Som­er­set

With quaint vil­lages, rolling hills and bustling cities, there’s plenty to keep a knit­ter happy in Som­er­set…

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RE­MEM­BRANCE SUN­DAY IN WELLS

11 Novem­ber, 3-4pm Cathe­dral Green, Wells BA5 2UE All are wel­come to at­tend Wells Cathe­dral’s an­nual act of re­mem­brance, this year fea­tur­ing a per­for­mance of John Rut­ter’s Re­quiem. Visit www.wellscathe­dral.org.uk or call 01749 674483 for more in­for­ma­tion.

VISIT ALTERKNIT UNI­VERSE

Open Thurs­day to Sun­day 39 Main Road, Cleeve BS49 4NS Alterknit is a shop packed with nat­u­ral, re­cy­cled, lo­cal and eth­i­cal fi­bres. From a wide range of West York­shire Spin­ners’ yarns to cov­eted skeins of indie-dyed Stranded Dye­works yarns. Visit www.al­terkni­tu­ni­verse.co.uk

LEARN NEE­DLE FELT­ING

26 Novem­ber, 9.45am-4pm Dilling­ton House, Ilmin­ster TA19 9DT Join fi­bre artist Carla Tay­lor for a day of fes­tive nee­dle felt­ing. Cre­ate a set of tree dec­o­ra­tions and take home your very own nee­dle felt­ing kit. Work­shop costs £65 per per­son. Visit www. dilling­ton.com or call 01460 258648 for more.

VISIT THE HIVE CRAFT SHOP

Mon­day to Satur­day, 9am-5pm 41-43 High Street, Shep­ton Mal­let BA4 5AQ Top up your stash and stop for a lovely cuppa (or even a slice of cake) at The Hive craft shop and cafe. Don’t miss their monthly work­shops, too! Visit www.shep­ton­hive.co.uk or call 01749 343064 for more in­for­ma­tion

EN­JOY MANDY WOOLS WELLS KNIT­TING CEN­TRE

Open Mon­day to Satur­day 5 Mill Street, Wells, Som­er­set BA5 2AS Styled on the tra­di­tional wool shops of old, vis­i­tors to the shop are en­cour­aged to take their time to en­sure the per­fect pur­chase. Visit www.mandy­wools.co.uk or call 01749 677548 for more in­for­ma­tion

TAKE YOUR KNIT­TING TO DUNSTER

Ev­ery day, 10am-5pm Cas­tle Hill, Dunster, near Mine­head TA24 6SL Stay at The Yarn Mar­ket Ho­tel and visit Dunster Cas­tle, where you’ll be in­spired by a beau­ti­ful gar­den and tempted by a charm­ing tea room. Tick­ets start at £11.60. Visit www.na­tional trust.org.uk/dunster-cas­tle for more. For more events, ac­tiv­i­ties and at­trac­tions to dis­cover in sump­tu­ous Som­er­set, sim­ply visit www.vis­it­som­er­set.co.uk.

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