Ed & Margaret Burke – Glassblowing
Always an excellent demonstration on the show circuit, with popular hourly demonstrations in their mobile studio. they have their own distinctive approach to fine glass making, a symbiosis of colour, pattern and shape. Come and see how they create a unique wine glass out of a small pile of sand – or how the traditional technique of glass blowing is used in making a beautiful vase. They will also be selling an array of their glassware, including their unique ‘Game of Thrones’ selection.
Textiles & Fabric Crafts
We enjoy a number of different textile crafts at our craft shows
If you want to create fast, jumbo knitting could be your answer. Rachel Johnson will be showing you how and selling you the knitting needles you need.
We also have the very traditional arts of spinning and weaving at Sandringham Craft and Wood Festival. See how sheeps’ wool is spun into the knitting wool we are so familiar with – often on a giant spinning wheel.
Then watch the master weaver at work. With a variety of rugs, throws and other products to see, you will be fascinated at how this master craftsman brings the wool together to create such amazing results.
Fiona Birch will be demonstrating hat weaving from Rushes and Willow Bark, Rush Rope making and Brading available for the public to have a go. Traditional Clothes Pegs and Wooden Flowers, spoon carving including Welsh Love Spoons. Corn Dollies and Straw Plaiting.