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EVENTS ARCHIVE 2018

Wool Innovation Prize

05.04.2018
Wool Innovation Prize

Entries are now open for this year's Wool Innovation Prize in collaboration with The Worshipful Company of Woolmen and The Company of Merchants of the Staple of England, two livery companies with very long-standing connections with the wool industry.

The annual award is open to any individual who works with wool and has a prize of £10,000

Applications have to be innovative and commercially viable, for further details please contact The Campaign for Wool for an application form: innovation@campaignforwool.org

Closing date: 30th June 2018

UK Wool Week

08.10.2018
Wool Week

August 2018 – This October, The Campaign for Wool’s annual Wool Week will mark its ninth year with an extended programme of events, exhibitions and interactive consumer moments with an exciting line-up of activities and initiatives designed to educate, inspire and promote the benefits of wool. This will run from the 8th – 21st October.

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It’s the biggest Big Knit ever It’s the biggest Big Knit ever

This year The Campaign for Wool is collaborating with innocent, and inviting all our supporters and knitting communities to participate in helping us raise the awareness of wool as a natural, biodegradable and renewable fibre. Since 2003, innocent has been working with Age UK

Landscape hero Join our World of Wool at the Wool BnB!

To mark the #WoolWeek celebrations, The Campaign for Wool will be opening the doors to the first ever ‘Wool BnB’, where everything inside, from carpets to cardigans will be made of wool. The BnB, located in Islington, London, will be

_8260131 Woolly Weekend in The Cheese Hub at The Big Feastival

For the second year running The Campaign for Wool has collaborated with Alex James Presents at The Big Feastival over the August Bank Holiday. The festival is held on Alex James’s farm in the Cotswolds, offering a relaxed family environment,

Screen Shot 2016-04-26 at 22.36.08 We Meet Fi Scott of Make Works

For the next in our series of #WoolWorks interviews we met up with Fi Scott, Founder of Make Works, a directory which promotes UK manufacturing. We love your business! Please introduce the concept of Make Works Make Works is a

Patrick head shot Patrick Byrne, Menswear Designer

We meet some incredibly talented designers and makers who love wool, each of them has a fascinating story to tell and we’re always interested in hearing their views on the industry. We hope you enjoy our first ‘Wool Works’ chat with

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 11:  Jeremy Hackett launches Wool Week 2018 by unveiling Wool Care Installation in the heart of Covent Garden Piazza on October 11, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.  

Pic Credit: Dave Benett 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

Screen Shot 2018-11-15 at 11.38.15 It may seem like a drop in the ocean but opting for wool products can have a positive impact on the planet.

Whilst it has been known for decades that wool biodegrades in soil, adding nutrients back to the earth, more recent studies have shown that wool also biodegrades in the ocean and water, and so does not impact the planet with

WOOL_CAMPAIGN_AUG_18_0063col Wool Week Canada

To celebrate the 5th Canadian Wool Week (Nov. 2 – 11), The Campaign for Wool has worked with a number of fashion brands to create a short film and series of fashion images.  Shot on location in Puslinch, Ontario, Canada