Plant Support Workshop @ Birtley Woodland Art Space



The Workshop

Our full-day workshop will provide you with sufficient time to make a mini-Obelisk as well as a large Obelisk plus either a large decorative Trellis, Cylindrical Plant Support or Cloche! We use various styles of weaving to create the plant supports, we will demonstrate these styles on the day and happy for you to be creative with your own designs!

In our morning workshop, you will be able to choose from one of the following options:

> A mini-Obelisk plus a large Obelisk
> A mini-Obelisk plus a Cylindrical Plant Support.

In our afternoon workshop, you will be able to choose from one of the following options:

> A decorative Trellis
> A mini Obelisk and Cylindrical Plant Support
> Mini Obelisk and Cloche
> Two Small Cloches


The workshop is suitable for Adults and Teenagers only. You will be able to work independently or in pairs. This course is not suitable for those who may suffer from severe arthritis in their hands.


Full-day workshop: £85.00 per person

Morning or afternoon workshop: £45.00 per person


Full-day workshop: - 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. (includes a 1-hour break for lunch)

Morning workshop: 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. (2.5 hours)

Afternoon workshop: 1.30 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. (2.5 hours)

What should I wear?

We recommend you wear comfortable, outdoor clothing and footwear. You may also wish to bring a pair of gloves, to protect your hands. You may also wish to bring something to kneel on, and your own secateurs if you have them.

COVID 19 secure organisation

We would like to assure our visitors and trainees that we run COVID 19 secure events and have put together a list of procedures that we would like our visitors and staff to adhere to. You will be able to view our COVID 19 policy and procedures when booking.

Hedges & Hurdles reserves the right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its reasonable control without being obliged to refund monies.

If the course is cancelled by the organiser for any reason we will contact you as soon as possible and will always endeavour to reschedule your booking for another date, however, if this is not possible a full refund will be provided.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?


> All materials
> Tea, Coffe and biscuits


Lorraine Ellery Matthews at Hedges & Hurdles


Birtley Woodland Art Space, Birtley Estate
Birtley Road, Bramley

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel
  • Vision impaired


2½ hours (10:00am to 12:30pm)

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