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National Wool Museum What’s On Winter and Autumn Guide

Exhibitions Events Workshops (029) 2057 3070

Exhibitions Trails & Walks Julia Griffiths

Guided Tours


The Woolly Tale

Village Trail

Daily, 10am-5pm



See her work displayed and follow the Family Trail linked to the work.

A fun and educational trail for families helping to discover the process from Fleece to Fabric.

A self guided walk around the village of Dre-fach Felindre highlighting historical and interesting facts about the woollen industry in the locality.

Ffarwel Gymru Working Abroad Until Mon 31 December, 10am-5pm People who left Wales and the industrial causes for their migration.

Colleges Competition Exhibition Mon 5 November-Thu 31 January, 10am-5pm This year our theme is 'Migration' and offers students studying design, fashion and textile courses the opportunity to respond either by designing a product or through creating a piece of art. We have worked in partnership with Jen Jones of The Welsh Quilt Centre; Lampeter to develop a joint competition for students inspired by both collections.


Art Cart Heart Cart to Celebrate St Dwynwen's Day & St Valentine’s Day Sat 26 January, Sat 9 & Tue 12-Sat 16 February, 10am-4.30pm

Christmas Art Cart Sat 1-Sat 29 December, 10am-4.30pm Festive crafts for children on our Christmas Art Cart, with trails and activities.

Creative children's activities on the Art Cart to celebrate St Dwynwen's Day.

For more details on all events visit or call (029) 2057 3070

Regular Groups

Events Christmas Craft Fair

Mid Teifi Arts Rugmakers

Sat 24 November, 10am-3pm

Fortnightly Saturdays, 2pm

A chance to see the group demonstrating their skills. Please contact Bette Collins (01239) 711733 to check dates.

The Knitting Club 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month, 2pm Why not join in, learn how to knit, share your patterns and have a chat in the Museum's cafe. Please contact the museum to check dates.

Carmarthen Spinners and Ceredigion Spinners Weavers and Dyers Fortnightly Wednesdays, 10.30am-3pm See the groups demonstrating their skills and join in! Please bring your own materials and call the Museum to check dates.

Jigso Children’s Centre – Satellite Centre Wed 21 November & Wed 19 December, 11am-2.30pm Fun activities for children and parents including music, art craft, messy play sessions and story-telling.



Booking by telephone

Families Hands On

Our annual craft fair showcasing the work of local craft workers. A range of stalls including country crafts, textile crafts, wood work, soaps, candles and more. An excellent opportunity to purchase unique gifts for Christmas and support local craftspeople.

Christmas Cookery Evening with S4C Chef Gareth Richards Fri 7 December, 7pm Need new ideas for recipes for Christmas? Gareth will be providing a cookery demonstration full of festive ideas with tasters, as well as showing how to create simple festive floral displays for the home at Christmas. Tickets £5. Booking essential.

Carol Singing with Santa Tue 18 December, 6.30pm Join in with items from Ysgol Penboyr and expect a visit from Santa! Enjoy mince pies, teas and coffee as we celebrate Christmas. Booking essential.

Adults & Young People Demonstration


Workshops Make and Mend: Cosy Winter Warmers

Make & Mend: Feed the Birds Sat 12 January, 1.30pm

Sat 10 November, 1.30pm

Make & Mend: Festive Tea Light Glasses Sat 15 December, 1.30pm Jazz up plain old glasses into beautiful candles holders using etching spray and found/vintage accessories. Materials supplied. £5. Booking essential.

Make and Mend: Cards and Envelopes Sat 16 February, 1.30pm Create special occasion cards and envelopes from our array of retro wallpaper, books, newspapers and adorn them with rubber stamping, junk jewellery and buttons. Materials supplied. £5. Booking essential.

Cafe and Shop Museum Shop, open 10am-5pm Come and browse our broad range of blankets, cushions and throws produced by the woollen mills of Wakes, together with gifts for all ages.

Caffi y Gorlan, open 10am-4.30pm Come and enjoy a taste of homemade cooking using local produce. All dietary needs can be catered for. Light lunches and home baked cakes served daily.

Find out more about all of these events and sign up for our e-newsletter at Open: October-March; 10am-5pm, Tuesday-Saturday, April-September; 10am-5pm, daily. Details correct at time of printing. Please check before making a special journey.

What’s On Brochure Survey We would welcome your feedback on the What’s On brochure and would be grateful if you could take a few minutes to answer our online survey by visiting: Thank you.


For more details on all events visit or call (029) 2057 3070

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Prepare to settle down for a cozy evening in by making handmade water bottle covers from woolly jumpers, and draft excluders from up-cycled fabric. Materials supplied. £5. Booking essential.

Join us this month as we make beautiful yet sustaining yummy delights for our feathered friends. Materials supplied. £5. Booking Essential.

National Wool Museum - What's On Autumn Winter 2012-13  

Nov 2012 - Feb 2013: Events / Exhibitions

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