Here’s all the information about times you need for the Woodturning Weekender

SATURDAY 4 SEPTEMBER 2021

  •  9.00 Registration Opens. The on-site cafe will be open for the sale of drinks and snacks, and this is first chance to have a look around at the displays and demos and chat with other visitors.
  •  9.45 Welcome on stage our first demonstrator, David Lowe (please be seated in plenty of time)
  • 10.45 Time for a quick break, stretch your legs, check out more displays and grab a drink if you want.
  • 11.15 David returns to the stage for the second half of his demo
  • 12.30 David’s demo draws to a close, followed by a hosted Q+A session with him.
  • 12.45 Lunch break. The on-site cafe will still be open. You are welcome to stay in the hall and check out the stands and demos you haven’t seen yet.
  • 14.00 Time for Rick Dobney to come onto the stage for his demo (please be seated in plenty of time).
  • 15.00 A short break, a chance to move about for half an hour
  • 15.30 Second half of Rick’s demo
  • 16.45 The end of Rick’s demo, followed by a Q+A session with him
  • 17.00 The official end of the featured demos for today, although the hall will remain open to allow more time to mingle with the demonstrators and visitors. The bar will be open for drinks.
  • OR you can nip off and get your gladrags on for the evening…
  • Before 19.00 – Arrive for our evening of entertainment. Licensed bar available for those not driving.
  • Before 19.15 Please be seated so that our ‘Pub Quiz’ can begin.
  • Your three course meal will be served during the evening.
  • 21.15 (approx) Quiz ends, but stay on for some chat, a drink, and some background music.
  • 23.00 Bar closes.

SUNDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 2021

  •   9.00 Hall opens for returning guests and registration opens for Sunday only visitors – be gentle with us, it’ll have been a late night last night! On-site cafe open for sale of snacks and drinks, more time to check out the displays and demos.
  •  9.45 Today’s first demonstrator is Andy Rounthwaite (please be seated in plenty of time)
  • 10.45 Thirty minute break, you know the score by now
  • 11.15 More of Andy, because you can never have too much of a good thing
  • 12.30 Andy brings his demo to an end, followed by a Q+A session with him
  • 12.45 Lunch break. The on-site cafe will still be open, or stay in the hall and check out any displays and demos you still haven’t seen yet – this could be your last chance
  • 14.00 Emma Cook takes the stage for the final demo of the day
  • 15.00 Last chance to check out the displays during the break
  • 15.30 Emma continues her demo
  • 16.45 Q+A session with Emma
  • 17.00 That’s all folks – time to get ready to head home, or you can stay and help us clear up if you want..? Thought not!