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Shows

Bluebell Yarns visits several yarn shows a year. Please keep an eye on this page as I’ll add to it when confirmed at any shows. If you want to keep up to date with show news, please consider signing up for my newsletter.

Coming Up

Summer Wool Festival, 30th-31st July 2022

This is the replacement show for Fibre East, now run by the same wonderful organisers as Southern Wool Show. It’s at Redborne School in Ampthill, Bedfordshire. You can read more on the Summer Wool Festival website.

Southern Wool Show, 3rd-4th September 2022

Southern Wool Show is held at Newbury Racecourse, which has the advantage of being easy to get to via public transport. At only just over an hour’s drive from home this is one of my closest shows. You can find out more on the Southern Wool Show website.

 


Past Shows

Fibre Quest, 19th-20th March 2022

Fibre Quest is taking place at Fernhill Farm near Bristol. It is a collaboration between Fernhill Farm and Stitch Fest. It is a yarn and fibre show showcasing the use of wool and natural fibres with a key focus on holistic thinking.
Workshops, shuttle bus from Bristol and accommodation is also open for booking on the website www.stitchfest.co.uk/fibre-quest

Southern Wool Show, 4th-5th September 2021

While many of 2021’s shows have been cancelled, we’re hopeful that Southern Wool Show can go ahead! I have my fingers crossed as it’d be lovely to attend a physical show this year, especially one fairly close to home! Southern Wool Show is held at Newbury Racecourse, which has the advantage of being easy to get to via public transport. At only just over an hour’s drive from home this is one of my closest shows. You can find out more on the Southern Wool Show website.

Virtual Wonderwool Wales, 23rd-25th April 2021

Wonderwool Wales is going virtual for a second year. It’s mainly being held over on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/wonderwool2021 so make sure you go and join the group for free to take part.

Southern Wool Show, 5th-6th September 2020 CANCELLED

Southern Wool Show is another show I’ve never exhibited at before! It’s held at Newbury Racecourse which has the advantage of being easy to get to via public transport! At only just over an hour’s drive from home this is one of my closest shows so I’m very much looking forward to exhibiting there! You can find out more here.

Fibre East, 25th-26th July 2020 CANCELLED

Celebrating 10 years of Fibre East

2020 marks my first visit to Fibre East! It’s a major show in the event calendar so I’m very much looking forward to it. It takes place in Redborne Upper School & Community College in Ampthill, Bedford. It’s also the show’s 10th Birthday so it looks to be an exciting show! You can find out more here.

 

 

Yarningham, 11th-12th July 2020 CANCELLED

2020 marks my first visit to Yarningham! I’m really excited about this show as I’ve heard great things. It takes place at the Uffculme Centre in Birmingham. It’s the show’s 5th birthday so there’s going to be a birthday party too! You can find out more here.

 

 

 

Wonderwool Wales, 25th-26th April 2020 CANCELLED

Wonderwool Wales Logo

I’ll be returning to Wonderwool Wales again this year! I I had a fantastic time in 2019 and expect it’ll be even better in 2020. It’s a large festival with three huge halls full of exhibitors, as well as the ‘Sheep Walk’, a fashion show of knitted & crocheted garments. It takes place at the Royal Welsh Showground and you can find out more information about it here.

 

Festiwool Hitchin 9th November 2019

 

Festiwool takes place on Saturday 9th November at The Priory School in Hitchin. It’s a single day event with a large number of exhibitors, workshops and demonstrations. You can find out more information about it here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wool Monty 15th & 16th June 2019

The Wool Monty Logo

The Wool Monty is a brand new show. It will be taking place at the FlyDSA Arena in Sheffield. You can find more information about it here.

 

 

 

Wonderwool Wales 27th & 28th April 2019

Wonderwool Wales Logo

Wonderwool Wales is the first show I’ll be attending. I’ve been as a visitor before and loved it so it’ll be fantastic to be there as an exhibitor. It’s a large festival with three huge halls full of exhibitors, as well as the ‘Sheep Walk’, a fashion show of knitted & crocheted garments. It takes place at the Royal Welsh Showground and you can find out more information about it here.