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John F03/01/2013 23:45:51
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Hi everyone which are the best woodwork exhibitions in 2013 other than the Harrogate show in November, particularly for seeing equipmen -- tools--machines etc

Thanks John

PS have tried google but get loads of rubbish from outside UK even with a filter set to UK only !!!

dennis wake04/01/2013 09:59:11
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hi John ther is a few difrent ones but firstly were are you from as that will help to determin which would be the best for you to get to. yandles have 2 in the year i think . dennis

David Buskell04/01/2013 13:00:20
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Hi John,

Yandles is a good show but there's also the Kent show in March, European Woodworking show in September plus a whole host of other throughout the year and around the country.

Harrogate is generally accepted as being the best show-widest range of kit and demos.

Well worth the 4 hour drive (in my case) to get there.


Dennis Potter04/01/2013 13:27:40
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Hi John, Yandles and the Classic hand tools (Europenan woodworking show) are both good but I would not recommend any of the others.


Ron Davis04/01/2013 19:22:01
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The European Wood working show ia good one Goggle Cressing Temple. Also as advertised in this months GW the show at Detling.

John, you have not filled in your profile, so we cannot know whether these vnues ar anywhere near you


Doug05/01/2013 20:51:36
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Years ago I used to go to all the shows in England as a matter of course because I enjoyed meeting up with friends who were exhibiting, demonstrating or just attending.

For the last couple of years I`ve only bothered with the European show & the Harrogate show, difficult to choose a favourite& both well worth visiting, just a shame they fall so close together.



Derek Lane05/01/2013 21:21:50
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I find the SE show at Detling very good for general tools but there are not a lot of machines on display, but then it is quite a new show so maybe it will have more as the years go on.

I am very fortunate that it is only 1/2hr drive from my house down here in Kent

John F06/01/2013 22:30:50
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Thanks for all your replies, I had hoped there would be something in London--an easy train journey--however the European show looks interesting, not to far from my sisters so B&B not a problem. I have been to the Harrogate show and it only a 2 hour drive for me.

Unfortunatly the other shows are I feel a little too far away for me.

Regards John

PS located in North Lancashire.

Ron Davis07/01/2013 16:54:50
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Derek, I will probably be going to the Detling Show, if so it will be on the Saturday, should you want tomeet up, perhaps you could send a PM


David McG16/01/2013 16:35:53
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Hi. We have an exhibition on March 22nd and 23rd run and sponsored by Webster Power Products.

It's free entry and will show a whole collection of power tools from festool to dewalt.

Please pre register here for early bird offers:

Power Tool, Woodworking & Garden Machinery Show in Scotland 2013

Edited By David McG on 16/01/2013 16:37:07

Edited By David McG on 16/01/2013 16:40:12

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