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Avon and Bristol Woodturners

We are a group of enthusiastic woodturners, of all abilities, who enjoy this wonderful hobby. Started in 1989, it is one of the oldest clubs in its field. The aim of our club is to promote and enjoy woodturning.

We hold meetings every third Thursday of the month, and normally have professional woodturners demonstrating new projects and techniques.  The meetings also provide a forum for members to get to know each other, exchange ideas and form friendships.  We all learn from each other.

Click here to see which demonstrators are visiting in the coming months.

Our next meeting is : Click Here

We have a monthly e-newsletter we call  ‘Turnings’ and members automatically belong to the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain (AWGB), which sends out a quarterly magazine ‘Revolutions’.   Both of these publications are informative, fun and help give a sense of belonging to a thriving community.

Affiliated to

  Max Carey Woodturning Trust

The club has a close association with  the Max Carey Woodturning Trust who have their own facilities in Portishead where they run training courses.

Why not come to one of our meetings to see for yourself?  Visitors are welcome to attend up to two meetings, or Zoom sessions before joining the club.  See some of the benefits afforded  to members here. If you would like an invitation to a Zoom meeting please contact:

Stephen Evans: