Course Provider: Sarah Le Breton Willow
Contact Name: Sarah Le Breton
Telephone: 07905 342091
Coates English Willow, (Willow & Wetlands Centre)
Stoke St. Gregory
Course Length: One day (9.30am - 5.30pm approx.)
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Make a delightful pair of life size birds. As with all other Sculpture Days, you will learn how to maintain your finished creations, enabling your brood to add charm to your garden for years to come!
Willow artist and experienced tutor Sarah Le Breton will teach you sculpting techniques and how to maintain your finished creations, enabling your work to add charm to your garden for years to come.
All Willow Sculpture Days are suitable for beginners and for those with existing willow weaving experience. Just bring along lots of enthusiasm and by the end of the day you will be taking home a willow creation of your chosen animal!
These Willow Sculpture Days are taught at Coates English Willow, situated at the heart of this country's willow growing industry on the beautiful Somerset Levels. Coates has been growing willow in the Somerset Levels since 1819. On site is the Wetlands & Willows Visitor Centre with a museum, gallery, shop and tea rooms.
For previous attendee testimonials please click on the Gallery tab on the Courses page on Sarah's website.
What's included in the price?
Price includes refreshments and cake, all materials and a backstage tour of Coates. Lunch is available at an additional cost at the adjacent Lemon Tree Coffee House. There is a maximum of 8 participants per day. Sculpture Days are held in the indoor heated Classroom or Basket Making Workshop.
All tools are provided, but you are more than welcome to bring along your favourite pair of secateurs and gardening gloves. Please also bring an apron or wear clothing that you wouldn’t mind getting a little mucky!