Craft, Design and Glorious Gardens
"Enjoy the exhilarating Falconry Displays each day from The Hawking Centre, owned by popular falconers and television presenters Leigh and Jo Holmes."
With engaging workshops, British crafts and design, and more than 250 stands on offer, The Chilterns Craft & Design Show is one of the most prestigious craft shows in the country.
Boasting activities for all ages, it’s also an ideal summer family day out.
Stonor Park, an historic country house and private deer park situated in a valley in the Chiltern Hills at Stonor, creates the perfect setting for the show. The amazing show gardens are this year presented by Wellington Stone, a family sculpture business located less than 25 miles from Stoner Park.
Owners of Wellington Stone, Sebastian and Laura Jane Wylder are passionate about being outdoors and run Wellington Stone together from their workshop and studio in the Oxfordshire countryside. During the 3 day craft extravaganza, Laura Jane Wylder will be sculpting a new clay original which is a must-see at this year’s show.
For the keen gardener looking for floral inspiration, green-fingered guru Michael Slevin of Wokefield Flowers will be on hand to share his top tips for gardening success. Michael’s beautiful creations have included a gorgeous Swan Lake floral display and a masterpiece of anemones.
During the show there will be a fantastic range of demonstrations for all ages. Visitors can try their hand at shrink pot making with Luca Fedrizzi and willow weaving and basket-making with Willowpool. Willowpool specialise in working with individuals, conservation and environment groups as well as schools to create willow structures that enhance parks, school grounds and gardens.
The amazing Birds and Beasts Roadshow will give youngsters and grown-ups alike the chance to get up close and personal with an exciting mix of creepy crawlies and reptiles. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the exhilarating Falconry Displays each day from The Hawking Centre, owned by popular falconers and television presenters Leigh and Jo Holmes.
From florals to falcons, creative crafts to glorious gardens, the Chilterns Craft & Design Show is a summer show not to be missed.
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