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Welcome to Buxton Wool Gathering! We’re a wool festival dedicated to the best of yarn, knitting, and crochet, in the gateway to the Peak District.

Whether you’re into spinning, felting, weaving, or just good old knitting, there’s something for you. All in a stunning location with some of the friendliest, craftiest people around.

Here you can find all the information you need about the event, including a list of exhibitors, details about Buxton and the venue, and you can also buy tickets.

To keep up to date, you can sign up to our mailing list or follow us on Facebook or Instagram for news and updates. If you would like to apply to be an exhibitor you can find all the information you need here.

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Charity patterns Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support

We sell patterns to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Every penny is donated. The patterns are provided as a PDF, so you download them and can print them out yourself. You can also track the amount raised or donate directly in the tribute fund.

See the patterns

FAQs

Tickets are on sale here on our website through Paypal. We don't charge a booking fee. Once you've booked your ticket, you'll receive an email containing a QR code, and you show that to us on the day. We no longer sell tickets on the door, but tickets will be available online until 3pm on the second day of the event.
Tickets are £5.00 for an adult for a single day, or £8.00 for the weekend. We don't charge a booking fee. Children under 16 do not need to pay, but do need to be accompanied by an adult. You'll be provided with a wristband which will allow you to come and go as you need without having to pay again.  
Buxton Wool Gathering is a two-day festival dedicated to wool, yarn, fibres, and related crafts. We're based at Buxton Pavilion Gardens in the Peak District and run every year in May. Our about us page explains more.
You can view our Exhibitors list, where we introduce each exhibitor and link to where you can find them online.

We're still confirming the dates for next year and will announce them as soon as we know them. Doors open at 10am for prepaid tickets and 11am for on the day tickets. Doors close at 5pm on Saturday and at 4pm on Sunday.

You can view full details of our Covid-19 precautions here.
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Location

Buxton Pavilion Gardens
St. John’s Road
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 6BE
Tel: 01298 23114

More information

Bakewell Wool Gathering

Bakewell Wool Gathering is our sister event and is held every year in October. Its hosted in the Agricultural Centre, in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales.

You can find out more information about the event on its website.

Discover Bakewell Wool Gathering

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