Cartoon sheep with Bakewell tart in its mouthWelcome to Bakewell Wool Gathering! We’re a wool festival dedicated to the best of yarn, knitting, and crochet, in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales.

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 Bakewell and the venue, and you can also buy tickets .

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Charity patterns Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support

This year we provided a free pattern for visitors in our exhibitor guide.  If you missed out, you can now download the pattern for £1.50, and all the funds will go to Macmillan Cancer Support.


Bakewell Wool Gathering will run on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th October 2020. We will be open from 10am-5pm on Saturday 10th, and 10am-4pm on Sunday 11th.
You can view our Exhibitors list, with links to more information about each of them where available.
Tickets are £5.00 for an adult for a single day, or £8.00 for the weekend. 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.
You can buy tickets on the day, in cash or using card. We can accept contactless cards. Alternatively, you may want to book online using Paypal. The price is the same, but there will be a priority queue for people who have already paid.
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Bakewell Agricultural Centre
Agricultural Way
DE45 1AH
Tel: 01629 813 777

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