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Charcoal burning, willow weaving, pit sawing, oak joinery, crafts, demonstrations, talks, walks, games and more: yes, South Brent Wood Fair is back!

This free, family-friendly community event takes place from 10am-5pm at and around South Brent Village HallOrganised and run by the hedges and woodland group of Sustainable South Brent in partnership with The Hillyfield, the Wood Fair aims to celebrate our local trees and woodlands and all their rich wildlife, culture, traditions, enterprises, crafts and skills. There will be stalls, exhibitions, workshops, guided walks, music, story-telling, poetry, children’s activities, plus delicious food and a bar. Meet local craftsmen and women at work, talk to wood-workers and wood-related businesses, view displays by Devon Rural Skills Trust, Devon Wildlife Trust, Woodland Trust, Forestry Commission, Orchard Link, Moor Trees, Dartmoor National Park Authority and more. Those feeling adventurous can have a go at craft activities including using shave-horses, a pole-lathe, spoon carving and willow work. There will be talks and stories on a whole range of topics: woodland livelihoods, ecology, energy systems, and what it takes to restore ancient woodland on Dartmoor.

Music and workshops will include:

For full information about the events of the day see the Wood Fair webpage or contact Robin Toogood 01364 72458 / 07967 456 380 e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Any offers of help at the Wood Fair would be very welcome e.g. setting up, in the cafe, raffle, car parking..... Please let Robin know - 01364 72458 / 07967 456 380 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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