We exhibit at several craft fairs each year.
Here are some events which we will be attending in the near future.
This page will be updated as and when more events are confirmed.
McANARAKS HAS HAD TO CANCEL OUR STALL AT WOOLFEST 2016 DUE TO PRESSURE OF WORK, APOLOGIES FOR ANY DISAPPOINTMENT CAUSED : WOOLFEST IS STILL HAPPENING THOUGH, AND IT’S A GREAT EVENT!
Friday 24 June 10am – 6pm and Saturday 25 June 10am – 5pm
at Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 0QQ.
Woolfest was founded to provide a showcase and a celebration of the best of wool and wool crafts.
The event is all about creativity and design with beautiful quality, amazing colours and skilled craftsmanship and this was recognised in 2012 when Woolfest won the Cumbria Tourism Award for Event of the Year.
a showcase of talents
a wealth of advice
a bank of knowledge
a treat for the senses
and a treasure trove of natural fibres
Whatever your wool interests – Woolfest is for you.
We attracted over 5000 visitors in 2014 and the reaction to Woolfest was very simple … WOW.
West End Art, Craft & Design Fair 2016
Due to major building works at St. John’s Church, there will be no West End craft fair this year. It is hoped that the building work will be finished in time to re-open the venue in 2017.
Located at St. Johns Churchyard on the junction of Princes St and Lothian RD, central Edinburgh.
Edinburgh’s West End Fair is Scotland’s largest contemporary art, craft and design fair.
Situated in the heart of the historic festival city of Edinburgh and set against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, the West End Fair brings together some of the finest contemporary arts, crafts and design-work from across the UK in one glorious open air venue.
With over 100 makers, the fair is full of unique stalls selling products you won’t find on any high street. Enjoy a few hours browsing: you’ll find stunning jewellery, furniture, tempting fashion, accessories and homewares beautifully crafted in glass, wood, metal, textiles as well as art, photography and much more.
We pride ourselves in carefully selecting exhibitors to ensure standards are kept high resulting in a wonderful mix of high quality and unique products on display. Everything you see at the West End Fair is the individual and unique work of the exhibitors you’ll meet.
Loch Ness Knit Fest 2016
This event will take place over four days – Thursday 29th September to 2nd October 2016
Opening hours will be as follows :
Thursday 29th September 2016 13.00 – 18.00
Friday 30th September 2016 09.00 – 21.00
Saturday 1st October 2016 09.00 – 21.00
Sunday 2nd October 2016 09.00 – 15.00
Based at Eden Court, Bishops Rd, Inverness IV3 5SA, but also in other nearby locations including Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness Botanic Gardens,and others. See website for details
Come and experience the unique combination of the spectacular highland of Scotland and magical Loch Ness with world class international knit designers as they present world class tuition with the back drop of this inspirational landscape.
Join together with thousands of other knitters from around the world to learn, be inspired and enjoy the traditions and history of the area.
Enjoy workshops, fashion shows, lectures, exhibitions, concerts, culture, music, dance, delicious food, fun and world famous Highland hospitality!
McAnaraks will have a stall in Eden Court for the duration of the festival selling our customised clothing, handmade resin buttons, textile art and accessories.