Two Day Hand Spinning & Wellness Retreat

£345.00

Immerse yourself for two days of hand spinning and wellness bliss. With workshops each day, supportive, friendly and fun group, attendee craft exhibition, all refreshments, lunches and dinner are included. You may also make full use of the hotel leisure and spa facilities.
For further information please read the full description at https://www.thespinningbarn.co.uk/event-info/hand-spinning-wellness-retreat where you will also find full terms and conditions.

£345.00 Location : Norfolk

Immerse yourself for two days of hand spinning and wellness bliss. With workshops each day, supportive, friendly and fun group, attendee craft exhibition, all refreshments, lunches and dinner are included. You may also make full use of the hotel leisure and spa facilities. For further information please read the full description at https://www.thespinningbarn.co.uk/event-info/hand-spinning-wellness-retreat where you will also find full terms and conditions.

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Course Details :-
  • In-Person Course
  • July 10, 2024 - July 11, 2024
  • 2 Days

What's included in the price

The Details: Cost: £345. A deposit of £50.00 will secure your booking with the balance due by June 1st 2024. Bookings made after that date will require the full fee payable at the time of booking. At the time of booking you will have the choice to pay the deposit only or the full price. Our Gift Cards make a really useful gift for all celebratory occasions eg Christmas, Birthdays, Anniversaries etc and can be used when booking your retreat place. Visit https://www.thespinningbarn.co.uk/gift-card for more details. Booking details: When you have paid your deposit you will receive a separate email in which you will find a booking form to complete, your dinner menu from which to choose, the Grand Exhibition label template and further information about how to make your balance payment. Location: Knight's Hill Hotel & Spa, Knight's Hill Village, King's Lynn, NORFOLK PE30 3HQ TEL 01553 675566 Accessibility: There are steps into the main venue area but additional flat access is available for ease of access if required. Please note any specific access requirements at the time of booking to ensure that any support is made available to you. Car parking: On site car parking with easy access to the venue. Disabled parking is available. Please ask if assistance is required. What is included: Two days retreat Workshops Use of equipment with fibres All refreshments Lunch on both days Drinks reception and Dinner on 10th July. Menu to be sent upon booking. Vegan and Gluten Free options available. Prizes awarded on the evening of 10th July for our Grand Craft Exhibition. Full use of the hotel leisure facilities at the onsite Imagine Spa for hotel guests and day guests. Please inform staff that you are attending as a retreat day guest if applicable. What is NOT included: Accommodation is not included in the price of the retreat however the Knight's Hill Hotel has agreed a price of £95 per person per night for Double/Twin Bedroom (single occupancy) including breakfast. This arrangement will offer choice and enable guests to choose their preferred room at Knight's Hill, choose to stay at an alternative hotel or attend on a day basis if local to the area. Contact the Hotel directly on 01553 675566 and quote The Spinning Barn Hand Spinning and Wellness Retreat to book your accommodation. Spa Treatments - Although leisure facilities are included spa treatments are not. However Imagine Spa has kindly offered a 20% discount to retreat guests. Please be aware Spa treatments must be booked and paid for prior to the retreat. Quote Hand Spinning Retreat to secure your discount. Enjoy! What To Bring: Spinning wheel in good working order. Any associated equipment required for your wheel eg sufficient bobbins, lazy kate, niddy noody, oil, spare leader yarn etc. Fibre preparation equipment eg hand cards, wool combs, blending board, drum carder. Other craft items you may like to bring eg knitting, crochet, weaving, felting. NOTE : Spinning wheels must be in good working order. If there is a problem we may be able to help but there is no guarantee so do check. E Spinners - must be PAT tested and in date (portable appliance test) if using mains electricity. Please supply an extension lead, also PAT tested. Alternatively use a battery pack which is fully charged. Any fibre preparation equipment must be adequately covered to protect the tines and cloth from damage and to prevent injury when not in use. All equipment should be labelled with your name to save confusion. You are welcome to bring your knitting, crochet or weaving projects but please be aware that I am not proficient in these crafts and may not be able to support you if a problem arises, although I would expect there will be guests who could. Grand Craft Exhibition: Categories: Hand Spun Yarn of Choice, A Garment, A Homeware, An Accessory. Mediums: Hand Spinning, Knitting, Crochet, Weaving. Stipulations: Must be created from British Wool. Purchasing British Wool: There is no obligation to purchase from The Spinning Barn however if you choose to do so you will a 10% discount using the voucher code RETREAT10 at checkout. It is anticipated that a range of British Wools will be available in our online shop https://www.thespinningbarn.co.uk/shop by January 1st 2024. All items must be hand delivered or posted to The Spinning Barn by June 30th 2024 to facilitate collation of categories and plan the display. The display will be arranged on the night preceeding the start of the event. At the time of booking the retreat you will receive a label template to allow you to present the details of your chosen item/items. Any items to be posted should use a postal /courier tracking system and the delivery should be signed for. The Spinning Barn cannot accept responsibility for any loss of packages. Judges decisions are final.

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  • In-Person Course

    Hand Spinning Workshop for Beginners

    Have you ever watched a hand spinner happily spinning soft wool into gorgeous yarns and wanted to give it a go, or felt that your knitting, crochet or weaving could be even more creative if you could spin your own yarns? Then this workshop is for you. If you have spun before and want to re-visit a forgotten skill then here is the chance to fulfil it straight away.

    Our one-day spinning workshops are relaxed and fun and are aimed at beginners but also suitable as a refresher. Covers all aspects of this enchanting and addictive skill. There is a variety of dates to choose on our website https://www.thespinningbarn.co.uk/booking-calendar/hand-spinning-workshops-for-beginners?referral=service_list_widget

    Workshops are held in the tranquil Norfolk countryside on our smallholding where you can meet our delightful flock of rare breed North Ronaldsay sheep and Icelandic sheep whose wool you will be spinning on the day.

    You will learn what to look for when choosing a good fleece for spinning. You will learn the arts of carding, spinning and plying, using the fleece from our own flock, and will make your very own skein of yarn to take home. I am more than happy for students to photograph or video aspects of the workshop to remind them at home or just to impress friends and family with! Course notes are also provided.

    The day is very relaxed and informal. Why not take a look at our recent reviews to see what other customers have said about us.

    Theresa is a qualified trainer and assessor in the Life Long Learning sector but far more importantly gets tremendous satisfaction from simply passing on these skills to others.

    We look forward to welcoming you to our farm very soon.

    What’s included in the price?​

    All equipment is available for you to use, or you may bring your own if you prefer. I supply as much fibre as you need to complete your project on the day.

    NOTE: All refreshments are provided including home-made cakes, biscuits, fresh fruit and beverages, but please bring your own packed lunch. IF YOU HAVE ANY ALLERGIES, PLEASE MAKE ME AWARE AT THE TIME OF BOOKING VIA EMAIL.

    Fleeces, ready carded fibres and equipment are available to buy on the day or from our online shop, so you can continue your spinning as soon as you get home.

    Travel links are good from most major routes including by rail and taxi.

    £85.00
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    Location : Norfolk

    Have you ever watched a hand spinner happily spinning soft wool into gorgeous yarns ...

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