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26th & 27th October 2019

Celebrating Kendal’s wool heritage

Returning for our seventh year over the weekend of Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October 2019, Kendal Wool Gathering mixes demonstrations, fun activities and displays, all connected to the cloth on which the town’s wealth was built.

The Gathering has cemented itself as one of the big events of the year in the area, and attracts thousands of visitors from all over the country.

Once again, a large number of exhibitors will be bringing a huge variety of goods including yarns, dyes, crafts, art, accessories, tools, felting, crochet, patterns, carpets, looms, spinning wheels and more. Outside there will be livestock, where you can meet a variety of sheep and Llamas, whilst learning about the important Lake District sheep farming industry.

There's also walks and talks, demonstrations, Knit and natter groups, Some exhibitors give demonstrations, some let you try your hand, but all are friendly, knowledgable and enthusiastic.

Our venue once again this year is Kendal Leisure Centre, which is accessible, easy to find, and also with free parking.

All in all we are a fantastically fun, educational and, above all, family-friendly festival, that's not to be missed!

We are a not-for-profit event, organised and run by volunteers.

Recreating Joseph Hardman's "Kendal Rush Hour"

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