And the winner of this trip to the Quilt Festival held annually at Noord Gronigen in Holland 11-14 June 2020

arranged by courtesy of ECT Travel is

Helen Keegan!    Congratulations!

Marjan and Rob Ruitenberg launched the Quilt festival Noord Groningen in 2010 out of their shared passion for quilting. Nine years on, it has grown into a biennial celebration of the art of quilting that draws visitors and exhibitors from across the world. The 2020 edition, the largest yet, will feature traditional, art and experimental quilts by more than 30 outstanding artists from around the world.

This fabulous prize*, donated by ECT Travel, is worth £790 [depending on which airport you choose to fly from] and whilst there are a few conditions to look at in addition to our normal website ones, which you can access at the ECT Travel Website, we are really excited to be able to offer this to our members.


This marvellous prize includes:

■ Return flights to Amsterdam for one person

■ 3 nights bed & breakfast at 4* Apollo Hotel, Groningen

■ 2 evening dinners at the hotel

■ Local transfers throughout the programme

■ Services of an accompanying ECT tour manager

■ Entry to The Quilt Festival Noord Groningen

■ Specialist quilt workshop with Herma de Ruiter

■ Entry to Pakhuis Museum and guided tour with tea and cake

■ Entry to Schokland Museum

■ Lunch at Schokland

This prize is courtesy of ECT Travel, an independent company based in Bath that is renowned for its high-quality, specialist, ATOL protected tours, and expert and personable service. More information about all of the textile and other tours the company offers and booking conditions can be found at


It’s easy to enter, but make sure you have read all the terms and conditions at the ECT Travel website as if you travel alone there’s a single person supplement for you to settle.  If you have a travel companion they will be responsible for their own costs.  The UKQU website T&C also apply which you can access by clicking the usual link.

*T&Cs apply: Prize is for one person only and subject to single supplement charge and any other ECT Travel booking conditions. Open to UK residents only.   Entries are now closed 

 The winner will be notified by email/personal message Facebook after the closing date.   It will be responsibility of the winner of this prize to make all travel arrangments direct with ECT Travel.


Please note you must be a registered user and/or logged in on the site to be eligible to enter any competitions.