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Willow trug at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District National Park near Kendal and Windermere


Duration: 1 day

Price: £70

Run by: George Grange
at Cowshed Creative (Kentmere Farm Pods and Creative Courses)

Browfoot Farm, Brow Foot Lane
Staveley
Kendal
Kendal
Cumbria
LA89JQ

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About the Course

Create a decorative and functional version of the well-loved garden trug to transport and display your garden bounties; flowers veg. or kindling.

An excellent introduction to basket making. Discover the smell, creak and relaxing rhythm of weaving with supple willow. No previous experience required.

Hannah Ehlert trained for three years in a coppice worker apprenticeship with a variety of crafts people at the Bill Hogarth Memorial Trust. She has run successful creative green wood-working courses for nine years, including; hazel wattle hurdles, Swedish spoons and greenwood carving and baskets and willow structures in the garden. She also runs family and Adult Nature Connection courses and works as a qualified Forest School practitioner. Hannah’s classes are fun and sociable, whilst also providing quiet, relaxing time, allowing you to become deeply absorbed in your own project and connecting with natural materials

This workshop will be at Cowshed Creative, based in a traditional converted Lakeland barn at Browfoot Farm. The art studio is a stunning open plan space with plenty of room to wander outside and take inspiration from the amazing Lakeland landscape and environment of the peaceful Kentmere valley. Make it a special break and stay in a camping pod on the farm.

All our tutors are carefully selected professionals and experts with extensive teaching experience. Whilst this is a new venture, George, who has set up Cowshed Creative, has many years of experience programming and running creative courses at the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal and for Cumbria Adult Education.

For details on how to book: please go to our website and click book.

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?

The workshop fee is £70 and includes a tasty 2 course lunch with home baked bread and cake and refreshments throughout the day. We like to finish the day with a cup of tea and slice of cake. Eat outside or enjoy lunch by the wood burner. There is an additional material fee of £10.



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Course Start Dates

Tuesday 18th June 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation offered
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teen friendly