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View, Love, Buy: many beautiful items for sale at Wizardry in Wood 2020

Wizardry in Wood 2020

When: Wednesday 14th October to Saturday 17th October 2020

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

Timings: The exhibition will be open to the public from 10 am until 5.30 pm each day except Saturday when it closes at 4 pm

Tickets:  Early-bird tickets are available now through Eventbrite until 31st August 2020


Download WIW 2020 Flyer (pdf)

Download Turning Competitions 2020 Flyer (pdf)

Some of the UK’s leading turners will be exhibiting including Sally Burnett, Margaret Garrard, Mick Hanbury, Louise Hibbert, Simon Hope, Phil Irons, Tobias Kaye, Richard Kennedy, Carlyn Lindsay, Stuart Mortimer, Gary Rance, Joey Richardson, Mark Sanger and Les Thorne.

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 and Bob Wade and pole lathe turning by a team from the pole lathe turners. All entries to the Company’s 2020 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
  • A programme of short talks and special events are being planned
  • Leading UK woodturners will be showcasing their work
  • There will be displays of all the entries and winners of the Turners’ Company 2020 Competitions

Book your tickets now through Eventbrite

If you would like to enter the Turning Competitions 2020, please follow the instructions through Turning Competitions 2020

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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