2018 Date

Saturday 1st September 2018.

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2017 Entry

Adults: £6.00

Under 16s: £2.00

Under 5: Free

2017 Prizes

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

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2017 Activities

School of Forestry
Woodland orchestra
Green Woodworking Come & Try
Axe throwing
Face painting
Crockery smash
Beat the Goalie

2017 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
BSW Timber Ltd
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
Old Bridge Garage
Seafield Estate
Spar Carrbridge
Spey Valley Hire
Stephen Blair Tree Services
The Chippy
The Old Bakery
Thomson Saw Services
Tomatin Distillery