Woolly Spires at 20:21 Visual Arts Centre

30th September 2017 to 13th January 2018

Woolly Spires Knitted churches

Another chance to see the popular Woolly Spires – Knitted Churches of Lincolnshire on display together. Originally commissioned by The Collection, Lincoln, Woolly Spires was a county-wide project managed by artsNK that took inspiration from the fact that many of Lincolnshire’s churches were funded by wealthy landowners who made their fortune, literally, on the backs of the county’s iconic breed of sheep, the Lincoln Long Wool. Since 2009, we have brought together community groups to create knitted versions of churches using the wool of the Lincoln Long Wool. 

The final knitted churches have been completed this year, and were first show all together at Lincoln Cathedral in August. The exhibition includes a knitted version of a church from each district of Lincolnshire; St. Denys, Sleaford; St. Mary & St. Nicolas, Spalding; St. Botolph’s (the Stump), Boston; St. James’ Church, Louth; St. Wulfram’s Church, Grantham; and St. Mary’s Church (Stow Minster), Stow.

The  Centre is open Tuesday  – Saturday 10am – 4pm. For more details and venue information visit the 20:21 website


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Start: 30th September 2017

End: 13th January 2018

Time: 10:00am