September 2019 newsletter No 105

DIBDEN PURLIEU FLOWER SHOW The annual show at St.Andrew’s is a good old fashioned village get-together where everyone engages in friendly rivalry while competing for the cups and trophies in the classes for fruit, vegetables, flowers, baking,…

Newsletter June 2019 No 104

MARCH - AGM The recent changes to the way the club runs means that our AGM has moved from a Saturday afternoon in January to a Friday evening in March. To read the full newsletter click here

March 2019 Newsletter No 103

CHRISTMAS MEETING With over thirty people in the hall in for our festive meeting it must have been some sort of record for the Waterside Woodcarvers. We had to keep finding extra chairs as people just kept on coming but eventually everyone…

December 2018 newsletter 102

SEPTEMBER MEETING Hands up all those who thought the Head Gardener at Exbury would be a cross between Percy Thrower and Methuselah? – yeah, me too. So what a surprise to find that Thomas Clarke was about the only person in the room without…

June 2018 Newsletter 100

MARCH MEETING Jonathan Dowe – Pole Lathe Turner. What a fascinating chap Jonathan turned out to be. He arrived in plenty of time to erect his self built pole lathe, this being propelled, would you believe, by himself and a dog lead,…

March 2018 Newsletter 99

CHRISTMAS MEETING Another year drew to a close with our December meeting and a very entertaining event it was too. There were about twenty people present for whom Roger and the team had put together several fun activities to put us in the…

December 2017 Newsletter No 98

SEPTEMBER MEETING   In September we were entertained by Jill Daniels who has been to us on several occasions before and this time her talk was entitled “Through the Keyhole – Lives of the Famous”. Now many of us remember a TV show…

September 2017 newsletter No 97

We were mentioned three times in the Waterside Herald prior to our June meeting so surely we could expect a queue at the door on Saturday 24th for our all-day meeting.........er, no. I think we had just a handful of people come in to see our…

June 2017 newsletter No 96

Rather a special one in March in that we had a talk and demonstration on a carving theme which doesn’t happen very often  and so it was good to see about twenty five members and  guests in the hall. The speaker was Tony Foy who is a regular…