Events

Upcoming Shows for 2023 (more to follow as confirmed)

Jun 1 - Jun 2

Great British Fibre Festival

The Great British Fibre Festival is not just your average yarn show; it's a grand celebration of British wool production and the incredible tapestry of crafts, fibres, creatives, and makers that contribute to its rich history. In addition to showcasing the latest yarn trends and handcrafted treasures, this festival broadens its scope to pay homage to the heritage of British wool. It immerses attendees in a journey through time, revealing the fascinating

Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme, Devon, EX15 3EE

https://buytickets.at/stitchfest/1150162

Jun 22 - Jun 23

Cumbrian Wool Gathering

We’re a wool festival dedicated to the best of fibre, knitting, and crochet, on the edge of the Lake District. Whether you’re into spinning, felting, weaving, or good old knitting, there’s something for you. All in a stunning location with some of the friendliest, craftiest people around.

J36 Rural Auction Centre Crooklands Milnthorpe Cumbria LA7 7FP

https://cumbrianwoolgathering.co.uk/tickets/

Jul 27 - Jul 28

Summer Wool Festival

The perfect event for all lovers of knitting, crochet, feltmaking, weaving, spinning, dyeing, and all things woolly!

10:00am - 4:00pm BST

Redborne School in Ampthill near Bedford (MK45 2NU)

Aug 10 - Aug 11

North East Wool Show

A very warm welcome to NORTH EAST WOOL SHOW - an exciting festival of knitting, crochet and woolly fibre crafts.

10:00am - 4:00pm BST

Newcastle Racecourse (NE3 5HP)

Sep 7 - Sep 8

Southern Wool Show

Festival of all things woolly.

10:00am - 4:00pm BST

Newbury Racecourse, RG14 7PN

Oct 31 - Nov 3

Creative Craft Show

We’re coming together to celebrate the beautiful diversity of our creative community and give a voice to all through artistic expression; regardless of race, gender, age, sexuality, or ability, everyone is welcome here

Dec 14 - Dec 15

Christmas Wool Show

We have loads of brilliant things for you to see, buy and do, including more than 80 wonderful exhibitors covering knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, felting and dyeing. You can see information on each exhibitor on our EXHIBITORS LIST page. We'll also have a wonderful range of workshops on both days, which will soon be fully described on our WORKSHOPS page.

National Conference Centre, Solihull, Birmingham, B92 0EJ

https://www.christmaswoolshow.co.uk/index.htm

Past events

May 18 - May 19

Buxton Wool Gathering

We’re a wool festival dedicated to the best of fibre and yarn, held in the gateway to the Peak District. Whether you’re into spinning, felting, weaving, knitting, or crochet, there’s something for you. All in a stunning location with some of the friendliest, craftiest people around.

10:00am - 4:00pm BST

Buxton Pavilion Gardens St. John’s Road Buxton Derbyshire SK17 6BE

https://buxtonwool.co.uk/tickets/

Apr 27 - Apr 28

Wonderwool Wales

Wonderwool Wales is the premier Wool & Natural Fibre Festival in Wales and is held annually on the last weekend in April at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, Powys. The Festival was awarded The Best Event in the Mid Wales Tourism Awards 2019/2020. Wonderwool Wales has also been awarded Highly Commended several years running in the Let’s Knit British Knitting & Crochet Awards.

10:00am - 5:30pm BST

Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells

https://wonderwoolwales.ticketsrv.co.uk/tickets

Mar 14 - Mar 17

Creative Craft Show

The Creative Craft Show, Sewing For Pleasure and Fashion and Embroidery invite you to celebrate inclusion with us this Spring! We’re coming together to celebrate the beautiful diversity of our creative community and give a voice to all through artistic expression; regardless of race, gender, age, sexuality, or ability, everyone is welcome here. So, visit a show and let your creativity flow in a judgement free zone. Join a workshop, watch an inclusive fashion show, hear success stories on the t

Mar 9 - Mar 10

East Anglian Yarn Festival

Bringing together a wonderful mix of businesses both local and from further afield. Our third show will take place 9th and 10th March 2024 at the Norfolk Showground Arena.

10:30am - 5:00pm GMT

The Norfolk Showground Arena, NR5 0TP

https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/east-anglia-yarn-festival

Nov 2 - Nov 5

The Creative Craft Show

The Creative Craft Show offers shopping, workshops, and inspiration for new and established crafters. Visit us ta the NEC for workshops led by industry experts, demonstrators & influencers sharing their newest ideas, and stallholders ready to supply the latest tools, prints & patterns so you can refresh your craft cabinet every time. Tickets to the show will also allow you access to the sister shows, Simply Christmas, Cake International AND the all-new Bake International – 4 shows for the price

Oct 14 - Oct 15

Bakewell Wool Gathering

We’re a wool festival dedicated to the best of fibre, knitting, and crochet, in the heart of the Peak District.

Bakewell Agricultural Centre Agricultural Way Bakewell Derbyshire DE45 1AH

https://www.bakewellwool.co.uk/tickets/

Sep 23 - Sep 24

Yarndale

THE FESTIVAL OF YARN AND WOOLLY CREATIVITY.

Skipton Auction Mart, Gargrave Road, Skipton, BD23 1UD

https://tickets.yarndale.co.uk/

Sep 2 - Sep 3

Southern Wool Show

We'll have loads of brilliant things for you to see, buy and do, including 80 wonderful exhibitors covering knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, felting and dyeing. We'll also have a range of guilds and associations who can give you loads of advice and demonstrate crafts you may not have seen before. We're also running a great range of workshops.

Aug 12 - Aug 13

North East Wool Show

There'll be 70 amazing stalls, plus a great range of workshops, all in a fabulous venue. There'll also be - A cafe selling a range of hot and cold food and drinks - Lots of room to sit and chat (inside and outside) - Free demonstrations from local guilds - A charity magazine stall - Loads of free parking and marshals to show you where to go ... And a fabulous pub just 2 minutes walk from our event!

Jul 29 - Jul 30

Summer Wool Festival

Welcome to Summer Wool Festival – a fresh and exciting new event for all lovers of woolly crafts – spinning, knitting, weaving, crochet, feltmaking and dyeing.

Redborne School and Community College, Flitwick Road, Ampthill, Bedfordshire MK45 2NU

https://summerwoolfestival.co.uk/?post_type=product

Jun 24 - Jun 25

Cumbrian Wool Gathering

Cumbrian Wool Gathering is a wool festival for yarn lovers and crafters, based at J36 Rural Auction Centre on the edge of the Lake District. We’re a new sister event to Bakewell Wool Gathering and Buxton Wool Gathering.

J36 Rural Auction Centre A6070, Milnthorpe LA7 7NU

https://cumbrianwoolgathering.co.uk/

May 7 - May 8

Buxton Wool Gathering (Re-scheduled)

We’re a wool festival dedicated to the best of yarn, knitting, and crochet, in the gateway to the Peak District. Whether you’re into spinning, felting, weaving, or good old knitting, there’s something for you. All in a stunning location with some of the friendliest, craftiest people around.

Apr 22 - Apr 23

Wonderwool Wales

Wonderwool Wales is the premier Wool & Natural Fibre Festival in Wales and is held annually on the last weekend in April at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, Powys.

Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells

https://wonderwoolwales.ticketsrv.co.uk/tickets

Apr 1 - Apr 2

Spring into Wool

The perfect event for all lovers of knitting, crochet, feltmaking, weaving, spinning, dyeing, and all things woolly!

Mar 18 - Mar 19

East Anglia Yarn Festival

East Anglia’s premier fibre festival

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