Category Archives: greenwood events

Yew Tree Barn Christmas Market 2012

Another chance to pick up some Cumbrian handmade crafts for the perfect present at the Yew Tree Barn Christmas Market on 8 & 9 Dec from 10-5pm at Low Newton near Grange-over-Sands in the Lake District. Directions available on their … Continue reading

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Brantwood Winter Craft Fair 2012

It’s time again to get out to Brantwood House on Coniston Water for their annual Winter Craft Fair on 10 & 11 Nov, which this year features my fan birds on the flyer. I’ll be in the Studio upstairs with … Continue reading

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Rake making at Beamish

I’m back in the modern world after a weekend spent at Beamish museum making wooden rakes as part of their 1913 Show of Agriculture. My rakes are traditionally made using cleft timber and hand tools as working implements so I … Continue reading

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Spoonfest 2012

A whole weekend of carving wooden spoons, who’s going to go to that? Well, 150 of us did turn up to Edale for Spoonfest 2012 which was a hugely fun couple of days which went by all too quickly. Driving … Continue reading

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Dalkeith Helicopter Workshop

I spent last weekend making helicopters; no, it wasn’t what I expected to be doing either. I was at Dalkeith Country Fair, a new event just outside Edinburgh, as part of Gavin Phillips’ Shed Therapy stand. Gavin had asked me … Continue reading

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Spoons, birds and baskets at Brantwood

I had a lot of fun at the weekend running my stall at Brantwood House. It was a beautiful weekend and something of a shame to spend it indoors but we were fortunately in a brilliant location in the Studio … Continue reading

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Brantwood Winter Fair

Next weekend I’ll be at Brantwood Winter Fair at Brantwood House, the former home of John Ruskin. There’s an interesting range of craftspeople attending with demonstrations and have-a-go sessions. I’ll be there with bowls, spoons, chairs and fanbirds for sale … Continue reading

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Back from the Bodgers Ball 2011

The Bodger’s Ball was a great weekend; plenty of interesting demos, folk to talk to and time for to relax with a beer. A wonderful setting too at Lower Brockhampton in Herefordshire. Too many things to write now so here’s … Continue reading

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Bodger's Ball 2011

This weekend I’ll be at the Bodger’s Ball, the annual get-together and AGM for the Association of Pole-lathe Turners & Greenwood Workers. This year it’s being held at Brockhampton Estate – Lower Brockhampton in Herefordshire. The weekend is normally full … Continue reading

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