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 Leeds Wool Festival


Saturday, 2 June 2018

Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills


Thank you to everyone who joined us for Leeds Wool Festival 2017! We had an amazing time and look forward to welcoming you back next year!

Please pop Saturday 2 June in your 2018 diaries, for the next Leeds Wool Festival!

Follow the Leeds Industrial Museum Facebook page for updates!


Click to expandPre-booked workshops


For all those who have pre-booked workshops this year the materials lists and preparation information can be found below:

Colour work materials list (PDF 223KB)

Introduction to Marlisle materials list (PDF 423KB)

3hr Top down homework (PDF 141KB)


Click to expandHow to get to Armley Mills

​We are encouraging people to use public transport to get the Wool Festival.


Numbers 15 and 60A run from outside Leeds Railway Station, and stop at Canal Road, next to the mumbers 15 and 60A run from outside Leeds Railway Station, and stop at Canal Road, next to the museum car park.

Numbers 33, 33A, 508, 670, 757 and 760 run from Central Leeds and stop at Kirkstall Road Cardigan Fields. It is then a short walk through the leisure complex, over the footbridge next to Frankie and Benny’s Restaurant and through the grounds of the Museum.

The Leeds-Liverpool Canal Walk:
It is also a lovely walk along the Leeds Liverpool Canal, from Central Leeds to the Museum. This can take up to an hour.

There will be limited parking available at the museum and in the overflow car park opposite the museum car park. It is also possible to park in Cardigan Fields Leisure Complex car park and walk across the footbridge to Armley Mills.

There will also be a number of disabled parking spaces available in the museum car park. It is possible to drop off passengers outside the entrance.