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  • Event Information
    • Where

      The Great Hall + West Hall via The Palm Court Entrance


      5th - 9th October


      Event Start time
      Event Finish time
      5th October 201610:0017:30
      6th October 201610:0019:00
      7th October 201610:0017:30
      8th October 201610:0017:30
      9th October 201610:0017:00


      Ticket Advance Door
      Adult 14.50 £17.00
      Concession 13.00 £15.50
      Child 7.00 £8.00
      1 Day VIP 27.00 N/A
      2 Day VIP 42.00 N/A
      Thursday Late Ticket 8.00 £8.50
      Mini Group 46.00 N/A
      Two Day Ticket 24.00 N/A


      Organiser: Upper Street Events Ltd

  • Event Overview
    • The Knitting & Stitching Show

      The Knitting & Stitching show is the largest craft and textiles event in the UK. Each year the show welcomes throngs of sewing, dressmaking, knitting, crochet and textile devotees. The show offers over 400 craft companies, hundreds of workshops and demonstrations, daily Fashion Shows, and more than 20 Galleries showcasing the work of leading textile artists and groups from all over the world. There really is something for everyone.


  • Tickets
    • Where do I buy tickets?

      To book tickets call 0844 581 1302 or click here buy on-line.

      I have not received my e-confirmation or tickets, what should I do?

      Please contact the ticket provider or outlet that you made your purchase through as they will need to send you a confirmation. Ally Pally doesn't sell tickets for this event therefore we can not check your purchase or find your records if you turn up. To gain entry to the event you need an e-confirmation or ticket.

  • Directions/Journey Planner
    • Journey Planner


      Situated in North London with spectacular panoramic views of the City, Alexandra Palace is well served by public transport and is 'closer than you think'.

      Whilst we have a number of car parks and 1500 free parking spaces, we strongly advise that customers use public transport when visiting an event or exhibition.


      Alexandra Palace Way
      N22 7AY

      BY CAR

      Car park spaces are free and offered on a first come, first served basis. Please note that car parks get very full quickly during events and as such we recommend using public transport to avoid disappointment.

      • Major roads have signposts ‘to Alexandra Palace’
      • 1 mile from the North Circular Road (A406)
      • 5 miles from the M1 (Junction 2)
      • 8 miles from the M25 (Junction 25)

      There are dedicated accessible bays in the Grove car park and the East car park in front of the Ice Rink.


      To plan your journey please visit the TFL website at

      The nearest underground stations are Wood Green on the Piccadilly line and Finsbury Park on the Victoria line.

      The W3 bus runs from both of these tube stations and will take you to the Alexandra Palace Ice Rink stop or Palm Court entrance.

      The W3 runs every 5-8 minutes Monday to Friday, 6-10 minutes on Saturday and 9-12 minutes on Sundays.

      Please see the maps below for where to pick up the W3.

      The W3 from Finsbury Park station, stop B towards Northumberland Park

      Journey time approx. 10 mins

      Bus Stop B from Finsbury Park

      The W3 from Wood Green station, stop F station towards Finsbury Park

      Journey time approx. 8 mins

      Bus Stop B from Finsbury Park

      BY RAIL

      Alexandra Palace has its own British Rail Station (Alexandra Palace Station). A regular train service runs direct from Moorgate (weekdays only) or from Kings Cross, changing at Finsbury Park.

      Once at Alexandra Palace station you can take the W3 bus or walk (15-20 mins.) directly to the venue.

      BY BUS

      In addition to the W3 from Finsbury Park and Wood Green underground stations, if you are travelling from North London the 184 towards Turnpike Lane Station stops at Alexandra Palace Station.

      The 184 runs every 7-11 minutes Monday to Friday, 6-10 minutes on Saturday and 10-12 minutes on Sundays.


      Some of our events provide a free shuttle bus service.

      Please see specific event pages for further details.


      To book your minicab to and from Alexandra Palace call GLH on 020 7490 4222 and quote ref 99968


      Please note that the last tube/train from Wood Green/Alexandra Palace Station leaves at around midnight. Please check specific train times on the day of your event ahead of arrival:

  • Food & Drink
    • Food & Drink

      Picnic area

      The on-site picnic area for you to take a seat and enjoy your lunch. This is accessible through the Panorama room and palm court.

      The Tea Room

      Get away from the crowds into the peace and tranquillity of the Tea Rooms, hosted in the Londesborough Room. Choose from Breakfast (£9.50*), Lunch (£22.50*), or Afternoon Tea (£17.50*).

      The Hot Roast Bar

      Lunch served from 11:00.

      Hot roast pork in a bap with stuffing and apple sauce
      Hot salt beef in bap with dill pickle
      Hot roast turkey bap with gravy and cranberry sauce
      Hot Cumberland sausage in a bap with caramelised onions
      Grilled halloumi cheese and roast vegetable in bap

      The Wood Fired Pizza

      Find Wood Fired Pizza in the Great Hall. The perfect pizzas are hand made and then baked in purely wood fired ovens, giving a superb crisp texture and a unique and light flavour only found in Italy.

      Providing 10” and 7” pizzas of the highest quality to the event and festival market.

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      The Bar & Kitchen

      Our onsite pub  open from 11am-11pm. Offering an extensive wine list and real ales with a traditional pub menu including daily specials.

      Arrive early to enjoy some of the best views of London before attending the event

      The Deli
      The Deli

      Fresh sandwiches,baguettes, home-made hot soup, cakes, muffins, cookies, fresh salads, confectionery & ice creams from our Deli. Hot beverages, soft drinks, bottled beer and wine also available.

      Alexandra Cafe, Great Hall

      Sandwiches, wraps and continental pastries. Teas, coffees and soft drinks also available.