All’s wool that ends wool at Leeds textiles festival

Leeds Wool Festival, at the Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley, Leeds...Penelope Hemingway pictured with a Great Wheel...4th June 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme
Leeds Wool Festival, at the Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley, Leeds...Penelope Hemingway pictured with a Great Wheel...4th June 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme
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Lambs and alpacas were among the stars of the show as textile enthusiasts descended on Armley Mills Industrial Museum for the third Leeds Wood Festival.

The event on Saturday was described as an exciting combination of shopping and a celebration of woolly heritage, with workshops, demonstrations of now rare skills and machinery, talks and performances.

Leeds Wool Festival, at the Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley, Leeds.Alpacas pictured at the event..4th June 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds Wool Festival, at the Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley, Leeds.Alpacas pictured at the event..4th June 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Attractions included live music and dance performances inspired by Yorkshire’s textile industry and films in the 1920s cinema, including the award winning ‘Addicted to Sheep’.

Leeds Wool Festival, at the Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley, Leeds.....4th June 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds Wool Festival, at the Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley, Leeds.....4th June 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds Wool Festival, at the Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley, Leeds...Betty Wilson pictured..4th June 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds Wool Festival, at the Leeds Industrial Museum, Armley, Leeds...Betty Wilson pictured..4th June 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

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