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26 October 2022

This year, the Society made donations to our two netsmen's associations - the Teifi Coracle Netsmen Association and Camarthen Coracle & Netsman's Association. The aim of these donations was to provide support against the recently increased net licence fees, which along with recent changes to fishing regulations in Wales are creating deep concern over the future of this important tradition.


28 August 2022

Saturday 13th August 2022 saw Dunbar's annual Sparkling Dunbar Pirate Festival.

To celebrate the event it was decided to attempt a record breaking build when two new Dunbar coracles would be made from scratch, fully fitted out, and launched and sailed all in one day !

Impossible they said, can't be done they said, who thought that one up they said...


23 July 2022

Some photos from this event


12 July 2022

APF 2022 will be taking place at Ragley Estate, Alcester, Warwickshire on the 22-24th September this year.


12 July 2022

Spotted in a magazine by member Gary Fruland...


12 July 2022

The Coracle Society provided excellent demonstrations on how to build (and sail) a Coracle. Many thanks to the Dunbar Community Woodland Group who supplied the ash from a tree in their wood, Dunbar Craft Centre & Community Shed who helped process it, to Tyninghame Sawmill, who came to the rescue to cut the 72 ash lathes just in time for the event, and to Dave and team Coracle Society for the demonstrations and build.


14 May 2022

A windy day greeted us on the Aire and Calder Navigation at Spicers Auctioneers, The Old Waterways Museum, Goole. Entry to the waterway was via canal side and suspended tyres for steps. We had a lovely morning, met and chatted with folks; Mike did a great job describing the construction process.


03 May 2022

We will be attending a marine auction at Spicers Auctioneers, The Old Waterways Museum in Goole, East Yorkshire on Friday 13th May 2022. 10am till 4pm. They have asked us to attend and paddle round as a bit of entertainment. If you're able to, come along and say hello! We'll share photos after the event

Thanks
Pete & The Wallingfen Coracle Men


01 May 2022

We have received an enquiry for the Society to attend the following event. If you are interested in taking part please contact Dylan Jones for more details


25 February 2022

The organisers of a medieval themed fair at Newport Ship Centre, celebrating their 20th anniversary, are looking for a coracle demonstration. The date of this event is Saturday 30th July and this would be a paid appearance.

For more information or to register your interest contact our Secretary, Dylan Jones


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