In-person course
in Guildford

Plant Support Workshop (Willow Obelisk)



The Workshop In our morning workshop, you will learn the weaving techniques used to make the following: > A mini-Obelisk plus a large Obelisk > A mini-Obelisk plus a Cylindrical Plant Support. You may also wish to book our afternoon workshop which includes the following choices: > A decorative Trellis > Peony Cloche Suitability The workshop is suitable for Adults and Teenagers only. The morning course is not suitable for those who may suffer from severe arthritis in their hands. 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.

What's included in the price?

Included > All materials > Tea, Coffe and biscuits


3 hours (10:00am to 1:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



Hedges & Hurdles

with Craft Courses since 2019

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Hedges & Hurdles is a family-owned business run by Lorraine and Paul Matthews. Paul is a national award-winning Hedgelayer delivering Hedgelaying and Hurdle Making training courses during the autumn and winter months. Lorraine is experienced in delivering various types of courses for both individuals and groups including Wood Craft & Willow Craft Workshops. Workshops and training courses are run from a selection of picturesque locations across the Surrey Hills and Sussex. These experiences are suitable for private group bookings too with a choice of catering options available.


Birtley Woodland Art Space, Birtley Estate, Birtley Road, Bramley, Guildford, Surrey, GU5 0LB

Suitable for

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