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Tuesday March 19th: Andrew Hall, Registered Professional Turner.

Andrew is from Durham. After an apprenticeship as a carpenter and joiner, Andrew taught apprentices at colleges in the North-East of England. Since 2002 he’s been demonstrating woodturning throughout the UK, and in Germany, Belgium and Ireland. He specialises in wooden hats, and more recently, stringed instruments that he calls ‘bluesbowls’. He runs tuition courses at his well-equipped workshop.

Tuesday April 16th: Emma Cook, Registered Professional Turner.

Emma, from Leeds, is an artistic woodturner known as ‘The Tiny Turner’. (She is 4ft 10 inches tall!). Emma is in her 30s, has been woodturning since she was 16, and has a degree in design. She is a popular demonstrator at clubs and at exhibitions throughout the UK and makes a welcome return to our club.

Tuesday May 21st:  Chris Parker, Registered Professional Woodturner:

Chris, is from Leyland, Lancashire. He specialises in artistic woodturning, using texturing and colouring techniques and makes a welcome return to our club.

Tuesday June 18th: Helen Bailey, professional woodturner.

Helen is from Newcastle Upon Tyne and joins us for the first time. She specialises in artistic woodturning and pierced work, and has featured in Woodturning Magazine, and the Magazine of the American Association of Woodturners.

Tuesday July16th: Ian Ethell, Professional Demonstrator.

Ian is from Coalville, Leicestershire and joins us for the first time. He studied Creative Design at Loughborough University and for more than 30 years was a product designer/ design manager. He is an AWGB approved tutor, and demonstrates throughout the UK, as well as producing his own creations from his workshop in the National Forest.

Tuesday August 20th:  Philip Greenwood, Registered Professional Turner.

Philip is a firm favourite at our club. He resides at Hutton Le Hole, North Yorkshire where he has a craft centre with his wife Wendy, a glass and ceramics artist. Philip demonstrates throughout the UK, has written more than 60 magazine articles and offers tuition from his workshop.

Tuesday September 17th: Richard Findley, Registered Professional Woodturner.

Richard is from Leicester, where he undertakes a wide range of work for architects, furniture makers and restorers, builders, and the general public from his workshop. He has written more than 130 magazine articles and has appeared on the front cover of Woodturning magazine. In addition to demonstrating to woodturning clubs around the country, Richard has also demonstrated at major woodturning events worldwide. We are pleased to welcome him back to our Club once more.

Tuesday  October 15th: Mick Hanbury, Registered Professional Turner.

Mick is from Leicester, where he offers a range of courses in his well-equipped workshop. He is a highly skilled artistic turner of many years standing, known for his unique decorative and textured designs. He has written many magazine articles and produced DVD tutorials. Mick demonstrates at local and national shows in England, USA, Germany, and Ireland and at woodturning clubs throughout the UK and makes a welcome return to our Club.

Tuesday November19th:  Joey Richardson MA – Registered Professional Turner:

Joey, from North Lincolnshire, has an international reputation for her artistic creations and makes a welcome return to our club. She demonstrates throughout the UK, and since 2014 has accepted invitations to demonstrate in America, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Belgium and Ireland. In 2018 Joey gained an MA in Fine Art at Lincoln University. Her work is exhibited in many galleries, notably in America.

Tuesday  December 17th: Andy Rounthwaite, professional turner.

Andy is based in Doncaster, where he produces an eclectic mix of turnings from artistic pieces to bespoke architectural commissions and small production runs. We are pleased to welcome him back to our Club.

Tuesday January 21st 2025:  Ian Carress, Woodturner and Mechanical Engineer:

Ian is Chairman of East Yorkshire Woodturners. He is an experienced woodturner, having been woodturning since 2005.

Tuesday February 18th: Annual General Meeting (members only

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