The WoolNEss Festival Weekend

Friday is our set up day when we will be welcoming our exhibitors from across the country and enjoying watching their wonderful stands come to life ready for the Market Place on Saturday and Sunday!

In the evening we will be hosting our Welcome Craft Evening with Mind Tyneside and Northumberland at the Lit & Phil from 6.30 to 9pm

Tickets are £5 and include a welcome glass of fizz, nibbles and soft drinks - but they are in short supply so get one while you can!

10am to 5pm Access to our wonderful Exhibitor Market Place in the Life Meetings and Events building.  

10am to 4.30pm Workshops will be held in Meetings and Events and Bio Chem West - some classes are still available to book here.

Social space is provided all day in the Reception and Darwin rooms in Bio Chem West with Pop Up Workshops with The Feral Spinner Debbie Zawinski, our Creative Connections Display, Guest Podcasters Toni, Terri and Steph Cox of Knit3together and tea and coffee facilities with space to sit, chat and craft.

There will be special ticket holder offers available for food and drink in the Times Square Cafe as well as half price entry to the Life Science Museum.

From 6.30 to 11pm we are hosting our special Saturday Evening Event in the Mezzanine of the Life Science Museum with buffet, guest speaker James McIntosh of Knit and Nibble, and wonderful Pop Up Market Place featuring local artisan crafters and makers.  Tickets are still available and can be purchased here.

10am to 4.30pm Access to our wonderful Exhibitor Market Place in the Life Meetings and Events building.  

10am to 4.30pm Workshops will be held in Meetings and Events and Bio Chem West - some classes are still available to book here.

Social space is provided all day in the Reception and Darwin rooms in Bio Chem West with a special Love Local Wool feature hosted by Louise Scollay, our Creative Connections Display, Guest Podcasters Toni, Terri and Steph Cox of Knit3together and tea and coffee facilities with space to sit, chat and craft

There will be special ticket holder offers available for food and drink in the Times Square Cafe as well as half price entry to the Life Science Museum.