An Introduction to Spinning


An Introduction to Spinning

Wednesday 11 October 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Chris Helliwell for a fun and relaxed day of drop spindle spinning with an opportunity to be introduced to spinning with a wheel.  A drop spindle is usually made from wood and allows the users to twist woollen fibres together to create a fine yarn suitable for many uses.

Suitable for beginners 

Price: £30

For more information or to book email bookings@aucklandcastle.org or call 01388 743 797.

While restoration working is ongoing the bookings line may not be continually manned however the answerphone is checked daily and if you leave a message along with your name and telephone number we will get back to you. 

All major credit/debit cards are accepted. 

See all of our 2017 Heritage Skills Workshops here

20 Sep Willow Sphere

21 Sep Nuno Felted Scarf

28 Sep Scandinavian Knitting

30 Sep - 1 Oct Carve a Grotesque Face in Stone (2 day)

30 Sep Silver Anglo Saxon Style Rings

5 Oct Felting Workshop

7 Oct Illumination

10 Oct Willow Bird Table & Fat Ball Feeder

12 Oct Forge Chestnut Roasters & Toasting Forks

14 Oct Create a Small Leather Item - AM