Covid-19 response

London Green Wood is a small, agile business and we work outdoors. These two factors meant that we have been able to adapt to living with this coronavirus and have no fears about the long term risk of the pandemic to our cooperative. In mid-March, as we realised there was a looming lockdown, we cancelled […]

London Green Wood is open

From 4th July London Green Wood is open to coop members only. LGW aims to provide a covid safe workspace for members who feel comfortable to attend. Members are under no obligation to attend the workshop and those who are not yet able to, or do not want to, have the option of suspending their […]

Free wood for distant spoon carvers

Although the workshop is now closed, we have arranged with Hackney Council that we can visit the workshop once a week to prepare a supply of wood for isolating spoon carvers. Every Monday we will leave a box of spoon sized wood for anyone who’s carving at home to take away. Please so do contact […]

Tips for carving at home

Because of Covid-19 we know that lots of people are stuck indoors wanting to start working in wood. Whittling and spoon carving are an excellent therapeutic, productive, useful and creative activities and we hope it will bring all those benefits to those who take it up. However it’s even more important to stay safe when […]


Because of the Covid-19 outbreak and following the government’s announcement, London Green Wood is closed to all for the foreseeable future. Really hoping to be back in a few weeks time. Unfortunatly this also means the end of our wood giveaways for isolating carvers. Hope everyone’s got some projects lined up at home.

New partnership with Walk Wild

POSTPONED FOLLOWING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAKSaturday 21st March – 12 noon – 2pm – Abney Park Cemetary, Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0LHPrice £35pp In this workshop learn the basics of green woodworking making a locally grown spatula to take home with you. Suitable for complete beginners. Booking and further information here.

Stroud Green Christmas Market

Sunday 15th December 2019 We were at Stroud Green Christmas Market to sell our wooden wares, including spoons, treadle powered turned bowls and decorated wands for budding wizards. Not to mention the antique sock machine. Thanks to everyone who came to say hello, bought our crafts and joined in making their own locally grown tree […]

Abney Park Autumn Fayre

Saturday 19th October 2019 11 am – 4 pm Free, All welcome Abney Park is looking forward to hosting a day of fun at their annual Autumn Fair. Come along and enjoy a variety of arts and crafts stalls, second-hand books, tempting food and drinks for all, arts & plant workshops, kids activities and music […]