June 2020 Newsletter No 108

Do you remember in the last issue there was a list of all the things we were going to do over the summer? ...........yeah right - seems like another world now doesn’t it. Well, Di Smith contacted me and said just because we can’t be together…

March 2020 newsletter No 107

It’s not often that we struggle to find space for everyone at our social meetings but there were more than thirty people at our Christmas party on the 21st of December so pretty much all chairs were taken. As people were arriving we arranged…

December 2019 newsletter No 106

Roger Plant who is a member of the Oaklands woodcarving group paid us a visit in September to talk about his speciality which is stick-making. To read the full newsletter click here

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…