Hello, you have found the list of the events we will be attending or hosting in the next few months. Wool shows, natural dyeing workshops, natural dyeing symposiums, etc. I will try and keep it in chronological order - earliest at the top. Scroll down to view the year ahead. Big thank you to Simon, as always, for making this possible.

2020 Events

  • FEBRUARY 8th and 9th. CREST, (26400) DROME, FRANCE.

FÊTE DE LA LAINE, La Toison d'Art in force.

Over 60 stalls of wonderful artisan wool, woven, hand-spun, felted, hand-dyed and naturally dyed, of course. Garments, bedding, bags, footwear, personal and household accessories, knitting and handcraft supplies. Come and meet the crème de la crème of the French textile artisan world.

Here is a link to the programme.

You might even spot our stand on this page

By the way entrance is free

  • APRIL 22nd - 25th. NANTES (44000), LOIRE-ATLANTIQUE, FRANCE.

POUR L'AMOUR DU FIL, The French International Show of the Art of Threads

A friendly show in the beautiful leafy town of Nantes. Stunning patchwork exhibitions and stands to please everyone engaged in textile art, knitting and handcrafts.

  • MAY 16th-17th MULHOUSE, (68100) HAUT-RHIN, FRANCE.

KNIT AT MOTOCO 2

An exciting new show on the French/Swiss/German border. Lots of energy and wool!

  • JUNE 28th - JULY 1st MONTBEL (09600) ARIEGE FRANCE.

4 DAY NATURAL DYEING WORKSHOP HERE IN OUR LAKE SIDE ATELIER

Booking is now open, more information on the blog post.

  • SEPTEMBER 19th-26th, CHATEAU DUMAS, 82220 AUTY, FRANCE.

TRAVELLING YARNS WORKSHOP - JULIE WEISENBERGER OF COCOKNITS.

Our naturally dyed Poll Dorset wool has been selected by Julie Weisenberger of Cocoknits to use in the September Travelling Yarns workshop at Chateau Dumas. I will be there on the first day to hand over the Poll Dorset selected by the students, to explain where the wool comes from and how it is dyed and then the next morning we will have a hands-on natural dyeing session!

Booking is already underway