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 Green Spiral Willow Workshops and Bookings. All My upcoming workshops at all venues are listed here. To book please click the 'Book Now' link below to go to my bookings page

Green Spiral Willow Workshops and bookings.

All of my workshops are accessible to beginners or improvers. I aim to make the day enjoyable and relaxed, whilst learning new skills either as a one off or to build on with further workshops. Each year my program of events is new and fresh, with a few old favourites.

NO BOOKING FEE CHARGE


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Luxury Xmas Wreath

Come along and join in the festive spirit. In this workshop you will be making a luxury Xmas wreath, start by making a large  round base from freshly harvested willow you can then build your wreath using a combination of different greenery, dried oranges, lime, grapefruit, apple, star anise, cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, fir cones, juniper, holly, ivy and much more. Your wreath will smell and look fabulous. Festive snacks and mulled wine included.

Cost £45.00

Venue: St Peter's Church Hall, Shaftsbury. (at the top of Gold Hill)

Time: 9.30am - 1pm and 1.30-5.00

Date: 8/12/22 

Venue: Fisherton Mill, 108 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7QY

Date: 16/12/22 

Time:  9.30am-1pm and 1.30-5.00

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook  Lane off Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL

Time: 11am -2.30pm 

Date: 11/12/22 and 18/12/22

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Xmas willow Decorations

Come along and join in the festive spirit. In this workshop you will be making a selection of willow and rush Xmas tree decorations. Including reindeer..add a red nose, Xmas trees...add a little tinsel snow to the top and a 10" rush angel for the top of your tree, plus stars, and mini wreath hoops. Festive snacks and a glass of mulled wine included 

Cost £35.00 

Time:  9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30-4.3

Venue: Priests House Museum, 23-29 High Street, Wimborne

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30-4.30

Date: TBC

Book Direct call: 01202 882533

Venue:

St Peters Church Hall at the top of Gold Hill Shaftesbury

Time: 9.30-12.30 and 1.30-4.30

Date: 26/11/22

Venue:

Fisherton Mill, Fisherton Street Salisbury

Time: 9.30-12.30 and 1.30-4.30

Date: 9/12/22

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Xmas Obelisk Workshop

Enjoy a day of festive fun, make a fabulous 5-ft-tall Xmas obelisk and a selection of willow decorations, you can choose from hoops, stars, reindeer and trees. Included in the course fee is a pack of prepared willow to make a further 10-12 decorations at home. You will learn some basic weaving techniques and use a variety of natural and dyed willows. Festive snacks and mulled wine included:

 Cost £90

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook Lane off Stone Lane, Wimborne, BH21 1NL

Time; 9.30am – 4.30pm.

Date; 17/12/22

 

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Living Willow Garden Sculpture

Make an amazing 5' tall living willow sculpture for your garden, which will last for years and provide new deep red withies for you to cut and weave with each year. You will learn some basic weaving techniques and learn about how the willow is grown and processed. No experience necessary, bring a light weight pair of gardening gloves  Plant pot and compost supplied. Refreshments are included. 

Cost £55.00

Venue: St Peter's Church Hall, Shaftsbury SP7 8LY. (at the top of Gold Hill)

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30-4.30

Date: TBC

Cost: £55.00

Venue: Fisherton Mill, 108 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7QY

Date: TBC

Time:  9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30-4.30

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook  Lane off Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL

Time: 9.30am -12.30pm and 1.30-4.30

Date: TBC

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Garden Obelisk Workshop

Make an impressive 6ft-tall garden obelisk from willow, you can choose from different natural willow colours to make your obelisk truly individual. Cake and hot drink provided, please bring your own lunch. We will be working outside so please dress for the weather. Cost: £45.00

Venue:  Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook Lane of Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL

Time: 10am - 2.30pm

Dates: TBC

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Yin Yang Basket

Make this unusual Yin Yang with an integrated rustic handle. During the course you will use several different natural coloured willows and apply different weaving techniques to make your basket completely individual. Enjoy a day of craft with refreshments provided. (Available from on site cafe at Fisherton Mill) Please bring your own lunch. 

Cost: £75.00

Venue: St Peter's Church Hall, Shaftsbury. (at the top of Gold Hill)

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: TBC

Venue: Fisherton Mill, 108 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7QY

Date: TBC

Time:  9.30-4.30

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook  Lane off Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: TBC

Come along and make three attractive willow bird feeders. One to fill with fat balls, one for seeds and a hanging bird table. These make great additions to your garden or thoughtful handmade gifts. You will learn how the willow is cut and processed and learn some of the key willow weaving techniques. Refreshments included, please bring your own lunch

Cost: £68.00

Venue: St Peter's Church Hall, Shaftsbury. (at the top of Gold Hill)

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: TBC

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook  Lane off Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL

Time: 9.30-4.00

Date: 12/11/22

Venue: Fisherton Mill, 108 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, SP2 7QY

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: TBC

Picnic for One

Make this contemporary tote bag from willow and English rush. You can add leather or cork handles Rush is soft on your hands to work with and has a multitude of different shades of green, brown and yellow. 

During the day you will learn how the willow and  rush is grown, harvested and processed. No experience necessary, refreshments provided please bring your own lunch.

Cost: £75.00

Venue: St Peter's Church Hall, Shaftsbury. (at the top of Gold Hill)

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: TBC

Venue: Fisherton Mill, 108 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7QY

Date: TBC

Time:  9.30-4.30

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook  Lane off Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: 25/6/22 

Berry Basket

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Make this beautiful berry collecting basket with a smooth tactile wrapped handle, just in time for collecting blackberries. During the day you will learn about how the willow is grow, harvested and processed. You will learn several key weaving techniques and choose from a selection of natural willow colours. Refreshments provided please (Available from on site cafe at Fisherton Mill)  bring your own lunch. 

Cost: £75.00

Venue: St Peter's Church Hall, Shaftsbury. (at the top of Gold Hill)

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: 30/7/22

Venue: Fisherton Mill, 108 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7QY

Date: 22/7/22 

Time:  9.30-4.30

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook  Lane off Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: 23/7/22 

Harvest Basket Workshop

Make a large foraging/flower basket like this one, to use for collecting wild mushrooms and berries…or produce from your garden. You will learn several different weaves and then you can get creative by choosing your own combination of natural willow colours. Refreshments provided, (Available from on site cafe at Fisherton Mill) please bring your own lunch. Cost: £75.00

Venue: St Peter's Church Hall, Shaftsbury. (at the top of Gold Hill)

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: 24/9/22

Venue: Fisherton Mill, 108 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7QY

Date: 3/9/22

Time:  9.30-4.30

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook  Lane off Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: 16/9/22 

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Polish Asymmetric Basket 

Make this unusual Polish basket using English willow, choose a handle from my selection of birch, hazel or driftwood or if you have a special piece of wood you would like to use bring it along. You will be able to choose your own combination of willows making your basket truly individual. During the day you will learn several key weaving techniques and find out how the willow is grown, harvested and processed

The course is suitable for beginners or improvers. Refreshments included (Available from on site cafe at Fisherton Mill) Please bring your own lunch.

Cost: £75.00

Venue: St Peter's Church Hall, Shaftsbury. (at the top of Gold Hill)

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: TBC

Venue: Fisherton Mill, 108 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7QY

Date: 22/10/22 

Time:  9.30-4.30

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook  Lane off Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL

Time: 9.30-4.30

Date: 16/10/22