2017 Date

Saturday 2nd September 2017

2016 Entry

Adults: £5.00

Under 16s: £2.00

Under 5: Free

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2016 Prizes

1st £500
2nd £350
3rd £200
Best New Entrant £150
People’s Choice £150

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2016 Activities

  • Fun fair
  • School of Forestry
  • Wood turning
  • Woodland orchestra
  • Green Woodworking Come & Try
  • Axe throwing
  • Pipeband
  • Face painting
  • Crockery smash
  • Beat the Goalie
  • Raffle

2016 Event Times


Free vintage shuttle buses

  • Gates open to the public 10.00am
  • Carvers gather at assembly point in car park 10.20am
  • Graham Allsop gives welcome intro speech 10.20am
  • Piper leads in parade of carvers 10.25am
  • Chainsaw Competition – first phase – 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Pipe Band - 12.30pm to 12.50pm
  • Carver Introductions by Graham - 1.15pm to 1.30pm
  • Chainsaw Competition – second phase – 1.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Carving Competition Ends – 3.30pm
  • Pipe Band 3.35pm to 3.50pm
  • Judging of Carvings – 3.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Last Raffle Ticket Sales & Raffle Draw 3.40pm
  • Raffle Winners Announced - 3.50pm to 3.55pm
  • Quick Carve Event – 4.00pm to 4.30pm
  • Prize Giving 4.30pm to 4.40pm
  • Grand Auction 4.40pm onwards


Carvings Auction


After the prize giving you can join or watch our professional auctioneer selling the carvings to the highest bidder.

Note items purchased at the auction must be paid for in cash to the carver. Only some carvers will accept a cheque, so please ask the carver before bidding.

All proceeds of the Quick Carve auction go to the community.

Note, Spey Valley Hire are once again offering free delivery for carvings up to a 50 mile radius. Delivery beyond this by negotiation with Spey Valley Hire.

2016 Stalls


Grayline www.jayceedesign.co.uk Celtic Gifts & Scottish Photography
Beads by Brian www.beadsbybrian.co.uk Lampwork, fused glass & jewellery
One Good Turn www.fromthewood.org.uk Turned and carved wooden bowls etc.
Riverside Bowling Club   Tombola etc
Little Hippy www.highlandweddingphotography.co.uk MDF Art, Heilan Coos, etc
Nok on Wood www.nokonwood.co.uk wooden toys, books …..
Tatenda   African designed jewellry, carvings, t shirts
Clog & Craft Shop www.enjoylochness.com/activities/clog-craft-shop Bush hat, Clog & Leather goods maker
Elite Eats   Candyfloss & Donuts
Select-a-sweet   Confectionery
Chuckleberry Bags www.facebook.com/chuckleberrybags Handbags, cushions etc made from recycled kilts
Parcels For Pets www.thecraftycrofter.jimdo.com/ Handcrafted wooden designs, crochet, art
Sparkles Craft Creation   Cushions, clocks, bags, paper art pictures
GM Forestry www.gmforestry.com Bespoke timber products
Crazy4cocoa www.crazy4cocoa.co.uk Allergy Free/Vegan Chocolates
Carrbridge Craft Group   Handbags, Knitting & Crochet Crafts
Aunt Marie's Kitchen www.facebook.com/scottishtablet Traditional Handmade tablet
Marie Curie Scotland   Fundraising activities, tombola etc
Kilted Fudge Company www.kiltedfudgecompany.co.uk Home made fudge
Highland Home Centre www.highlandhomecentre.co.uk Hot tubs, gazebos, stoves bbq accessories
Fiona Haddow Art www.fionahaddowart.com Scottish Themed art work
Upcycled Textiles   Hand Crafted gifts
Gedwood www.gedwood.co.uk Green woodworking demonstration
Popeys Pots   Precast Gardens Ornaments

Our Sponsors

Alba Traffic Management
Auchterblair Farm

Cairn Hotel

Carrbridge Hotel

David Ritchie and Sons

Dolphin Fish & Chip Shop

Donald Powell

Dulnain Bridge Garage

General Finishes

Landmark Forest Adventure Park

MacGregor Industrial Supplies
Munro Harvesting

Old Bridge Garage

Seafield Estate

Spar Carrbridge

Spey Valley Hire

Stephen Blair Tree Services


The Chippy

The Old Bakery

Thomson Saw Services

Tomatin Distillery

Alba Traffic Management