Wizardry in Wood
Wizardry in Wood is managed by the Worshipful Company of Turners (‘Turners’ Company’) for the Charitable Trust of the Worshipful Company of Turners (‘Turners’ Company Charity’ or ‘Charity’). The Charity was Registered on 3 May 1974 No. 267372.
Wizardry in Wood 2016 will be the fourth exhibition held by the Worshipful Company of Turners to showcase the work of outstanding UK and international craftsmen. Wizardry in Wood was launched by the Turners’ Company in 2004 on the 400th anniversary of the granting of the Company’s Royal Charter in 1604.
See the Press page for media articles about Wizardry in Wood 2012.
The Worshipful Company of Turners
The Turners’ Company is one of the oldest livery companies in the City of London, receiving its Royal Charter in 1604. It maintains a close relationship with the art and craft of woodturning, supporting a wide range of educational, training, charitable and professional activities. The Company is also closely involved in the life and activities of the City of London. The Company’s turning competitions are biennial and its Wizardry in Wood exhibitions are held every four years.
Becoming a member of the Turners’ Company
Membership of the Turners’ Company is achieved by being appointed a Freeman. This is often followed by becoming a Freeman of the City of London and subsequent election as a Liveryman of the Company. The Clerk will be pleased to provide more information on the Company and the application process: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Turners’ Company Charity
The Objects of the Turners’ Company Charity are for “general charitable purposes and it currently has two principal aims: to support the craft of turning and to promote charities related to the city and the company. Turning support is through competitions and exhibitions, bursaries and other educational training as well as working with the professional and amateur turning associations within the UK”.