Thousands celebrate the art of woodwork at Haughley Park

The weird and wonderful wood at Haughley Park

The weird and wonderful wood at Haughley Park - Credit: Archant

Thousands of people have celebrated the wonder of woodwork at a Suffolk park.

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- Credit: Archant

The ‘Weird and Wonderful Wood’ at Haughley Park featured all aspects of woodwork, from chainsaw woodcarving to furniture making.

Co-ordinator Tarby Davenport said somewhere between 9,000 and 10,000 people attended over the two days.

She added: “It was brilliant. There was a good atmosphere, everyone was really relaxed.

“We had some amazing furniture makers and wood carvings. Some of it was unbelievable.”


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She added that many of those showcasing their talent had already written to her saying how much they enjoyed the event, and had a number of people who had already registered an interest in having a stall for next year’s event.

“Workshops were incredibly popular too,” she added.

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The team behind the event will meet back up in November to plan ahead for next year.

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