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EVENTS ARCHIVE 2013

PicKnit

13.09.2013
Sizbergh Castle, Kendal

SUBMIT YOUR PICKNIT EVENT NOW Craft, knitting and crochet rules supreme with the launch of PicKnit, knitting party; that friends, strangers and customers can participate in by hosting their own PicKnit at home, school, in a shop, café, on a beach

Knitting & Stitching Show 2013

10.10.2013
Alexandra Palace, London

The flagship event at Alexandra Palace has been running annually since 1991 and has become the largest and most highly regarded textiles and craft event in the UK.  Loyal visitors return year after year, because The Knitting and Stitching Show

Wool Week UK 2013

14.10.2013
UK

Growing in participants and momentum, 2013 sees The Campaign for Wool take over the UK during Wool Week, with a variety of exciting events and inspiring initiatives with the aim of highlighting wool as a natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre.

Knit Nation

14.10.2013
John Lewis Edinburgh and John Lewis Oxford Street

  To celebrate Wool Week 2013, 14th – 20th October, John Lewis Oxford Street and Edinburgh will be running a week of FREE fashion focussed knitting classes and drop ins hosted by the UK’s most innovative and exciting knitting brands. Focussing

Wool Week at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour

12.10.2013
Design Centre Chelsea Harbour

The Campaign for Wool was initiated by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2010 to promote better understanding and use of natural and sustainable benefits of real wool. It has united the international community of wool growers, manufacturers, retailers and

Bowmont Merino Sheep Flock to The Royal Academy of Arts to Celebrate Wool Week 2013

19.10.2013
Royal Academy of Arts Courtyard

To celebrate the final weekend of Wool Week and the RA’s major Australia exhibition, a flock of Australian/English Bowmont Merino sheep will make a special appearance in the RA’s Courtyard this weekend. An exclusive opportunity to photograph the flock together with their

Wool Week at the Royal Academy of Art – Family Studio: Sheepish Shenanigans

20.10.2013
Royal Academy of Arts Courtyard

As part of ‘The Big Draw’, take sheep and The Campaign for Wool as your inspiration in this free drop-in family workshop, where we will be sketching Bowmont Merino sheep from life and creating wool landscapes. Family Studios are supported by

OneWool

01.10.2013
United Kingdom

   

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Woven in Time – film launch

‘Woven in Time’ follows the history of Australian Merino wool production in Yorkshire. Written and presented by R. Peter Ackroyd. Wool production in the UK survived war, revolution, and social upheaval, and was almost lost to the introduction and escalation of man-made

Wool Week Highlights

Marking its ninth year, and taking the wool message far and wide this year, there was a program of Wool Week activities and events held in Shetland to West Wales, and from London to Yorkshire, wrapping up this year’s event