A warm welcome to Loch Ness Knit Fest 2018!

19-21 OCTOBER 2018



Unmatchable Highland landscape, legendary hospitality and the bringing together of knitters from all over the world. Loch Ness Knit Fest is now in its 3rd year and we're preparing for what's set to be the best one yet!

There's a saying in Scottish Gaelic "Ceud Mile Failte". Its literal translation is "one hundred thousand welcomes"... so whether you're a fully fledged knitter, aspiring crafter or simply intrigued to come along to this fabulously woolly event, we'd love for you to join us in the heart of Inverness this October.

You'll see Inverness Leisure Centre as an awesome Loch Ness Knit Fest hub. There's a massive programme of events including 30+ workshops, main stage entertainment, crafting village and marketplace with over 60 sellers!
In addition to the array of crafting delights you can also enjoy a ceilidh with renowned fiddle supergroup 'Blazin Fiddles', tuck into a highland feast, take a cruise on Loch Ness and much more.

Advance tickets £8 per day • £15 for the weekend pass •
Day Trip Deal which will include your festival ticket and coach transport combined.
Workshops/Classes - Friday and Saturday
Marketplace/Crafting Village - Saturday/Sunday


2018 AWAITS!

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