Travel & Events

Let beautiful take over your life and join us in celebrating the 10th Beating Around the Bush needlework convention October 3rd – 10th, 2018 at Immanuel College in Adelaide, South Australia.

BATB 2018 features a stunning line up of over 50 projects, across 2 day, 1 day and 3 day workshops (with a rest day in between!) along with fantastic activities and events throughout.

Presented by Inspirations, this is the internationally acclaimed, world’s most beautiful needlework convention, where we let beautiful take over.


The eagerly anticipated catalogue for BATB 2018 is now available. This 40 page booklet is the essential guide to selecting your classes and planning your week with us.

> FREE PDF – Download Catalogue in Digital HERE
– Purchase Catalogue in Print HERE


With your preferred project selections on hand, secure your place at BATB 2018 when registration opens 9am Australian Central Daylight Time on February 5th 2018, where classes will be allocated on a first come basis. Click here to REGISTER

Pop-Up Shop

The BATB 2018 Pop-Up Shop features the world’s most beautiful needlework, magazines, books, kits, supplies and more.

Open to the public for one day only.

Saturday 6th October, 10am to 2pm.
Immanuel College
32 Morphett Road, Novar Gardens
FREE Admission

'Stitch Your Heart Out' Competition & Exhibition

The biennial ‘Stitch Your Heart Out’ needlework challenge is open to any skill level, any technique, using any materials and you don’t need to attend Beating Around the Bush to enter – it’s for everyone!

Whether it’s your own design or someone else’s and with amazing prizes on offer, this is a needlework challenge for every stitched and their needle.

New or existing projects, there is a category for everyone! More information and entry form HERE

Entries for the BATB 2018 ‘Stitch Your Heart Out’ challenge will be on display to the public for one day only:

Saturday 6th October, 10am to 2pm.
Immanuel College
32 Morphett Road, Novar Gardens
FREE Admission


Feel free to contact us anytime via email at or by phone on +61 8 8293 8600.

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