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Wolsingham Show – 2nd September 2018

Wolsingham Show 2018

Wolsingham Show 2018

Sunday 2nd September 2018 (The show is over two days but our activity and stall are only available on Sunday.)

County Durham’s biggest and England’s Oldest open air Agricultural Show!

Evancliffe Leathercraft will be demonstrating traditional leatherwork and running our popular leather stamping activity alongside other heritage craft exhibitors and demonstrators at the 239thWolsingham Show on 1st & 2nd September 2018. There will be a small charge to take part in our Stamping Activity.

Wolsingham Show - Saturday

Agricultural Day

Saturday is Agricultural Day and there’s always lots to see and do including the Craft Tent, Donkey Rides, Vintage Vehicles, Birds of Prey Display, Diggerland, Alpacas, Dog Agility Show, Artisan Food Market, Sulky Racing, Great Live Music, Strongman Competition, Fur and Feather, Industrial & Produce, Heavy Livestock, Sheep Dog Trial, Shopping Marquee, Kids Rides, Special Attractions, The Grand Parade of prize winning stock and over 100 trade stands with everything from Tractors to Toffee so book your tickets now and have a great day!

Wolsingham Show Sunday

County Fair Day

Sunday is Country Fair day and amongst the many great things to see and do are the KC Dog Show, Ferret Show, Horticulture, Alpacas, Ponies, Marquee Displays, Dog Agility, Terriers and Lurchers, Artisan Food Market, Great Live Music, Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling, Mountgrace Gundogs, Digegrland, Vintage Vehicles and Stationary Engines, Line Dancing, Special Attractions, The Grand Parade of prize winning stock and much more! Bring the whole family and enjoy an amazing day out in the beautiful surroundings of Weardale, County Durham.

Find Out More & Buy Tickets to the Show

Visit http://www.wolsinghamshow.co.uk  to find out more about what is on at Wolsingham Show and buy tickets.

 

 

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Maker Faire UK – 28th & 29th April 2018 – Life Science Centre Newcastle

Maker Faire UK  – Life Science Centre, Newcastle

Saturday & Sunday 28th & 29th April 2018

Maker Faire UK is the greatest show and tell on Earth! Taking place on Saturday 28 – Sunday 29 April 2018 at Life Science Centre in Newcastle, it’s a two-day family-friendly festival of invention and creativity.

It brings together over 300 hackers, crafters, coders, DIYers and garden shed inventors from across the globe. People who love to make stuff and who want to share their passion with the public.

It’s really great fun for adults and kids alike, with all sorts of different things to try your hand at from traditional crafts to hi-tech hacks. The atmosphere is one of collaboration, sharing and experimenting, where you’ll try new things, deepen existing knowledge and have loads of fun! Be prepared to be inspired. Don’t be afraid to get stuck in!

See examples of handcrafted leather goods and have a go at this traditional skill with Evancliffe Leathercraft. We’ll guide you through a Leather Stamping Workshop*, where you can use the provided stamps to create your own unique leather wristband, keyring, bookmark or other shape, which can then be dyed a colour of your choice.

*A small additional charge applies for this activity.

More information… 

 

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Leather Stamping at Preston Park Museum & Grounds

Leather Stamping at Preston Park Museum & Grounds

Leather Stamping at Preston Park Museum & Grounds

Sunday 11th February 2018 & Sunday 8th April 2018 – 10:00am – 4:00pm

Evancliffe Leathercraft will be providing our popular Leather Stamping Activity for visitors to Preston park Museum & Grounds on Sunday 11th February & Sunday 8th April 2018.

Key rings, bookmarks, wristbands and other leather shapes will be available to choose from. You can add tyour own design using a variety of traditional stamp patterns, using them to make individual patterns or combining them to make more complicated designs. Be amazed as we add colour and see the how it highlights the pattern you have created.

There will be a small charge of £1.00 per item for the stamping activity in addition to the museum admission ticket.

In addition to Leather Stamping and all the other attraction of Preston Park Museum & Grounds  the first of these events takes place during “A Winter Skirmish”.  A Winter Skirmish is an exhibition about the English Civil War, in particular The Battle of Yarm . You can find out more about this exhibition on the museum’s  A Winter Skirmish event page.

The second event takes place during the museums annual Folk & Farmers Market event.

To see all the events we are currently planning to attend please visit our Events Page.

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Lanchester Agricultural Show – Sunday 1st July 2018

Lanchester Agricultural Show 2018

Lanchester Agricultural Show

Sunday 1st July 2018. Times T.B.C.

Leather Stamping ActivityLeatherwork Demonstration & Activities

Evancliffe Leathercraft will be demonstrating traditional leatherwork at the Lanchester Agricultural Show this year. See how we hand stitch leather to make our unique handcrafted leather products and have a go at Leather Stamping. 

 

We will add more information as it becomes available.

 

Lanchester Agricultural Show Website

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Northumberland County Show – Monday 28th May 2018

Northumberland County Show

Northumberland County Show 

Monday 28th May 2018 – 9AM – 6PM

Leather Stamping ActivityLeatherwork Demonstration & Activities

Evancliffe Leathercraft will be demonstrating traditional leatherwork at the Northumberland County Show this year. See how we hand stitch leather to make our unique handcrafted leather products and have a go at Leather Stamping.  Just look out for us amongst the other traditional heritage crafts demonstrators.  

 

Other Attractions.

There are lots of other attractions to see as well, here are just a few:

Big Pete Monster Truck

Bit Pete and the Grim Reaper will thrill and excite you all as this 7 ½ tonnes awesome machine creates mass destruction!!

The Romans

The Roman Cavalry training would have been fast and furious, our local pony clubbers will have thrills and spills learning some of these skills.

Mini Tanks

The Mini-Tanks are ready to roll and the great thing is they are so simple and easy to use, it’s child’s play! In fact they are designed to be driven by children 8 years and up and by adults alike.

 

Ben Potter Birds of Prey

Ben Potter is returning with his exciting birds of prey team. Watch out for free flying Sea Eagles, Vultures and a dazzling display of magnificent raptors swooping around the Castle Arena.

The Sheep Show

The Sheep Show is a humorous educational live stage show about sheep and wool. Nobby the Norfolk Horn takes centre stage while his charming, and cheeky, sheep friends are introduced. The highlight is ‘The Sheep Show Hustle’ – dancing sheep!

Gun Dog Scurry

Bring your dog along and have a go. This year we’re hoping to have qualifiers for other events around the country.

Meet the Hounds

Come in the Main Arena to meet and greet the very friendly, and delightful Traditional Fox Hounds.

Tug of War

A fantastic selection of teams will compete for this years Tug of War title in the Castle Arena. The success of last years event will mean more entries with more teams needing you to cheer them on in their quest to be the best!

Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling

Bring your child along to have a go – or watch the experts fresh from the National European Championships.

Eat Around the World at the Show!

A range of unique vendors in the Street Food Market feature cuisine from all around the globe. From the exotic flavours of the far east, spicy Mexican feasts, delicate French crepes to classic Italian pizzas hand cooked in a wood fired oven or delicious curry rolls. Try something different and watch it cooked while you wait.

And much much more…

Fore more information visit the Northumberland County Show Website.