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Willow chicken / duck / pheasant workshop

Willow Pheasants Workshop

Duration: 10am till 4pm

Price: £55

Contact: Victoria Conner at The Willow Barn

Blakeston Hall
Blakeston Lane
TS21 3LQ

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Saturday 23rd May 2020
Wednesday 17th June 2020
Sunday 26th July 2020
Sunday 16th August 2020
Saturday 26th September 2020

About the Course

On this full day workshop, you will learn the basic techniques and skills which will enable you to create a wonderful willow chicken, duck or pheasant
No garden is complete without one.
Served with lots of tea and coffee throughout the day, you will thoroughly enjoy yourself learning a new craft.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are included, but please bring a packed lunch with you.
If you have a favourite pair of secateurs and would like to use those, then please bring them with you.

Want to review this course?

Had a fab time constructing Daffy Duck! Family were amazed! Husband was expecting a duck billed platypus!
Daffy will be great company for Darren the Dragonfly in our courtyard garden. Can't wait for the weather to pick up so they can go out to play!!
Thanks Victoria for your patience and encouragement. I had a lovely day, good company and bonus -learnt new skills.

- - #20622

I thoroughly enjoyed my willow duck making session , even though it evolved into an angry goose!
I’ve had a lot of compliments since bringing it ( her) home .
Thanks very much

- - #20530

Thoroughly enjoyed the course. Aims were made clear, and equipment, refreshments and friendly atmosphere all provided. Plus I came away having made a willow sculpture I'm proud of! Highly recommended.

- - #16723

A great course and Victoria was very welcoming. The instructions were really easy to follow and everyone had a great time with the willow. My chicken is already in the garden.

- - #16722

Thoroughly enjoyed spending Sunday with my daughter and the other lovely ladies on this course. Thanks to Victoria and her teaching, we both came away feeling very pleased with our creations - a pheasant and chicken.

We are now thinking about Christmas and reindeers😊

- - #10180

Enjoyed every minute and learnt some new skills for the future. Will be looking at coming to the next Piggy Course! Duck taking pride and place in the garden.

Thanks Victoria for your patience and encouragement. Will be suggesting your courses to friends and our Study Group in the village.

- - #10173

Thoroughly enjoyed the day. Excellent hospitality and clear instructions with friendly individual support given as required. Ended up asking to make a pheasant as I get a lot in my garden and Victoria produced a picture to copy very quickly. Lovely to have learnt a new skill and come away with an attractive addition to the garden in a one day course.

- - #10172

Excellent! This course is one of the most enjoyable courses I have done in a long time. Victoria ( course leader ) is a lovely lady who instantly put everyone at ease. Her instructions and demonstrations were precise and clear and everybody came away with a willow animal to be proud of. Victoria was also a very good host providing endless cups of tea, coffee and cake. Finally, although the course ran from 10am until 3 pm, there was absolutely no rush to finish and we all ended up staying well past 4pm.

- - #10171

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  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Events & groups
  • Stag and hen dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Weekends

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