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Then you are in the right place. Below you will find all the latest news on special guests, workshops, the 2019 marketplace along with travel and visitor information and posts from the Woollinn community. 

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Workshop Tickets go on sale Weds 13th November at 4pm GMT

Workshop Tickets go on sale Weds 13th November at 4pm GMT

   Set your alarms for tomorrow - Weds 13th November at 4pm GMT  Not long to go now! Have you chosen your favourite topics yet?   Workshop spaces are limited, so make sure you're ready at 4pm to secure your place.   << OFFICIAL TICKET BOX...

Win A Workshop Of Your Choice

Win A Workshop Of Your Choice

In just a few short days we will be revealing the Woollinn 2020 Workshop Schedule, and we have a fantastic *giveaway* to share with you. Simply sign up to the Woollinn newsletter to be in with the chance to win the Woollinn Workshop of your choice. *One lucky person*...

It’s the Woollinn Official Video

It’s the Woollinn Official Video

  Now live for your viewing pleasure - The Official Woollinn Video! Ready to find out what Woollinn is all about? Just press play on the video above to get a taste of what awaits you in 2020. Featuring interviews with Lisa and Jenny Sisk, alongside insights from...

Woollinn Returning June 12th & 13th 2020!

Woollinn Returning June 12th & 13th 2020!

We're delighted to announce that Woollinn will be returning on the 12th and 13th June 2020 in a brand new venue! The Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin will be our hosts next year. This stunning venue combines a beautiful seaside location with quick and...

Creating a Culture of Inclusion with Adaku Ezeudo is Now Live

Creating a Culture of Inclusion with Adaku Ezeudo is Now Live

We are very excited to announce that the recordings of Creating a Culture of Inclusion by Adaku Ezeudo are now live. ⠀ Adaku joined us during Woollinn's Farewell lunch and shared tips on how small businesses can create a culture of inclusion in their spaces, and how...

Woollinn Thanks You

Woollinn Thanks You

If there was one word that could describe Woollinn 2019 it's 'community'.  To everyone that was part of this year's festival from vendors, attendees, special guests, volunteers and staff .. we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We were truly honoured to spend...

3 Days To Go – Time To Pick Up Your Wristbands!

3 Days To Go – Time To Pick Up Your Wristbands!

It's Time to Pack Your Project Bags & Get Ready for Woollinn 2019! Can you believe we are so close to opening our doors for this year’s festival? We have created a handy festival guide with all the information you will need to be sure that you won't miss your...

Your 2019 Woollinn Collectables and Goodies

Your 2019 Woollinn Collectables and Goodies

With only a few days to go until doors open here at Woollinn HQ, we thought we would introduce you to some exclusive Woollinn goodies that you can only get your hands on at the festival! We might be a little bit excited about these…….. Woollinn 2019 Pin For all you...

Your Woollinn 2019 Festival Guide

Your Woollinn 2019 Festival Guide

Can you believe we are so close to opening our doors for this year's festival? We have put together this handy round-up for you today, with all the key information you'll need to be sure that you won't miss your favourite vendor, a chance to chill out in the Ravelry...

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Meet Woollinn’s Special Guests

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Meet Woollinn’s Special Guests

Yarn festivals come with a huge social side. They are often your chance to meet your favourite designer, dyer, maker or all-out fibre celebrity. It's rare that all of your favourites will come together under one roof, especially here in Ireland, so today we have a...

Play Your Yarns Right!

Play Your Yarns Right!

Are you ready for your chance to win great prizes at Woollinn 2019? We're ready to give them away! Come along to the Whitewoods Lecture Hall at 3 pm on Friday 14th June, where there'll be a chance to indulge your inner 80s vibe, with a live twist on the classic TV...

Introducing the Woollinn 2019 Charity Partners

Introducing the Woollinn 2019 Charity Partners

This year Woollinn is delighted to work with two charities, Revived Yarn and Cooking for Freedom. We would love for you to get involved and it's easier than you think! If you aren't attending Woollinn but would still like to donate to either of these charities, please...

Giveaway: Celebrating One Year Since The First Woollinn!

Giveaway: Celebrating One Year Since The First Woollinn!

[Comments now closed, and our winner was Deirdre Sweeney] To celebrate Woollinn's 1-year anniversary we are giving you a chance to win this gorgeous prize! To enter - simply share your best memories of your 2018 visit *or* your highest hopes for your 2019 experience...

Creating a Culture of Inclusion – Buffet Lunch & Presentation

Creating a Culture of Inclusion – Buffet Lunch & Presentation

Wrap up your weekend at Woollinn at this relaxed buffet lunch, which will feature a short talk by our inspirational Special Guest Speaker: Adaku Ezeudo⠀ ⠀⠀ We have mentioned previously that we invited Adaku to give a short presentation during which she will share her...

Announcing Group Rates for Woollinn! ⠀

Announcing Group Rates for Woollinn! ⠀

⠀ Are you coming to Woollinn with some friends? Or are you organising a group visit? Coming with your local craft group? A Tour? A discounted rate of €12.50 per person is now available for groups of 10 people or more on each day! All you have to do is pop over to our...

HeyBrownBerry at Woollinn 2019

HeyBrownBerry at Woollinn 2019

We are delighted to welcome Marceline of the HeyBrownBerry Podcast to Woollinn this year. In association with Woollinn, Ravelry and Cross & Woods, Marceline will be a virtual Event Guide to this year's festival, interviewing visitors, vendors and special guests...

Announcing the 2019 Woollinn Social!

Announcing the 2019 Woollinn Social!

Friday 14th June, 7pm until Late Can your heart be captured by a lofty fibre in *just 3 minutes*? The Woollinn 2019 Social will feature a delicious two-course meal and a DJ until late, with a whirlwind Yarn Dating adventure thrown in for good measure! Will you find...

The Woollinn 2019 Venue Guide

The Woollinn 2019 Venue Guide

Ready to plan your Woollinn trip? We've compiled this handy guide to make that process as easy as possible! Location Woollinn is located in the City North Hotel which is a purpose-built conference centre located just off Junction 7 on the M1, Dublin to Belfast route -...

The Woollinn Make-a-Long Starts Tomorrow!

The Woollinn Make-a-Long Starts Tomorrow!

Are we all ready for the starting line? If anyone out there is still thinking about joining in, then late entrants are most welcome. As a fun incentive Aoibhe has come up with some interesting themes to keep us all chatting during the MAL, and we've popped together a...