Willow Workshop at Haddenham Arts Centre, Friday, 25th February 2022

This is the second of four willow workshops, you will learn techniques to make a small basket or birdfeeder.

In the lovely setting of Haddenham Arts Centre, near Ely, Jane will take you through all the techniques necessary to make your piece and everyone will go home with finished basket they can be proud of.

Book one or all four workshops

£65.00

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Willow workshops at Haddenham Arts Centre near Ely, Cambridgeshire

Willow weaving is a great way to learn about traditional techniques and natural materials. Share the company of family or make new friends while learning on the day.

This is the second of four workshops in the great setting of Haddenham Arts Centre. You will learn techniques to weave a small basket or birdfeeder using two or three colours of willow.  You can select one or come to all four and develop a range of skills.

February 25th 10a.m. – 2p.m.  £65 per person.

Small Basket or birdfeeders. You will learn to use willow to make a traditional  basket or birdfeeder, used for storing eggs, garlic or lemons. Maximum 8 places to enable a really good learning experience.  All tools and materials are supplied.

In the lovely setting of Haddenham Arts Centre, near Ely, Jane will take you through all the techniques necessary to make your piece and everyone will go home with a finished basket they can be proud of.

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those who have done some willow weaving before.

Jane has experience teaching all age groups with a variety of needs. This workshop is suitable for everyone over the age of 13, children must be accompanied by a parent or carer at all times.

Additional things you might like to bring; Notebook, pens or pencil, Garden Wire, Scissors and String, Sharp Knife – Stanley or Craft, Gardening gloves.

You can pre-book a special workshop lunch offer on arrival. Select from the menu, fresh produce is made on-site every day.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

You will need to have a reasonable amount of strength in your hands to be able to work with the willow. Please wear older clothes, such as you would wear for gardening, sandals are not advisable.

Willow needs to be prepared at least a week in advance for each workshop. Therefore if workshops are cancelled or postponed due to unforeseen circumstances, bookings will be transferred to alternative dates. No refunds will be given.