Willow Workshop at MadHatters Campsite, Saturday, January 22nd 2022

This is the first of three willow workshops this spring at MadHatters Campsite near Ely.

In this workshop you will learn techniques to make a plant support for flower or vegetable garden. In the lovely setting of MadHatters Campsite, , Jane will take you through all the techniques necessary to make your piece and everyone will go home with a finished structure they can be proud of.

Book one or all three workshops

£65.00

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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 first of three willow workshops this spring at MadHatters Campsite near Ely. You will learn how to make a plant support for flowers or vegetable garden.  You can select one or come to all three and upgrade your skills as you go. 

January 22nd, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. £65 per person.

Willow Plant supports. You will learn to use the willow to make a sturdy structure for your plant support.

Workshops led by sculptor and weaver Jane Frost will provide you with a range of techniques to make baskets and sculpture. Jane will take you through all the techniques necessary to make your piece and everyone will go home with a finished piece they can be proud of.

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those who have done willow weaving before. Maximum 8 places enable a really good learning experience. All tools and materials are supplied.

Jane has great 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.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

You will need to have a reasonable amount of strength in your hands to be able to work with the willow. You will be working under cover but in unheated areaPlease wear older, very warm 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.