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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

Bigger Bertie gallops into Burnby Hall Gardens 28th Apr 2014

Bigger Bertie gallops into  Burnby Hall Gardens Bigger Bertie with new owners Sean & Angela Smith Bigger Bertie the world’s largest hand carved working rocking horse, arrived at his new home on a trailer after months of planning.    Local co... READ MORE

Easter Opening Times at The Rocking Horse Shop 17th Apr 2014

Easter Opening Times at The Rocking Horse Shop Good Friday Closed Saturday open 9am to 4 pm Easter Sunday Closed Easter Monday Closed Shop opens as normal on Tuesday at 9am We would like to wish all our customers a Happy Easter and hopefully a busy w... READ MORE

Bigger Bertie’s Burnby Bound! 11th Mar 2014

Bigger Bertie’s Burnby Bound! Yorkshire’s Giant Rocking Horse to be stabled at Burnby Hall Gardens Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum, Pocklington are pleased to announce that “Bigger Bertie”, the world’s largest hand-carved wor... READ MORE

February Mini Rocky Carving Course with Peter Berr... 25th Feb 2014

February Mini Rocky Carving Course  with Peter Berry Make this appealing Half-Size Traditional Style Rocking Horse  carved in Plywood and designed by Anthony Dew.   Finished size approx. 36” long x 21” high x 8” wide (900 x 540 x 1... READ MORE

The South East Woodworking & Power Tool Show 7th &... 14th Jan 2014

The South East Woodworking & Power Tool Show  Kent Event Centre Kent County Showground Detling, Near Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF 7th & 8th March 2014 We are looking forward to exhibiting once again at this great show now in it's 4th year with even mo... READ MORE

Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year 18th Dec 2013

Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year  We would like to wish all our Customers & friends a Very Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year. Thank you for all your custom in 2013 and we look forward to working with you in 2014. The shop will close on Monday ... READ MORE

The North of England Woodworking & Power Tool Show 8th Nov 2013

The North of England Woodworking & Power Tool Show HALL 1, GREAT YORKSHIRE SHOWGROUND HARROGATE 22ND-24TH NOVEMBER 2013 Really looking forward to The North of England Woodworking & Power Tool Show which is the largest and longest established retail ... READ MORE

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