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HANTS & DORSET STICKMAKERS
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2017/2018
EVENTS REQUIRING BOOKING 2 WEEKS IN ADVANCE PLEASE
 
DATE SUBJECT  
   
Sunday December 10th 2017    10-0am till 4-00pm STICKCUTTING DAY -  Whiteparish  SP5 2QR  (Organiser Peter Redhead)
   

Sunday Jan 14th 2018     

10-00am

WORKSHOP DAY - SPIRAL SHANKS WITH THE BARK LEFT ON - bring 10mm round "Microplane" type rasp (available from Axminster tools at about £12-50) and a straight shank with dark bark. (Some shanks may be available) also pencil, ruler, Workmate, masking tape, abrasives & clamp-on vice.
Charlie Walker                            ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL
   

Sunday Feb  18th 2018      

10-00am

STICKCUTTING DAY - Organiser Dave Ewer   (BRING PACKED LUNCH)                                             (Dorset Coppice Group Chairman) at Bonsley Wood - £1 per stick cut
   

Sunday March 18th 2018   

10-00am

WORKSHOP DAY - ANTLER CARVING with: Kevin Moody -                     Antler available at £6-50, bring dremel, flexidrive or similar
                              ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL
   

Sunday April 15th 2018      

11-00am

STICK SHOW – for members only –  Booking in 11-00 till 2-30pm
SPEAKER: Dave Ewer              ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL
   

Sunday May 13th 2018

10-00am till 4-00pm

MIKES WORKSHOP - INVITATION TO DORSET COPPICE GROUP
Open house with Mike Tuck, work on your sticks, use my equipment
Tpoic: Plywood handles, good quality plywood will be made available.
Tuition and help given.                            
   

Bank hol Monday

May 28th 2018

Highclere Castle Stick Show (BSG EVENT)
   
Sunday 17th June 2018 Roydon Woods Woodfair near Lymington, our members will be attending.
   

Saturday July 14th 2018      

10-00am

Fordingbridge Summer Festival - Fordingbridge Recreation Ground
Another chance to sell your crafts and demonstrate and to promote our Stickmakers club
   

Sat 14th & Sun 15th of july

10-00am

AVON HEATH COUNTRY PK.  CRAFT FAIR  A31 - ST IVES, RINGWOOD
   

Sunday July 29th 2018       

10-00am

WORKSHOP DAY - NATURE WALK IN THE WOODS AT KEVIN MOODY'S PLACE and maybe cut some holly sticks
Four Winds, The Ridge, Woodfalls, Salisbury, SP5 2LN
   
Saturday August 11th 2018 Ellingham Show - we demonstrate, in the craft tent at Somerley.
   
Thursday August 23rd 2018 Melplash Show - our members are attending
   

Sat & Sun August

25th & 26th 2018

STOCK GAYLARD OAK FAIR - KINGS STAG
   

Sunday 9th September

10-00am

TRIP TO KINGSLEY CRACKNELL'S YARD - WILDWOOD TABLES - The Beeches in Snails Lane, Lots of planked timber for sale and lunch at the nearby Alice Lisle pub. More details from Mike Tuck
   

Saturday September 29th  

10-00am

DORSET DO – DON'T FORGET THIS IS A SATURDAY 

ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL (to be confirmed)      

   

Sunday Oct 14th 2018       

11-00am

AGM  -     This years theme: decorated Antler stick competition judged by the members Followed by: the AGM at 2-00pm     ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL        
   

Sunday 11th November     

10-00am

WORKSHOP DAY - SPANIEL HEAD CARVING - by Charlie Walker.       Bring rotary carving M/C & burrs or small woodcarving chisels
Blanks available at £1.00 each    ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL
   

Sunday December 9th 2018  

10-00am till 4-00pm

STICKCUTTING DAY -  Whiteparish  SP5 2QR  (Organiser Peter Redhead)
   
2017/18 - OCCASIONAL STICKMAKING WORKSHOPS - CHARLIE WALKERS WORKSHOP AT , LYCHETT MATRAVERS, NEAR POOLE, PLEASE TELEPHONE 01202 624838 FOR DETAILS

 

If there are any particular subjects or events you would like us to include in the future, or if

anyone has any useful contacts, please let Charlie, Mike or Brian know and we will give all suggestions careful consideration

Please bring along any surplus items to sell or swap to any of our meetings.

PLEASE BRING YOUR LATEST STICK CREATIONS TO OUR MEETINGS FOR OTHERS TO SEE
 

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PLEASE NOTE THE "DORSET DO" IS UNDER REVIEW (November 2017)

The name of the event, the venue, the content and even the date may change.

Please look out for announcements to follow soon

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