Emma Cook demonstrating at all day demonstration

Programme 2019

The Club usually meets on the first Thursday of each month. Meetings start
at 7.30pm in Building 405 Babraham Research Campus CB22 3AT.





January 3

AGM followed a short demonstration by Colin Smith.

Vase, maximum height 20 cm. (Note 1)

February 7

Club member Gordon Hannah shows us multi-axis turning of a slender figure with hat and feather.
Plus Jill Piers and her son Don from Piers Woodturning Supplies selling a range of abrasives and finishing products.

Trinket box (open to all)

March 7

Paul Howard turns an owl.

Ear-ring stand (open to all)

April 4

A return visit by John French with some different games and puzzles.


May 2

Guy Ravine turns something from an ostrich egg and another subject TBA.

Bowl diameter 20 to 25 cm  x height 4 to 6 cm.

June 6

Greg Moreton turns a natural edged burr finial box.

Mushroom group.

June 29

Novice training day.  For six novice or less experienced woodturners. Club members only. Fee payable 8. Pre-booking essential with the Secretary. No entry on the day.


July 4

Club member Colin Parr shows off his skill.

Pair of egg cups.

August 1

Colin Smith with some unusual boxes.

Three sided box.

September 5

Rick Dobney on a return visit.

Anything from wet wood.

September 28 (Saturday)

All-day demonstration (10am to 4pm) by Phil Irons.  

Admission 14 by ticket purchased in advance from the Treasurer. Includes all day refreshments and a light lunch.

October 3

Ben Dick demonstrates his unusual technique when making a segmented bracelet.


November 7

Club member Martin Davies with his special brand of turning entertainment.

Set of bangles.

December 5

A packed evening: Christmas Social for members, spouses and partners plus a short demonstration TBA plus NB Timbers with a wide range of wood for sale.

Annual competition - where you have free rein to your imagination and skill.  All are encouraged to enter.

Note 1
Competition 1: Open to members who have previously been placed.
Competition 2 : Open to members who have never been placed.