News Archive - (2015)

This page contains the complete news and events archive for 2015.

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2015

January

17th, Lancashire Region: Monthly meeting - “CARVE-IN” 12.30-4.30 - £5

February

1st-22nd Yorkshire Region: Red House Museum, Gomersal, Cleckheaton.

21st, Lancashire Region: Monthly meeting - “Vicky Naylor-coppice craft” 1-4 - £5

March

5th Yorkshire Region: Brighouse High School

15th, Norfolk & Suffolk Region: 10.30am to 12.30pm. Demonstration by a local professional woodcarver of sharpening chisels by hand without using power tools, and the use of specific tools for particular purposes.

21st, Lancashire Region: Monthly meeting - “CARVE-IN” 12.30-4.30 - £5

21st and 22nd - Norfolk & Suffolk Region: Sutton Hoo Festival of Craftsmanship, a new venture to be run by the National Trust

April

12th Hampshire Region: Bursledon Brickworks. Carving Display. SO31 7GW

18th, Lancashire Region: Monthly meeting - “PETER BENSON” 10-4 - £25 (Demo and hands on, includes Fish and chip dinner)

23rd-26th Yorkshire Region: Harrogate Spring Flower Show

May

2nd-4th Essex Region: Essex Craft & Design, RHS Garden Hyde Hall - Dave Higgs leading. For more information about the show, how to find it and what is on please see website www.essexcraftanddesignshow.com

7th-10th Essex Region: Living Crafts, Hatfield House, Herts – Michelle Bolton leading. For more information about the show, how to find it and what is on please see website www.livingcrafts.co.uk

16th, Lancashire Region: Monthly meeting - “CARVE-IN” 12..30-4.30 - £5

16th & 17th Essex and Norfolk & Suffolk Regions: Weird and Wonderful Wood, Haughley Park, Wetherden, Nr Stowmarket, Suffolk – Steve Smart / Ken Willoughby leading. For more information about the show, how to find it and what is on please see website www.weirdandwonderfulwood.co.uk

17th Essex Region: Essex Young Farmers, Boyton Hall, Boyton Cross, Roxwell – Michelle Bolton leading. For more information about the show, how to find it and what is on please see website www.essexyoungfarmers.com/essex-country-show

June

Essex Region: Great Burstead Church Show – details tbc - Ted Jeffrey leading.

15th Essex Region: Tiptree Heath Fair, Tiptree – New request. Local show from Noon – 4pm. Any takers? Further details on www.tiptreeheath.co.uk/about/events.php

20th, Lancashire Region: Monthly meeting - “Barry Robins” 1-3 - £5 (Green woodcraft/splitting)

21th Essex Region: Blackwater Country Show, Chigborough Road, Heybridge – Gerry Guiver leading. For more information about the show, how to find it and what is on please see website www.blackwatercountryshow.co.uk

July

4th Essex Region: Bradwell Pilgrimage, Bradwell-on-Sea - Ted Jeffrey leading. For more information about the show, how to find it and what is on please see www.bradwellpilgrimage.webs.com

4th Essex Region: Tolleshunt D’Arcy Horticultural Show, 25 Tollesbury Road – Gerry Guiver leading. For more information about the show, how to find it and what is on please see website www.stallfinder.com/event/tolleshunt-darcy-fete/68257

11th and 12th - Norfolk & Suffolk Region: members demonstrating at Heveningham Wings and Wheels event.

14th-16th Yorkshire Region: Great Yorkshire Show Harrogate

16th-19th Art in Action, Waterperry Hs, Nr Oxford – Although the BWA are not exhibiting or demonstrating, this event is well worth a visit. More information is available on the website www.artinaction.org.uk.

18th, Lancashire Region: Monthly meeting - “CARVE-IN” 12.30-4.30 - £5

July - August

25th July to 9th North Wales & Borders Region: Chirk Castle, Chirk, Denbighshire. Based in the Squash Court in the Castle Grounds. Chirk is a National Trust Property. Full details on National Trust Website. For people not wishing to view the Castle, there is free access from the Castle Grounds.

August

Essex Region: Woodham Walter Village Craft Show, Woodham Walter – exact date tbc (Anticipated to be Sunday of the August Bank Holiday) - New request. Local show from approx 12:30pm. Any takers contact Michelle Bolton. Further information will be posted to www.bellmeadowday.co.uk

1st&2nd Yorkshire Region: Leeds Flower Show

1st Yorkshire Region: Emley Show

8th Essex Region: Greenacres Woodland Burials, Epping Forest – Michelle Bolton leading. Further information about the location and Greenacres can be found on the website www.greenacreswoodlandburials.co.uk/event/free-family-event-working-woodland-day-2/

15th Yorkshire Region: Shadwell Flower Show

29th-31st Yorkshire: Cawood Craft Show

29th-31st Westonbirt Festival of the Tree, Westonbirt, Gloucestershire. For more information about the show, how to find it and what is on please see www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/infd-6xclux

30th&31st Essex Region: Havering Show, Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch – Martin Howells / Dennis Hyde leading. More information will be posted when available to the website www.havering.gov.uk

30th&31th Essex Region: The Guild of Essex Craftsmen, Cressing Temple Barns, Cressing - David Higgs leading. For more information about the show, how to find it and what is on please see www.essexcraftguild.org.uk/index.php/menuitem-guild-events/year.listevents/2015/01/10/-
September

Essex Region: Goodmayes Garden Festival – Martin Howells leading. No website or other source of infor found other than it didn’t run last year. Martin to advise further in due course.

Essex Region: Mardyke Woods, Stifford Road, South Ockenden – Martin Howells leading. Small local family fun event expected to be early September. No website found but last years event posted to www.wherecanwego.com/event/823589-mardyke-woods-discovery-day/events.aspx

5th Hampshire Region: Test Valley Community Woodfair, SO53 4SJ

12th&13th Essex Region: European Woodworking Show, Cressing Temple Barns – Michelle Bolton leading. For more information about the show, how to find it and what is on please see website www.europeanwoodworkingshow.eu. For further information on the carving competition, click here.

18th-20th Yorkshire Region: Harrogate Autumn Flower Show

19th&20th Essex Region: Essex Craft & Design show, Cressing Temple Barns – Dave Higgs leading. For more information about the show, how to find it and what is on please see website www.essexcraftanddesignshow.com

19th, Lancashire Region: Monthly meeting - “AGM” 1-3

19th and 20th - Norfolk & Suffolk Region: members demonstrating at Henham Steam Rally.

26th - Hampshire region - The eighth “Dorset Do” at Ringwood School, BH24 1SE. For details click here

October

6th Yorkshire Region: Schools Careers Fair - Harrogate Show Ground

10th&11th Essex Region: Woodfest, RHS Hyde Hall, Chelmsford – Michelle Bolton leading. Further information will be posted in due course on www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/whats-on-at-rhs-gardens/whats-on-at-rhs-garden-hyde-hall

24th&25th Yorkshire Region: Countryside Live

November

12th-15th Yorkshire Region: Crafts for Christmas

20th-22th Yorkshire Region: Woodworking Show

December

Essex Region: Essex Field Club  Wat Tyler Country Park, Basildon – Charlie Godber leading.