This Golden Fleece at Felixstowe Book Festival

26 June 2021

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Past Events

Spinning New Yarns – Clare Hunter and Esther Rutter

Date: Saturday 17 August 2019, 4pm

Location: Edinburgh International Book Festival


This Golden Fleece at The Wanstead Tap

Date: Friday 6 September 2019, 7.30pm

Location: The Wanstead Tap, Arch 352 Winchelsea Road Forest Gate London E7 0AQ


This Golden Fleece: Bury St Edmunds Launch

Date: Saturday 7 September 2019, 3pm

Location: Quaker Meeting House, St John’s Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP32 1SJ


Britain’s Knitted History in St Andrews

Date: Tuesday 24 September 2019, 8pm

Location: Topping and Company Booksellers, St Andrews

Esther Rutter at Wigtown Book Festival

Date: Saturday 28 September 2019, 10.30am

Location: County Buildings, Wigtown

Shetland Wool Week: This Golden Fleece

Date: Friday 4 October 2019, 1.15pm

Location: Shetland Museum and Archives, Lerwick

Blairgowrie Bookmark Festival – with Clare Hunter

Date: Sunday 6 October 2019, 11am

Location: Blairgowrie Community Campus

Knit-a-long with Karie Westermann (part of Golden Hare Festival)

Date: Saturday 19 October 2019, 4pm

Location: The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

This Golden Fleece at Dove Cottage: Knitting Workshop and Talk

Date: Sunday 20 October 2019, 10am-1pm

Location: Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria


This Golden Fleece – Waterstones in Kendal

Date: Wednesday 23 October 2019, 6.30pm

This Golden Fleece – Waterstones in Lancaster

Date: Thursday 24 October 2019, 6.30pm

This Golden Fleece at Taigh Chearsabhagh

Date: 7.30pm, Thursday 31 October 2019

Location: Taigh Chearsabhagh, North Uist

This Golden Fleece at Faclan: The Hebridean Book Festival

Date: 10am, Saturday 2 November 2019

Location: An Lanntair, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

Evening at the Yarn Cake, Glasgow

Friday 15 November 2019, 6.30pm

Fizz, a buffet, books and wool – what more could you want?

Tickets are £25 and include a copy of This Golden Fleece (RRP £16.99), drinks and food.

Call 0141 946 5305 to book.

Knitting Extravaganza at Portobello Books

Thursday 21 November 2019, 6.30pm

A night of all things Golden Fleece – plus a special pre-Christmas pop-up shop from Ginger Twist Studio!

pitlochryWinter Words Festival, Pitlochry

Date: Thursday 13 February 2020, 11.30am

Location: Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Port-Na-Craig Rd, Port na Craig, Pitlochry PH16 5DR

To book visit:

Denman-in-the-summer-e1571752399228A Journey Through Britain’s Knitted History, WI Denman College

Date: Friday 21 February 2020, 2.30pm

Location: WI Denman College, Marcham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6NW

To book visit:


UNRAVEL Festival, Garthenor Organics Talk Series: This Golden Fleece

Date: Saturday 22 February 2020, 11am

Location: Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham GU9 7QR

To book visit:

pittenweem libraryThis Golden Fleece: A Talk by Esther Rutter at Pittenweem Library

In Association with The Woolly Brew

Date: Tuesday 25 February, 7.30pm

Location: Old Town Hall, Cove Wynd, Pittenweem

To book visit:

wordsbythewaterWords by the Water Festival, Keswick

Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020, 4pm

Location: Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ


stripeylogoThis Golden Fleece at The Stripey Badger

Date: Saturday 14 March 2020, 7pm

Location: Octagon TheatreTown Hall, Grassington, Skipton,North Yorkshire, BD23 5AA

To book visit:

ayewriteEsther Rutter at Aye Write

Date: Saturday 28 March 2020, 11.30am

Location: The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

To book visit:

v&aThis Golden Fleece at the V&A

Date: Thursday 16 April 2020, 2.30pm

Location: The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A South Kensington, London

To book visit:

cambridgelitfestUnravelling Britain’s Knitted History, Cambridge Literary Festival

Date: Saturday 18 April 2020, 5.30pm

Location: Baillie Gifford Stage, Old Divinity School, University of Cambridge, St Johns St, Cambridge CB2 1TP

To book visit:

York-Festival-of-IdeasONLINE ONLY – This Golden Fleece: York Festival of Ideas

Date: 6pm BST, Thursday 11 June 2020

To book tickets visit:


Making Connections: In Conversation With Karie Westermann: Making Landscapes

Thursday 19 November 2020 at 6pm GMT.

Tickets are £6 each.