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Hand Spinning with the Hallamshire Guild

Type:Family Event

Revolution House
High Street
Old Whittington
CHESTERFIELD
Derbyshire
S41 9JZ
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Nostepinne and Spindle

About

Learn about traditional crafts such as spinning, weaving and dyeing with The Hallamshire Guild.

See spinning wheels and looms being demonstrated and have a go at hand spinning with a drop spindle or a stick.

The Hallamshire Guild was founded in 1951 and is part of a National Association of Guilds of Weavers Spinners and Dyers, whose official objectives are to preserve and promote these traditional crafts for the benefit of the public.

The event is free, however donations are welcome to enable us to continue our events programme.

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Guide Prices

Free entry, however donations are gratefully accepted

Facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • Free Entry

Children

  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Free Parking

Opening Times

Season (29 Aug 2022)
DayTimes
Monday11:00 - 16:00

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select right hand lane and take 4th exit (A61). At traffic light controlled roundabout (Tesco) take 2nd exit (A61). At next roundabout (J E James Cycles) select right hand lane and take 4th exit (B6025, signposted Eckington). Continue up hill for approx ½ mile and turn left onto Church Street North. Then turn right into High Street. Revolution House on left.

From East Follow A617 to M1 motorway junction, then follow route from North/South.

From West Follow A619 from Bakewell to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and at traffic lights go straight on. At roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A632). Turn immediately left into slip road to A61 (signposted Sheffield). At traffic light controlled roundabout (Tesco) take 2nd exit (A61), then follow route from North/South.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station - Chesterfield (3 miles)

Bus numbers 25, 50 and 50A from New Beetwell Street or Cavendish Street, Chesterfield

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