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27 April 2018

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WEIRD AND WONDERFUL WOOD UPDATE........

Please see note re Royal Wedding at end of text.

 

Weird and Wonderful Wood is returning again to the stunning Estate at Haughley Park on 19th and 20th May 2018.

 

Over 120 artists and crafts people come from all over the country, travelling from distant places such as as Scotland, Cornwall and Wales. Demonstrations include carving and sculpture, fine furniture making, musical instrument making, displays by traditional fletchers and bowyers, chain saw carving, hurdle making, wood turning, pole lathe turning, labyrinth making, as well as traditional gypsy caravan displays. There'll be a working mobile sawmill on site, so if you want to bring your own tree, it can be cut for you!

 

Workshops, for both adults and children are free and include activities such as archery, den building, tree climbing in nets, willow weaving, withy work, papermaking, gypsy flower making, pole lathe turning, scrap wood, clay, puppet making and jewellery making.

 

If you have not been before, you will find it has a friendly and enthusiastic atmosphere with something surprising for all the family. Also allow time to enjoy a wealth of excellent local food and drink (including local beers and cider) which you can enjoy while listening to a varied selection of live music.

 

Weird and Wonderful Wood is a unique event which is never the same from year to year. There are new experiences every time, including many spontaneous happenings from street performers and acoustic musicians, but one aspect that never changes is the event’s very special atmosphere that sees people return year after year as so many really enjoy it.

 

Times: Saturday, 10.30 – 6.00pm; Sunday, 10.30 – 5.00pm

Admission per day: Adults £10, Concessions £8, Children under 12’s £5, and under 3’s free.

Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.

For more information please call

Bryony 07795 361267

Miles    07723 309562 or

Tarby   07720 400864

email info@weirdandwonderfulwood.co.uk

This event is organised by Stow Hundreds, a not-for-profit organisation

 

Update: Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances we are unable to screen the royal wedding on Saturday 19th May. All other entertainment will be happening as planned.