Course Provider: Quirky Workshops at Greystoke Cycle Cafe
Contact Name: Annie Swarbrick
Telephone: 01768 483984
Greystoke Cycle Cafe
Course Length: One day
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Click through top left hand link to our own website to see remaining 2017 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2018 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents.
Make your own large Door Wreath for Christmas
This price includes your materials comprising a new large oasis 16" (which can be renewed with fresh oasis year after year) There may be time to make a second wreath (these make lovely presents for friends at Xmas time). If required, this second wreath will cost £6 to £8. We will show you how to add new oasis to an old frame and this will mean you will know how to re use your oasis ring for following years.
Although we have some greenery here, we will ask each person coming the day before or early that morning to gather a large (trolley bag size) full of mixed greenery to bring along for the course. We can then share out what we have and create the most stunning large wreaths and also have great fun making them.
Below is a list of examples that we may have some supplies of - however not enough for all so we suggest you bring your own to decorate and add the final touches to the foliage if you wish - remember you will be hoping these look fresh for at least 2-3 weeks.
Holly with Berries attached - Seed heads
Feathers - Baubles - Bows
Dried Fruit i.e. oranges, lemons, limes (these can be dried on a very low heat in the oven)
Dried chilli peppers
Fir cones - sprayed white silver or gold if you like
(spray if you have )
Anything else you think may look good!
We will show you how to wire up and attach any decorations that you choose and we hope you will never consider buying a made up door wreath again.
What's included in the price?
Welcome drinks : fresh coffee & home made biscuits, a lovely 2 course Aga lunch served in our farmhouse kitchen. To finish off the day, a freshly made Cream Tea (including Aga-baked scones, cream and jam).
Our days are considered special treats; many come back time and time again and often combine it with a short break to the Lake District.
We have been hosting and organising 'Quirky Workshops' since 2005 from our friendly family run Cycle Cafe Tea Garden on the northern fringes of the Lake District. All our tutors are carefully hand selected experts and professionals and many considered as leading nationally in their field.
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