting publications and as an experienced speaker and teacher, she regularly hosts talks and workshops at quilt shops, guilds and in her own studio focusing on the design process and the creative techniques she uses.


Itinerary

Overview

Meet Janet Clare and your Tour Manager at London Heathrow airport for the flight to Prague. On arrival, we’ll transfer to our hotel where we will enjoy a welcome drink before dinner. It’s the perfect way to meet and get to know your fellow stitchers.

Includes Dinner

Overview

Enjoy your first full day workshop with Janet.

Includes Breakfast

Included Highlights

Workshop 1

Overview

After breakfast, we will take a short transfer into Prague to enjoy a walking tour. Uncover the history of this city as you capture the highlights with a local guide. You’ll have the rest of the day at leisure to further explore Prague or relax at the hotel and continue with your project.

Includes Breakfast

Included Highlights

Prague City

Overview

This morning, we will check out of our hotel in Prague and drive to Brno. Upon arrival in Brno, there will be time for lunch before an afternoon of sightseeing. We will enjoy a walking tour and a visit to the Mirror of Time Exhibition. This permanent exhibition showcases the traditional culture of Moravia, from folk art, textiles, costumes, and other everyday objects.  This evening is at leisure.

Includes Breakfast

Included Highlights

Brno

Overview

Today is your chance to immerse yourself in the world of quilts at the Brno International Quilt Festival. Until 2019, this festival took place in Prague and after a pause it now continues at the Brno Exhibition Centre. Discover a wide selection of fabrics, textile accessories and much more.

Includes Breakfast

Included Highlights

Brno

Overview

Another full day workshop with Janet Clare at your hotel in Brno.  This evening enjoy a final dinner at the hotel with your fellow stitchers.

Includes Breakfast

Includes Dinner

Included Highlights

Quilt

Overview

This morning we will transfer to Prague for our flight to London.

Includes Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £325.00 (7 days).

Perfect for Textile Lovers

Perfect for Textile Lovers

Uniquely created for textile lovers, this Stitchtopia textile holiday is the perfect way to discover fascinating fabrics and cultures, whilst travelling to some of the world’s most inspiring places. Our talented stitching expert will be on hand throughout the holiday and host creative workshops with beautifully designed projects inspired by your travels.

Accommodation

You will stay for three nights at the Hotel Duo and three nights at the Barcelo Brno Palace.

Barcelo Brno Palace

This 5-star boutique hotel sits in the heart of Brno, close to the city’s main tourist attractions, including the Špilberk Fort and the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, which makes it perfect for exploring. Hotel facilities include a relaxation spa, restaurant, bar and a guest bedroom.

Hotel Facilities

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Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Safe Box
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Wifi
General
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna or Steam Room
Service
  • Gym
Hotel
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available

Hotel Duo

This 4-star modern hotel with a charming atmosphere is only 12 minutes by metro from the city centre. It offers comfort and modern rooms, perfect for relaxing after a day of sightseeing. Hotel facilities include a gym, bowling centre, the Formanka restaurant and the lobby bar. You can even choose to relax with one of the hotel’s Thai massages.

Hotel Facilities

Need further information? Fill in our enquiry form and we'll get back to you as soon as we can

Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe Box
  • Fridge
  • Free Wifi
General
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Service
  • Gym
Hotel
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available