Summer shows


Tegan Foley

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Summer is here and there is a wide range of shows happening over the next few months. No matter what you chosen discipline, there is a woodworking show which will appeal to you.

Below you will find a list of upcoming shows along with details for each. We hope you find this to be a useful resource.

Yandles Autumn show

Taking place in Martock, Somerset this show is perfect for both turners, carvers and anyone with an interest in woodwork. There will be a wide variety of trade shows and well-known demonstrators, so keep checking the following link for more details.

When: 10-11 September

Where: Hurst Works, Hurst, Martock, Somerset, TA12 6JU

Tel: 01935 822 207

Stiles & Bates’ june show

This popular annual show will this year be run in conjunction with Record Power and Robert Sorby. Record Power will also be running master classes and there will be a range of machinery on show. Robert Sorby will also be giving demonstrations on their machinery and there will also be a range of show discounts available, plus much more. Click here for more details.

When: 11-12 June

Where: Upper Farm, Church Hill, Sutton, Dover, Kent. CT15 5DF UK

Tel: 01304 366 360

The Scottish Woodcraft Show

Organised by Nelton Exhibitions, this show aims to attract people from all woodworking disciplines. The show will comprise a mix of trade stands from well-known brands as well as turning, carving, routing and tool sharpening demonstrators.

There has been no dedicated woodworking show in Scotland for over 18 months (much to the disappointment of a great many woodworkers). This is redressed with the Scottish Woodcraft Show, the timing of which is ideal for the start of the woodworking season. Click here for further details.

When: 24-25 September

Where: The Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB

Tel: 01474 536 535

The European Woodworking Show

This show, run by Classic Hand Tools, is cleverly split into 5 zones, and there will be stalls and demonstrations covering the following disciplines: woodcarving, woodturning; hand tools; workshop machinery; and green woodworking and crafts.

You can expect to see aspects of carving and turning, pyrography, chainsaw carving, basket making, chair making, and steam bending. And there should be more new features for 2010 such as bow making, toy making and pole lathe turning. See below for more details. Find out more by clicking here

When: 2-3 October

Where: Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road, Braintree, Essex CM77 8PD

Tel: 01473 784 983

Festival of the Tree

Taking place at Westonbirt Arboretum, this event encompasses both Sculptree and Exhibitree. Both events are worthy of a visit and include a range of craftspeople specialising in a range of woodworking disciplines – everything from furniture making to chainsaw carving. Both of these events are great days out for the whole family. Click here for more information.

When: Sculptree: 23-30 August; Exhibitree: 27-30 August

Where: Westonbirt Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QS

Tel: 0845 3673787

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