Sustainable South Brent are pleased to announce the first ever South Brent Wood Fair, at the Village Hall, on Saturday 13th September 10am-5pm. This FREE family friendly event includes over 30 stalls, activities and events, with lots to see and do, plus delicious food and a bar.
The Wood Fair has been organised by South Brent Steepers, a group of volunteer hedgelayers who were born out of the Woodfuel from Hedgerows initiative led by Dartmoor Circle.
Devon Hedge Group, alongside Sustainable South Brent, are providing interactive stalls packed with information about wood fuel and about energy use, with quizzes to test your knowledge and raise awareness. Everything to do with woodfuel will be explored, from chunking to chimneys, from stoves to seasoned fuel.
Dartmoor National Park, Devon Wildlife Trust and Orchard Link also have stalls and there will a spectacular pole lathe turner and a fascinating charcoal burner. There will be opportunities to try your hand at willow sculpture, basketry, felt-making and spoon carving. There will be special activities for children, plus a chance to go foraging for wild food as well enjoy the amazing array of delicious treats provided by local team Two Good Cooks. The bar is supplied by the team from The Oak, South Brent’s popular pub.
The Woodland Trust will be giving a guided tour of Penstave Copse with their new manager and woodland expert, Paul Allen.
Entertainment on the day includes Organic Poetry from Jackie Juno (The Bard of Exeter), Earthwalks with the Wandering Minstrel, performance from Rooh Star and music from Half the HOt House Band and Mick Bramich, plus storytelling with the enigmatic Crow Show. To top it off visitors can enjoy relaxing foot massage with Meaningful Soles.
And remember – there is FREE entry to this spectacular family event!
There is no parking on site, so please park with consideration, within the village. Dogs must be on leads and children must be accompanied.