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December 2013

Woolly Day-Party for spinners, weavers and dyers

28/12/2013 –11:00 - 16:30
£5

Festive Woolly Day will be a party at my new venue for workshops: Loddington Visitor Centre. Bring your wheel and something for lunch - leftover mince pies? mulled wine? and enjoy something you haven’t had to organise. - Never been to Spinningschool? No problem -you’ll be with warm, welcoming people who just like doing woolly things; no subscriptions, no committees or hassle. And Hey Ho – joy of joys -  there’s a dishwasher! Click on Events for more information and map. I aim…

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March 2014

Woolly Day – where you will be inspired

22/03/2014 –10:30 - 16:30
Loddington – Allerton Project Visitor Centre,, Loddington
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 9XE United Kingdom
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£5.00

This Saturday you can inspire or be inspired in an inspiring place with inspiring people. No need to book, just turn up. Never been before? Then we’d love to see you at Woolly Day this Saturday (4th Saturday in March already!) Bring something woolly, or just come along for a good lunch and meet woolly people doing amazing things with wool - you’ll be inspired that is for sure. If you like food, then bring something to add to the…

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April 2014

NO WOOLLY DAY IN APRIL

26/04/2014 –10:30 - 16:30
Loddington – Allerton Project Visitor Centre,, Loddington
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 9XE United Kingdom
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£5.00

Apologies for cancellation due to the centre not being available. This is due to a booking that was made before we moved to Loddington, but it should not happen again and certainly not in 2015...................... There is always plenty to see, someone to talk to and lots to do  - bring your knitting, weaving spinning, tapestry and have a  happy day with people who like what you like. Share skills, enjoy a surprise lunch (bring something to contribute to it)…

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May 2014

Woolly Day

24/05/2014 –10:30 - 16:30
Loddington – Allerton Project Visitor Centre,, Loddington
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 9XE United Kingdom
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£5.00

There is always someone to talk to, and something to do at Woolly day -Bring your wheel, knitting, crochet tapestry, weaving or just come along and enjoy a day with people who like what you likd. Shared lunch at 1.00pm for those who like to eat – bring something you like and join the feast. If you have something you have finished – or work in progress that needs a little bit of inspiration to finish it off then the woolly…

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July 2014

Fibre East – Have a Go marquee

26/07/2014 –10:00 - 27/07/2014 –16:30
Redbourne School, Flitwick Road
Ampthill, Bedfordshire MK45 2NU United Kingdom
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Free

Redbourne School Ampthill, MK45 2NU (J 13 M1 Flitwick turn) See this young spinners in action! or have a go yourself Free Rosettes, Warm Welcome, Free Tuition -  long draw spinning on drop spindles, traditional wheel or charka - all free of charge thank to Fibre East and Spinningschool volunteers. Rosettes for successful spinners. Find us in the Have a Go Marquee situated next to the Cafe. And s this young spinners in action!

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September 2014

The Big Textile Show

27/09/2014 –10:30 - 16:30
Leicester Grammar School, London Road, Great Glen
Leicester, Leicestershire LE8 9FJ
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This really is a big do....a whole weekend of woolly things at The Big Textile Show held at Leicester Grammar School, easy to find and plenty of parking. See my amazing new range superfine carders, blending boards and brushes (superfine prices too!!!), learn long draw, win a prize with the Social Spinners. So much to do, so much to see, and only two days in which to do it. You just have to be there....The Big Textile Show Spinning School Spinnery (Trade…

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December 2014

Woolly Day – may be cancelled due to snow –

27/12/2014 –10:30 - 16:30
Loddington – Allerton Project Visitor Centre,, Loddington
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 9XE United Kingdom
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£7.50
Allerton Project Visitor Centre

Day may have to be cancelled due to snow - call 01858 535466 to check - held on the fourth Saturday of the month. There is always plenty to see, someone to talk to and lots to do  - bring your knitting, weaving spinning, tapestry and have a happy day with like minded friendly people. Share skills, enjoy a surprise lunch (bring something to contribute to it) and enjoy this lovely place. Contact me to book a private spinning lesson.

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July 2015

Fibre East- Cotswold marque and Have a Go marquee

25/07/2015 –10:00 - 26/07/2015 –16:30
Redbourne School, Flitwick Road
Ampthill, Bedfordshire MK45 2NU United Kingdom
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£7.50
Woolly Day

Fibre East 2015 Get a free Voucher worth £5.oo when you try the unique new Golden Fleece table carder  - Card long locks or make punis on it! Try a Big Blending Board, Have a Go on the knitters loom, have a go on a traditional spinning wheel, have a go on a drop spindle - Win Win situation.      

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October 2015

Woolly Day

24/10/2015 –10:30 - 16:30
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until 26/12/2015

Loddington – Allerton Project Visitor Centre,, Loddington
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 9XE United Kingdom
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£7.50
Woolly Day

Woolly Day Woolly Day is held on the fourth Saturday of the month. At Woolly Day there is always plenty to see, someone to talk to and lots to do  - bring your knitting, weaving spinning, tapestry, favourite craft and have a happy day with like-minded friendly people. Share skills, enjoy a surprise lunch (bring something to contribute to it) and enjoy this lovely place. I am available throughout Woolly Day for private lessons, please contact me for more information.…

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January 2016

Woolly Day

30/01/2016 –10:30 - 16:30
Loddington – Allerton Project Visitor Centre,, Loddington
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 9XE United Kingdom
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£7.50
Woolly Day

Please note that for this month only, Woolly Day will be held on the fifth Saturday of the month – 30 January 2016 Woolly Day Woolly Day is held on the fourth Saturday of the month. At Woolly Day there is always plenty to see, someone to talk to and lots to do  - bring your knitting, weaving spinning, tapestry, favourite craft and have a happy day with like-minded friendly people. Share skills, enjoy a surprise lunch (bring something to…

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June 2016

Woolly Day

25/06/2016 –10:30 - 16:30
Loddington – Allerton Project Visitor Centre,, Loddington
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 9XE United Kingdom
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£7.50
Woolly Day

Woolly Day is cancelled Woolly Day is held on the fourth Saturday of the month. At Woolly Day there is always plenty to see, someone to talk to and lots to do  - bring your knitting, weaving spinning, tapestry, favourite craft and have a happy day with like-minded friendly people. Share skills, enjoy a surprise lunch (bring something to contribute to it) and enjoy this lovely place. I am available throughout Woolly Day for private lessons, please contact me for more…

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March 2017

Woolly Day

25/03/2017 –10:30 - 16:30
Loddington – Allerton Project Visitor Centre,, Loddington
Leicester, Leicestershire LE7 9XE United Kingdom
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£10.00
choose a fleece for handspinning

Woolly Day Chris Smith has kindly offered to give a short talk about  dowsing immediately after lunch - he will explain what it is, how it is done, and illustrate his talk with handouts about the history of it. We will get to see some of the tools used for its many, varied applications too.- apparently about 25 % people can dowse and the same number can’t. The talk is free and optional. Woolly Day is held on the fourth Saturday…

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