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The Great Scottish Spoon Hoolie

Get together with spoon carvers in the woods, learn from great female guest trainers, and improve your skills. Our flagship Great Scottish Spoon Hoolie is a must for all keen spoon carvers, whether you're an expert or a complete beginner.

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The Great Scottish Spoon Hoolie
The Great Scottish Spoon Hoolie

Time & Location

17 May 2024, 18:00 – 19 May 2024, 16:30

Green Aspirations Scotland CIC, Port of Menteith, Stirling FK8 3RB, UK

About the Event

Our flagship spoon carving event! Join us for a weekend and learn everything you need to know about spoon carving - whether you're a complete beginner or wanting to hone your expert skills. Your weekend ticket includes access to 4 workshops with guest trainers, and access to all social activities. This year, we're bringing the best female trainers to Scotland, to showcase the wonderful work women are doing in spoon world. 

Meet our wonderful guest trainers

  • Rachel Bainton
  • Anna Barker
  • Jane Gray-Wallis
  • Deborah Schneebeli Morrell
  • Jill Swan

Find out more about our trainers here. 

If you'd prefer to be looked after for the weekend than rough it on your camping stove, you can also buy a food ticket. The food ticket includes fully catered meals using locally-sourced produce from Friday night through to  Sunday lunchtime. We do all our cooking over the campfire or BBQ, using wood and charcoal made on site. 

If you would like to stay on site, please book a free  camping space.

Pre-fest alert!

Our guest trainers are also offering a number of pre-fest workshops, taking place in the days leading up to the Spoon Hoolie. These workshops are either for one or two days, and provide the opportunity to spend time learning a skill in more detail. We have:

  • Off the live edge with Rachel, creating spreaders and spoons (1 day)
  • Making and decorating shrink boxes with Anna (1 day)
  • Making pocket spoons with Deborah (1 day)
  • Making matching kitchen utensils from a single piece of wood with Jill (2 days)

You can book your pre-fest places here.

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