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The Sussex and Surrey Coppice Group is a members led networking organisation covering everything from planting and managing woodland, to the production and installation of end products. We operate in conjunction with the National Federation of Coppice Workers and have been a recognised professional industry body since 1997.

The Sussex and Surrey Coppice Group welcome new members from many disciplines such as Coppice workers, Woodland owners/workers, traditional craft makers, Greenwood workers, blacksmiths who feel they fit and many more, it is always worth getting in contact and finding out, even if you are just interested in what we do or would like to spend some time working alongside our members. Use the CONTACT page if you are interested.

Recent News

News: Membership renewals

The Sussex and Surrey Coppice Group is currently having a tidy up of all the details we have for paid up members, life members and significant others within it’s database to ensure it complies with GDPR and don’t annoy anyone by sending them unnecessary emails etc. We will be sending emails to group members that have paid their subs and […]

Cleft Stick Reporters Needed

We have had a request through from the National Federation of Coppice workers looking for articles and reporters. Please read below and get in contact with us if you can help:
“Cleft Stick Reporters”
We are trying to help spread the load of pulling […]

Coronavirus and the Bodger’s Ball

News from the APTGW:

Coronavirus and the Bodger’s Ball

With great regret, it is now necessary to cancel the Bodgers Ball for May 2020.

This has not been an easy decision to reach; your committee […]

The Big Bang Project

An article spotted by Michelle Clifford (An SSCG member) from earlychildhoodwoodwork.org website:

 The Big Bang Project – This project focused on encouraging woodwork in early childhood education around the world. Building on extensive research – using both quantitative and qualitative research methods, the aim of The Big Bang Project is to support schools to develop their woodwork provision.

‘As […]

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Products & Services

Do you need some Hazel sticks or help with some hedge laying? To find out more about the products & services our members can offer:

Visit our Members Directory

Events Calendar

National Beanpole Week

11th April - 19th April

Members meeting (MO) (P) Canceled

16th April @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Bodgers Ball 2020 CANCELED

8th May - 10th May

Surrey County Show (SSCG) CANCELED

25th May @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

West’s Wood Fair

13th June - 14th June

Committee meeting (MO)

2nd July @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Members meeting (MO) (P)

16th July @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Edenbridge and Oxted Show (SSCG)

30th August - 31st August

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