Show of the Arts

of Thread

11th edition

April 24th-27th, 2019

Pour l’Amour du Fil SHOW


Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire – NANTES – France

from April 24th to 27th,2019

Dates and opening hours

From Wednesday, 24 April 2019 to Saturday, 27 April 2019

From Wednesday to Saturday 10 am to 6 pm

HAPPY HOUR on Friday, 26 April 2019

FREE entrance from 4 to 6pm

Ticket prices

Advance orders

Purchase online only

Adult ticket: 12€
Group: 11€ /(min. 10 pers./group)
4-day Pass: 30€
2-day Pass: 20€

Entry rate at the door

Adult Ticket: 13€
4-day Pass: 30€
2-day Pass: 20€


Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire – HALL XXL

route de Saint Joseph de Porterie

44300 Nantes



TRAVEL INFO to Nantes and the show

By plane


The airport is 25 min. from the Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire:

• Take the shuttle to the city centre then the tramway, Line 1, direction Beaujoire.
Stop at the terminus (Beaujoire). The show venue is on your left when you get off the tramway.

• Car rental agencies on site: Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, Sixt.

• Taxi station on site.

Nantes is served by several low cost airlines:

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Lille, Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle, Strasbourg, Lyon, Toulouse, Marseille, Düsseldorf, Montpellier, Nice, Hambourg

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Londres Luton, Lisbonne, Londres Gatwick, Lille, Bâle-Mulhouse, Lyon, Bristol, Porto, Milan, Toulouse, Liverpool, Nice, Genève

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Palma de Majorque, Alicante, Barcelone, Rome, Séville (Andalousie), Malaga (Andalousie), Ténériffe (Canaries), Grande Canarie (Canaries)

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Venise, Dubrovnik, Toulouse, Madrid, Montpellier, Valence, Perpignan, Figari (Corse), Strasbourg

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Porto, Lisbonne, Venise, Séville (Andalousie), Rome, Alger, Berlin

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Dublin, Fès, Marseille, Londres Stansted, Séville (Andalousie), Edimbourg


Birmingham, Manchester, Southampton

by car

By car Nantes lies: – 4h00 from Paris, 1h00 from Rennes and 3h00 from Bordeaux.

5,000 car park spaces in the immediate vicinity of the show venue.

• From Angers/Paris on the A11: exit at Carquefou-Boisbonne-La Beaujoire then follow the sign for La Beaujoire, route de St Joseph de Porterie.

• From Bordeaux/La Rochelle/Nantes Atlantique Airport: on the eastern ring road (périphérique), follow Poitiers, then Rennes. Exit at n°40, Porte de la Beaujoire.

• From Rennes/Vannes/St Nazaire/La Baule: on the eastern ring road (périphérique), follow Poitiers. Exit at n°38 then n°40, Porte de la Beaujoire.

For more information about these towns:

Pour plus d’informations sur toutes les villes :

by train / bus / coach companies


From Paris: Nantes : 15 daily round trips (approx. 2h20)


By bus: Lines 22, 71, 72, 76

By Chronobus: Lines C1 and C6 (dedicated routes) – stop at La Beaujoire

By Tramway: Line 1, direction Beaujoire or Ranzay – stop at Beaujoire or Ranzay (terminus)

Tour operators organizing trips to attend the show in April 2019


Turn a visit to Pour l’Amour du Fil into an inspirational textile adventure with ECT Travel.

Our tour includes an open pass to the show, a specialist talk, a guided tour of Nantes, accommodation and return flights from across the UK. To find out more, visit us at ECT Travel Pour l’Amour du Fil 2019


Visit the Pour l’amour de fil International show for thread-based arts.

In the company of Lynette Anderson, one of Australia’s leading patchwork, quilting and fabric designers this holiday includes direct flights from the UK with hold luggage, 6 nights bed and breakfast accommodation at a centrally located 4-star hotel, 3-course welcome and farewell dinners, a walking tour of Nantes including entrance to Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, a guided tour of Cholet textile museum, two full-day workshops with Lynette Anderson, kit included, one day entrance to Pour l’Amour du Fil show and a full day tour along the banks of the river Sevre including wine tasting, lunch and visit to a paper mill.

Click HERE to learn more.


COMING SOON: SPECIAL PRICE to reserve your hotel room!


Click HERE to discover Nantes restaurants.

  • La Cigale  4, place Graslin – Face à l’Opéra – Tél: 02 51 84 94 94
  • Brasserie Félix – Face Cité des Congrès – 1 Rue Lefèvre Utile – Tél : 02 40 34 15 93
  • Le 1  11, rue Olympe de Gouges  – Proche Palais de Justice – Tél: 02 40 08 28 00
  • Le Café Cult’ 2 rue des Carmes Tél : 02 40 47 18 49
  • Le Select 14 rue du château Tél : 02 40 89 04 49
  • Crêperie Sainte Croix 9 et 11 rue Sainte Croix Tél : 02 40 47 01 83

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