Tools & Trades History Society

Past Events

The Oak Fair 2023

The Oak Fair at Stock Gayland is open on 26th and 27th August 2023.

Details at 

Strumpshaw Tree Fair 2023

The Strumpshaw Tree Fair will be open on 15th and 16th of July 2023 with craft, entertainment and food stalls.

More details at 

Venue: Strumpshaw Steam Museum, Strumpshaw, Norwich, NR13 4HR


Gunton Park Sawmill - Open days 2023

Gunton Park Sawmill, a historic working water powered sawmill, is open to the public on limited days of the year. 2023 open days are as follows:

April 23rd, May 14th, May 28th, June 25th, July 23rd, August 27th, September 24th.

Opening times are 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm. Admission £3 adults, accompanied children free.

Venue: Gunton Park, Hanworth, Norwich, NR11 7HL


Farm Machinery Preservation Society Crank Up Day

The Farm Machinery Preservation Society are having a Crank Up day on Sunday 23rd April 2023 with Free Admission to the public.  The show will feature engines, tractors, military vehicles, motor bikes and cars. Craft and Demonstration stalls (including a TATHS stall) will be on site together with animals and children's entertainment.

Open 10.30am to 16.30pm

Venue: Woodhouse Farm, Woodhouse Lane, Kelvedon, Essex, CO5 9DF

2023 ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND AGM at The Holiday Inn, Ipswich Friday 31st March to Sunday 2nd April 2023

Strumpshaw Wood Fair 14th and 15th August 2021

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TATHS hopes to have its usual stall at the Strumpshaw Wood Fair near Norwich. This year's fair will be held on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th August.  Paul Coutts ( is organising the TATHS presence and would welcome any members who would like to join him on either day.   

Standsted Park Garden Show 11-13th June 2021

We are back for out first physical outdoor event since Lockdown at the Stansted Park Garden Show at Rowlands Castle. See here for more details:

Contact Mike Rogers if you would like to take part. 

TATHS ANNUAL CONFERENCE & AGM 2020 Thursday 9th – Sunday 12th September 2020




Friday 10th September – All day visit to BRISTOL HARBOURSIDE. 
M Shed Museum & the Underfall Boatyard.

During the morning delegates will visit the M Shed Museum with a behind the scenes tour of their reserve stores. There will be a harbour tour in an historic boat, and a visit to a working historic crane (limited access). Lunch on your own (M Shed & other cafés nearby).

THE OAK FAIR 28th - 29th AUGUST 2021

Nick White is  pleased to announce that we have been offered stand space at The Oak Fair in Dorset over the August bank holiday weekend.  Saturday August 28th to Sunday August 29th.  10.00 a.m.  to 5.00 p.m. Set up on the Friday from 12.30pm. 

This is an excellent show, very much in the TATHS line of interests, so please come along and give Nick a hand.