Rural Crafts Demonstration Zone
Located at the front of the Memorial Gardens
Hand carved wooden items Bowls plates scoops spoons cutting boards porringers trays etc Hand carved from willow beech and cherry woods GIVE A RUSTIC CHARACTER TO YOUR HOME
Demonstration of walking stick manufacture with history and explanation/ education of timber use different horn/antler uses and use of tools. Plus a selection of finished coppice products (sourced from Dorset coppice - Motcombe & Piddles Wood North Dorset) and sawn timber hand made products sourced from a south west sawmill.
Life size animal sculptures made entirely of scrap tools and discarded metal items.
Demonstration of traditional gypsy flower making using locally sourced hazel and elder. Variety of wooden goods available: walking sticks bird feeders solitary bee/insect habitats whistles and candle holders from locally sourced sustainable New Forest woodland
The NFWSD was founded in 1980 and presently has approx 50 members We are a diverse keen group of weavers spinners and dyers beginners to experts young and old who all share a love of textiles and desire to learn.. We meet at Greyfriars Community Centre in Ringwood on the second Saturday of every month (except August). We are affiliated to the National Association of Guilds of Weavers Spinners and Dyers and share its aims of preserving and promoting our core skills of weaving spinning and dyeing to improve the standard of these crafts and encourage public awareness.
We meet locally from 3rd Wednesday in September through to 1st Wednesday in April at Poulner Junior School North Poulner road Ringwood BH24 3LA. 7pm to 9pm. For fly ftying courses and chat. £3 per night. Materials tea coffee and biscuits provided. Some fishing is arranged during the season (April to October) Further information on Facebook and web site
We are a small bird club and we meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month at St Michael's Community Centre in Bremerton. For more information please phone 01722 505087 or 01725 513249