News and Events 2017

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March

4th Special General Meeting: There will be a Special Meeting to discuss the future of the BWA on Saturday 4th March at 2:00pm. It is to be held at "The Greswold Arms Hotel, Knowle, Solihull, B93 0LL". This is an open meeting and ALL BWA members are invited to attend.

18th-19th Hertfordshire Region: Oaklands College, St Albans – Lambing Weekend. Exhibit and demo.

April

16th-17th Hertfordshire Region: Stockwood Park Discovery Centre, Luton - Country Fair. Exhibit and demo.

28th-1st May Essex Region: (Fri – Mon) Contemporary Craft & Design Fair, RHS Garden Hyde Hall. www.essexcraftanddesignshow.com

May

1st Gloucestershire Region: Bredon School GL20 6AH

4th-7th (Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire) Region: Hatfield House Living Crafts. Exhibit and demo www.livingcrafts.co.uk

13th National Council: AGM at National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR. See program on Home page.

13th-14th (Essex, and Norfolk and Suffolk) Region: Weird and Wonderful Wood at Haughley Park, Wetherden near Stowmarket,  Suffolk IP14 3JY www.weirdandwonderfulwood.co.uk

21st Essex Region: Essex Young Farmers, Boyton Hall, Boyton Cross, Roxwell www.essexyoungfarmers.com/essex-country-show  

28th-1st June Essex Region: Essex Craft and Design, RHS  Hyde Hall www.essexcraftanddesignshow.com

June

Date TBC (Usually Sat) Essex Region: Great Burstead Church Show

3rd Essex Region: Tolleshunt D’Arcy Horticultural Show, 25 Tollesbury Road www.stallfinder.com/event/tolleshunt-darcy-fete/68257

10th Essex Region: St Mary’s Church Fete, Madon

11th Hertfordshire Region: Oaklands College, St Albans - Summer Fair. Exhibit and demo.

18th Essex Region: Blackwater Country Show, Chigborough Road, Heybridge www.blackwatercountryshow.co.uk

July

1st-2nd Norfolk and Suffolk Region: Heveningham Hall Country Fair with Wings and Wheels, at Heveningham Hall, Heveningham, Halesworth,Suffolk, IP19 0NP.

1st-2nd Gloucestershire Region: The Cotswold Show, Cirencester Park, Cirencester

1st-2nd Essex Region: Bradwell Festival, Bradwell-on-Sea www.bradwellfestival.com

2nd Kent Wormshill Region: Jeskyns Community Woodland, Henhurst Road, Cobham, Kent. DA12 3AN www.forestry.gov.uk/jeskyns

7th-9th Kent Wormshill Region: Kent County Show, Detling Showground. ME14 3JF www.kentshowground.co.uk/visit/getting-here/

8th Essex Region: Margaretting family fun day

8th (Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire) Region: Cowper and Newton Museum, Olney, Bucks - Woodcarving Event. Exhibit and demo

August

5th Essex Region: Toot Hill / Stanford Rivers, Country Show www.toothillshow.co.uk

5th Essex Region: Greenacres Woodland Burials, Epping Forest www.greenacreswoodlandburials.co.uk

5th-6th Essex Region: The Guild of Essex Craftsmen, Cressing Temple Barns, Cressing www.essexcraftguild.org.uk

13th Essex Region: Museum of Power Event (Classic VW and Vintage Fair)

19th-20th Kent Wormshill Region: Biddenden Tractor Fest, Beech Lane Field, Beach Lane, Biddenden TN27 8EX www.tractorfest.co.uk

20th Essex Region: Wat Tyler Essex Natural History Show, Pitsea

27th-28th Essex Region: Havering Show, Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch www.havering.gov.uk

27th Essex Region: Woodham Walter Fete (Bell Meadow Day) www.bellmeadowday.co.uk/about/45552512400

September

Date TBC Essex Region: The Great British Vintage Fair, Stisted

10th Gloucestershire Region: Frampton Country Fair, Manor Farm, Gloucestershire  GL27EP

16th-17th Norfolk and Suffolk Region: Grand Henham Steam Rally, held at Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk, NR34 8AQ

16th-17th Essex Region: European Woodworking Show, Cressing Temple Barns www.europeanwoodworkingshow.eu

9th-10th Kent Wormshill Region: Belmont Woodfest, Belmont, Belmont Park, Throwley, nr. Faversham, Kent, ME13 0HH www.belmont-house.org/visiting-us

23rd-24th Essex Region: Essex Craft and Design Show, Cressing Temple Barns www.essexcraftanddesignshow.com

November

3th-5th Essex Region: Woodfest, RHS Hyde Hall, Chelmsford www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/hyde-hall/viewevent?EFID=14304&ESRC=CRM