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A Celebration of Wool, May 2011

2 September, 2010

“A Celebration of Wool” is in its sixteenth year at the Old Bus Depot Markets – a spectacular event. Canberra is in the middle of a wool growing area, and to see what artists and business people with big ideas do with wool is fascinating.

Craftspeople who work with wool come from NSW, Victoria, and South Australia to participate in this showcase of top quality Australian made wool products, many made on their own properties. Products of the finest quality are featured including handfelted garments and accessories, designer knitwear, millinery, weavings, funky beanies and farm label knitwear.

The fantastic range of specialist yarns are always a huge drawcard for knitters and include hand carded, and hand dyed yarns, natural yarns and Wensleydale yarns. Regional Guilds provide demonstrations of hand spinning, hand felting, and other traditional wool based crafts.

What's On

Sun 26

Themed Sunday: Collectable Sunday

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sep 02

Themed Sunday: Multicultural Sunday

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Market news

  • Market Entertainment: August 2018
    Making sure we get off on the right foot, we have our friends from Jumptown Swing who are celebrating Canberra’s festival of swing, Canberräng. The talented Monique Lewis will also be playing this month. In her young career, she's already performed in such venues as the Hyperdome and the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel in Thailand.
  • Market Entertainment: July 2018
    Someone who’s no stranger to the markets, Liam Wright will be making a return on Creative Fibre, 8 July. Liam has opened for such talents as Kim Churchill, James Bennett, and the Bronze Whalers among others.
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