Deliver Your News to the World – A Celebration of Wool to be held in Canberra on 15 May 2011


Canberra’s famous and historic event and conference venue the Old Bus Depot Markets will this May play host to an event with a difference - A Celebration of Wool. Canberra regularly offers a choice of unusual craft events and this one in particular will see people from all over Australia head into town to take part.

The first Celebration of Wool event was held 16 years ago and the event has gone from strength to strength since, today boasting bigger visitor and exhibitor numbers than ever. Craftspeople from all across the country will be heading to the nation’s capital to showcase their woolen wares, which vary from artwork to sculpture to of course, knitwear for keeping warm in winter!

The show will take place in the Old Bus Depot Markets in downtown Canberra on 15 May, and with delegates and exhibitors expected to head to town a couple of days in advance of the show, the hotels Canberra ( has close to the Markets will be in demand.

This year’s show offers visitors free entry and the show is open from 10am until 4pm on the afternoon of the 15th. Those looking to beat the queues should arrive early, meaning that a hotel close to the event venue is just the ticket.

Lek Boonlert, marketing head at DirectRooms says: “For an event with a difference the Canberra Celebration of Wool is hard to beat. It offers tourists and visitors the chance to see a really quirky side of Australian craft, while the event’s dedicated fans and followers are sure to be in attendance in big numbers. So to make sure of getting a place to stay close to the venue we recommend early booking online.”


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