June 2021 newsletter no 112

COMMITTEE CHIPPINGS A huge thank you to all of you for continuing to support this little club – by re-joining. About a dozen members have been coming along to fortnightly carve-ins at Holbury. Extra thanks to Mary for making her spacious…

March 2021 newsletter No 111

COMMITTEE CHIPPINGS Well, after a year of varying restrictions – and almost no carving club activity – there is light ahead. We hope that you have come through this ordeal intact, are well and keen to get back to carving sessions. Many…

December 2020 newsletter No 110

COMMITTEE CHIPPINGS Well, a good number of you attended a very enjoyable carve in on 10th Oct and optimistically we planned one in November and another in December. Oh dear. Covid restrictions prevented the November one taking place and…
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Newsletter September 2020 No 109

MESSAGE FROM YOUR NEW CHAIRPERSON   Thank you to all our members. Without our regular workshops at Applemore, quarterly socials and summer events, carving has been a singular affair and we missed out on our annual AGM, Wood block…

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…