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Celebrating Kendal's Wool Heritage

Exhibitor applications are open for 2018

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Celebrating Kendal’s wool heritage

Returning for its sixth year over the weekend of Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th October 2018, Kendal Wool Gathering mixes demonstrations, fun activities and displays, all connected to the cloth on which the town’s wealth was built.

Stands and stalls representing all aspects of commercial wool products, including carpets, looms, spinning wheels and crafts will be on display at a large unit at Kendal Leisure Centre. Outside there will be livestock, walks and talks. Linked fun events take place throughout the Kendal.

Last year’s partners included Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry, Wordsworth Trust, Kendal's Quaker Tapestry and The Factory. The Lancs and Lakes Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers will be giving demonstrations again this year.

Kendal Wool Gathering is a not-for-profit event, organised by volunteers.

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Exhibitor applications now open

Tuesday 1st May 2018

Applications for exhibitors at the 2018 Kendal Wool Gathering are now open. The online form can be found here. Exhibitor stalls are awarded on a first-come first-serve basis, and we would advise getting your application completed as soon as possible.

2018 Wool Gathering confirmed

Wednesday 14th February 2018

We are delighted to be able to confirm the date for this year's Kendal Wool Gathering, which will be Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of October. We will be opening the website for applications from 2017 exhibitors on the 1st of April till the end of April and then opening up to new exhibitors who can... read more

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