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The Campaign for Wool Carpet & Rug Awards 2019 The Campaign for Wool Carpet & Rug Awards 2019 17 September 2019 The wool flooring industry gathered this week to receive recognition at the fourth Campaign for Wool Carpet and Rug Awards, held as part of The Flooring Show in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Read Press Release
The Bed Show The Bed Show 16 September 2019 to 17 September 2019 The Bed Show is organised by the National Bed Federation (NBF). Taking place from 17-18 September 2019, at the Telford International Centre, it offers its unique mix of both British and Irish bed manufacturers and component suppliers, and remains the place to be for buyers and commercial specifiers who return year-after-year looking for the latest products and developments in the UK bed market. Read Events
The Flooring Show The Flooring Show 15 September 2019 to 17 September 2019 The British Wool Collection – a new retail display designed to showcase British Wool accredited carpet manufacturers. Clearly communicating the benefits of buying British wool, the display also includes a hands on feature designed to showcase its natural resilience in carpets. To find out more, visit the British Wool team on stand C70. Read Events
All about rugs All about rugs 13 September 2019 In this post, I thought I would lay out a few guidelines to help you through the rug selection process. Rugs can be complicated – not least because of all decisions that need to be made. You have to choose the colour, the shape, the pattern. And then you have to work out if you can afford one in the right size and what to do if the budget won’t stretch that far. Read Blog
British wool: the essential ingredient British wool: the essential ingredient 12 September 2019 Based in a 200-year-old converted barn in the conservation village of Clapham in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Glencroft Countrywear produces traditional, luxury clothing made from natural fibres. We talked to Edward Sexton, Partner, to find out why British wool is an essential ingredient in their products. Read Blog
British wool: beauty and style in any weather British wool: beauty and style in any weather 28 August 2019 Sunshine, downpours, wind or snow – whatever the weather, you’ll always see sheep grazing happily in the British countryside. British sheep are a hardy bunch, and their wool protects them against everything the British climate throws at them. It’s this natural adaptability that inspired Marton Mills to design and create ‘Leathley’ - a new fabric made from 100% British wool. Designer Charlotte Howson explains more. Read Blog
Meet the Team – Laura Johnson Meet the Team – Laura Johnson 19 August 2019 As Producer Marketing Executive, I get involved in a range of areas, including; organising attendance at agricultural shows, competitions, campaigns and British Wool Farm social media. I am also secretary of the English Northern regional committee. Most of my time is spent at British Wool’s Head Office in Bradford but you will see me out and about at shows and auction marts throughout the year. Read Blog
British Wool – supporting retailers with new display ideas British Wool – supporting retailers with new display ideas 15 August 2019 At British Wool we understand how hard brands have to work to grab consumers' attention in competitive retail environments. That's why we're supporting manufacturers and retailers with a striking new range of merchandising and displays designed to clearly communicate the benefits of buying British wool. Graham Clark, British Wool’s Director of Marketing, explains more. Read Press Release
NSA and British Wool team up for exciting ‘auction mart roadshow’ NSA and British Wool team up for exciting ‘auction mart roadshow’ 13 August 2019 As the major sheep sale season gets into full swing the National Sheep Association (NSA) and British Wool are looking forward to meeting sheep farmers at a number of auction markets over the coming months. Read Press Release
The history of British Wool The history of British Wool 6 August 2019 Sheep have grazed in Britain for thousands of years, providing one of our greatest natural resources - wool. The UK has more sheep breeds than any country in the world - over sixty different breeds cared for by more than forty thousand sheep farmers on hills and lowlands. But where did it all begin? We take a more detailed look at the history and evolution of sheep and wool. Read Blog