Displays of equipment, fibres and completed items have been presented at the Newcastle Show, Newcastle Stitches and Craft Show, Newcastle Craft Alive, Living Smart Festival, Wallsend Winter Fair and others.
Back to Back Wool competition
The Newcastle Spinners and Weavers Guild has supported the holding of the Back to Back Wool competition since 2001.
The Spinning Knitwits, consisting of members from the Guild, finished first in the world in 2018 and have now called it a day.
Guild Trading Day
Trading Day – a day where suppliers are available for spinners, weavers and fiber lovers can replenish their stash, is usually held in April.
Watch this space for details of the next trading day when they become available.
For more information refer to the “Event Information” page.
Workshops that have been held include
Silk Spinning Workshop
Cotton spinning workshop
Tocal Field Days
The Guild has items that have been produced by members of the Guild available for sale, such as:
hand spun yarns, hand made knitted, woven and felted items