This course is idea for those with a love of traditional English crafts.
Corn dollies are a form of straw work made as decoration.
During the day you will be shown traditional methods and create your own Christmas decoration.
Michael recently appeared on Channel 4 in Kirsty Alsop's Christmas Decorating competition with his corn dolly creations.
Mike Sprigg started making corn dolly’s at the age of 8, when he was taught by his granddad. He had almost forgotten all about it until a few years ago, but have steadily built up a decent portfolio of different shapes, sizes and designs mostly from his imagination. Mike has shown at Yesterdays Farming which has been held on the Dillington house grounds for the past two years, last year he won the best original craft in show. Mike is looking forward to passing his knowledge on.
Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.
Includes tuition, all materials, three course hot/cold buffet lunch, refreshments.
1 day (9:00am to 4:30pm)
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