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Balls of wool Balls of woolYarn Special Event
Saturday 18th February
10.00 - 4.00
Leighton Buzzard

Central Bedfordshire Leighton Buzzard Library and Library Theatre are proud to present a fabulous programme of events and exhibits highlighting traditional wool crafts.
We have teamed up with the Knitting and Crochet Guild and other crafting communities to knit together a fun filled day.

What's Happening?

  • Yarn spinning demos
  • Knitting Through the Ages Pop-Up Museum - displaying items kindly loaned from the Knitting and Crochet Guilds collection based in Lee Mills, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire.
  • Children's weaving craft - free tickets are available from the library
  • Local knitters and stitchers available all day to answer your questions bring along a project you're working on and join us for a fun day
  • Plus a selection of natural hand dyed fibres from different sheep breeds.
  • Showing of Yarn: The movie - details are below

Yarn: The Movie
Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

Meet the artists who are redefining the tradition of knit and crochet. Yarn weaves together wool graffiti artists, circus performers and structural designers into a visually striking look at the women who are taking a stance while creating one of modern art’s hottest trends.
Tickets are £5.45 and £4.20 concessions, they can be booked via the Theatre or buy them online at Ticketsolve

Children's Weaving Craft Event
10.00 - 11.00

Come along and try our weaving crafts.
Free tickets available from the library

Page last updated: 17th January 2017