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Wool Spinning Course – Apply now!

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Are you interested in learning the art of traditional Wool Spinning?

LELP are seeking 4 people with a passion for keeping traditional heritage craft skill alive, to take part in a traditional Wool Spinning course.

You do not need to have previous experience of wool spinning, but you must have an enthusiasm for heritage craft. This 12-week course requires a commitment of 𝟰 𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀 𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗸, 2 hours of which will be wool spinning, and 2 hours dedicated to the LELP Landscape Weaving class. You will also be required to commit 20 minutes of practice each day during the course.

After completion of the course, Lough Erne Landscape Partnership asks that each participant attends (free of charge) 4 schools and/or events to hare the forgotten skills of Wool Spinning, and to help share the story of the Lisbellaw Woollen Mill – once one of Fermanagh’s main employers.

This 12- week course is due to start in October, but dates are to be confirmed. This course is also 𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗴𝗲 to participants, there are only 4 spaces available.

If you are interested, please contact Heritage Project Manager, Hazel Long, by 5pm, Monday 2nd October, explaining why you want to take part, any previous crafting experience, agreement to the terms listed above. Those who are interested will be asked to meet Hazel for an informal interview.

This course has been made possible with funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund