The Worshipful Company of Turners

Supporting the Craft, City and Charity for over four hundred years

The Turners’ Company Wizardry in Wood 2016 exhibition showcased beautiful and amazing original works by over 70 of the world’s greatest contemporary craftsmen.

It also featured the world-class Daniel Collection, all the winners and entries to the Turners’ Company’s 2016 Competitions and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew collection.

Wizardry in Wood exhibitions are held every four years. The next Wizardry in Wood will be held in the Autumn of 2020.


> Read on-line the Full 2016 Catalogue (hosted by Issuu)


The principal sponsors of Wizardry in Wood 2016 were: Consolidated Timber Holdings, Accsys Technologies and Charles Stanley. Other sponsors included Hiscox, Fine Art Services, Party Ingredients and Reveal. We are very grateful to all these companies for their support of Wizardry in Wood.

If you would like to discuss the opportunity to sponsor the 2020 exhibition, please contact the Clerk of the Turners’ Company: Tel: 020 7236 3605. View the sponsorship brochure for the 2016 exhibition (hosted by Issuu). Printed copies are also available from the Clerk.


> Learn more about the Daniel Collection at Wizardry in Wood


Over two hundred outstanding exhibits from the Economic Botany Collection at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew were exhibited at Wizardry in Wood 2016.

It was the first time the Economic Botany Collection, Kew collection had been exhibited to the public in the City of London. The exhibition featured historical items from dozens of countries and provided a dramatic contrast to the finest contemporary woodturning across the rest of the Wizardry in Wood exhibition.


> View the booklet about the exhibits and Economic Botany Collection (hosted by Issuu)

> Learn more about the exhibits from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew



Wizardry in Wood 2016 was the fourth exhibition held by the Worshipful Company of Turners to showcase the work of outstanding UK and international craftsmen.

Wizardry in Wood was launched by the Turners’ Company in 2004 on the 400th anniversary of the granting of the Company’s Royal Charter by James I in 1604.

The next Wizardry in Wood will be held in Autumn 2020.


> Visit the archived Wizardry in Wood 2016 website

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