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Welcome to GW Events,

Here is a list of events for woodworkers. From shows to visit, where at first hand you can see the new kit that you have only read about, to exhibitions of finely crafted furniture.

If you come across anything of interest you would like added to the list please send an email to or post details in the Events forum thread.

Woodworking related events open to the general public only please.


18-19 Jun 2016West SussexWest's Woodfair
 West's of East Dean New Barn Newhouse Lane East Dean Nr. Chichester West Sussex PO18 0NJ

West’s Wood Fair is an event featuring the many interesting ways in which wood is used. Exhibitors include trade stands selling timber and other wood related items and demonstrations such as hurdle-making and chainsaw carving. We will also be hot-tyring a wheel and firing our new ballistae across the field! During the event there will be heavy horses pulling our wooden pole-wagon, and Adam’s Axe Men, the country’s best known lumberjack display team will be in the arena to thrill and entertain. You can join in with activities such as axe throwing and archery, and you’ll also have an opportunity to win in our chainsaw race!
We hope to see you there!

16th July 2016WorcestershirePeter Sefton Furniture School Open Day
 The Threshing Barn, Welland Road, Upton Upon Severn, Worcestershire, WR8 0SN

Come along between 10am-3pm to find out about our long and short furniture making and woodworking courses.  You can meet our expert tutors, see professional demonstrations and pick up advice, tools and products:-

·Peter Sefton will be demonstrating Hand Tool techniques

·Chris Yates will be talking Routing techniques

·Bob Jones will be demonstrating French Polishing

·Wood Workers Workshop will have deals on many tools on the day

·The Professional Long Course students will have their End of Year Show where you can also talk with Sean Feeney, the School’s Designer/Maker in Residence

This School’s charity is “Help for Heroes” and they will be manning the BBQ, and they will also be collecting any unused or old hand tools that will be auctioned by David Stanley Auctions.

So do bring any of your unused or old hand tools along to the Open Day with all proceeds going to the charity in order to equip their woodworking facilities for our injured servicemen and women.

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12-15 Oct 2016City of LondonWizardry in Wood
 Carpenters' Hall Throgmorton Avenue London EC2N 2JJ

Showcasing the best contemporary and traditional turning, Wizardry in Wood 2016 will be the fourth exhibition held by the Worshipful Company of Turners to showcase the work of outstanding UK and international craftsmen, who will present beautiful and extraordinary works demonstrating their makers’ mastery of the art and craft of woodturning.

18-19 Nov 2016North YorkshireNorth of England Woodworking Sow

The North of England Woodworking & Power Tool Show is the largest and longest established retail woodworking and power tool show in the Country.

There is more than ever to enjoy at this years show, more than 30 top demonstrators, 4 'mini' theatres, a 'woodworking clinic' sponsored by Classic Hand Tools and over 70 of the leading companies exhibiting.

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