So here it is, what you have all been waiting for. The Yarningham 2020 Exhibitor List is announced!
We’ve packed our marketplace with some of the best independent yarn dyers and producers; knit and crochet designers; online and bricks and mortar yarn businesses and makers of knitting, crochet, spinning and weaving notions, tools and accessories.
This year we had a record number of applications making the usually difficult job of selection even harder. We would like to thank everyone who took the time to fill in an application form.
Yarningham Marketplace will be open on Saturday 11 July from 11-5pm and Sunday 12 July from 11-4pm. Early Bird and Advance Tickets will go on sale shortly.
For the full list of Yarningham 2020 exhibitors please visit our website here.
Don’t forget our fantastic workshops, which include entry to the marketplace on the day of the workshop. You can find them listed here.
We’re very pleased to announce that we are hosting a birthday party to celebrate the 5th edition of Yarningham and we’d love it if you could join us.
For the first time we’ll be holding an evening event as part of Yarningham 2020. There’ll be traditional party games with prizes, delicious food and a party bag of woolly treats for you to take home. And of course there’ll be cake.
Our venue is All Saints Church Hall (just a 10min walk from Uffculme Centre)
Tickets go on sale on Saturday 21st March
Yarningham’s 5th Birthday Party
Saturday 11 July 2020
All Saints Church Hall
2 Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 7RA
Don’t forget that we’re holding a Knitting Picnic for World Wide Knit In Public Day this Saturday 8 June.
Knitting Picnic for WWKIP Day
Saturday 8th June
1:00 – 4:00pm
Kings Heath Park, Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7TQ
We will be on the large grassed area facing Vicarage Road.
Please bring your own picnics and picnic blanket/chair(s).
Cartlands Tea Rooms is located within the park and serves breakfasts, light lunches, homemade cakes, loose leaf tea and ground coffee.
The main toilet block is located near the bowls hut, just past the glasshouses (a short walk form the main car park). There are also toilets located within Cartlands Tea Rooms.
Wet weather contingency. We will be in Cartlands Tea Rooms if the weather is wet.
Still from Material: Zoe Arnold, The Light Surgeons, 2012 © Crafts Council
We are delighted to be screening a selection of short films selected by the Crafts Council at this year’s Yarningham.
CRAFT FILM REEL is a one hour programme of short films exploring all aspects of making and craft.
The CRAFT FILM REEL will be on a continuous loop in Exeter lecture theatre accessed through the Yarningham marketplace.
Don’t forget that it’s our May stitch hootenanny tomorrow night!
So pack up a project and come get your stitch on with us. All are welcome – you don’t even have to be good!
Wednesday 9 May 2018
Two members of our team here at Stitches & Hos HQ are taking part in The Moonwalk London 2018 on the 12th May. Helen and her daughter Lilith, have signed up to Walk the Walk and raise money for Breast Cancer charities and research. In April last year, Helen was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Luckily, it was caught at an early stage and was successfully treated with surgery. Helen, Lilith, and the rest of their family want to give something back to the charities and research companies that work so hard to help so many.
On Saturday 28th April, we at Team Yarningham completed our final training walk in preparation for the Moonwalk 2018. In total we walked just under 21 miles!
The Moonwalk is an event raising money for Breast Cancer charities and research, organised by Walk the Walk. It is a marathon length walk in London beginning at midnight. Oh, and you do it in a decorated bra!
We began our final walk in Stratford-Upon-Avon and we decided to walk along the canal. It rained and we were both quite muddy by the time we’d finished, but we kept going and cheered each other up.
We spotted so many sheep! They kept walking up to the edge of their fields and watching us – they were so noisy! We also saw some ducks; including little fluffy ducklings, some geese and a swan.
The Moonwalk is on May 12th, so if anyone wants to donate to a worthy cause, there’s still time. Follow the link Sponsor Team Yarningham
Wednesday evening saw the April edition of our monthly hootenanny. Thanks to everyone who braved the cold, wet and miserable weather. There may be little sign of spring but it didn’t put off us stitchers.
Our next stitch up is Wednesday 9 May 6-9pm at Tilt. Until then happy stitching.
Don’t forget that it’s just one week until our April stitch hootenanny.
Pack up a project and come get your stitch on
Wednesday 11 April 2018