Spinney Hollow

Spinney Hollow will bring their mix of practical cheer, cheery practicality, bimbling tomfoolery and tomfoolering bimblery to the best family festival of them all. Workshops, wanderings, wild things, whimsy, wooha wooha and all things woodland with a touch of cosmic kudos. Welcome to Spinney Hollow base camp; learn the skills for your land adventures as well as your space missions... survival, practical craft skills and the opportunity to brush up on your sword/ axe/ bow making to be a fully equipped explorer. In their area, don't miss workshops from Spinney Hollow and The Proper Job Craft Villiage, Storytelling and Little Theatre from the woods peoples’ stage and a fire pit!  Spinney Hollow Workshops Traditional Green Woodwork and creative rural arts workshops fresh from the Hollow, expect real tools, real graft and lots of banter... •     The Woodland Workshop: Swords, Wands, Staffs, and more....
•     The Dagger & Sword Den: Daggers and Sword assembling for smaller hands
•     The Little hands on craft workshops: Felt pebbles and wooden bugs
•     Edward the Barrow Man: Wooden Puppet Making
•     Wren and Bee: Willow and Hedgerow Headdresses image Proper Job Craft Village Workshops From Bushcraft to iron age forgery this craft village is ‘proper job’ hands on and set to get both the young and not so young making, creating and learning traditional and practical skills from some of the best crafts folk around!
  • •     Axe and Paddle Bushcraft – Wilderness skills, bow making and so much more...
•     Copse work – Hazel weaved pirate ships
•     Badger Press – Got something to say? Say it on this vintage press
•     No Sew Bo Ho – High class fabric and paper workshops
•     Wyldwood Willow – Willow projects of all calibers
•     Oak Clan Forge – Iron Age and Bronze Age forgery
•     Al Fresco forge – Drop forge pendants and shields.
•     Christopher Matthews - Chair making demonstrations  Storytelling and The Little Theatre From the Woods Storytellers Edward Wren aka ‘The BARROW MAN’ and TreeCreeper Theatre CIC will be wandering the camp and donning the Little theatre from the woods stage to tell you their folly and to hear yours! Have your moment of fame on the children’s stage led by children every afternoon, whether a joke, a song, a whole one-man show... try it out here! image
Fire Pit And finally we invite you pull up a log at dusk and join us by the fire to warm you cockles, sing your songs and to tell your tales... Cosmic adventure stories... all very welcome. image