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This event has now ended.  The next competitions will be held in October 2023, and the next Wizardry in Wood will be held in 2025.  Check back for further information!

View, Love, Buy: many beautiful items for sale at Wizardry in Wood 2021

Wizardry in Wood 2021 is coming soon!

When: Wednesday 13th October to Saturday 16th October 2021

Where: Carpenters’ Hall, 1 Throgmorton Ave, London EC2N 2JJ (map)

Timings: The exhibition will be open to the public from 10 am until 4.00 pm each day

Tickets: Available now through Eventbrite and also available to purchase on the door. 

Talks Schedule available to download here

EVENT FLYER available to download here

Some of the UK’s leading turners will be exhibiting including Jason Breach, Sally Burnett, Ron Caddy, Angus Clyne, Margaret Garrard, Phil Irons, Tobias Kaye, Carlyn Lindsay, Stuart Mortimer, Gary Rance, Joey Richardson, Mark Sanger, Les Thorne and Colwin Way.

In addition there will be exhibitions of 400 years of turning in music, turning in magic and pre-historic turning, as well as curated talks on specialist turning subjects. There will be almost continuous demonstrations of plain turning by Paul Hannaby, Martin Saban-Smith and Pete Moncrieff-Jury, ornamental turning by Jean Claude Charpignon, Bob Wade and Tony Cliffe, and pole lathe turning by a team from the pole lathe turners. All entries to the Company’s 2021 Competitions will be displayed. The AWGB will display its travelling exhibition, and the Register of Professional Turners‘ stand will include a retrospective of the work of Master Turner Ray Key.

  • There will be live demonstrations every day
  • There will be a programme of short talks and special events. See Schedule HERE
  • Leading UK woodturners will be showcasing their work
  • There will be displays of all the entries and winners of the Turners’ Company 2021 Competitions

Tickets available now through Eventbrite 


Have a look back at the last Wizardry Exhibition to see the variety of wonderful wood that will again be on display and available to buy:

Wizardry in Wood 2016

Looking back at the … 2018, 2016 & 2014 Competitions

2018 Competitions

The theme of the Master’s Open Competition in 2018 commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.

2016 Competitions

The theme of the Master’s Open Competition in 2016 commemorated the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London.

2014 Competitions

The theme of the Master’s Open Competition in 2014 was ‘The Square Mile’s energy to transform lives‘ in honour of Honorary Liveryman Dame Alderman Fiona Woolf being elected Lord Mayor of the City of London.


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