May 2024 Demo report (Andrew Hall)

May 2024 Demo report (Andrew Hall)

In January we did a test Interactive Remote Demonstration (IRD) with Chris Parker and after a few teething problems which we sorted, the committee decided to book well-known turner Andrew Hall, for our May meeting. 44 members came along to watch and interact with the...
Mike Wilson Sharpening demonstration report 25 April 2024

Mike Wilson Sharpening demonstration report 25 April 2024

Our Chairman Richie welcomed and introduced 4 new members now taking the club to 50 members for the year.  He also encouraged all members to enter into the monthly competition and how we would take photographs of the winners in the two classes for inclusion on the web...
Emma Cook Demonstration 28th March 2024

Emma Cook Demonstration 28th March 2024

What a great evening we had last Thursday, supported by 45 members who came to see Emma Cook aka The Tiny Turner. The Chairman welcomed the return of Emma who over the years has never ceased to treat us to fantastic demonstrations and really explains the technique...
Meeting Report 22nd February 2024

Meeting Report 22nd February 2024

Everyone must have been keen to see our demonstrator for tonight, Nathanael Griffiths, as the room was filling up early….or maybe it was also because our subscriptions for the year are due. In the end, 45 members attended. Nathanael comes from near Chester so had not...
Club Meeting 25th January 2024

Club Meeting 25th January 2024

The start of a new year for the club and a first in having both the AGM and our first I.R.D, (Interactive Remote Demonstration) This was the first time we had tried an IRD and special thanks have to go to Chris Parker well known Lancashire turner help us get it off...
28th April 2022 – Colin Smith

28th April 2022 – Colin Smith

Colin has been turning in the region of 40 years.  For many years he was the AWGB South Eastern Rep and has recently moved “North” nearer his daughter.  Moving was a fairly traumatic experience, not because of the house, etc. but many of his tools were disposed of...
24th March 2022 – Chris Parker

24th March 2022 – Chris Parker

Chris was originally booked for the March 2020 but, as we are all well aware, COVID 19 suspended our activities, – we are just beginning to catch up.  Not that we ever will because the 2 years of Demos, shows, etc have been deleted from our history. The theme...
Les Symonds Demonstration 24th Feb 2022

Les Symonds Demonstration 24th Feb 2022

Before starting the demonstration, Les gave a brief outline of the past couple of years.  Before COVID took a grip, Les had decided to retire.  However, he soon missed doing demonstrations and the tuition side of life so decided to return to former...
28th Oct 2021 meeting – Steve Heeley Demonstration

28th Oct 2021 meeting – Steve Heeley Demonstration

The second meeting of 2021 was slightly better attended than the first one with more familiar faces and a couple of new ones. We have a new member, Aubery Lawson, so welcome Aubery and look forward to seeing you at future meetings Steve began by saying he has been...
The restart of CNWWA meetings….with Emma Cook (“The Tiny Turner”)

The restart of CNWWA meetings….with Emma Cook (“The Tiny Turner”)

Our last meeting was on 27th Feb 2020, with Les Symonds as demonstrator. Before the next meeting, coronavirus struck and we were in some form of lockdown or restrictions until recently. Tonight’s demonstrator (23rd Sept 2021) was Emma Cook (“The Tiny Turner”) and her...