2024 - Saturday Demonstrations
Demonstrations on 2nd Saturday each month
Each 2nd Saturday in the month, we invite a guest demonstrator.
Click on the chevron for more info...Additional information is provided on the Facebook page nearer the time.

13th Jan


Tom Ronayne

From 2.00pm, Tom will be demonstrating

Turning for nearly 30 years, Tom is a  member of Craobh Cúig Déag in Dublin.  He enjoys turning unusual pieces, wall hangings, hollowing, airbrushing, colour & texture etc.

10th Feb


Jim Kelly

From 2.00pm...

JIm has been turning for a long time and is a member of Cross Border Guild.

9th Mar

All Day

Gary Lowe

From 9.30am, Gary will be demonstrating

I caught the "BUG" again and have not looked back since. With the addition of colour and texture to my work it has opened up a lot more avenues to the direction I am heading. In 2016 I was lucky enough to pass as an AWGB accredited Demonstrator and Instructor and then the following Year (Aug 2017) I was accepted onto The Register of Professional Turners which for me has been the highlight of my turning career so far.

13th Apr


Sam Abernethy

From 2.00pm, Sam will be demonstrating

Sam Abernathy, a Professional Wood turner(retired) at Robert Sorby, the world’s premier manufacturer of specialist woodworking tools.

11th May


Jim Stevens

From 2.00pm, Jim will be demonstrating

Jim Stevens is a hobby woodturner, taking up woodturning 15 years ago after retirement as an agricultural chemist.

8th June

All Day

Martin Saban Smith

From 9.30am, Martin will be demonstrating

A member of the Register of Professional Turners working out of workshops based to the rear of my family garden centre in the village of Four Marks, in Hampshire in the south of England. We are to be in countryside, just outside the South Downs National Park.