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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2019/2020
EVENTS REQUIRING BOOKING 2 WEEKS IN ADVANCE PLEASE
All of our meetings, no matter what the theme, will always have an element of discussion and self-help, where we can all learn something from each other. Please bring along any work in progress you may have.
DATE SUBJECT
   
Sunday December 8th 2019     10-00am till 4-00pm STICKCUTTING DAY -  Whiteparish  SP5 2QR  (Organiser Peter Redhead)
   
Sunday Jan 12th 2020        10-00am WORKSHOP DAY - Using turned items such as: handles, spacers, caps, thistles, acorns, ferrules, etc. for incorpration into shanks and handles.
                           ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL
   
Sunday Feb  16th 2020       10-00am STICKCUTTING DAY - Organiser Lewis Morgan    (BRING PACKED LUNCH) - The Treehouse Centre at Beaulieu SO42 7YL  Contact  Mike Tuck for more details and to book your place .                        
   
Sunday March 22nd  2020  10-00am WORKSHOP DAY -  Removable joints allowing sticks to be dismantled.            Brass joints to be available from Charlie Walker (Approx cost £???)
                              ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL
   
Sunday April 19th 2020     10-00am STICK SHOW – for members only –  Booking in 11-00 till 2-30pm  (JUDGE TBA) CHARLES HUTCHEON ATTENDING WITH SHOP
SPEAKER: TBA          ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL
   

Sunday May 17th 2020    

10-00am

WORKSHOP DAY -  Brian Waters will demonstrate the techniques for making Rams horn thumbsticks. 
                              ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL
   
Bank hol Monday May 25th 2020

Highclere Castle Stick Show (BSG EVENT)                         

Brian Waters organising

   
Sunday 14th June 2020 (check date??) Roydon Woods Woodfair near Lymington, our members will be attending.                     (Check to see if this event is taking place)
   
Sunday July 26th 2020        10-00am

MIKES WORKSHOP -

Preparing and casting antler with resin.                           

(Antler blanks avilable on the day at approx. £7-00 order in advance from Charles Hutcheon) + COST OF RESIN@ £5.00 each antler to be supplied by Charles. Bring badge, coin ot motif etc for embedding.

Open house with Mike Tuck, work on your sticks, use my equipment Tuition and help given.     
   
Sunday 2nd August CATTISTOCK COUNTRYSIDE SHOW, Near Maiden Newton, via the A356  Our members will be attending                  (More details from Bob Link)
   
Sunday August 23rd 2020 WORKSHOP DAY -  Dressing and polishing resin cast antlers from previous event.
  ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL
   
Thursday August 25th     2020 Melplash Show - our members are attending
   
Sat & Sun August 29th & 30th 2020 STOCK GAYLARD OAK FAIR - KINGS STAG
   
Sunday September 27th     10-00am WORKSHOP DAY - Wooden crook handle with thistle & scroll on the nose. To be completed at home, templates provided. Some blanks available from Charlie Walker if ordered in advance.            
Bob Watton's workshop
   

Sunday Oct 25th 2020     

10-00am

AGM  -     Workshop morning with open discussion Followed by: the AGM at 2-00pm    
  ST LEONARDS & ST IVES VILLAGE HALL        
   
Sunday December 6th 2020      10-00am till 4-00pm Stickcutting Day - To be decided???
   
2018/19 - OCCASIONAL STICKMAKING WORKSHOPS - CHARLIE WALKERS WORKSHOP AT , LYCHETT MATRAVERS, NEAR POOLE, PLEASE TELEPHONE 01202 624838 FOR DETAILS
If there are any particular subjects or events you would like us to include in the future, or if
anyone has any useful contacts, please let Charlie, Mike or Brian know and we will give all suggestions
careful consideration. Please bring along any surplus items to sell or swap to any of our meetings.
PLEASE BRING YOUR LATEST STICK CREATIONS TO MEETINGS FOR OTHERS TO SEE