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15 July 2009 Anne
Fibrefest will take place over the weekend of 22nd and 23rd August 2009 within the grounds of working wool museum Coldharbour Mill, near Tiverton, in Devon. This bi-annual event celebrates the best in UK fibre, yarns and textiles with something to tickle the fancies of every knitter, spinner, weaver and textile enthusiast.
Over 100 stalls offer a wide range of high quality fibres, yarns, textiles and textile craft equipment. There are workshops and seminars on weaving, spinning, sock machines and knitting including Sasha Kagan lecturing on knit and crochet techniques. There’s free entry to Coldharbour Mill working wool museum with over 200 years of textile history. Visitors can sit, knit, chat and exchange ideas and admire animals that produce fibre such as sheep, goats and alpacas. Advance ticket prices start at £6.50 for one day for adults with children under 14 at £5.50. There are further savings for weekend tickets. For more information and to buy tickets contact Fibrefest, PO Box 8, Lynton, North Devon EX35 6WY.
Tel 01598-752490 or 01884-841442