IWG National Seminar 2020

The 2020 National Seminar will be on Saturday 31st October and Sunday 1st November 2020 at the Muckross Park Hotel, Killarney.

This annual event is Ireland's premier showcase of woodturning from around the world, in a friendly and informal atmosphere.

Over the two day event, 40 demonstrations will take place offering something for woodturners of all skill levels. The line-up includes Janet Collins (USA), Andy Coates (UK), Dave Regester (UK), Stewart Furini (UK), Kieran Higgins (Ireland) and Tony Farrell (Ireland). The seminar competition, open to all delegates, features ten categories and is the premier showcase of the best of woodturning that Ireland has to offer.

Click here to see our demonstrator profiles.

The subject for this year's Chapter Challenge is a Woodturning Lathe. Since its inception twelve years ago, this competition has achieved its aims in fostering collaboration and group work between members within IWG chapters. Each year the imagination, creative flair, skill, attention to detail and sheer hard work put into the Chapter Challenge make it the centrepiece of the weekend. Click here to see the Chapter Challenge Rules.

There will of course also be the usual seminar competitions - The rules for these are here.

With demonstrations, competition displays, a wide array of trade stands and optional meals all under one roof there will be something for every woodturner at the IWG National Seminar 2020. Seminar pricing starts at as little as €125 for two days (excluding accommodation and meals).

You can book your place at the National Seminar online here or by post using this form.
Click here to see the terms and conditions for IWG National Seminar bookings. (Opens in new tab).

See this page for accommodation offers.