Alan Waters 1945-2024

Alan Waters coppice craftsman

Alan Waters 1945-2024 It is with the greatest of sadness that we heard of the passing of Alan Waters, a true legend of the coppice and charcoal industry. Not only was Alan a founding member of both Hampshire and Surrey and Sussex Coppice Groups he was the reason many in the industry were active in […]

National Coppice Federation Gathereing and AGM 2018

Title: National Coppice Federation Gathereing and AGM 2018Location: Sandy Lane, Shedfield, Hampshire SO32 2LR Link out: Click hereDescription: Hampshire coppice Craftsmens Group (HCCG) are Proud to anounce, we will be hosting the National Coppice Federations (NCFed) Gathering and AGM, between the 12th and the 14th of October 2018.Start Date: 2018-10-12Start Time: 16:00End Date: 2018-10-14End Time: […]

Community Woodfair 2017

Title: Community Woodfair 2017Location: Zionshill Copse Local Nature Reserve Chandlers Ford SO53 4SJ Next to Knightwood Leisure CentreLink out: Click hereDescription: As in the past you will find a good number of group members showing off there coppice and greenwood skills at this event.Start Time: 10:00Date: 2017-09-02End Time: 17:00

Zions Hill Wood Fair

Title: Zions Hill Wood Fair Location: Zionshill Copse Local Nature Reserve, Chandlers Ford SO53 4SJ Link out: Click here Description: as usual a number of group members will be at Zions Hill Wood Fair. A local event within a woodland with a circular path and plenty of things to do and watch. Start Time: 10:00 […]

Portchester Gala

Title: Portchester Gala Location: Portchester Castle Link out: Click here Description: The carnival procession leaves the community centre at 11.30 a.m.and makes it way to the castle grounds. A great historic location for a traditional, local event. Come and have a chat with us where we will be making different products and selling our wares. […]

Mad Meadows and Wild Woods

Title: Mad Meadows and Wild WoodsLocation: Itchen Valley Country ParkLink out: Click hereDescription: Members will be demonstrating their skills and selling their products at this event. Interesting location with plenty of activities for children.Start Time: 10:00Date: 2014-06-15End Time: 17:00

Milland Rural Fair

Title: Milland Rural FairLocation: Milland GU30 7NBLink out: Click hereDescription: A number of group members will be demonstrating their woodland/coppice crafts at this traditional, country event. Come along for a chat and perhaps be tempted to buy some of the products made from local, sustainably managed woodlands.Start Time: 11:00Date: 2014-06-01End Time: 17:00

South Downs Green Fair

Title: South Downs Green FairLocation: The Sustainability Centre between Clanfield and East MeonLink out: Click hereDescription: The location and content of this event have made it a regularly attended show for group members. There will be a number of us present demonstrating our woodland and coppice crafts. There will also be sales of products made […]

Meon Springs Country Experience Day

Title: Meon Springs Country Experience DayLocation: Meon SpringsLink out: Click hereDescription: As part of National Beanpole Week several group members will be at this event. There will be demonstrations of coppice/woodland crafts as well as sales of products from local, sustainably managed woodlands including beanpoles and peasticks.Start Time: 10:00Date: 2014-04-13End Time: 16:30

Autumn Countryside Show

Title: Autumn Countryside Show Location: Weald and Downland museum Link out: Click here Description: Hampshire and Sussex/Surrey coppice group members and Association of Pole Lathe turners will be at this event. Competitions, rural craft demonstrations and the museum buildings and related activities provide a busy weekend. Start Date: 2013-10-12 Start Time: 10:00 End Date: 2013-10-13 […]

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