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2017 Show Preparation

We are making the most of the spring weather whilst preparing for the new season which starts with Wonderwool Wales 22nd & 23rd April. The workshop is full of carders as the following week we are off to Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival to exhibit, we had a successful time last year they have invited […]

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Woolly Shows 2016

The new season of shows beckons and as ever we going to all your favourite fibre shows. We’ve had a busy winter perfecting the new wool picker and further developing our Classic Carder in different forms. We’ll be at WonderWool, WoolFest and Fibre-East, we’re also going to do something very different … After the excitement […]

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The End of the Year – reflections and thoughts

We hope Father Christmas was kind to you and brought all things you’ve been casually mentioning all year! We’ve had a lovely time here in Shropshire although your orders are now calling and so we’re back to work. The end of the year is a time of looking back, especially on such a successful year […]

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Christmas Greetings from All of Us to All of You

We’d like to think of ourselves as The Windmill Theatre of the Wool World, but sadly even Paul needs a break …. We’ve shut the workshop for a few days to enjoy a well-deserved rest and we’ll be up and running fully again on January 4th. We’re looking forward to an exciting New Year, there […]

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Off to Foreign Parts… Classic Carder Goes to Holland

Classic Carder are going on a working visit to Winschoten for the fabulous Midwinterwol organized by our Dutch partners Lowland Legacy. We’re taking carders and equipment and will be launching our brand new wool picker to demonstrate and sell. This year, we’re joined by Jill Shepherd (aka Wrigglefingers) who will be teaching carding courses galore […]

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Christmas Orders

We’re pleased to be exhibiting our carders in Holland with our Dutch partners at Lowlands Legacy during Midwinterwol this year. It will, however, make production times for your Christmas present critical. The last day for despatch will be December 21st, which means that ordering early is essential this year. If you are in the unfortunate […]

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A bicycle powered Classic Carder!

We’re always fascinated to hear about projects and ventures that use our Classic Carder, so it was with great interest we learned about a new exhibition in the Basque Region. Artist Laurita Siles and her collaborator, Joseba Edesa, who is part of a Basque shepherding family, have worked together to produce two works to celebrate […]

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One More UK Show in 2015 – Bristol Wool Fair

We have one more UK show this year, Bristol Wool Fair, 11th, 12th & 13th September which Jill Shepherd and Katie Weston will be running for us as we are away. Jill and Katie will be giving demonstrations and advice to help you choose the right carder for you. The shows this year were very […]

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Back by popular demand, the Classic Carder Fibre Weekend!

Come and card and spin with Classic Carders and Jill Shepherd in the rolling hills of Shropshire. Jill will be leading the workshops with access to Classic Carders range of drumcarders, although the course will be suitable for any breed of carder. Saturday is carding and colour day. You will be introduced to colour theory; […]

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Carding Workshops at Classic Carder

Jill Shepherd will be running a series of carding workshops at Classic Carder, Near Bridgnorth, Shropshire. The first workshop will be on 7th February from 10.00am to 4.30pm, £60 per person, followed by a spinning workshop on 8th February also £60 or if you book two workshops £100 for both. In the carding workshop Jill […]

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  • Upcoming Shows

    Wonder Wool

    Wonderwool Wales
    22/23rd April


    Maryland Sheep and Wool


    Maryland Sheep & Wool USA - May 6th/7th


    Woolfest

    Woolfest 23rd/24th June


    Fibre East

    Fibre East 30th/31st July