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The following national associations provide support, education and information to their membership as well as representing the interests of their members and the whole field of crafts at national and international level. There are also many local branches of these associations as well as affiliated clubs throughout the country (UK):-

British Woodcarvers Association
British Decoy & Wildfowl Carvers Association

Association of Woodturners of Great Britain. Secretary:
Lionel Pringle
 The Downs View
Hailsham Road
Stone Cross
East Sussex
BN24 5AS

Tel: 01323-740861

British WoodCarvers Association.
National Secretary,
25 Summerfield Drive,
Mid Glamorgan,
South Wales,
CF36 3PB.

British Decoy Wildfowl Carvers Association. Membership Secretary,
Alan Emmett,
6 Pendred Road,
RG2 8QL.

For further details, please contact the addresses listed above or follow the links in this site to fuller information.

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