Marvellous Monday - Woolly Romans

Wool-related craft activities and demonstrations

Two women sitting at spinning wheels

Dates

Monday 22 August

Visitor information

Time:

11am - 3pm

Cost:

Free events, usual admission fees apply

About

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.