Marvellous Monday - Woolly Romans

Wool-related craft activities and demonstrations

Two women sitting at spinning wheels


Monday 22 August

Visitor information


11am - 3pm


Free events, usual admission fees apply


Woolly Romans 

In Roman times, wool was spun and woven by hand to make cloth. Make your own wool wall decoration.  

Tynedale Guild

Members of the Tynedale Spinning Guild will be on hand to demonstrate various methods of spinning and weaving.

Drop spindling - using a replica Roman Spindle.

Wheel spinning - how methods of spinning have changed over the years.

Weaving - visitors can try using a loom.