• Bentley Woodfair

    28 Aug 2017
    United Kingdom
















    Bentley Woodfair is a celebration of woodlands, forestry, timber, trees woodcrafts and wood related activities. The whole site holds two fields of stands, exhibits, displays and an amazing woodland full of demonstrations and activities. Bentley Woodfair started in 1996 and continues to support local rural businesses and crafts while educating and entertaining families. Bentley Woodfair is a great event for all the family and perfect for those who love wood and woodlands. 


    Date: 15th -17th September

    Venue: Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum

                  Harveys Lane, Halland, BN8 5AF

    Oak Fair

    07 Aug 2017
    United Kingdom











    The Oak Fair is a special event for those interested in woodcraft, timber, conservation and the countryside. Over 200 exhibitors will participate in the event, and a variety of fun activities will be brought to the audience. Everyone is welcome to stop by the Stock Gaylard Estate.

    Date: 26th - 27th August (10:00-17:00)

    Venue: Stock Gaylard Estate (Stock Gaylard, Sturminster Newton DT10 2BG)


    Festival of Wood

    11 Jul 2017
    United States

    Festival of Wood is 2-day event hosted and coordinated by the USDA Forest Service at Grey Towers in Pennsylvania. The event is specially designed for audience to learn more about woodworking, the beauty of handmade crafts and the importance of wood and forests. There will be onsite demonstration, live music, films, children’s activities, educational exhibitions and more activities for free entry. Everyone is welcome to join the fun event at the historic Grey Towers.

    Date: 5th August (10:00-17:00)
               6th August (10:00-16:00)
    Venue: Grey Towers National Historic Site Milford, PA

    The 38th Exhibition of Traditional Technology in Arakawa will be held with free entry in Arakawa Sougou Sports Center at 10AM to 5PM from July 7th to July 9th, 2017. Please come and visit the traditional handicrafts made in Arakawa and learn the amazing technologies that have been well preserved by the craftsmen who have moved to live in Arakawa District from the Edo Period to the present. The onsite demonstrations include the writing of Edo Fonts (Yose Moji), the experience-sharing of the Joinery (Sashimono), the making of Ukiyoe, and more for your discovery.


    Event Date: July 7th - July 9th, 2017.

    Event Time: 10AM to 5PM

    Venue: Arakawa Sougou Sports Center


    The annual National Joinery Exhibition in 2017 will be held by the Japan Federation of Joinery Industry Associations (Zenkoku Tategu Kumiai Rengoukai) in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. Exhibitors including members and industries will show the latest technologies and top-quality, finely designed wooden fittings. Everyone is welcome to discover the beauty and the delicate works of the traditional and modern Japanese wooden fitting design.


    For more information, please refer to the official website of The 51th National Joinery Exhibition


    Date: June 17th (SAT) 10AM-18PM and 18th (SUN) 9AM-16PM

    Venue: Ishikawa Prefecture Exhibition Hall No. 4

    Opening Ceremony: June 17th (SAT) 10AM-10:30AM

    Awarding Ceremony: June 18th (SUN) 14PM-15PM

    2017 World Wood Day

    21 Mar 2017
    United States

     World Wood Day is a cultural event celebrated annually on March 21st to highlight wood as an eco-friendly and renewable biomaterial and to raise awareness on the key role wood plays in a sustainable world. Starting from 2013, WWD celebrations were held in Tanzania, China, Turkey and Nepal respectively, involving participants from over 100 countries and regions.

     2017 World Wood Day main celebration will be hosted in Los Angeles, USA where a wealth of cultural values root and flourish. this grand celebration will definitely become a feast of cultures. A wide variety of activities will be organized, including a symposium, woodcraft activities, design and architecture programs, folk art workshops, children's events, musical festival and a tree planting during the week of 21 March 2017. A film festival presenting the outcomes of wood culture documentaries will also debut in Hollywood. 

    IWCS cordially invite everyone to participate in the WWD annual celebration!

     For more information, please click link below

     2017 World Wood Day Website

    The MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival is held every two years and the next one's coming up from 10-13 February 2017. Hobart's historic waterfront will come alive with the colour and excitement of our rich maritime culture and history. 

    You will see hundreds of wooden boats, from magnificent tall ships to classic sailboats, rugged working boats to superbly detailed models. You'll have a chance to talk to the owners and builders, the crafts people and sailors, and shipwrights who still practice traditional skills every day.

    if you are interesting about The MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival , please go to: Australian Wooden Boat Festival

    Bentley Wood Fair

    23 Sep 2016
    United Kingdom

    Woodfair is a celebration of woodlands, forestry, timber, trees woodcrafts and much more...

    The whole site holds two fields of stands, exhibits and displays and an amazing woodland full of demonstrations and activities.

    Bentley Woodfair started in 1996 and continues to support local rural businesses and crafts while educating and entertaining families.

    With demonstrations of machinery, tree climbing, childrens activities, lots of local food,  a beer tent, and a really great atmosphere.


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    Event Location:  Kyoto University and other related facilities

    Theme : Beauty and Technology in Wood Utilization

    The objective of WoodSciCraft is to create positive grounds for better mutual understanding of wood, by gathering the different approaches and knowledge carried by academic scientists and researchers, and by wood crafts(wo)men.

    The 1st edition, held in France (Montpellier) in 2014 was a success with nearly 130 participants from 14 countries, harmoniously shared between physical & natural sciences, social sciences and humanities, and crafts(wo)men of different woodworking specialities. Various formats of presentation were adapted to the diversity of participants and their occupations.

    This 2nd edition in Japan will welcome propositions of oral and poster presentations, as well as commented demonstrations and/or commented exhibitions of wood craftsmanship.

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    Wooden Boat Festival

    09 Sep 2016
    United States

    The 40th Annual Wooden Boat Festival will take place September 9, 10 and 11, 2016. Tickets for the 2016 Festival go on sale on July 1.

    All the Festival RV spots for the 2016 Festival are filled as of 10/6/15. To be added to the waiting list, please email Catherine at registrar@nwmaritime.org.

    The annual Festival is the most educational and inspiring wooden boat event in the world.
    • 300 boats on land and water
    • 120 presentations
    • Dozens of exhibitors
    • Live music all day, every day
    • Food court & local beers and wine

    Click to learn more. 


    Stock Gaylard Oak Fair

    27 Aug 2016
    United Kingdom


    The Oak Fair will once again be held on the August bank holiday weekend.  For anyone who hasn't visited before, this is a special event for those interested in woodcraft, timber, conservation and the countryside.  There is something that will appeal to all members of the family including over 200 exhibitors, events in our arenas including The Heavy Horse Logger team who compete a number of challenges over the weekend, Mere Down Falconry who bring a variety of birds of prey that put on amazing displays and Have A Go Archery which is available to everyone to try!  

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    IWCS is pleased and honored to introduce a new children’s book, Roboky and the Forest, an educative picture book for children and parents who wish to learn more about the nature.

    There are three stories in the Roboky series. The first story Roboky and the Forest is about how Roboky first appeared in the story and how he met with a boy, and took him to the forests exploring the secret of the photosynthesis.

    The audio storybook of Roboky and the Forest is published by Kaiseisha Press and now available in five different languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, French, and Korean. There are also e-book, printed book, and picture-card show versions available for the Roboky series.

    IWCS invites everyone to be with Roboky to discover the Forest.


    Link to Roboky (English): Book


    The 2016 wood N music Festival will be held over three days from June 17 to 19 in the historical Australian Institute of Country Music Building located at 26 Channon Street in Gympie. The festival will comprise of woodworking competitions in junior novice and open classes as well as a song writing competition, woodworking and musical workshops and entertainment from various groups of local and interstate artists.


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