Plans are underway to develop an Outer Hebrides Wool Trail & Festival, with an initial focus on the islands within Uist & Barra. Our Vision is:

To support local wool culture, from croft to couture, by facilitating inclusive collaboration, sustainable enterprise, wool tourism development and education throughout Uist & Barra. In doing so, we will work with and support diverse age groups, audiences and participants within our community and tourist visitors.

To help make this happen we organised a pilot festival of events throughout June 2023!

Here you can find:

We are now seeking funding and making plans to secure the Outer Hebrides Wool Trail & Festival as a regular fixture in the local events calendar! Watch this space for updates. You can also follow us on Instagram @ohwoolfest 

For more information or to have your events added to future festival programmes, please contact us by email: or telephone: 07775 812036

The Outer Hebrides Wool Trail & Festival Steering Group are: Tricia Auger (Uist Felt), Yvonne Benting (Hebridean Imaging), Susannah Bolton, Ada Campbell, Kirsty MacLeod (IsleKnit), Dana MacPhee (Uist Wool), Meg Rodger (Birlinn Yarn Co.), Hazel Smith, Matthew Topsfield (Grimsay Community Association)