Events Programme

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2017 calendar – please see the event diary below.

At most meetings we have –

    • A top class demonstrator.
    • A free video/dvd library which contains well known titles on woodturning.
    • Either a woodturning sundries sale (abrasives, finishes etc) or a wood sale (bowl and spindle blanks).
    • A bi-monthly challenge for novice turners designed to assist and improve their woodturning skills by offering constructive feedback
    • Free tea/coffee and biscuits at the mid session break, where members can catch up with all the gossip.
    • A raffle.

Membership is £26 for 2017 (Jan to Dec) and is pro rata’d for people joining during the year.

If you’ve not been to one of our meetings before you are most welcome to come along to any meeting as a visitor (£3 entrance fee for visitors).

2017

Date Event Demonstrator   Shop Type
Weds 11th January Club Night Demonstration Hands On Evening – a variety of demos and tips, members sales Shop Sales
Weds 8th February Club Night Demonstration Bryan Milham – Spindle Turning for the Nervous
Wood Sales
Weds 8th March Club Night Demonstration Ron Caddy – Basic Pen Making
Shop Sales
Tues 11th April AGM (at Wooton Hall Club, Barnwood)* Annual General Meeting – Followed by Stick Making Talk
 
Weds 10th May Club Night Demonstration Mick Hanbury – Decorative Turning Shop Sales
Thur 11th May All Day Demonstration Mick Hanbury – Decorative Turning
 
Weds 14th June Club Night Demonstration Andy Rounthwaite
Keith Fenton
Wood Sales
Weds 12th July Club Night Demonstration Steve Healey – Member Choice
Shop Sales
Weds 9th August Club Night Demonstration Phil Shipley – Chair Making
Wood Sales
Weds 13th September Club Night Demonstration Ray Jones – Spindle Turning
Shop Sales
Weds 11th October Club Night Demonstration Lee Stoffer – Spoon Carving Wood Sales
Sat 14th October All Day Demonstration Tony Wilson
(Held at Down Hatherley Village Hall)
 
Weds 8th November Club Night Demonstration John Aitkin (The Bowler Hatted Turner) – Working with Pewter Shop Sales
Weds 14th December GAW’s Christmas event Food, drink, special guests, fun quiz, competitions, raffle. More details closer to date.  

All meetings take place at the RFC Hucclecote except where indicated
* Wootton Hall, 138 Barnwood Rd, Gloucester GL3 3JS