Events

 

Throughout the year we are present at different events and trade fairs, we will let you know through our newsletter when these are confirmed, or you can see below what we have planned.

 

 

Event Location Date   Details Visit Site
Ireland Show, Secaucus Embassy Suites, New Jersey, USA 26th - 29th April 2014 Ireland Show 2014 Back again in 2014, our biggest show of the year. This time around without Bill who is looking forward to a week by himself! Helen & Jack will be at the show trying to get some work done in between the chatting with all our old pals. Click Here
Innatex Frankfurt, Germany 25th - 27th January 2014 Innatex 2014 A natural yarn and textiles shows at the enormous Messecenter in Frankfurt. Some fantastic designers and businesses specialising in natural fibres, like us! We go every few years. Catch us on Stand EG96. Click Here
Scotland's Trade Fair, Spring The SECC Glasgow 19th - 21st January 2014 Scotlands Trade Fair 2014 Very much our homecoming Exhibiton each year. This is the first chance in 2014 for our new collections to be presented to the wholesale market, with visitors attending the show from the world over. Click Here
Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2013 Edinburgh, Princes Street 31st December Edinburgh's Hogmanay A world famous street party and fireworks display. This year there are fireworks going off at 9pm, 10pm, 11pm and midnight so even Bill & Helen get to see the show before bedtime! Tickets are on sale online, don't miss out. Click Here
Edinburgh's Torchlight Procession Edinburgh, Carlton Hill 30th December 2013 Torchlight procession 2013 Apparently attended by 15,000 visitors last year, this is a truly memorable event. It's a nighttime procession with candles, torches and sparklers. Fun for all the family and a great way to take part in the New Year spirit. Click Here
Seasonal Opening Hours Edinburgh Shop Winter 2013/2014 Opening Hours Edinburgh as a city always tries to extend its opening hours in the Christmas run up, and while we don't do anything like staying open until 8pm each night! we will be here for longer hours and the odd Sunday to help you out with those extra shopping trips. If in doubt call us and ask. Normal opening hours 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday, but CLOSED on Sundays. Click Here
Christmas at Bill Baber Knitwear Edinburgh Shop December 2013 Christmas Tree An absolute treat for us here in the Grassmarket, we get to put up our Christmas decorations and window displays! It's really festive and we treat ourselves by switching on the central heating! Come visit and you might just get a treat. Click Here
Celtic Marketplace Embassy Suites, Lombard, Chicago, USA 22nd - 24th Spetember 2013 Celtic Marketplace 2013 Our first visit to Chicago since 2010. It was a great show and we managed to get some new stores from the West Coast of the USA - you can now buy Bill Baber Knitwear 5,199 miles away from Edinburgh! Click Here
Edinburgh Festival Edinburgh, UK August   Simply put we cannot condense the festival into a few short lines. If you haven't heard of it then where on Earth have you been! Click Here
Ireland Show, Secaucus Embassy Suites, New Jersey, USA 20th - 23rd April 2013   The 17th year of the show! We had visitors from all over and added some new stores to our Shop Near You section of the website, from now one we'll be adding contact details for all of our resellers. Go visit them. Click Here
Easter Weekend UK Friday 29th March - Monday 1st April 2013   Easter weekend is a busy time for Bill Baber Knitwear, Edinburgh and York are filled to bursting with families and tourists taking advantage of the long weekend. There are activities aplenty in each city, great time to visit!  
Showcase Ireland RDS, Dublin, Ireland 20th - 23rd January 2013   A show we have exhibited at in the past, we just visited in 2013 and looked longinly on the posh balcony space - maybe next year. Click Here
Scotland's Trade Fair SECC, Glasgow, UK 20th - 22nd January 2013   A chance for us to show off our newest designs to visitors from all over the world, and hope that they take some home with them! Click Here
Micklegate Winter Festival 2012 York, UK November - December 2012 Father Christmas Visits Bill Baber Knitwear A series of events that took place inside the Micklegate Quarter last Christmas. Click Here
2nd Anniversary in York 138 Micklegate, York, UK 29th July 2012   On Sunday the 29th July, our York shop was 2 years old! If you haven't already been in to see us then what on earth have you been up to! Click Here
The Ireland Show Secaucus, New Jersey, USA 21-24th April 2012 Another special event for us, thanks to all of you who came to visit. We think this was our 16th appearance at this show and its still fantastic to be involved. A Great mixture of Irish and Celtic wares from across the globe. There are some piccies on facebook if you want to have a look. We got some great inspiration for our collections and will be back with a special range in 2013 so see you all there. Click Here
Royal Visit York, UK 5th April, 2012 Wow! A truly incredible turn out, we were blessed with terrific weather and HRH The Queen did not disappoint. We had around 10,000 visitors to Micklegate and the street festival that continued for the rest of the day was fantastic! Thanks to the Fashion City York gang who made our shop into a bustling fashion hub for the day. We only wish we could do this every year! Check out some pictures on our facebook page! Click Here