The main events organised by BWA will be the regular monthly club evenings at Priestwood Community Centre. These will occur on the third Wednesday of each month.

BWA will also organise hands-on workshops roughly every two months.

BWA Club Night Schedule

Note: The examples that follow the theme description are merely suggestions. Anything that can be considered to meet the desription will be accepted.

Date Demonstrator Competition Theme
15 January 2020 Stewart Furini Something Old - A traditional Design
5 February 2020 BWA Drop-In Session Main Topic: Texturing
19 February 2020 Dave Appleby Something New - A modern Design
4 March 2020 BWA Drop-In Session Main Topic: Pen Turning
18 March 2020 No Meeting - Coronavirus Something Borrowed
1 April 2020 BWA Drop-In Session Cancelled - Coronavirus
15 April 2020 Cindy Drozda IRD - Something Blue
23 April 2020 Martin Saban-Smith IRD
20 May 2020 Malcolm Cleaver and Stewart Furini IRD - Something Light – e.g. thin walled, or even a lamp or candle holder?
17 June 2020 Jeff Hornung IRD - Something Square – e.g. a square edged bowl
14 July 2020 - Kennet Valley Club Night Emma Cook - The Tiny Turner IRD
12 July 2020 Shirley Hays Garden BWA Wood Sale IRD
15 July 2020 There will be no BWA Club Night Something Bright - e.g. a bright coloured item
19 August 2020 TBD Something with Petals - A flower in a bud vase
16 September 2020 Ed Oliver Something Holey - A pierced item
21 October 2020 Annual General Meeting Something Metal - Add some metal to an item (pewter or verdigris?)
18 November 2020 Chris Grace A Sum of the Parts - An item using three different woods
16 December 2020 Christmas Social Evening Keith Sherwood Competition

Notes: The BWA will review future meetings in advance of them happening. However at the moment Priestwood Community Centre has been closed under direction from Bracknell Forest Borough Council and no date has been given for it to re-open.

BWA External Event Schedule

Any text in this colour is a link to the event web site

Date Event Location
5th April 2020 Bracknell Town Council Spring Event BWA Attendance Cancelled
2, 3 May 2020 Makers Central Event Cancelled
15/16 May 2020 [email protected] Event Cancelled
4 - 7 June 2020 American Association of Woodturners (AAW) 2019 Symposium Event Cancelled, but AAW are planning a virtual seminar on 10, 11, 12 July. See below.
27, 28 June 2020 Hurst Show and Country Fair Event Cancelled
10/11/12 July 2020 American Association of Woodturners (AAW) 2019 Symposium AAW have announced that the 2020 seminar will now be a virtual seminar. Full details on the AAW website.
1/2 August 2020 Woodturning Weekender Event replaced by a 'Virtual Woodturning Weekender'. Full details on the website
28-31 August 2020 Henley Country Craft Show Event Cancelled
11-12 September 2020 Yandles Show Event Cancelled
9-11 October 2020 AWGB Seminar 2020 Event Cancelled
14-17 October 2020 Wizardry in Wood- The Worshipful Company of Turners Event Cancelled
25 October 2020 Surrey Woodturners Open Day Event Cancelled