The Woodland Haberdasher
The Woodland Haberdasher

Upcoming Events 2018

 

Fayres and Festivals 2019

 

Saturday and Sunday 20th/21st July - Strumpshaw Tree Fair, Norfolk

Stall, spoon carving demonstration and have a go at braiding, button and crochet hook making

http://strumpshawtreefair.co.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/strumpshawtreefair/

 

Saturday and Sunday 7th/8th September - Woodfest, Essex

Stall  and have a go at braiding, button and crochet hook making

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hatfield-forest/features/woodfest

 

Sunday 13th October - Apple Day, Redgrave and Lopham Fen, Suffolk

Stall and spoon carving demonstration

 

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th October - Thrigby Autumn Arts Festival, Norfolk

https://www.facebook.com/waysideartfairs/

 

Exhibitions and Hands-on Fun Stuff 2019

 

May-July 2019 - Upstairs at Designermakers21 in Diss, Norfolk

A whole range of woodwork and dyed items as well as some special one off pieces and some items at a special DM21 discount. Viewable when the shop and studios are open Thurs-Sat, 10-4

http://designermakers21.co.uk/showcase-pre.php

 

Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th June - Green Wood Gallery,  Bradfield Woods, Suffolk

I will be having a stall and running some free activities across the weekend, so come and join in!

https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/events/2019-06-08-green-wood-gallery-bradfield-woods

 

Sunday 16th June - 'Tracks and Traces' joint exhibition

as part of Bury St Edmunds Open Gardens, raising money for St Nicholas Hospital

More details to follow

https://www.hiddengardens.co.uk/

 

Wednesday 31st July -  10am-3pm - St Benet's Abbey

I'll be working with Withy Arts ( https://withyarts.org/ ) and making the last of the monks for the St Benet's millenium celebration. Come and join in with the weaving and other activities.

http://www.visitthebroads.co.uk/whats-on/art-craft-education/event-detail?listing=3&key=1034931

 

 

 

 

Walks and Talks 2019

  • Guided Butterfly Walk - Sunday 14th July

Ideal for beginners, a relaxed and informal walk around Bradfield Woods. We would hope to see a variety of common species and the woodland specialist - Silver Washed Fritillary, White Admiral and Purple Emperor

 

https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/events/2019-07-14-butterflies-bradfield-woods?fbclid=IwAR0nxzHushcpCYVFzCMmDN9we8SyGA9f8CAvu5QFwXloiRWcho-9vUB9Bwg

 

  • Guided Walk - Native Tree ID - Sunday 14th July

Aimed at beginners with little or no tree knowledge, a relaxed and informal look at the wonderful trees of Bradfield Woods

 

https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/events/2019-07-14-tree-identification-walk-bradfield-woods?fbclid=IwAR13hlxAQxM7YIdYNuPgtdt71w5sfBXBNdom0oSYVNJVNAtAfTGMeBfc2qE

 

Workshops 2019

  • Family Course: Fibrecraft at Bradfield Woods - Monday 5th August, Bradfield Woods

A workshop for parents and children aged 11-16. Have a go at dyeing and braiding and try your hand at drop spinning and wet felting in the lovely surroundings of Bradfield Woods

https://suffolk.wildlifetrustsevents.org/family-course-fibrecraft-at-bradfield-woods

 

  • An Introduction to Hedgerow Dyeing - Sunday 25th August or Monday 26th August, Bradfield Woods

Have a relaxed and informative walk around Bradfield Woods identifying  dye plants.  Return to the visitor centre and get the dye baths ready. Learn about mordants, techniques and make your own eco friendly mordant to take home. While the dye pots do their thing learn some basic braiding techniques. Dye a range of wool skeins to take home in the fantastic colours of the forest

Sunday - https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/events/2019-08-25-natural-dyeing-using-native-plants-bradfield-woods

Monday - https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/events/2019-08-26-natural-dyeing-using-native-plants-bradfield-woods

 

  • Celebrating Thorns -  Sunday 22nd September, Bradfield Woods

An look at the ecology, folklore and uses of Hawthorn and Blackthorn. Make your own fruit leather, cordial and buttons to take home.

 

https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/events/2019-09-22-celebrating-thorns-bradfield-woods

 

  • Family Course: Spoon Carving - Tuesday 22nd October, Bradfield Woods

A workshop for parents and children aged 11-16. Have a go at carving your own spoon or spatula. Morning and afternoon sessions

https://suffolk.wildlifetrustsevents.org/family-course-spoon-carving-at-bradfield-woods

 

  • Spoon and Spatula Carving - Saturday 9th November, Bradfield Woods

https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/events/2019-11-09-spoon-carving-bradfield-woods

 

  • Spoon and Spatula Carving - Tuesday 19th November, Bradfield Woods

https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/events/2019-11-19-spoon-carving-bradfield-woods

 

  • Spoon and Spatula Carving - Tuesday 26th November, Bradfield Woods

Booking link will be posted when it becomes available

 

  • Celebrating Pines - Saturday 31st November, Knettishall Heath

Learn about the fascinating world of conifers. Get your pines sorted from your spruces. Have a look at species from around the world. Make your own lip balm, fire starting cones and pine needle vinegar to take home.

 

https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/events/2019-11-30-celebrating-pines-knettishall-heath

 

  • Celebrating Pines - Sunday 1st December, Arger Fen

Learn about the fascinating world of conifers. Get your pines sorted from your spruces. Have a look at species from around the world. Make your own lip balm, fire starting cones and pine needle vinegar to take home.

 

https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/events/2019-11-30-celebrating-pines-knettishall-heath

 

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