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Rocking Horse Head Carving Course - October 2013 6th Nov 2013

Rocking Horse Head Carving Course October 2013 with Anthony Dew at The Rocking Horse Shop 7 heads waiting for 7 students to start carving them. We had a fantastic weekend with 7 students joining us for 3 days at The Rocking Horse Shop to carve their... READ MORE

Mini Rocky Carving Course with Peter Berry October... 22nd Oct 2013

Mini Rocky Carving Course  with Peter Berry October 2013 Six students joined us this weekend to carve their Mini Rocky Rocking Horses, we had a great three days with students from all over the UK and even one from the USA. The students start with t... READ MORE

European Woodworking Show 21st & 22nd September 20... 16th Sep 2013

The 2013 European Woodworking Showat Cressing Temple Barns,  Essex CM77 8PDSaturday 21st September 10am-5pmSunday 22nd September 10am-4pm This will be the 5th running of The European Woodworking Show at the historic Cressing Temple Barns in Essex a... READ MORE

A Fantastic Weekend at Fangfest Festival 2013 12th Sep 2013

Fangfest 2013 The Rocking Horse Yard was awash with visitors this weekend as we had a record number of visitors at our Fangfest Festival of Practical Arts. We had a wonderful display of classic cars. Karl Barker who works at The Rocking Horse Shop i... READ MORE

Bigger Bertie on view outside Christies' South Ken... 9th Aug 2013

Bigger Bertie Outside Christie's  South Kensington Sale Room On Monday 5th August Christie's held a press call for the first day of viewing for their 'Out of the Ordinary' sale which is to be held on the 5th September and our big Rocking Horse will... READ MORE

Fangfest Festival of Practical Arts 7th & 8th Sept... 11th Jul 2013

Fangfest Festival of Practical Arts  7th & 8th September 2013 9am to 4pm both days FREE Entry and FREE Parking A Celebration of Traditional Crafts. A Great Family Day Out This year is the 15th annual festival of Practical Arts to be  held in the v... READ MORE

Carve A Rocking Horse Head - June 2013 Carving Co... 24th Jun 2013

Carve A Rocking Horse Head   June 2013 Carving Course with Anthony Dew We have had an excellent weekend with four students joining us in our purpose built carving studio to carve their very own Rocking Horse head.  With instruction from master car... READ MORE

Bigger Bertie Rocking Horse heads to Christie's of... 10th Jun 2013

Bigger Bertie goes to Christie's Over the last few weeks we have been giving Bigger Bertie a spring clean so that he can be sold at Christie's of London on the 5th September 2013.  He will be available to view in London throughout the month of Augu... READ MORE

May 2013 Carving Course at The Rocking Horse Shop 4th Jun 2013

May 2013 Carve a Rocking Horse Head Course We held a great 3 day carving course last week with 5 students carving their Rocking Horse heads under the watchful eye of master carver Anthony Dew.  The course is aimed at students wishing to make a trad... READ MORE

Carving a Mini Rocky Half Size Rocking Horse with ... 20th May 2013

Carving a Mini Rocky Half Size Rocking Horse  with Peter Berry We held our first Mini Rocky carving course last week at The Rocking Horse Shop and everyone had a wonderful time carving their half size Rocking Horses with renowned carver Peter Berry... READ MORE

" ... thank you very much for your help & excellent service. Our horse now looks very fine & has been much admired by visiting friends." Pat Herbert