1. Willow weaving

    By Linda Grixti on August 20th, 2015

    Try your hand at willow weaving.  We will be making simple hearts, plaits and hurdles using willow coppiced from Sid's Piece. All welcome.

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  2. The Great British Elm Experiment

    By Linda Grixti on March 12th, 2015

    SWWAG have planted an elm tree at Sid's Piece supplied by the The Conservation Foundation who are attempting to unlock the mystery of why some trees survived Dutch elm disease which wiped out over 25 million elms in the UK.  Cuttings taken from …

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  3. Barn Owls at Sid's Piece

    By Mary Jane Toulson on December 3rd, 2013

    Barn Owls at Sid's Piece

    In October a barn owl box was installed on the trunk of an ash tree at Sid’s Piece; the tree surgeon who installed it had been a pupil at Blackbourne Middle School and is very interested in wildlife and loves his job. Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s …

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  4. 2nd Celebrating Gardening and Country Crafts event

    By Amanda Stibrany on November 25th, 2013

    A date for you diary: the date for our second Celebration of Gardening and Country Crafts has been set. It is April 27th 2014.   For more information, email us at or phone 01359 259 646.

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  5. First Work-party of Autumn 2013

    By Linda Grixti on September 29th, 2013

    Please come along and help us with a variety of jobs at Sid's Piece, in our first work-party of the season. To see our poster click here!

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  6. Picnic at Sid's Piece

    By Linda Grixti on June 14th, 2013

    Come and join us for a Picnic at  Sid’s Piece!  Sunday 7th July from 3.30pm Bring your own picnic Activities will include: Nature trail, willow weaving, kite flying ALL WELCOME!      

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  7. Event Report: Country arts and crafts on a wave of popularity

    By Ian Shilling on April 29th, 2013

    The current popularity for hand-made arts and crafts, and the benefits of shopping local, both combined to make for a fascinating and popular event at the weekend. The first one of its kind to be held at Wyken Hall in Stanton, the event attracted …

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  8. Celebrating Gardening and Country Crafts

    By Amanda Stibrany on March 4th, 2013

    Celebrating Gardening and Country Crafts

    Sunday 28th April 2013, 10am-4pm. Wyken Vineyards, Stanton, IP31 2DW. Admission £2 (children free), parking free. This year, to reflect the growing interest in rural skills, we have decided to expand our fundraising event to include Country Crafts. …

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  9. Stanton's Community Woodland

    By Linda Grixti on July 30th, 2012

    We have now completed the fifth phase of a ten year woodland management plan for planting trees and hedging. We will be holding work parties at Sid's Piece on the last Sunday of each month 11am-1pm, so if you would like to join in, please come …

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