PLAN YOUR VISIT – FOOD & PLACES TO GO

Places to meet, eat and drink

Uffculme has an onsite cafe serving light meals, sandwiches, hot and cold drinks and snacks. There will also be a dedicated cake stand serving delicious home made treats.
There is also plenty of outdoor space at the venue so if you want to bring a picnic rug and your own picnic, please do.

Uffculme is a very short walk away from Kings Heath High Street, which has a wide variety of places to eat and drink, including​ ​Bloom​, (pictured below) a place where speciality coffee meets considered food and Grace + James, a wine shop, bar and deli.

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Just a short walk from the venue is Moseley Village, where you can find​ ​The Village​ Pub, that serves meals, snacks, soft drinks and tipples;​ ​Lewis’s​, (pictured below) a neighbourhood cafe & restaurant; Damascena​, serving coffee, tea and a selection of delicious food.

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Places of interest nearby

Highbury Park, Kings Heath Park and Cannon Hill Park are all within a short walk of Uffculme.

Within Canon Hill Park is the​ ​Midlands Arts Centre (MAC)​ which has a wide programme of events and activities. There is also the​ ​Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park​ in Canon Hill Park, which is home to many animals and birds.

Cash Points

Some of our exhibitors will have card machines, but cash is always accepted!!

The nearest cash point is located outside Asda Supermarket, 99 High Street, Birmingham, B30 2YY 5mins walk from Uffculme Centre.

An alternative cash point is located outside HSBC Bank, 96 High Street, Birmingham, B14 7LD also 5mins walk from Uffculme Centre.

Loch Ness Knit Fest @ Yarningham

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We are so pleased that our new festival friends Loch Ness Knit Fest will be joining us at Yarningham this year.

They will be sharing all things Loch Ness Knit Fest with you including their fabulous marketplace, workshop programme and festival capers.

Just like them you can take advantage of a new direct flight between Birmingham and Inverness.  It’s easier than you think.

Loch Ness Knit Fest will be in our new social area ready to answer questions about their festival and tell you their best Nessie stories.

 

 

Plan Your Visit

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New exhibitor – Garthenor

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We are delighted to announce a last minute addition to this year’s Yarningham marketplace, Garthenor.

Garthenor’s mission is to promote and provide a variety of sustainable, organic & British wool products in an ecologically responsible way. Their aim is to help secure the future of British organic agriculture and the British textile industry.

Garthenor source, produce and sell Certified organic wool products, including yarn, fleece and bespoke knitwear. All the wool you’ll see with their name on it has been certified to global organic standards.

Garthenor was started in the 1990s, with wool produced from their own sheep. They’ve since expanded faster than their flock, and they now buy raw fleeces from around the UK directly from the farmer – no middle man, which means all their wool is fully traceable from sheep to jumper.

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

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Due to circumstances beyond our control we are sorry to announce that both Three Violet Buttons and Norah George are no longer able to exhibit at this year’s Yarningham.

On the bright side it gives us an excuse to post a picture of David Bowie’s album Hunky Dory.

 

Craft Film Reel

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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.

 

Workshops Flash Sale

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We’re having a FLASH SALE on all Yarningham workshops.

For one weekend only, from 6pm Friday 22 until midnight Sunday 24 June 2018, all our workshops have a massive 25% off.

Don’t delay as our FLASH SALE ends on Sunday 24 June at midnight.

For more information about our workshops or to book visit our website here.