Where you will find us




Wirksworth Farmers Market

First Saturday of the month


Bakewell Farmers Market

Last Saturday of the month


Arkwright Artisan Market

Third Sunday of the month



Buxton Wool Gathering

11 & 12 May 2019 

 Buxton Pavillion Gardens




Bearded Theory Spring Gathering 25-28 May

Catton Hall 





 The Wool Monty

Sat 15 and Sun 16 June 2019

Fly DSA arena Sheffield





Past Events 

Artist and Maker area at Belper Games Sun 22July

Belper Rugby Club



Spring Into Wool 7-8 April 2018


The Grammar School at Leeds, LS17 9NA



Bakewell Wool Gathering 22 - 23rd October 2016


Ashby Agricultural Show 10 July 

Belper Goes Green 4-5 June

Belper Arts Trail 3-4 May
90 artists in over 40 venues throughout the town, we will be at Belper Cottage Project with mini workshops and lots of wool! We have also had the pleasure of being involved in street art.

Bearded Theory Festival 21-24 May
We will be showing people how to spin and other wooly skills, find us in the childrens village, follow the wool!

Waltham Abbey Wool Show, 18th January 10am - 4pm
Open Studio Event (Belper Arts Trail)
Sunday 4th -Monday 5th May 10am - 4pm
Weaveknitit at The Old School House, Chapel Street, Belper
Come along and see our new studio, have a go, buy, eat!
We are teaching as well over these 2 days please contact to book.
Museum at Night: Thurs 15 May 7-8pm
Belper North Mill
The Old School House Open Day: Sat 17 May
The Old School House opens its doors to showcase the designers and
practioners who work there. Things to buy, do and see.
Belper Open Houses: 25 - 27 May  10am - 4pm
09 The Old School House, Chapel Street DE56 1AR
Room above the Arch Weaveknitit
Sefton room Ditzi jewellery
Bakewell Wool Gathering
Sat 18th October - Sun 19th October
Waltham Abbey Wool Show, 19th January 10am - 4pm
Belper Art and Crafts Market
No28 Marketplace, Belper

Usually held alongside Farmers market each month

 9th November, 7th December.
For more deatils please contact Abi  abisawyer@hotmail.co.uk
Thurs 14th November 6.30-8.30pm
Early Christmas Shopping and Pamper Evening
at Long Row Primary School Belper. £2 entrance inc drink n nibbles
Thurs 21st November Belper Tennis Club
Shopping and Pamper Evening
September 2013 Exhibiting as part of Wensley Yarn Workers at Arkwright
Mill, Cromford.
Bakewell Wool Gathering 19-20th October 2013 10am - 4pm
Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell (last years BOB)
The Wool Experience Saturday 6th July Blaze Farm, Macclesfield. www.blazefarm.com
May 2013 Belper Artists & Makers Open Houses 25 - 27 May
We are advertised as Sarah Bates if you are struggling to find us!
We will be at 33 Stanton Ave, DE56 1EE
On Sat 25 Jane will be there spinning with lots of fleece and yarn while on
Sunday 26th we will both be demonstrating: spinning, machine knitting and crochet
Also we have a knitted installation in the window of Poppys Cafe, Chapel Street

Funday at Bettys farm 25th May Cancelled Easter Funday

Thursday 6th June from 7.30pm Ladies shopping/pamper evening at Belper
Meadows Tennis club

April 2013
Derbyshire Eco Centre Spring Fair
Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th
11 - 4pm both days
Porter Lane, Wirksworth.

Saturday 1st December
1 - 5pm
Christmas Fair
Strutts North Mill, Belper

Thursday 6th December
2 - 4pm
Christmas Fair
Long Row Primary School, Belper