Craft Shows, Demonstrations and Tuition

Church Stretton Arts Festival Art & Craft Exhibition

Church Stretton School, Shrewsbury Rd, Church Stretton SY6 6EX


July/August annually — check the Arts Festival website for up to date information — strettonfestival.org.uk


This is an exhibition of local artists' work including both amateur and professional artists, craftworkers and photographers. Glass Artist wife Jacqueline and I exhibit up to six pieces each of our work at this annual two week exhibition.

Willow Gallery
56 Willow Street, Oswestry SY11 1AD
Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm
Admission Free

Over the festive season from mid November to mid January, I occasionally have some of my work on display at this north Shropshire gallery. My Glass Artist wife, Jacqueline has a permanent cabinet display of her kiln fired glasswork.

I occasionally give 'one to one' Blacksmithing Taster Sessions at a cost of £200.00 per day. Please contact me for details.

You can view me in action on YouTube.

The Roy Abbott stand in 2013. Roy Abbott demonstrating traditional blacksmithing. Roy Abbott demonstrating traditional blacksmithing. Roy Abbott demonstrating traditional blacksmithing. A detail of the Roy Abbott stand at Gorgeous in 2009. A detail of the Roy Abbott stand at Gorgeous in 2009. A detail of the Roy Abbott stand at Gorgeous in 2009.