18 OCTOBER 2010NEWS RELEASE No: 14112
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Buyers are in for a treat when some of the finest Scottish wood products are to be on sale at the famous Peebles Wood Market this coming weekend.
Since its launch 5 years ago, Peebles Wood Market has grown into the premier event of its kind in Scotland. It is to be held at the Tweed Green & Community Hall on Saturday 23rd (10am to 5pm) and Sunday 24th October (11am to 5pm).
The market offers an unrivalled opportunity to buy a wide range of unique Scottish wood products direct from the makers. From quality indoor and outdoor furniture to fencing, beautiful bowls and boxes to sheds, chopping boards, rocking horses, toys, yurts, jewellery, ash hurdles, mushroom seats and lots more.
Source that piece of beautiful local sawn timber and see the chainsaw artists in action. Discover bodging, oak leaf wine and witches broom making. Refreshments, children's activities and entertainments including the Woodland Puppets and the Scottish Conker Championships on Saturday.
The Peebles Wood Market offers a tree-mendous start to your Christmas shopping. Entry is by donation. Further details including list of exhibitors at http://www.forest-festival.com or phone 07801 308991.
Notes to news editors
1. Forestry Commission Scotland serves as the Scottish Government's forestry direcotrate. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland.
2. Media enquiries to event organiser Chris Sawyer on 01721 740260.