• The Association was formally formed in October 2004.

  • We aim to provide a forum to encourage communication and an exchange of views amongst turners by the provision of woodturning demonstrations by members, invited guests and professional turners.

  • We meet on the third Monday of the month at 6pm for 6.30 start.

  • There is a members admission charge of £5.00 for all demonstration meetings.

  • Full Member annual membership £30 year (£15 for people joining between April to

  • Junior membership (Under 18 years old) £20 per year £5 entrance fee when

  • Members door charge £10 on demonstrator nights 

  • Guest door charge £10 on demonstration nights

  • Spouse attending with member on demonstration nights £10

  • Members door charge of £5 on Hands on nights

  • We have our own lathe (Wivamac Vario 850), chuck, tools and presentation equipment.

  • Tea/coffee and biscuits are provided for which there is currently no charge.

  • Also available for membership hire are a Roly Munro Hollowing Tool, Bosch Electric Wood Carver, hand thread chasers, and a Sorby Spiralling/Texturing tool.

  • The affairs of the Association are managed by an elected committee.

  • Wear Valley Woodturners Association is an associate member of the AWGB (Association of Woodturners of Great Britain) who provide 3rd party insurance.