Posts categorised: Wool Festivals

Wool@j13 in 2022

The National Angora Club will be heading to Wool@j13. Spinning, carding and combing Angora wool demonstrations on our Stand. Free spindle spinning lessons! Hope to see some of you there. Date: 14th and 15th May Location: Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, Staffordshire, ST19 5RE Price: Tickets from £6.00 E-mail contact: hello@wool-j13.uk Tel: 01785 330757 Mob: 07717… Read more »

Summer Wool Festival 30th & 31st July 2022

Another Craft Festival for the National Angora Club! This one is a weekend show on the 30th and 31st July at Redborne School, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2NU. Check out the Summer Wool Festival website for more details. Hope to see some of you there.

Wonderwool Wales 2022

Check out Wonderwool Wales on Saturday and Sunday 23rd and 24th April for everyone who likes wool, wool products and everything wool. Wonderwool Wales is the premier Wool & Natural Fibre Festival in Wales and is held annually on the last weekend in April at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, Powys. It covers everything… Read more »

Wool shows 2019

Wool at Junction 13. Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, right next to the M6 motorway, Junction 13 on 18thand 19thMay 2019 Woolfest, Friday 28thand Sat 29thJune 2019. Mitchells Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0QQ Fibre East.27th/28thJuly 2019. Redbone Upper School and Community College, Flitwick Road, Ampthill, Bedford, MK45 2NU. British Wool Show, Friday 9thand Saturday… Read more »

2018 Newsletter for National Angora Club

Hi All, I hope you all enjoying your angoras. At last we have confirmation for next years stock shows. The Bradford Championships 2019 The Bradford Champs will be the venue for the next Products Show on Saturday 19thJanuary 2019. Judge Mrs Chris Hamilton. Address: Lazarus Exhibition Hall, Doncaster Racecourse, Leger Way, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. DN2 6BB…. Read more »

Advance planning for Wool Festivals for 2019

The National Angora Club are now applying for stands at next year’s craft festivals. We have been accepted for Wool@j13 and the British Wool Show and are applying for Woolfest and Fibre East. There is a new Fibre Festival in Scotland, Ewefest in Slessor Gardens, Dundee, and we have been offered a concessionary stand. Sarah… Read more »

Wool Festival May 2018- Wool@j13

Wool@j13 is a relatively new craft festival, held at Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, right next to the M6 motorway, Junction 13! This was the second year that the National Angora Club had been invited to take part. Sally May and Lesley Hordon took the Club’s wool for sale, and Sally demonstrated clipping Bunny and Elijah… Read more »

Rabbit, Rabbit: How to Hairdress an Angora

In this demonstration & talk, you will see how an Angora is clipped. The process is completely ethical and causes no injury to the rabbit. The rabbit’s coat is brushed to remove any ‘bedding’ and the clipping takes place using scissors. As the rabbit is clipped, the wool is sorted into bags for spinning and… Read more »

National Angora Club Craft Festivals 2018

The National Angora Club have now planned the craft festivals for 2018. The Club will be attending Wool@j13 in Penkridge on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May. Plus Woolfest in Cockermouth on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd June, Fibre-East in Ampthill, Bedford Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of July and British Wool Show in Murton,… Read more »