British Wool Trade
Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2019 Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2019 28 March 2019 to 31 March 2019 The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators, held at The NEC in Birmingham. Read Events
Fast Fashion – eye opening facts from The World Economic Forum Fast Fashion – eye opening facts from The World Economic Forum 1 March 2019 The World Economic Forum has highlighted some shocking facts recently, explaining how our culture of fast fashion harms the environment. Read Blog
British Wool appoints The LEGO Group’s Marko Ilincic as its new Non-Executive Director British Wool appoints The LEGO Group’s Marko Ilincic as its new Non-Executive Director 20 February 2019 British Wool has appointed a new Non-Executive Director, Marko Ilincic, to its board. Read Press Release
British wool – new thinking, new products, new applications British wool – new thinking, new products, new applications 14 November 2018 Fast fashion, plastics, synthetic micro-fibres - the current news agenda is full of stories explaining the negative impact our buying habits have on our environment and planet. So there’s no better time to challenge the norm and consider how we can use natural fibres more widely. This month we talk to Caroline Hodgson about her plans to use woven British wool in wall panels and installations for the built environment. Read Blog
Grand Designs Live Grand Designs Live 10 October 2018 Grand Designs Live is based on the Channel 4 series and presented by Kevin McCloud. The show offers visitors expert advice, new product launches and specialist exhibitors in six project zones. Read Events
The impact of ‘Fast Fashion’ – why wool is the sustainable choice The impact of ‘Fast Fashion’ – why wool is the sustainable choice 5 October 2018 As a nation, British shoppers buy more new clothes than any nation in Europe, with people buying twice as many items of clothing as they did a decade ago. ‘Fast Fashion’ – the reproduction of highly fashionable clothes at high speed and low cost – has far-reaching effects. Discarded clothes are piling up in landfill sites (government figures indicate that three in five garments end in landfill or incinerators within a year) and wildlife in our rivers and seas is eating synthetic fibres dislodged in the wash. Read Blog
Wool Carpet and Rug awards at The Flooring Show Wool Carpet and Rug awards at The Flooring Show 19 September 2018 The wool flooring industry gathered this week to receive recognition at the third Campaign for Wool Carpet and Rug Awards, held as part of The Flooring Show in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.  The Campaign for Wool Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales, established the Awards in 2016 to highlight the diversity and breadth of quality in design, production, innovation and marketing across the carpet and rug sector.  Over 55% of wool from the UK is used in flooring, and a significant proportion of New Zealand wool is used in flooring and interiors. Read Press Release
The Flooring Show The Flooring Show 16 September 2018 to 18 September 2018 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. Visit stand C69 to meet our team and discover more about our extensive range of support materials and our new licensee scheme. Read Events
British Wool: the role of effective POS in retail environments British Wool: the role of effective POS in retail environments 10 August 2018 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 Head of Marketing, explains more. Read Blog
The 2018 Wool Carpet & Rug Awards - now open for entry The 2018 Wool Carpet & Rug Awards - now open for entry 26 July 2018 Sponsored by The Campaign for Wool, in association with British Wool, the awards are designed to celebrate excellence in wool carpet and rug manufacture. Now in its third year, the event has proven to be a great success, helping to promote the many benefits of wool flooring to a wide and varied audience. Read Press Release

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