Wool gathering in Kendal

The wool gathering is designed to encourage more people to use and wear wool Credit: PA

The first Kendal Wool Gathering has begun.

It is a celebration of the Cumbrian market town's history and a campaign to get more people using and wearing wool.

Stands and stalls representing all aspects of commercial wool products, including carpets, looms, spinning wheels and crafts will be on display at a large unit at K Village, The Lakes Outlet.

The gatheirng runs until Sunday (13th October).

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Kendal wool gathering

The first Kendal Wool Gathering has begun, celebrating the Cumbrian market town's history and a campaign to get more people using and wearing wool.