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Weird and Wonderful Wood - Haughley Park

Weird and Wonderful Wood is an annual event that we had intended to visit in the past, but somehow not managed to make it. Not so this year, as the whole family met in Haughley Park, Wetherden. The event showcases everything wood and includes craftsmen and women with every conceivable skill in wood. Amazing, is my summary of the day. A re-visit next year penciled in! Demonstrations included furniture making, musical instrument making, displays by traditional fletchers and bowyers (think Middle Ages). How on earth do they cut such intricate details with a chain saw! With lots of skill to be sure. Chain saw carving (could have watched for hours) A small mole having a look around.  Included also, wheel wright, hurdle making, wood turning, pole lathe turning, sign writing, labyrinth making, flute maker as well as coracle making and traditional gypsy caravan displays.  On top of which there was a wealth of excellent locally sourced and produced food and drink. A brill