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Spoon Club

Spoon Club

Dorset Coppice Group Spoon Club.


Come up and spend the day carving with us in our beautiful wood.

bring your tools and biscuits.

we don’t just do spoons lots of greenwood work project from ladders to bowls have been made.


Dorset Arts Weeks @ Dorset Coppice HQ

Dorset Art Weeks – Venue 65 – the Dorset Coppice Group

Open every day 10:00 – 16:00, except Fridays 14:00 – 18:00.

running until Sunday the 29th May

Demonstrations most days and varied work from 15 Artisans !

Come on up and see us, and while you are there take a nice walk in our beautiful wood.

just follow the arrows from the A357 at Durweston.

 

Wood Fair 7th May 2022

Come and join us at The Living Classroom for

Hurdle Making Competition

Spoon Carving

Wood Turning

Basket Weaving

Green Wood Working

Free entry

For more information and directions please contact us on info@dorsetcoppicegroup.co.uk

The Oak Fair

at Stock Gaylard, Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th August 2021

https://www.stockgaylard.com/the-oak-fair.asp

The Dorset Arts & Crafts Showcase 2021

held by Dorset Arts & Crafts Association

from 6th – 10th August 2021 at Purbeck School in Wareham

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show 2021

18th & 19th August 2021

at The Turnpike Showground, between Gillingham & Shaftesbury

We will have a stand at the show with members demonstrating and selling their products made from locally sourced materials.

Dorset Arts Festival 2021

30th June – 4th July

A five-day festival showcasing the best artists and makers in Dorset. There will be over 60 artists, crafters and makers gathered together at Sculpture by the Lakes, Tincleton, near Dorchester to demonstrate their skills. You will be able to watch paintings being created, pots being thrown, jewellery being made and a whole range of other arts and crafts disciplines being demonstrated. The aim of the whole festival is about seeing artists and crafters demonstrate their skills and exhibit their work so you can see and understand the process. 

One our stand we will have members demonstrating and selling their products, including sculptures, paintings, hurdles, baskets, furniture, bowls and a whole host of other products made locally from locally sourced wood

https://www.sculpturebythelakes.co.uk/events

Dorset Art Weeks

22 May – 6 June 2021

Come to the Living Classroom building at Bonsley Wood where members of the group will be demonstrating rural skills and crafts and selling products made from or inspired by the woodland.

https://www.dorsetartweeks.co.uk/directory/list/541/dorset-coppice-group

Dorset Garden Festival 2021

12th – 16th May 2021

Dorset Coppice Group will be at this 5 day event celebrating everything to do with gardening. It is being held by Sculpture by the Lakes. There will be nurseries, garden sundries, garden furniture, talks, tours and more!

One our stand we will have members exhibiting, demonstrating making and selling their products. These will include; hurdles, plant supports & labels, bean poles & pea sticks, gates, baskets & trugs, bug hotels & hedgehog houses, sculptures, paintings & cards.

https://www.sculpturebythelakes.co.uk/events

Winter Events

We have two upcoming evening talks/events taking place during November and December – details below. If you’d like to attend, please email Helen on info@dorsetcoppicegroup.co.uk


Hand Tools with Bob Burgess

Saturday 2nd November 2019 – 18:00 to 21:30

An evening of making and filing handles for billhooks and other hand tools. DCG members: Free, Non members: £5 Bring and share supper.


‘Turn & Burn’

Saturday 14th December – 18:00 to 21:30

Wood turning and pyrography from Sandy and Belinda Matthews. Evening of woodturning and pyrography demonstration.

DCG members: Free, Non members £5.

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