London Textile Fair postponed amid rising Covid cases

London Textile Fair
"We really feel this is the best decision for everyone involved with the fair."
// The London Textile Fair postpones the January edition of its trade show amid rising Covid cases
// The organisation has confirmed that the event will now take place in March 2022

The London Textile Fair has postponed the January edition of its trade show, as Covid0-19 cases continue to rise across the UK amid the spread of the Omicron variant.

Initially scheduled for to take place from January 11-12 at Islington’s Business Design Centre in North London, the organisation has confirmed that the event will now take place March 22-23 2022.

In a statement, the event organisers said: “As we are all aware, the situation in the UK is very uncertain, due to the strong surge of the new Coronavirus variant. The UK government has recently imposed new restrictions, which include the advice of working from home whenever possible. We also expect the government to impose further, more stringent restrictions, before the end of the year.


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“We have almost 250 exhibitors registered to show at TLTF in January. Unfortunately, we have to face the reality that even if all our exhibitors will be allowed to travel to the fair, visitors will still be under the instruction to work from home, and not able to attend the event.

“We really feel this is the best decision for everyone involved with the fair and we appreciate your continued support and understanding. We look forward to joining us in March.”

Exhibitors will be contacted by the show’s organisers with further information about the updated event plans.

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