Latest Reviews

Great staff, teaching and setting. Suitable for total beginners as well as those with a bit of know how. An extremely satisfying and enjoyable day...I'm so proud of my stool!
By Dorothy Holder - 8 years ago
Brilliant! Can't recommend these courses highly enough. I've made too chunky ash stools and an awesome willow sculptural bench to date & can't wait to discover what my next creation will be on my next visit. The atmosphere is wonderful. The teachers are always willing to help and pass on their extensive knowledge with accompanying good humoured banter. The venue...
By Val Young - 8 years ago
I have done two one day courses and made a stool and a garden chair. Both days were great fun and, for someone who has never touched wood working tools, a real experience and I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone.
By Sylvia Huggan - 8 years ago
I spent the weekend doing green wood working to produce my own working horse - the whole experience was fantastic and inspirational - a must for anyone with even the slightest intrest in working with one of the most beautiful material, wood in a wonderful setting and with a great teacher. Hamish
By Hamish Martin - 8 years ago
Had an amazing weekend with excellent tuition and I'm still stunned and proud every day when I see the chair that I made - 'that I made' is what I have to keep reminding myself. From arriving on Saturday morning and starting with logs and branches to leaving on Sunday evening with a beautiful peice of furniture. You spend the...
By gavin - 8 years ago
Have been tutored twice by George (once on colouring and texturing and once on hollow forms), and my turning has definately improved as a result. George is patient, understanding, very knowledgable and excellent at imparting his knowledge. I have no hesitation in recommending him,
By Kevin Hanley - 8 years ago
Have attended a number of George's courses and I rate them as excellent. The workshop, range of tools, products plus, of course, George's support and professional approach are first rate.
By sue meads - 8 years ago
This course is great fun and the results are stunning. Debs is an enthusiastic teacher who encourages you experiment and discover your creative potential.
By Maggie B - 8 years ago
The staff were very friendly and helpful. the table layout trapped one in, as I mentioned and you needed a rubbish bin earlier, however the equipment was good and space was fine. Resource material was good. Content of course was good, I learnt a good deal. A bit more structure would be good as people tended to get information in...
By Sarahthompson - 8 years ago
I went to one of these work shops a few years ago and loved it. I loved it so much that I enrolled in a course with the local adult education thinking it would be much the same. What a mistake that was, I learnt more in one day on Helens course than in 3 months with the adult ed...
By Wendy Cronshey - 8 years ago