2017 Young Textile Design Competition

14th June 2017

The 2017 Young Textile Design Competition has been announced and will take place in June with final entries neede by May 19th. Full details, application forms and key dates are in the Textile Competitions-Young area on the website.


The 2016 Shrewsbury Drapers Young Textile Design Competition was a great success More than 50 entries, from Key Stage 3 & 4 students, from 7 schools were entered. Contestants, teachers and parents were greeted at a prize giving in St Mary's Church, where all entries were exhibited. The Master of The Shrewsbury Drapers Company-Gordon Crofts presented prizes and certificates and the judges gave feedback on all entries. The High Sheriff-Christine Holmes congratulated all the students on the high quality of their designs and workpieces.



Vacancies in our Almshouses occur from time to time and we currently have a ground floor, one bedroom apartment at Drapers Place shortly becoming available. If you would like to register your interest please complete our Application Form and we will contact you. Details of the accomodation are on this website - look under Almshouses and  Drapers Place