London Wool Fair 2017
Taking place for the second year London Wool Fair 2017 is the perfect accompaniment for the London Bridge Sheep Drive. With over 50 stands selling a range of woollen goods, jewellery and luxury accessories plus artisan street food, craft ales, cocktails, ice cream, product-making demonstrations and live entertainment, the Wool Fair is a fantastic addition to the London events calendar.
Sunday September 24th
10am – 6pm
History of the Wool Fair
The Worshipful Company of Woolmen first arranged a Wool Fair in 2016 to add to the activities on and around London Bridge and to support the Sheep Drive.
There will be 40 fabric and textile traders and 12 urban street food stalls with live music and a pop-up fashion show:
Purbeck Ice Cream
Purbeck Ice Cream brings you their award-winning ice creams and sorbets, farm made in the heart of Dorset. They use fresh Purbeck milk, thick Dorset cream, British sugar and an abundance of natural ingredients with no artificial anything. They source the best quality whilst providing a point of difference, exceptional taste and service. Their delicious flavours range from the sublime Vanilla Bean and addictive Salted Caramel to the radical ChilliRED!
Halsbury Barton is the home of Halsbury Barton’s Jacob sheep in beautiful North Devon. The Jacobs are a very attractive breed of sheep and with their distinct colour of wool Halsbury Barton have spun and woven into throws, cushions and scarves, which come in different sizes and patterns and all natural colours. From this year’s shearing they had the wool processed into knitting yarn in white and brown and have been busy knitting new items.
Romney Marsh Wools
Romney Marsh Wools is unique in linking tradition with a highly desirable modern product that reflects the romance and history of the Romney Marsh. They are passionate about promoting all the benefits that wool brings and they are here ‘To be the leading UK provider of high quality, sustainably produced home-grown wool by making Romney Marsh Wools the chosen brand.
Knitwear designer Layla Chelache creates unique, colourful textile pieces to dress up any outfit or just to keep you warm. The designs reflect her love of colour, texture and sculptural forms. Using the very finest materials, from Scottish cashmere to Italian silk and linen, each scarf, hat or glove is made by hand, on vintage industrial knitting machines in CHELACHE’s London studio. These special knits make a great addition to any wardrobe or the perfect gift whatever the occasion.
So Cosy is a designer-created range of bespoke blankets, throws and cushions, produced in the finest quality of natural un-dyed wool. Their range is designed in Britain and all their wool is sourced ethically from the highest grade suppliers.
Handcrafted in Hampshire, gentlemen’s cufflinks, dress studs, tie pins, and ladies necklaces, earrings and bracelets made from recycled shotgun, rifle and pistol cartridges. Bespoke items can be made to order using own cartridges, choice of stones and personalised sizing.
Tweed with Provenance, Created in Cumbria. Using fleece from the pure bred Herdwick sheep of Lake District National Trust Farms. We have woven tweed in the natural shades of this unique breed. Our bags are hand cut and hand sewn in Cumbria. Stylish and contemporary in design.
Pulled is all about experiencing tempting and delicious pulled meats (so much more than just pork!) with flavour packed, fresh slaws and homemade sauces, served in a handmade brioche bun. We pride ourselves on using only the finest ingredients, including only UK bred free-range / native breed meats and buns from a local family bakery. Trading since October 2013, Pulled has established itself as a renowned street food operator, with a product that customers keep coming back for.