Events & Exhibitions 2021

Rustic Ash Chairs Chairmaking Demonstrations Using Traditional Bodgers Shelter And Green Woodworking Tools
rustic ash chairs setup at craft fairs
Rustic Ash Chairs Using Traditional Bodgers Shelter For Rural Chairmaking Demonstrations

Rustic Ash Chairs are delighted to be demonstrating and exhibiting at the following events this year. Come and see demonstrations of the traditional green woodworking skills used in chairmaking and an exhibition of unique green wood furniture.

If you would like me to provide green woodworking demonstrations at an event you are organising, please contact me.

2021 EVENTS UPDATE – The Rustic Ash Chairs events calendar for 2021 is listed below but may be subject to change, due to national Covid restrictions. However, our workshop is still open for business as usual so if you would to make a purchase or discuss a bespoke commission, please do Contact Us.
 

2021 EVENTS

 
Thursday 29 April – Sunday 3 May 2021, 9am – 6pm (Sunday 9am – 5pm) – NOW POSTPONED UNTIL 2022
RHS GARDEN WISLEY – CRAFT IN FOCUS SPRING FAIR – RHS Garden Wisley
Wisley Lane, Wisley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6QB
 
Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 August 2021, 10am – 5 pm
WEST’S WOOD FAIR – West Sussex
New Barn, Newhouse Lane, East Dean, Nr Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0NJ
 
Thursday 27 – Monday 30 August 2021, 10am – 5pm
RHS GARDEN HYDE HALL – CRAFT IN FOCUS – Essex
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8ET
 
Thursday 9 – Sunday 12 September 2021, 9.30am – 5pm
HEVER CASTLE – CRAFT IN FOCUS – Kent
Hever Castle & Gardens, Hever Rd, Hever, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7NG
 
Friday 17 – Sunday 19 September 2021, 9.30am – 5pm
BENTLEY WOOD FAIR– East Sussex
Harvey’s Lane, Ringmer, Lewes, East Susses BN8 5AF
This is the 25th Year Anniversary of the Wood Fair event in which it will be going back to its roots to celebrate all things wood – “From Forest to Final Form”.
 
 
 
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2020 EVENTS
 
Wednesday 29 April – Sunday 3 May 2020, 9am – 6pm (Sunday 9am – 5pm) – CANCELLED
RHS GARDEN WISLEY – CRAFT IN FOCUS SPRING FAIR  RHS Garden Wisley
Wisley Lane, Wisley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6QB
 
Saturday 13 June – Sunday 14 June 2020, 10am – 5pm – CANCELLED
WEST’S WOOD FAIR – West Sussex
New Barn, Newhouse Lane, East Dean, Nr Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0NJ
 
Saturday 15 August – Sunday 16 August 2020, 10.30am – 5pm  – CANCELLED 
SUMMER STEAM SHOW – West Sussex
Weald & Downland Living Museum, Town Lane, Singleton, Nr Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0EU
 
Friday 10 – Sunday 13 September 2020, 9.30am – 5pm 
HEVER CASTLE – CRAFT IN FOCUS  Kent 
Hever Castle & Gardens, Hever Rd, Hever, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7NG
THIS EVENT IS GOING AHEAD! Tickets must be purchased in advance for this event – Use Discount Code CRAFT2020 at the checkout to receive reduced ticket prices. Free Admission for RHS members (weekdays), Historic Houses members, Hever Castle Annual Members – T&Cs apply – but you must still book your tickets in advance!
 
Thursday 17 – Sunday 20 September 2020, 10am – 5pm – CANCELLED
RHS GARDEN HYDE HALL – CRAFT IN FOCUS – Essex
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8ET
 
Saturday 3 – Sunday 4 October 2020, 10.30am – 5pm – CANCELLED
AUTUMN & COUNTRYSIDE SHOW – West Sussex
Weald & Downland Living Museum, Town Lane, Singleton, Nr Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0EU