Weird and Wonderful Wood 2022

A specialised art and craft event with a difference, dealing solely in wood. a celebration of wood work and wood workers for all those with a capacity for wonder

We're Back!

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th May, 2022

Weird and Wonderful Wood will be returning to Haughley Park, near Stowmarket, on Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th May, 2022.

We hope to see you all there!

Weird and Wonderful Wood is an annual experience not to be missed. For those who love wood, those fascinated by the beauty of wood and beautiful wooden objects, it is a rare chance to see how objects are made and an opportunity to try making things.

Come along and see for yourself

If you have not been before, you will find it a friendly, relaxed and somewhat extraordinary event with something for all the family. Allow time to enjoy a wealth of excellent locally sourced and produced food and drink (including a licensed bar) and beautiful surroundings to explore when you want a break.

Demonstrations will include furniture making, musical instrument making, displays by traditional fletchers and bowyers, chain saw carving, wheel wright, hurdle making, wood turning, pole lathe turning, sign writing, labyrinth making, flute maker as well as coracle making and traditional gypsy caravan displays.

Visitors will be able to meet over a hundred artists and craftspeople, enjoy watching their practical skills and appreciate their work.

Workshops, for both adults and children are free and include activities such as archery, willow weaving, spoon wittling, withy work, papermaking, gypsy flower making, pole lathe turning, scrap wood, puppet making, jewellery making, den building, and Monkey-do tree climbing.

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“It was one of the most magical days I’ve had, ever. The people were  fantastic, so open and warm and knowledgeable and passionate about their crafts. It was so inspiring and so much fun”.

Anna Morell, Kent.

Thanks to Heritage Snapper for the great photos we’ve used on the site

Weird and Wonderful Wood is run by Stow Hundreds, a not-for-profit organisation

© Weird and Wonderful Wood 2021