27th, 28th, 29th August 2016
Cawood Time
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Around the Village

  • Boat rides at the ski club

Vicarage Garden

  • 11am – 1pm Wysiwyg 60s, 70s and 80 music
  • Eqyptia performing gypsy and arabian style dancing
  • 2-4pm Michael Collinson – Double stop performing a varied selection of music
  • Jaguar Enthusiasts Club


  • Display of craft competition entries
  • There will be a mini-ring of bells in All Saints’ churchyard. All visitors are encouraged to have a go at ringing this miniature version of church bells, and a group of bellringing experts will be on hand throughout Sunday and Monday to give tuition. They will also do some demonstration ringing at various times over the two days

Castle Green 

  • Children’s steam train ride (behind Gatehouse)
  • Various stalls
  • Fairground organ (at the wood yard

Castle Garth

  • Frei Compagnie re-enactment group (Towton Battlefield Society’s affiliated Wars of the Roses re-enactors) including archery, music, cooking and camp

Primary School

  • Dog Show
  • Exhibition by the Cawood Art Group
  • A look back over the years at the changing face of Cawood in photographs

Main car park

  • Display of Vintage tractors (to be confirmed)

Cawood Caravan Park

  • Varied entertainment programme – look out for full details in the Festival brochure


We reserve the right to change any events advertised due to circumstances beyond our control.

Please look at the EVENTS BOARDS at the stewards posts to find more detailed information. Thank you.


Timing of shows may change depending on weather conditions



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SPONSORS REQUIRED - If you would like to sponsor our festival or one of our craft competitions please contact Lynne Johnstone on 01757 268274

STEWARDS REQUIRED - We are seeking volunteer stewards across the Cawood Craft Festival (28, 29 & 30 August 2016). If you would like to get involved please contact Dave Robinson on 01757 269488 or 07858 027118. We are also seeking volunteers to help before the festival, during the festival weekend and post festival with signage, tables, chairs, etc. Please contact David Jones on 01757 268571.