Dates for Wool and Fibre Festivals

Upcoming Dates for UK Yarn and Fibre Festivals

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June 2023

Leeds Wool Festival

3 June 2023

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

Website: Leeds Wool Festival.


Woolly Weekend

10–11 June 2023

The Weavers’ Workshop, Dilham, Norfolk, NR28 9PT.

Website: Woolly Weekend.


Cumbrian Wool Gathering

24–25 June 2023

J36 Rural Auction Centre, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7FP, England

Website: Cumbrian Wool Gathering.


The Wool Monty

2023 dates to be confirmed

FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, S9 2DF, England

Website: The Wool Monty.



No longer taking place

Website: Woolfest.


July 2023

Summer Wool Festival

29–30 July 2023

Redbourne School, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2NU, England

Website: Summer Wool Festival.



Taking a break in 2023

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

Website: Yarningham.


August 2023

North East Wool Show

12–13 August 2023

Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HP, England

Website: North East Wool Show.


Popup Wool Show

19 August 2023

Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 5DH, England

Website: Popup Wool Show.


September 2023

Southern Wool Show

2–3 September 2023

Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire, RG14 7PN, England

Website: Southern Wool Show.


Unravel Autumn

8–9 September 2023

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

Website: Unravel Autumn.


The Scottish Yarn Festival

9–10 September 2023

Station Hotel, Leonard Street, Perth, PH2 8HE, Scotland

Website: Perth Festival of Yarn.


Llandovery Sheep Festival

16–17 September 2023

Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales

Website: Llandovery Sheep Festival.


Kernow Yarn and Fibre Festival

17 September 2023

The Pavilion Centre, Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7JE, England

Website: Kernow Yarn and Fibre Festival.



23 September 2023

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

Website: Yarndale.


Shetland Wool Week

23 September – 1 October 2023

various venues, Shetland, Scotland

Website: Shetland Wool Week.


Masham Sheep Fair

30 September – 1 October 2023

Masham, North Yorkshire, HG4 4DZ, England

Website: Masham Sheep Fair


October 2023

The Glasgow School of Yarn

5–8 October 2023

Venue to be confirmed, Glasgow, Scotland

Website: Glasgow School of Yarn.


The Knitting and Stitching Show

5–10 October 2023

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

Website: Knitting and Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace.


The West Wales Wool Show

7 October 2023

Queen’s Hall and Plas Hyfryd Hotel, Narbeth, Pembrokeshire, SA67 7AS, Wales

Website: West Wales Wool Show.


The Kelly House Woolly Weekend

14–15 October 2023

Kelly House, between Launceston and Tavistock, Devon, PL16 0HH, England

Website: Kelly House Woolly Weekend.


The Bakewell Wool Gathering

14–15 October 2023

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

Website: Bakewell Wool Gathering.


The Big Textile Show

Taking a break in 2023

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

Website: The Big Textile Show.


The Kendal Wool Gathering

Taking a break in 2023

Kendal Town Hall, Lowther Street, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4DL, England

Website: Kendal Wool Gathering


November 2023

Stitch Fest South West

4–5 November 2023

Newton Abbot Racecourse, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF, England

Website: Stitch Fest South West.


The Knitting and Stitching Show

16–19 November 2023

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

Website: Knitting and Stitching Show, Harrogate.


Yorkshire Yarn Festival

26 November 2024

Sandburn Hall, York, YO60 7RB, England

Website: Yorkshire Yarn Festival.


January 2024

Waltham Abbey Wool Show

2024 date to be confirmed

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

Website: Waltham Abbey Wool Show.


Yorkshire Yarn Festival

2024 date to be confirmed


Website: Yorkshire Yarn Festival.


February 2024

Blaise Wool Festival

2024 date to be confirmed

Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Rd, BD2 3HP, England

Website: Blaise Wool Festival.


Cambridge Yarn Festival

2024 date to be confirmed


Website: Cambridge Yarn Festival.


Textiles East Fair

10–11 February 2024

The Burgess Hall One Leisure, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 6WU, England

Website: Textiles East Fair.



23–25 February 2024

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

Website: Unravel.


March 2024

The East Anglia Yarn Festival

9–10 March 2024

The Norfolk Showground Arena, Norwich, NR5 0TT, England

Website: The East Anglia Yarn Festival.


Fibre Quest

2024 dates to be confirmed

Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin, Somerset, BS40 6LD, England

Website: Stitch Fest South West.


Far Woolly West

2024 date to be confirmed

Marazion Community Centre, Marazion, Cornwall, TR17 0HW, England

Website: Far Woolly West.


The Stitch Festival

21–24 March 2024

The Business Design Centre, London, N1 0QH, England

Website: The Stitch Festival.


The Scottish Wool Producers Showcase

2024 dates to be confirmed

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

Website: The Scottish Wool Producers Showcase.


April 2023

Spring into Wool

1–2 April 2023

The Grammar School at Leeds, Alwoodley Gates, Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS17 8GS, England

Website: Spring into Wool.


Wonderwool Wales

22–23 April 2023

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

Website: Wonderwool Wales.


Cotswold Wool Weekend

29 April–1 May 2023

Cirencester Market Place & Abbey Grounds, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England

Website: Cotswold Wool Weekend.


May 2023

Buxton Wool Gathering

7–8 May 2023

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

Website: Buxton Wool Gathering.


Threads Textile Festival

12–14 May 2023

Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Pudsey, LS28 5UJ, England

Website: Threads Textile Festival.


Wool @ J13

13–14 May 2023

Bishton Hall, Wolseley Bridge, Staffordshire, ST17 0XN, England

Website: Wool @ Junction 13.


Highland Wool and Textiles

27 May 2023

Strathpeffer Pavillion, The Square, Strathpeffer, IV14 9DL, Scotland


Wild About Wool pop-up yarn market

2023 dates to be confirmed

The WaterShed, Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire, HD7 5JN

Website: Wild About Wool.


Woolly Weekend and Shipston Wool Fair

No longer taking place