In-person course
in Staunton Harold, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Willow sculpture weaving hares courses at Greenwood Days

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Description

A great sculptural course. Come out to the woodland workshop and learn how to weave a willow hare for your garden. Rachel Evans, a very experienced weaver, will guide you through the techniques of weaving the willow into different forms. While learning this skill you’ll create your own willow hare to proudly take home with you. Courses are open to all levels of willow weaving experience.

What's included in the price?

Copious amounts of tea, coffee and biscuits. A lovely lunch with fresh home-made bread, soup of the day followed by fresh fruit. All meals are vegetarian but do let us know if you have any other dietary requirements. The course fee includes all materials required to complete the projects and use of tools and specialist equipment associated with each course. Instruction will be given for the safe use of tools.  The minimum age for standard courses is 18.

Duration

1 day (9:30am to 4:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

Maker

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Greenwood Days

with Craft Courses since 2014

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Greenwood Days have been running woodland craft courses since 1998, from a beautiful 90 acre wood in the National Forest on the Leicestershire/Derbyshire border. We offer day, weekend, midweek and week-long courses ranging from traditional Windsor chair-making to contemporary willow sculpture, longbow making to spoon carving. Our tutors are all highly skilled professional craft workers who share our passion for preserving, promoting and passing on these crafts and techniques.

Venue

Ferrers Centre, Melbourne Road, Staunton Harold, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 1RU

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • UK Holiday
  • Weekends
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
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