Willow Workshop at Natures Edge – 10/6/24

Willow Workshop at Natures Edge – 10/6/24

Come join us for a fun and creative Willow Workshop at Natures Edge C.I.C!

Learn how to craft beautiful items using willow branches and create your own unique pieces to take home.

This hands-on event is perfect for nature lovers and craft enthusiasts alike.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with nature and unleash your creativity!

Book your space via eventbrite now!

Willow Workshop at Broomley Grange

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Willow Swift Workshop at The Garden Station – 22/6/24

Willow Swift Workshop at The Garden Station – 22/6/24

Join Ruth for an upcoming Willow Swift Workshop.

Date and time
Sat, 22 Jun 2024 10:00 – 12:30 BST

Location
The Garden Station – Langley-on-Tyne NE47 5LA

Join Ruth Thompson of Sylvan Skills for Willow Swift making.

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Join us at the Garden Station for a morning of making your very own Willow Swift to display in your home or garden.

Please bring secateurs if you have them.

Soup and a roll with a warm drink available after your build in the Waiting Room.

£45 per person for all materials and instruction.

Payment by Eventbrite

or

email: welcome@thegardenstation.co.uk

to book your place and get payment details.

… looking forward to a great morning of making …

willow swift workshop - the garden station

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Wellbeing and Willow Weaving Workshop – Broomley Grange – 13/7/24

Wellbeing and Willow Weaving Workshop – Broomley Grange – 13/7/24

Join Wild Women Adventures for a Wellbeing and Willow Weaving Workshop at Broomley Grange on Saturday 13th July 2024.

Join us for a day of wellbeing activities in stunning surroundings. Enjoy willow weaving – making simple birdfeeders and also rings/crowns ,which we can decorate with locally foraged greenery/flowers et cetera.

Relax, go for a foraging walk, take part in some mindful meditation, enjoy a fire and some YOU time.

Only 24 places £25 per participant.

Also an option to camp overnight for an additional £15

Payment required in full

Click here to go to the Wild Women Adventures Facebook event page and find out how to book on this Wellbeing and Willow Weaving Workshop.

Wellbeing and Willow Weaving Workshop

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Willow Bird Feeders at Greencroft – 19/7/24

Willow Bird Feeders at Greencroft – 19/7/24

Willow Bird Feeders at Greencroft

Time & Location

Willow Bird Feeders at Greencroft: 19 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 12:30

Green Croft On The Wall , Lane off B6318, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7EL, UK

About the Event

Willow Bird Feeders at Greencroft with Ruth Thompson

Friday 19th July 10.00am – 12.30pm

Time: 2.5 hour workshop

Cost: £45.00 including tea, coffee, homemade cakes of biscuits.

Materials & P&P: There will be an additional charge of £5 for materials which is payable to Ruth on the day.

Experience: All of these workshops are suitable for beginners, but intermediate students would also enjoy them.

Group size: The workshop runs with between 8 – 10 participants per session.

Ruth is leading 2 sessions;  Willow Bird Feeders 10.00am – 12.30pm and Willow Platter 2.00 – 4.30pm in the afternoon.

If both are booked then a homecooked lunch will be provided and you are welcome to relax in the garden or take the opportunity to take a walk along Hadrian’s Wall from the door over the lunch break.

Join Ruth in creating stylish, biodegradable bird feeders to hang in the garden or for the kitchen to hold onion or garlic. Ruth will guide you in making 2 types of bird feeders, a simple one where one gets the feel for working with Willow takes about 30 minutes at the most. Then a more complex one in which one will learn various willow weaving techniques including plain weaving, pairing and possibly three rod or four rod waling and using wooden formers. Each bird feeder is handcrafted making it unique to you.

What do you need to bring

  • £5.00 for the cost of materials payable to Ruth on the day.
  • Secateurs
  • Comfortable working clothes

Click here to book via the Greencroft Website.

Willow Workshop at Broomley Grange

If you would like more information about any of the Sylvan Skills Workshops (including the willow workshops at Broomley Grange) please contact us.

Willow Bird Feeders at Greencroft – 19/7/24

Catalan Willow Platter at Greencroft – 19/7/24

Catalan Willow Platter at Greencroft

Time & Location
Catalan Willow Platter at Greencroft Workshop – 19 Jul 2024, 13:30 – 16:00

Green Croft On The Wall , Lane off B6318, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7EL, UK

About the Event

Catalan Willow Platter with Ruth Thompson

Friday 19th July 1.30pm – 4.00pm 

Time: 2.5 hour workshop

Cost: £45.00 including tea, coffee, homemade cakes of biscuits. 

Materials & P&P: There will be an additional charge of £5 for materials which is payable to Ruth on the day. 

Experience: All of these workshops are suitable for beginners, but intermediate students would also enjoy them. 

Group size: The workshop runs with between 8 – 10 participants per session. 

 Ruth is leading 2 sessions;  Willow Bird Feeders 10.00am – 12.30pm and Willow Platter 1.30 – 4.00pm in the afternoon. If both are booked then a homecooked lunch will be provided and you are welcome to relax in the garden or take the opportunity to take a stroll along Hadrian’s Wall from the door over the lunch break. 

 Join Ruth in learning how to make a traditional Catalan platter. These trays can be used for bread, cheese and fruit. A great way to display nibbles on the table for special occasions or the everyday. During this workshop your will learn how to handle the willow making rings and learn pairing and whipping. For this activity Ruth will bring rings already prepared but you will also get the opportunity to create your own ring in order to take this home to start a new platter.

What do you need to bring 

  • £5.00 for the cost of materials payable to Ruth on the day.
  • Secateurs
  • Comfortable working clothes 

Click here to book via the Greencroft Website.

Willow Workshop at Broomley Grange

If you would like more information about any of the Sylvan Skills Workshops (including the willow workshops at Broomley Grange) please contact us.