About Us

The Wool and Water Festival has been forged by the Stroudwater Textile Trust and Cotswold Canals Trust in collaboration with the Museum In The Park.

They have been joined and supported by the following organisations:

Creative Sustainability CIC

Stroud Valleys Artspace

Gloucestershire Printmakers Cooperative

Stroudwater Navigation Archive Charity

Gloucestershire Archives

Stroud Library

Walking The Land

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Newark Park (National Trust)

Stroud Poets

The Slad Brook Chapbook

Festival Board

David Elford – Chair STT, Festival Director

Dr. Val Kirby BA (Hons) Dip TRP Dip LA PhD FLI MRTPI

Professor Jenny Tann BA, PhD, Professor Emerita of Innovation University of Birmingham

Tonia Maddison MA (Printmaking) Artist and Tutor.

Patricia Brien – Curator/Writer currently researching for a PhD in Environmental Humanities and Textiles.

Katharina Child, Director Atelier Textile Craft Club and Workshops

Ann Taylor, Learning Officer Museum in the Park (Ret’d)

Anna Bonallack BEd Hons, Director Creative Sustainability CIC, Community Engagement consultant.