The European Woodworking Show

Please note the next show will be in 2015. From now on the show will be biennial.

The 2013 European Woodworking Show
at Cressing Temple Barns, Essex was

Saturday 21st September 10am-5pm
Sunday 22nd September 10am-4pm

Our 2013 event was the 5th running of The European Woodworking Show at the historic Cressing Temple Barns in Essex.

The European Woodworking Show has established itself as one of the most interesting woodworking weekend in the UK. With top class demonstrators from the UK & overseas across a breadth of woodworking disciplines and crafts.

Apart from the exciting news that Christopher Schwarz will be at the show (Saturday only) there are lots of new and familiar faces making the trek to Cressing Temple Barns this September. The line up includes Thomas Lie-Nielsen & Deneb Puchalski from Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, David Barron, Phil Edwards, John Lloyd, David Charlesworth, Peter Tree, Michel Auriou, Jon Tiplady, Rachel Huggett, Peter Berry, Mog - Renegade Rhythms, Lenka Pavlickove, Paul Hayden, Bob Neill, Brian Walsh, Mark Hancock, Graeme Priddle, Nick Agar, Vic Tesolin from Veritas, Steve Woodley and many others all supported by excellent trade stands, the British Woodcarvers Association, the AWGB plus local woodturning clubs, the Rocking Horse Shop, timber and veneers for sale, books and so much more. We are still adding information to this site and ticket sales are booming so grab yourself a bargain and order your discounted tickets now.

Free entry to accompanied U16's - a family friendly show - storyteller for the young ones (and oldies) - great food stalls and St Peter's Brewery.

Discounted tickets on sale now.

If you have never been to the show, have a look to see what you missed in previous years in our

Cressing Temple Barns - Wood Show F1 Cressing Temple Barns near Witham in Essex is a scheduled ancient monument. The site has its origins in the 12th century and is home to the two finest Templar barns in Europe, one of which, dating from 1205, is the oldest timber framed barn in the world.

The site is made up of a group of remarkable farm buildings, the barns, a Templar well and a Tudor walled garden.

The European show is based in the historic barns, large marquees, the open cart sheds and open space. It is 90% wheelchair accessible (one first floor area).
A visitor attraction in it's own right and is beautifully managed by Essex County Council. It has a full programme of events running throughout the year from food fairs to medieval jousts. It is therefore a well serviced venue for The European Woodworking Show with plentiful car parking, an on site restaurant, gift shop, toilets etc. It is also wheelchair friendly See for further details of the venue.

Please note dogs are not allowed at Cressing Temple Barns,
either in the barns or in the grounds.

This is an Essex County Council policy to protect the historic grounds and barns.
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For a location map.... please click here


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