The date for the 2018 turning competitions has been confirmed. The competitions will be held on Monday 26th November with an exhibition day on Tuesday 27th November 2018. The competitions will be held in Carpenters’ Hall, London.
Further details to follow.
The Turners’ Company 2016 Competitions were held on Tuesday 11 October.
RESULTS IN DETAIL
A Masters Open Competition (Plain turning)
1st Prize: Colin Priddy (A1) 2nd Prize: Margaret Garrard (A8) 3rd Prize: Maggie Wright (A9)
B Masters Open Competition (Ornamental turning)
1st Prize: Paul Coker (B1)
C Felix Levy Open Competition
1st Prize: Andrew Mason (C3) 2nd Prize: Sally Burnett (C39) 3rd Prize: Roy Weare (C45)
D 2016 Open Themed Competition
1st Prize: Louise Hibbert (D9) 2nd Prize: Margaret Garrard (D19) 3rd Prize: Joseph Bloor (D23)
Commended: Stuart King (D27)
E Ray Key Competition
1st Prize: Thomas Streeter (E1) 2nd Prize: Macaulay Watkins (E4) 3rd Prize: Leon Hayward (E3)
F Lady Gertude Crawford Competition
Gold Medal: Richard Hoodless (F2)
G Fred Howe Competition
Gold Medal: Peter Johnson (G2)
H HE Twentyman Competition
Silver Medal: Maggie Wright (H7)
J Polelathe Turning Competition
Gold Medal: Terence McSweeney (J13) Silver Medal: Michael Ashton (J18) Bronze Medal: Olvin Smith (J5)
K AWGB Plain Turning Competition (Senior)
Gold Medal: Darren Breeze (K33) Silver Medal: Margaret Garrard (K34) Bronze Medal: Colin Priddy (K3)
Commended: Marcel van Berkel (K15), Malcolm Thorpe (K27) and Andrew Mason (K4)
L AWGB Plain Turning Competition (Junior)
Gold Medal: Macaulay Watkins (L4) Silver Medal: Thomas Streeter (L14) Bronze Medal: Matt Underwood (L7)
M Bert Marsh Plain Turning Competition (Novice)
1st Prize: Andrew Mayer (M13) 2nd Prize: Gerry Thwaites (M6)
N Bert Marsh Plain Turning Competition (Open)
1st Prize: Patricia Spero (N1) 2nd Prize: David Batchelor (N3)
The 2014 Competitions were held in Apothecaries’ Hall, one of the oldest and most impressive Livery Halls in the City of London, dating back to 1672.
See the news section for a report on the event.