The Ashford Textile Award Winner 2023

We are delighted to announce the winner of the 2023 Richard and Elizabeth Ashford Textile Award…

Lauriston Farm, Goldhanger, Essex, UK

The Farm enables their community, including those with special educational needs, to gain skills and achievement through involvement in the textile crafts.
Lauriston Farm will receive $5000 of Ashford products to help increase their capacity to process their own North Ronaldsay sheep wool, spin and weave fabric and make more handcrafted items.

Congratulations to all the applicants and especially to the other finalist Flax Project, Plymouth, UK.


To find out more about the Textile Award go to