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National Needlework Archive

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The Old Chapel Textile Centre in Newbury, home of the National Needlework Archive, offer courses, workshops and exhibitions in sewing, haberdashery,  needlecraft, textiles, embroidery, cross stitch, quilting and textile art. Our shop carries an extensive range of all needlework and sewing products including fabric, threads, wool, zips and patterns. We have an archive of historic textiles and patterns and are home to The Country Wife mural.

Old Chapel Textile Centre Tea Room

The Old Chapel tearoom will re-open on Tuesday 18th May for the
2021 season.  

Tables are distanced and numbers are limited.

Pre-booking or casual visitors are welcome.

The Tearoom serves fresh coffee, a variety of teas, and home-made cake.

Outside tables are available.