Welcome to Whitehead and Yarnfolk Festival of Wool 2019
Yarnfolk Festival of Wool is the ultimate creative day out, with a focus on appreciating the
quality and beauty of handcrafted products and learning new skills. Several venues throughout
the Town will be full to the brim with demonstrations and hands on workshops led by some of
the country’s renowned experts in the field of fibres. Incredibly talented designers and craftspeople
will promote an enviable range of quality tools, materials and beautiful products to buy.
Whitehead Food & Folk festival is also be in town. Providing a quirky assortment of artisan
caterers ensuring you won’t go short of delicious food and drink. We are known for our café culture and there are
plenty of eateries to visit throughout the town.
Traditional music plays throughout the day and there are fantastic activities for all the family to enjoy, including old
fashioned steam train rides
It is a pleasure to be hosting this event, which promises to offer an innovative, fun experience for the whole family
Venues for Yarnfolk Festival are:
St Patricks Parochial Hall, Edward Road
Methodist Church, Edward Road
Whitehead Community Centre, Balmoral Avenue