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The Willow Barn

Contact Name: Victoria Conner

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Blakeston Hall
Blakeston Lane
TS21 3LQ

The Willow Barn
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The Willow Barn's Courses

Durham - Next course on 24th August 2019
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.
Durham - Next course on 12th October 2019
Come along and treat yourself or a loved one to this wonderful willow reindeer workshop. Learn the basic skills and techniques used to create something wonderful. It's sure to be a fun day so get booked up now as this proves to be very popular. Not only will you leave at the end of the day with new knowledge and skills, but also a work of art to be decorated with fairy lights for your...
Get creative and make yourself this wonderful elegant dragonfly for your garden or pond. Learn the basic skills and techniques of willow weaving. It will look great on your fence or wall. Can be made as small as you like or right up to around 5 foot long.
Durham - Next course on 1st September 2019
Willow basket making workshop in Stockton on Tees. Come along and enjoy the day learning to make this lovely and very useful basket. Learn a new skill and some basic techniques of willow work and take home with you your very own work of art. Level - beginners.
Durham - Next course on 13th October 2019
On this one day workshop, you will learn the basic techniques and skills to enable you to make a fabulous willow hare, for indoor or outdoors. You will learn the various stages it takes to create the body, and the weaving techniques to create the finished hare. Please wear warm clothes if the weather isn't great, and feel free to bring your own favourite secateurs with you.
Durham - Next course on 31st August 2019
Large willow heron/bird workshop. A steel frame will be used for added strength and stability. You will be shown how to create a life size heron on a welded steel frame, adding detail and texture. Steel legs makes it easier to place in the ground or on a block. These birds look great in the garden or by a pond.
Durham - Next course on 4th August 2019
This wonderful willow owl will make any garden complete. Learning the basic skills and techniques of willow weaving, you will make and get to take home your very own owl. Using a wooden base to allow free standing, then using a free weave to create the body. Once the body is made, you can then get creative and give your owl it's only personality, using techniques to form the wings, eyes and beak.
Durham - Next course on 2nd November 2019
Come along and make your very own willow piglet to complete your garden. On this workshop, you will learn the basic techniques to enable you to create your very own masterpiece to take home with you in a fun and relaxing environment. Please wear warm clothes should the weather be slightly cold.