Information and photos from some of the meetings/gatherings held by the Guild and events where members of the Guild have been involved.


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.

Where did it all begin? and the rules governing the event.

view information and pictures from the International event held in 2013.

view information and pictures from the International event held in 2014.

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

view images silk spinning workshop

Felting Workshops

view images from felting workshops

Cotton spinning workshop

view images from Cotton Spinning Workshop

Tocal Field Days

view images from Tocal

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