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Fangfest Festival of Practical Arts - September 5t... 3rd Sep 2015

Fangfest Festival of Practical ArtsSeptember 5th & 6th 9am to 4pmFangfoss This year is the 17th annual Festival of Practical Arts held in the village of Fangfoss. This delightful east Yorkshire village puts on a fantastic show once a year. Jane Coo... READ MORE

Rocking Horse Restoration 9th Jun 2015

Rocking Horse Restoration Bronko original, made for Gamages Bronko horses are recognisable by their distinctive cowboy-style stirrups and saddles with hugely exaggerated cantles. They were made from 1905 by Simpson, Fawcett & Co Ltd of Leeds, whose ... READ MORE

The South East Woodworking Show 13th Feb 2015

The South East Woodworking Show,6th & 7th March 2015,Kent County Showground We are looking forward to exhibiting at The South East Woodworking Show, now in its 4th year the show will be a mix of Demonstrations, Personalities, Trade Stands, Advice an... READ MORE

Opening times over the Christmas & New Year 22nd Dec 2014

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year  from everyone at  The Rocking Horse Shop We would like to wish all our customers A Merry Christmas &A Happy New YearOur shop will be closed from12 noon on Tuesday 23rd Decemberand will re-open9am Friday 2nd Jan... READ MORE

Mini Rocky Carving Course at The Rocking horse Sho... 27th Nov 2014

Mini Rocky Carving Course We had a fantastic carving course with six students making their mini rocky rocking horses under the watchful eye of  Peter Berry.  Peter  is one of the country’s best known carvers, well known for his regular instr... READ MORE

Open Day at The Rocking Horse Shop Wednesday 12th ... 14th Oct 2014

We are opening our workshop doors  to show you how Rocking Horses are made on... Wednesday 12th November 10am to 3pm Please join us for a mince pie  with an opportunity to look round,  see demonstrations and talk to our experts. Christmas Gift Id... READ MORE

Medium Rocky Rocking horse made by Jim Stables 7th Oct 2014

Medium Rocky Rocking horse made by Jim Stables We have just had a wonderful email from Jim Stables who recently made a rocking horse for his great granddaughter. Hi Guys, Thought you might like a peek at the latest creation from The Rocking Horse St... READ MORE

Fangfest Festival Of The Practical Arts - 6th & 7t... 30th Jul 2014

Fangfest Festival Of The Practical Arts 6th & 7th September Fangfoss, Nr York 9am to 4pm   A Celebration of Traditional Crafts This year’s Fangfoss Festival of Practical Arts will have lots of new attractions and  interesting things for you t... READ MORE

Guild of Rocking Horse Makers Open Day 19th May 2014

Guild of Rocking Horse Makers Open Day 14th May 2014 Guild members at Burnby Hall Gardens taking a look at Bigger Bertie We had a fantastic Guild open day last week with members travelling from as far as New Zealand to come and see us.  Everyone ar... READ MORE

Mini Rocky Laminated Rocking Horse Carving Course ... 28th Apr 2014

Mini Rocky Laminated Rocking Horse  Carving Course  With Peter Berry We have just had a great three day carving course with 7 students from all over the UK carving their beautiful mini rocky laminated rocking horses.   These courses are aimed at ... READ MORE

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