The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience. Please click Accept Cookies to continue to use the site.

Dates for Wool and Fibre Festivals

Upcoming Dates for UK Yarn 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

Knit & Stitch It

22-23 February 2019

Farnborough International Airshow, Farnborough, UK

Website: Knit & Stitch It.



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.


Stitchtopia Festival

22-25 March 2019

Yarnfield Park, Staffordshire, England, UK

Website: Stitchtopia 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.


Wonderwool Wales

27-28 April 2019

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

Website: Wonderwool Wales.

Blog post: Wonderful Wonderwool.


May 2019

Knit and Stitch Show

4-5 May 2019

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

Website: Rheged Centre Knit and Stitch Show.


Buxton Wool Gathering

11-12 May 2019

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

Website: Buxton Wool Gathering.


Wool @ Junction 13

18-19 May 2019

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

Website: Wool @ Junction 13.


Watford Festiwool

25 May 2019

The Lanchaster Community Free School, Hempstead Rd, Watford, WD17 3HD, England

Website: Watford Festiwool


Shipston Wool Fair

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:Aberdeen Yarnfest.


The Wool Monty

15-16 June 2019

FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, S9 2DF, England

Website: The Wool Monty



28-29 June 2019

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

Website: Woolfest.


July 2019


13–14 July 2019

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


2–4 August 2019

Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP, England.

Website: Woolness.


YarnFolk Wool Festival

3 August 2019

Whitehead, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Website: YarnFolk Wool Festival.


The British Wool Show

9–10 August 2019

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

Website: The British Wool Show.



16–17 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: Internationalwool Festival.


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.


CornishYarn Festival

7-8 September 2019

St Johns Hall, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK

Website: Cornish Yarn Festival.


The Handmade Fair, Hampton Court

14-16 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.


Knitting in Yorkshire

22 September - 3 October 2019

Arden House B & B, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, UK

Website: Knitting in Yorkshire.


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.


October 2019

The West Wales Wool Show

5 October 2019

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

Website: West Wales Wool Show.


Three Bags Full Wool Market

5 October 2019

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

Website: Three Bags Full Wool Market.


Masham Sheep Fair

5-6 October 2019

Masham, Yorkshire Dales, England, UK

Website: Masham Sheep Fair.


Wool Week

8-21 October 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

Various venues, England

Website: Wool Week.


The Bakewell Wool Gathering

12–13 October 2019

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

Website: Bakewell Wool Gathering.


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 Loch Ness Wool Fest

16-20 October 2019

Inverness, Scotland

Website: Loch Ness Wool Fest.


The Big Textile Show

26–27 October 2019

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

London, England

Central Hall Westminster, London, England

Website: Yarnporium.


Stitch Fest

2–3 November 2019

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

Website: Stitch Fest.


Wild About Wool pop-up yarn market

4 November 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

The WaterShed, Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire, HD7 5JN

Website: Wild About Wool.


Hitchin Festiwool

9 November 2019

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

Website: Festiwool.


Nottingham Yarn Expo

17 November 2019

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

Website: Nottingham Yarn Expo.


The Knitting and Stitching Show

28 November – 1 December 2019

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

Website: Knitting and Stitching Show, Harrogate.


December 2019

Winter Woollies

2 December 2018 (2019 dates tbc)

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

Website: Winter Woollies.


January 2020

Waltham Abbey Wool Show

19 January 2020

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

Website: Waltham Abbey Wool Show.

Privacy Policy