The club  provides a place for those with an interest in this fascinating hobby to meet on a regular basis and share experiences,

to see professionals at work and learn from other like minded turners of varying skills .

We meet at The Dunkirk Village Hall on the 1st Sat of the Month then Tuesday evening ten days later.

See About us Page for  times & details, go to the Programme of  Events page to see up and coming events

Have a look around the website , most of all  please enjoy your visit.

Come along to a meeting - You'll be pleasantly surprised at how much you enjoy yourself


Forthcoming events

    To the Garden of England Woodturning club

          the club was founded in  1999

Do you enjoy working with wood

then our club may be for you

 Well Christmas is Nearly upon us and I hope you have sent your wish lists to Santa for all the lovely new tools you wish to get . A big thanks to everyone for all the help they given throughout the year  with the club now being affiliated to the AWGB . Another chapter in the clubs history has been written. The Chairman yearly report will be in the next edition of Makin Shavins .

  Onto the club and a big thanks to Denis Hayer & John Keffee for the stand in demo’s on Saturday it was a fun day looking at all the jigs and tools .

 Tuesday night hands on will be a demo by Denis Hayer on fruit

 Followed by another demo on Saturday 7th January on Colored round things so come along and have a fun time .

 Membership, a big thanks to all members who have returned their membership forms  I would like to remind the other members that they need to be a paid member to attend the AGM.  The calling notice for the AGM will be going out this year by email.


 Makin Shavins  has been taken over by Gordon Blake so it will take a bit of additional time for Gordon to find his way a big thanks for taking this on and we look forward to some inspiring news .

Well that's all from me have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year .

keep up the good work and Makin Shavins  

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      Tuesady 13th December Hands On Night  

        Demo by  Denis hayer on Fruit

      come along and have a fun Evening





      Saturday  7th January 2017    

        Demo by  Denis Hayer  Coloured round Things

      come along and have a fun  day  





      Tuesady 17th January 2017  Hands On Night  

        Demo by Mike Blundy  Undercut dish

       come along and have a fun Evening