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Dates for Wool and Fibre Festivals

January 2019

Waltham Abbey Wool Show

20 January 2019

Marriot Hotel, Old Shire Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 3LX, England

Website: Waltham Abbey Wool Show.


February 2019


22-24 February 2019

Farnham Maltings, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7QR, England

Website: Unravel.


March 2019

The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show

28 February – 3 March 2019

Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX, England

Website: Spring Knitting and Stitching Show.

Blog posts: Spring K&S Show 2014, part 1; Spring K&S Show 2014, part 2.


Edinburgh Yarn Festival

21-23 March 2019

Edinburgh Corn Exchange, 11 New Market Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1RJ, Scotland

Website: Edinburgh Yarn Festival.


17 March 2019

Heartlands, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3QY, England

Website: Cornwoolly.


April 2019

Spring into Wool

13-14 April 2019

A festival of wooly crafts

The Grammar School at Leeds, Alwoodley Gates, Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS17 9NA, England

Website: Spring into Wool.


Knit and Stitch Show

14 April 2018 (2019 dates to be confirmed)

Rheged Centre, Redhills, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0DQ, England

Website: Rheged Centre Knit and Stitch Show.


Wonderwool Wales

27-28 April 2019

Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SY, Wales

Website: Wonderwool Wales.

Blog post: Wonderful Wonderwool.


May 2019

Buxton Wool Gathering

11-12 May 2019

Buxton Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6BE, England

Website: Buxton Wool Gathering.


The Handmade Fair, Ragley

10-12 May 2019

Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5NJ, England

Website: Handmade Fair, Ragley.


Wool @ Junction 13

18-19 May 2019

Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, Staffordshire, ST19 5RE, England

Website: Wool @ Junction 13.


Shipston Wool Fair

26-28 May 2018 (2019 date tbc)

Sheep Street, Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4AB, England

Website: Shipston Wool Fair.


June 2019

Leeds Wool Festival

1 June 2019

Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley Mills, Canal Road, Armley, Leeds, LS12 2QF, England

Website: Leeds Wool Festival.


Aberdeen Yarnfest

9 June 2019

Hilton Treetops, Aberdeen, AB15 7AQ, Scotland

Website: Woolfest.


The Wool Monty

15-16 June 2019

FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, S9 2DF, England

Website: Woolfest.



28-29 June 2019

Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0QQ, England

Website: Woolfest.


July 2019


14-15 July 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

Uffculme Centre, Queensbridge Road, Birmingham, B13 8QY, England

Website: Yarningham.


Fibre East

27-28 July 2019

Redborne School and Community College, Ampthill, Bedford, MK45 2NU, England

Website: Fibre East.


August 2019

YarnFolk Wool Festival

3 August 2019

Whitehead, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Website: YarnFolk Wool Festival.


The British Wool Show

10-11 August 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

York Auction Centre, Murton Lane, Murton, York, YO19 5GF, England

Website: The British Wool Show.



15-16 August 2019

Slessor Gardens, Dundee, DD1 1AR, Scotland

Website: EWEFest.


The Internationalwool Festival

24-26 August 2019

The Anglesey Showground, Isle of Anglesey, DD1 1AR, Scotland

Website: EWEFest.


Southern Wool Show

31 August – 1 September 2019

Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire, RG14 7PN, England

Website: Southern Wool Show.


September 2019

The Great London Yarn Crawl

1 September 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

Various venues, London, England

Website: Yarn in the City.


Highland Wool and Textiles Festival

1 September 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

Strathpeffer Pavilion, Strathpeffer, Ross-shire, IV14 9DW, Scotland

Website: Highland Wool and Textiles Festival


Perth Festival of Yarn

7-8 September 2019

Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth, PH2 0TH, Scotland

Website: Perth Festival of Yarn.


The Handmade Fair, Hampton Court

13-15 September 2019

Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, KT8 9AU, England

Website: Handmade Fair, Hampton Court.


Llandovery Sheep Festival

21-22 September 2019

Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales

Website: Llandovery Sheep Festival.


Shetland Wool Week

28 September – 6 October 2019

various venues, Shetland, Scotland

Website: Shetland Wool Week.



28-29 September 2019

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

Website: Yarndale.


Masham Sheep Fair

5-6 October 2019

Masham, North Yorkshire, HG4 4DZ, England

Website: Masham Sheep Fair.


October 2019

Wool Week

8-21 October 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

Various venues, England

Website: Wool Week.


The Knitting and Stitching Show

10-13 October 2019

Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, London, N22 7AY, England

Website: Knitting and Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace.


The West Wales Wool Show

6 October 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

The Queen’s Hall and Play Hyfryd Hotel, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, DE45 1AH, Wales

Website: West Wales Wool Show.


The Bakewell Wool Gathering

13-14 October 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AH, England

Website: Bakewell Wool Gathering.


Three Bags Full Wool Market

19 October 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

The Public Hall, Liskeard, Cornwool, PL14 6BW, England

Website: Three Bags Full Wool Market.


The Loch Ness Wool Fest

16-20 October 2019

Inverness, Scotland

Website: Loch Ness Wool Fest.



Postponed until 2019 (2019 dates tbc)

Trinity Park, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8UH, England

Website: Wooltown.


The Big Textile Show

27-28 October 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

The KUBE, Leicester Racecourse, Oadby, Leicester LE2 4AL, England

Website: The Big Textile Show.

Blog posts: The Big Textile Show 2013, The Big Textile Show 2015 and Mini Car Yarn bomb.


The Kendal Wool Gathering

27-28 October 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

Kendal Leisure Centre, Burton Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7HX, England

Website: Kendal Wool Gathering


November 2019


2-3 November 2019

The Yarnporium, a two-day yarn and fibre show showcasing over makers from London and around the UK

Central Hall Westminster, London, England

Website: Yarnporium.


Stitch Fest

3-4 November 2019

Civic Hall & The Grove School, Totnes, Devon, England

Website: Stitch Fest.


Wild About Wool pop-up yarn market

4 November 2019

The WaterShed, Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire, HD7 5JN

Website: Wild About Wool.



10 November 2019

The Priory School, Hitchen, Hertfordshire, SG5 2UR, England

Website: Festiwool.


Nottingham Yarn Expo

10-11 November 2019

Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton St, Nottingham NG1 4BU, UK, England

Website: Nottingham Yarn Expo.


The Knitting and Stitching Show

22-25 November 2019

Thursday 10:00-19:00, Friday & Saturday 10:00-17:30, Sunday 10:00-17:00

Almost 300 stands from yarn and craft suppliers plus almost 200 workshops

Harrogate International Centre, Kings Road, Harrogate, HG1 5LA, England

Website: Knitting and Stitching Show, Harrogate.


December 2019

Winter Woollies

2 December 2019

Home Farm, Nanpantan, Leicestershire, LE11 3YG, England

Website: Winter Woollies.


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