Dates for your diary: August

Date: 1st August 2016 | Category: News


✽ 5­–7 AUGUST
DECORATIVE HOME AND SALVAGE SHOW
Cheshire Showground, near Knutsford

Expect to find the best in reclaimed and salvaged materials, garden furniture and statuary, restored and upcycled furniture, period home fixtures and fittings, decorative and architectural antiques and industrial items.
Details: Tickets £5, under 16s free. Available to buy on the door. For times and further information visit: www.asfairs.com

✽ SATURDAY 6 AUGUST
YARN DYEING

Join Daisy from Devon Sun Yarns in Bath for a day of colourful yarn dyeing. The workshop includes choosing colours and two different dyeing techniques. Refreshments and lunch are included, as well as the yarns. £100, 10am–4pm.
www.ayarnstory.co.uk

✽ 11–14 AUGUST
THE FESTIVAL OF QUILTS

Sewing supplies, colourful galleries and a stunning display of more than 700 competition quilts. Held at the NEC, Birmingham, tickets £14.50 in advance.
www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk

✽ 14 AUGUST
BATH VINTAGE AND ANTIQUES MARKET
Green Park Station, Bath

Enjoy browsing more than 60 stalls of everything antique, vintage, upcycled, crafted and salvaged at this market where there’s always a great atmosphere and a DJ spinning original vinyl, alongside some delicious food and drink offerings.
Details: 8.30am­4pm. Free entry. Visit www.vintageandantiques.co.uk for further information

✽ 12–19 AUGUST
KNITTING & CROCHET IN THE FAROE ISLANDS

Join knit and crochet designer Carol Meldrum for seven nights in the stunning Faroe Islands. Trip includes workshops and visits to wool producers and famed Faroese knitting designers, Guðrun & Guðrun. From £1,899 per person.
www.arenatravel.com

✽ 26­ – 29 AUGUST

CHILTERNS CRAFT AND DESIGN SHOW
Stonor Park, Henley­on­ Thames

Browse handmade jewellery, homewares, clothing and more – all lovingly created by over 200 UK craftspeople. There will also be a wide selection of artisan food and drink, as well as live music.
Details: 10am–5pm. Tickets £8 (£7 seniors) in advance at
www.thecraftshows.co.uk

✽ 18 JUNE – 10 SEPTEMBER
EXQUISITE THREADS
Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Halifax

Enjoy embroidered treasures from the Embroiderers’ Guild and Calderdale Museum collections at ‘Exquisite Threads’, a threemonth showcase at Bankfield Museum. The event includes free workshops on topics such as felt birds and embroidered
See museums.calderdale.gov.uk/whatson

✽ ENDS 30 SEPTEMBER
STITCHES IN TIME

This new exhibition looks at the knitting campaigns of World War I, exploring the knitting being done for the troops and hospitals during the war.
www.sheringhammuseum.co.uk



Enjoyed this? Why not share it?


Leave a comment

Tell us your thoughts below.

Want to leave a comment on this blog post? Please login below, or register.

Login to your account


Sorry, there have been no comments on this blog post yet - why not be the first to leave your opinion?


109 issue

109 issueIssue 109 is about gaining peace of mind with a series of calming crochet projects Read more...

Grab our button!
Inside Crochet Magazine

Show your support for Inside Crochet Magazine by adding a button to your website. Simple copy and paste the HTML code below onto your website:

Join our newsletter

Join our newsletter to keep up-to-date with Inside Crochet and receive exclusive content – straight to your inbox!

Join our newsletter →
Get the digital download

Inside Crochet - get the digital downloadRead Inside Crochet magazine on the go anywhere in the world with our digital downloads. Available now for iPhone, iPad, Kindle, Blackberry, Windows 8 & Surface!
Download now →