Enjoy Weird and Wonderful Wood at craft event in north Suffolk

For people who love beautiful wooden objects, are fascinated to see how they are made and would like to try making things for themselves, all in a stunning setting, Weird and Wonderful Wood has become an annual experience not to be missed.

This year's event will take place at the beautiful Haughley Park, Wetherden (just off the A14 near Stowmarket) on Saturday, May 12, 11am-6pm, and Sunday, May 13, 11am-5pm.

Visitors will be able to meet more than 60 artists and craftspeople, enjoy watching their practical skills and appreciate their work.

Demonstrations include carving and sculpture, designer furniture, musical instrument making, displays by traditional fletchers and bowyers, chainsaw carving, hurdle making, woodturning, pole lathe turning, signwriting, as well as coracle making and wagon displays. There will also be a working mobile sawmill on site.

Workshops include archery, withy work, paper-making, pole lathe turning, weaving, scrap wood, tree bogletts, puppet making, jewellery making, den building, and Monkey-do tree climbing.


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There will be locally-sourced and produced food and drink, and don't worry about inclement weather as there will be fine furniture and demonstrations in the barn and other activities in the grounds, housed in domes, tipis and yurts.

Admission per day: Adults – �6; Concessions – �4; Children under 16 – �3; Children under three – free.

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