In celebration of Heritage Week, The Sheep and Wool Centre Museum throws its doors open to the public free of charge on the above date. Learn about the history of the local sheep and woollen industry in Connemara. Wool craft demonstrations of carding and spinning hourly throughout the day. Come and try your hand at spinning and be surprised at how much fun it can be. .
All-Ireland Wool Spinning Championship Saturday 26th of August 2017
In celebration of Heritage Week At The Sheep and Wool Centre, Leenane, Connemara, Co. Galway. The Sheep and Wool Centre invite all wool spinners to come and spin to find the All-Ireland wool spinning Champion. The winner will be the person with the most wool spun in a half hour timeslot. Entries by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. On the day entries no later than 1pm. Bring your spinning wheel and hand carders. Connemara Blackface fleece provided. Spinning starts at 2pm sharp. Come along and enjoy the fun. Perpetual trophy presented to the winner.