What’s On September?
- Let’s Knit
Your go-to guide to crafty events this September!
Events this month:
Weald of Kent Handmade Fair
When: 8th-10th September
Discover delightfully crafted products and soak up the atmosphere with more than 150 stands and activities to experience and enjoy. Craft Workshops, demonstrations and live music run throughout the day in the striking landscape of Penshurst Place - a truly special day for you and your family. Free entry if you are a RHS or English Heritage member.
Host website: www.thecraftshows.co.uk
Perth Festival of Yarn
When: 10th September
Perth Festival of Yarn has over 60 amazing vendors catering for all fibre enthusiasts. Offering an exciting class programme with professional tutors across a range of textile disciplines over the whole weekend, including internationally respected knitwear designer, Di Gilpin, who will deliver a keynote lecture guaranteed to leave you inspired.
Host website: www.perthfestivalofyarn.uk
Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycrafts Show
When: 21st-24th September
All the ideas, inspiration and supplies you could ever dream of! Knitters, stitchers, hobbyists and crafters will be in their element with endless supplies, innovations, new product launches, demonstrations and workshops designed to encourage and inspire your creativity – there’s no better place to stock up and revel in creative craft inspiration than Exeter this September!
Host website: www.stitchandhobby.co.uk
When: 23th-24th September
Held over two days, North Yorkshire based event Yarndale brings together the most talented exhibitors to share their love of all things woolly. High quality artisans and retailers exhibit and make it the most incredible event for anyone with a love of yarn, the festival is designed for sharing skills and inspiring visitors to get creative. A must-visit event for yarn enthusiasts in the UK and abroad.
Host website: www.yarndale.co.uk
Shetland Wool Week
When: 23rd September-1st October
Where: Shetland Isles
A world-renowned celebration of Britain’s most northerly native sheep, the Shetland textile industry and the rural farming community on these islands. Eight years after the conception of the event, it has now gained international acclaim and this year will feature exhibitions, classes and events in weaving, spinning, dyeing, Fair Isle, lace knitting and more! Events will take place from the most southern tip of Shetland to the most northerly island – and many locations in between! Find out more on the website.
Host website: www.shetlandwoolweek.com
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