fallen apples

Crisp and Beautiful Apple Day at Acorn Bank

14th October 2012

We had a fantastic day up at the National Trust's Acorn Bank demonstrating spoon carving to the several thousand people who came and enjoyed the brilliantly organised Apple Day and lovely sunshine!… read more


Greenwood Fairs come rain or…well, grey cloud!

5th October 2012

Woodmatters has enjoyed meeting, demonstrating and letting people have a go at greenwood carving at Sizergh Greenwood Fair and Grizedale Forest Discovery Day… read more


Selside School Success - 2 days of living in the woods lighting fires and sleeping out

19th July 2012

9 children had an amazing time in the woods, learning how to light fires, whittle wood and make their own impressive shelter to sleep in.… read more


Rustic Bench and Stool Making… “should be available on prescription!”

18th June 2012

A fantastic day in the Woodland Workshop where everyone transformed a pile of wood into gorgeous benches to take pride of place in their homes. Summed up wonderfully by this course participant's comment...… read more

Charcoal burning

Woodshare Member event - firing our new charcoal kiln!

28th May 2012

An exciting two days where Woodshare members of all ages came and helped fire our new charcoal kiln for the first time!… read more

Backwoods camping

Family Backwoods Camping - “Just need to do more of it really!”

1st May 2012

Our Family Backwoods Camping course last weekend was a fantastic success. The families who came explored the woods, made some beautiful greenwood products, learnt about fire lighting, cooked on the fire and slept under the stars in their own shelters.… read more


Youngest Woodshare member - 9 years old!

9th March 2012

Youngest Woodshare member has a fantastic day out in the woods on one of our family workdays.… read more

Sizergh Greenwood Fair

Successful day at Sizergh Greenwood Fair

27th October 2011

Woodmatters had a busy stall at the fair with members of the public whittling coat hooks to take home.… read more