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UK Knitting/Crochet Events 2017

Here’s a quick round-up of some of the knitting and crochet events taking place across the UK in 2017.  Click on the name for more information. I’ve only included confirmed events, but I will try to update it as and when new events are announced.

Last updated 11/12/16

JANUARY

  • 15/1/17Waltham Abbey Wool Show, Marriott Hotel, Old Shire Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England
    • £3.50 advance entry, £5 on day entry, £10 per workshop

FEBRUARY

  • 17/2/17-19/2/17Unravel, Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, England, GU9 7QR
    • £7 advance entry, £9 on day (per day). Advance tickets available until 12noon Sunday 12 Feb 2017
  • 24/2/17-25/2/17Knit & Stitch It, Farnborough International Ltd, ShowCentre, ETPS Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, England, GU14 6FD
    • £7.50 (one day), £11.25 (two day) advance entry. £9.50 on day entry per day. Concession tickets available.

MARCH

  • 2/3/17-5/3/17Knitting and Stitching Show, Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, London, England, W14 8UX
    • £13 advance entry, £16 on day for adults (per day). Concession tickets and other options available.
  • 10/3/17-11/3/17 (Market Place), 9/3/17-12/3/17 (Classes), Edinburgh Yarn Festival, Edinburgh Corn Exchange, New Market Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH14 1RJ
    • Prices to be confirmed. Tickets can be bought in advance from early 2017

APRIL

  • 8/4/17Spring Into Wool, The Grammar School at Leeds, Alwoodley Gates, Harrogate Road, Leeds, England, LS17 9NA
    • £4 per adult. Concessions available.
  • 22/4/17-23/4/17Wonderwool Wales, Royal Welsh Show Ground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, Wales, LD2 3SY
    • £10 for one day or £18 for two days
    • If you want an extended break, then you might be interested in this Yarn Holiday, where a full day is spent at Wonderwool, amongst other activities. 4 night hotel stay from 20/4/17 to 24/4/17, £625 pp
  • 27/4/17-30/4/17Knitting and Stitching Show, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH28 8NB
    • £13 advance entry, £16 on day for adults (per day). Concession tickets and other options available.

MAY

  • 13/5/17-14/5/17, Wool@J13, Lower Drayton Farm, Lower Drayton Lane, Penkridge, Staffodshire, England, ST19 5RE
    • Saturday £5.50 in advance/£6.50 on the door
    • Sunday £5.50 in advance/£6.50 on the door
    • Weekend £10 in advance /£12 on the door
    • Group booking 10 or more £5.00pp in advance only
    • One night camping adult £8.50

JUNE

  • 3/6/17, Leeds Wool Festival, Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Canal Road, Leeds LS12 2QF
    • Prices to be confirmed
  • 23/6/17-24/6/17, Woolfest, Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England, CA13 0QQ
    • £8 for one day or £14 for two days

JULY

  • 7/7/17-10/7/17, Blossom and Yarn, Events taking place across various Norfolk Village Churches
    • Prices to be confirmed
  • 8/7/17-9/7/17British Wool Show, Thirsk Rural Business Centre, Blakey Lane, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England, YO7 3AB
    • £6 advanced entry, £7 on day. Concessions available.
  • 20/7/17-22/7/17Woolfèis, Benderloch, By Oban, Argyll, Scotland
    • Prices to be confirmed
  • 29/7/17-30/7/17, Fibre-East, Redborne School and Community College, Flitwick Road, Ampthill, Bedford, England, MK45 2NU
    • £8 per day; £14 for 2 days booked in advance
    • If you want an extended break, then you might be interested in this Yarn Holiday, where a full day is spent at Fibre East, amongst other activities. 4 night hotel stay from 27/7/17 to 31/7/17, £625 pp

AUGUST

  • 5/8/17Yarnfolk, Whitehead, Northern Ireland
    • Prices to be confirmed
  • 19/8/17, Popup Wool Show, Hulme Hall, 23 Bolton Road, Port Sunlight, Wirral, England, CH62 5DH
    • Prices to be confirmed. Last year they were £3 although if you buy in a group then price per person is cheaper

SEPTEMBER

  • 9/9/17-16/9/17, Gansey Yarn Holiday Tour, Ryndle Court Hotel, Scarborough, England
    • £950 per person dinner, bed and breakfast
  • 23/9/17-24/9/17Yarndale, Skipton Auction Mart, Gargrave Road, Skipton, Yorkshire, England, BD23 1UD
    • £8 for one day or £14 for both days
  • 23/9/17-1/10/17Shetland Wool Week, Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland
    • prices to be confirmed
  • 30/9/17-1/10/17Masham Sheep Fair, Masham, Yorkshire Dales, England
    • prices to be confirmed

OCTOBER

  • 11/10/17-15/10/17Knitting and Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, England, N22 7AY
    • £14.50 advance entry, £17 on day for adults (per day). Concession tickets and other options available
  • 14/10/17-15/10/17Bakewell Wool Gathering, Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, Derbyshire, England, DE45 1AH
    • £5 per day or £8 for the weekend
    • If you want an extended break, then you might be interested in this Yarn Holiday, which includes a visit to the Bakewell Wool Gathering, amongst other activities. 5 night hotel stay, dates tbc, £750 pp

NOVEMBER

 

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