The Karoo Winter Wool Festival is all about celebrating natural fibers and all things authentically Karoo! Come Dance the night away in a Karoo wool shed, run or ride through the beautiful Karoo Koppies, learn about wool, develop your crafting skills with wool workshops, marvel at unique South African-made woollen products, indulge in delicious Karoo food and drink, make friends and perhaps some new business connections.
More information about KWWF 2024 comming soon! In the meantime, take a look at everything that people are saying about their time at the 2023 last year.
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Middelburg Eastern Cape - In d' Middel
The second Karoo Winter Wool Festival held in Middelburg from the 22nd Jue 2023 to the 25th June 2023 was a great sucess! We are still marvelling in the magic of this one of a kind event. We are incredibly grateful for the support from our partners and sponsors and can't wait to share the photographs and stories that have come out of this weekend.
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A short documentary produced with HRH The Prince of Wales for the Campaign for Wool
Against a background of misleading anti wool lobbying currently orchestrated by global giants of fast fashion, the Campaign for Wool decided to engage with leading academic experts in the field of land management and carbon sequestration to demonstrate the positive pastoral contribution the grazing of ruminants, particularly sheep, makes to the continued wellbeing of the planet.
These peer reviewed findings add to already well documented research revealing wool’s unique renewable and biodegradable end of life attributes and the contribution the fibre makes to the circular economy.
*Festival Photos by Samantha Reinders