Have you ever been to a craft show before? They’re a great way to get new ideas, stock up your craft stash and to discover new brands. We’ve listed some of the highlights of 2018 shows in the UK and Ireland – will you be going to any?

Knitting, crochet and craft shows in 2018

January
21: Waltham Abbey Wall Show in Essex (click here)

February
16-18: Unravel in Farnham Maltings in Surrey (click here)

March
1-4: The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show at Kensington Olympia, London (click here)
15-17: Edinburgh Yarn Festival at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange (click here)

April
7-9: Spring into Wool at The Grammar School in Leeds (click here)
26-27 Crafting Live at the Titanic Exhibition in Belfast (click here)
28-29: Wonderwool wales at The Royal Welsh Showground Bulith Wells (click here)

May
11-13: The Handmade Fair at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire (click here)
12-13: Wool @ J13 at Penkridge, Staffordshire (click here)
25-27: WOOLlinn in Dublin (click here)

June
22-23: Woolfest in Cockermouth, Cumbria (click here)
22-24: The Handmade Fair at Bowood House in Wiltshire (click here)

July
14-15: Yarningham at the Uffculme Centre, Birmingham (click here)
28-29: Fibre East at Redborne School and Community College in Bedfordshire (click here)

August
10-11: The British Wool Show at York Auction Centre in Murton, York (click here)
10-13: The Festival of Quilts at the NEC in Birmingham (click here)

September
6-8: The Creative Craft Show in Manchester (click here)
14-16: The Handmade Fair at The Green at Hampton Court Palace (click here).
29-30: Yarndale in Skipton, Yorkshire (click here)
30: Sheep Drive and Wool Fair in London Bridge, London (click here)

October
11-14: Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace, London (click here)
19-21: Loch Ness Knit Fest in Inverness, Scotland (click here)

November
8-11: Knitting and Stitching Show at Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin (click here)
22-25: Knitting and Stitching Show @ The Harrogate Convention Centre (click here)

Throughout the year
The Creative Craft Show in Manchester (February and September), Birmingham (March, June/July and November), London (April), Exeter (September) and Glasgow (October) (click here for full details)

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