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Summer Blaise Wool Festival

Date

Aug 07 2022

Time

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

About The Event

Location

Bradford Industrial Museum
235 Moorside Rd, Eccleshill, Bradford BD2 3HP

Join us for the Summer Blaise Wool Festival, the annual celebration of Bishop Blaise, the Patron Saint of Woolcombers, and Bradford’s proud woolly history.

This event is part of Bradford Woolly Heritage CIC’s Bishop Blaise’s Long Woolly Fringe Festival.

The event will include:

Trade Stands

Food Vendors
• Pop-up baaaaah! Try Bradford’s Salamander Brewery’s special Blaise Ale.

Entertainment
• Live performances including Hall Royd Brass Band
• Exhibition & demonstrations from the Bradford Guild of Spinners, Weavers & Dyers. Try your hand.
• Bishop Blaise himself will be telling the story of how thousands used to celebrate his day in February.
• Our fantastic permanent display

A great Wooltastic day out for the whole family!
Admission free, everyone welcome

May Half-term with Bradford District Museums & Galleries

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Have a look at our families events – follow the links for more information

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Details here

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