Whilst perusing a few spinning blogs for tutorials in order to try and improve my technique
, I discovered that today is....
you can find out about behind the day here and it has a list of Worldwide organised events demonstrating this art.
If spinning is something you have always thought about having a go at, I found a good place to start is The Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers.
The website has lots of useful links, and lists contacts of all the local Guilds, as well as workshops.
So, I think this provides the perfect excuse to dig out my turkish spindle ...although it won't be in public....I'll leave that to the professionals!