Events

Autumn/Winter Dates for Markets and Fairs 2019

Friday October 4th – Shrewsbury Farmers Market in the square 9am – 3.30pm

Friday November 1st – Shrewsbury Farmers Market in the square 9am – 3.30pm

Saturday November 2nd – Cancer Support Group Autumn Fair at the Parish Centre in Church Stretton 10am – 12pm

Saturday November 9th – Made In Shropshire Shrewsbury in the square 9am – 4pm

Thursday November 14th – Ludlow Farmers Market in the square 9am – 2pm

Saturday November 23rd – Westhope Craft Fair, Westhope College, Craven Arms SY7 9JL 10am – 4pm

Sunday November 24th – Stand in Orvis, Ludlow 10am – 4pm

Monday November 25th – Builth Wales Winter Fair, Gift Hall   9am – 5pm

Tuesday November 26th – Builth Wales Winter Fair , Gift Hall  9am – 5pm

Thursday November 28th – Ludlow Farmers Marker 9am – 2pm

Tuesday  December 3rd – Tinsel Tuesday Gift Market, Ludlow Square 10am – 4pm

Friday December 6th – Shrewsbury Farmers Market 9am – 3pm

Saturday December 7th – Weston Park Christmas Fayre, Shifnal, Telford TF11 8LE 9am – 5pm

Sunday December 8th – Weston Park Christmas Fayre 9am – 5pm

Tuesday December 10th – Tinsel Tuesday, Gift Market, Ludlow square 10am – 4pm

Thursday December 12th – Ludlow Farmers Market in the square 9am – 2pm

Saturday December 14th – Made in Shropshire Shrewsbury in the square 9am – 4pm

Tuesday December 17th – Tinsel Tuesday Gift Market, Ludlow Market 10am – 4pm

Summer Dates for Markets & Shows 2019

Thursday June 27th – Ludlow Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 2pm

Friday July 5th – Shrewsbury Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 3.30pm

Sunday July 7th – Cancer Research Garden party at All Stretton 2pm – 5pm (taking alpacas)

Thursday July 11th – Ludlow Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 2pm

Sunday July 14th – Ludlow Green Festival in the square 10am – 4pm

Thursday July 25th – Ludlow Farmer’s Market  9am – 2pm

Thursday August 1st – Burwarton Show , Bridgnorth, WV16 6QJ  9am – 5pm

Saturday August 3rd – Tenbury Countryside Show , Tenbury Wells, Worcs. WR15 8BH 9am – 5pm

Saturday August 18th – Maws Craft Fair, Jackfield, Telford  2pm – 5pm (taking alpacas)

Thursday August 22nd – Ludlow Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 2pm

Friday September 6th – Shrewsbury Farmer’s Market  in the square 9am – 4pm

Sunday September 8th – Picklescott Country Fayre SY6 6NR  12pm – 5pm

Thursday September 12th – Ludlow Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 2pm

Saturday September 14th – Made in Shropshire in the Square , Shrewsbury  9am – 5pm

Thursday September 26th – Ludlow Farmer’s Market 9am – 2pm

 

Spring dates for the Markets & Shows 2019

Thursday February 28th – Ludlow Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 2pm

Friday March 1st – Shrewsbury Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 3.30pm

Saturday March 9th – Made in Shropshire in Shrewsbury square 9am – 5pm

Thursday March 14th – Ludlow Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 2pm

Saturday/Sunday March 23rd/24th – National Alpaca Show in Telford at the Exhibition Centre 9am – 5pm

Thursday March 28th – Ludlow Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 2pm

Friday April 5th – Shrewsbury Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 3.30pm

Thursday April 11th – Ludlow Farmer’s Marker in the square 9am – 2pm

Saturday April 13th – Made in Shropshire in Shrewsbury square 9am – 5pm

Thursday April 25th – Ludlow Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 2pm

Friday May 3rd – Shrewsbury Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 3.30pm

Thursday May 9th – Ludlow Farmer’s Market in the square 9am – 2pm

Saturday May 11th – Made in Shropshire in Shrewsbury square 9am – 5pm

January Sale 2019

10% off selected socks and handknits –

Buy online or come and visit Coco Alpacas by making an appointment via email jane@cocoalpacas.co.uk, or tel 01694 751792 Mob 07989 740376.

We will be holding an Open Day at Coco Alpacas on Saturday January 26th from 10am – 3pm where you can see the alpacas and the lovely products we sell.

We will also be at Ludlow Farmers Market on Thursday January 24th 9am – 2pm and

Shrewsbury Farmers Market on Friday February 1st 9am – 3pm

Autumn/Winter Events 2018

We will be attending the following events:-

Thursday 8th NovemberLudlow Farmers Market 9am – 2pm in Castle Square, Ludlow

Thursday 22nd NovemberLudlow Farmers Market    9am – 2pm in Castle Square, Ludlow

Mon/Tuesday 26th/27th November – Royal Welsh Winter Fair 8.30am – 7.30pm (Mon) 8.30am – 6pm (Tues) at BuilthWales show ground 

Sat/Sun 1st/2nd DecemberWeston Park – 9am – 5pm at Weston-under-Lizard, Shifnal TF11 8LE

Tuesday 4th DecemberTinsel Tuesday 9am -4pm in Castle Square, Ludlow

Friday 7th December – Shrewsbury Farmer Market 9am – 3.30pm in The Square, Shrewbury

Tuesday 11th December Tinsel Tuesday 9am – 4pm in Castle Sq, Ludlow

Thursday 13th December – Ludlow Farmers Market 9am – 2pm in Castle sq. Ludlow

Saturday 15th DecemberShrewsbury Christmas Market 9am – 6pm in The Square, Shrewsbury

Tuesday 18th DecemberTinsel Tuesday 9am – 4pm in Castle Sq, Ludlow

Thursday 20th – Saturday 22nd DecemberFestive Fizz & Eats Festival  4.30pm – 9pm at Weston Park , Shifnal TF11 8LE

Summer Events 2018

Here are the events we will be attending this summer.

June 9/10th    –      Hellens Garden Festival  10am – 5pm  held at  Much Marcle, Herefordshire. HR8 2LY    www.hellensgardenfestival.co.uk

June 28th       –      Ludlow Farmers Market  9am – 2pm  held in Ludlow Square

June 30th          –   Tenbury Music Festival  10am – late   held in Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire

July 8th                   Ludlow Green Festival   10am – 4pm  held in Ludlow Square

July 21/22nd          Bryngwyn Summer Fayre 10.30am – 5.30pm held at Bryngwyn Hall, Llanfyllin. SY22 5LJ

July 26th                Ludlow Farmers Market  9am – 2pm held in Ludlow Square

August 2nd            Burwarton Show  9am – 5pm held at Burwarton, Bridgnorth WV16 6QJ

August 12th           Herefordshire Wildlife Trust 10am – 3pm  at Queenswood Country park, Dinmore Hill, Leominster. HR6 0PY

August 23rd          Ludlow Farmers Market – 9am – 2pm in Castle Square, Ludlow

Sept 29th/30th      Malvern Autumn Show 9am – 6pm at Malvern Showground, Malvern

 

Wonderwool

WONDERWOOL – Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th April 2018

Shrewsbury Spinners, Weavers & Dyers Guild have arranged a coach on Sunday 29th to leave the Garage in Church Stretton at 8am.  £29.00 for coach and admission

If you are interested please contact Ann Lloyd on 07889 143057

Spring/Summer Workshops 2018

Sunday 25th March 1pm – 4pm –  FULLY BOOKED

Needle Felted Rabbits   £25.

 

Sunday 8th April 10am – 1pm

Beginners Crochet Shawl   £30

Learn to crochet a colourful shawl by working backwards and forwards.  Make matching tassels.  Suitable for beginners and intermediates.

Price includes yarn, please bring 4 mm hook if you have one, or one can borrowed or bought on the day.

 

Sunday 22nd April 10.30am – 3.30pm

Needle Felted Landscapes £45

Build up colour and texture to make a landscape picture.

Light refreshments provided but please bring your own lunch.

 

Thursday 7th June 5pm – 8pm

Needle Felt Hummingbird £25

Using wool sculpt a hummingbird with needle felt techniques.

Suitable for beginners.  All materials provided.

Light refreshments available.

 

Thursday 28th June 5pm – 8pm

Shawl Anatomy £27.50

Learn to knit different shaped shawls.  Basic knitting knowledge needed (knit and purl).

Materials provided, but please bring your own needles. (2.75mm, 3mm, or 3.25mm).

Light refreshments available.

 

Thursday 19th July 5pm – 8pm

Beginners Crochet Shawl  £30

Learn to crochet a colourful shawl by working backwards and forwards.  Make matching tassels.

Suitable for beginners and intermediates.

Price includes yarn, but please bring 4mm hook if you have one.

Booking Workshop Places

Please book workshops by phoning the shop on 01694 724041 between 10am – 4.30pm (answerphone outside of these hours), or by emailing info@cocoalpacas.co.uk

New Year Workshops 2018

Sunday 4th February 10.30 – 4pm

Needle Felted Landscapes £45.00

Build up colour and texture to make a landscape picture.  All materials and equipment provided.

Light refreshments provided but please bring your own lunch

 

Sunday 25 February 1pm – 4pm – FULLY BOOKED

Beginners Crochet £25.00

Learn basic stitiches (chain, sip stitches, doubles and trebles). Work in the round to make a flower brooch.

Hook and materials provided.

Light refreshments available, but please bring your own lunch.

 

Sunday 25th March 2018 1pm-4pm

Needle felted Spring Rabbits £25.00

Using wool sculpt a spring rabbit with needle felt techniques.

Light refreshments available.

Booking Workshop Places

Please book workshops by phoning the shop on 01694 724041 between 10am – 4.30pm (answerphone outside of these hours) or by emailing info@cocoalpacas.co.uk

 

One-to-One

If you would rather learn on a one to one basis we can offer sessions tailored to your own needs.

November/December 2017 Workshops

Charming Beads £25

Sunday 19 November 1pm – 4pm

Learn techniques with glass beading to make a beautiful bag charm to embellish a bag,  a phone, a zip pull etc.  All materials provided.

Needle Felting for Christmas £25

Sunday 3rd & 10th December 1pm – 4pm

Create a gorgeous baby penguin to add to your decorations this Christmas.  We will also be making Christmassy baubles if we have time.

Booking Workshop Places

Please book workshops by phoning the shop on 01694 724041 between 10 am – 4.30pm (answerphone outside these hours), or by emailing  info@cocoalpacas.co.uk

One to One

If you would rather learn on a one to one basis, we can offer sessions for knitting, crochet, spinning and many other fibre crafts tailored to your own needs.

Coming soon in 2018

Warping & Weaving – Learn to warp a rigid heddle loom and create a place mat or small cloth.