Monthly Archives: May 2017

Flocks of visitors attend the first ever Wool @ J13 festival

Blue skies, a festival vibe and stacks of wool and yarn-based fun welcomed some 1,000 visitors through the gates of the inaugural Wool @ J13 festival over the weekend or 13th & 14th May. The brainchild of Staffordshire-based wool artist … Continue reading

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Crafting Kerry Travels to the Top

Kerry Ashdown, journalist, keen crafter & festival goer, who hails originally from Eastbourne and who now lives in Stoke on Trent, has won herself a First Prize Luxury Hamper with the [email protected] competition to dress a Bare Bear. Lovingly made … Continue reading

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‘Time Shop’ raffle at wool festival to raise funds for The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice

Organisers of Wool @ J13, which is set to take place on 13th and 14th May 2017 near Penkridge have come up with a novel way to raise funds for Trentham-based charity The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice. Over the course … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS: Another exhibitor joins the Wool @ J13 ‘flock’

It may be getting close to D-day, but exhibitors are still keen to sign up for the Midlands’ newest celebration of wool & yarn! The latest to confirm attendance is Sue Stratford ‘“ all the way from Milton Keynes. She’s … Continue reading

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