About the course Discover the basic tools and techniques of willow weaving, and go home with your very own woven fat ball bird feeder. Suitable for complete beginners, this workshop will teach you the basic tools and techniques of willow weaving. You will be shown how to make your own woven fat ball feeder to feed your garden birds this winter. About the venue The workshop will take place at Coalport Village Hall, which is a lovely space on the banks of the River Severn at the bottom of the Ironbridge Gorge UNESCO World Heritage Site. You're welcome to visit my studio at Maws Craft Centre after the workshop, which is just a five minute walk away from the Hall on the opposite bank of the river. Maws Craft Centre is a bustling creative hub with lots of artist studios and gallery spaces for you to have a wander around. You can also explore further afield, and go for a walk along the River Severn and take in the spectacular views of the historic Ironbridge Gorge.

What's included in the price?

This course is suitable for beginners and over-16s. No previous experience is necessary. The group size is limited to 4 to ensure that all course participants can get 1:1 support from the course tutor. All tools and materials are included. Hot drinks and biscuits will be provided during the workshop. Please let me know if you have any special dietary requirements.


3 hours

Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts



Vine Willow Wood

with Craft Courses since 2023

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Vine Willow Wood is the practice of Shropshire-based artist, Daisy Askins, who uses natural materials to make woven sculptures and baskets. Daisy has a collection available to purchase and hire, and can also make bespoke pieces by commission. She runs regular workshops in willow weaving and other nature-based crafts in Shropshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands

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  • Adults
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
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Coalport Village Hall , 34 Coalport High Street, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7HT