Hello and welcome to my current willow workshops page
These workshop are aimed at (adult) beginners as well as those with some experience .
The workshops will take place in Eastleigh / Southampton area.
The workshops need to be booked a minimum of a week in advance , please note that popular classes are taken up quickly so the earlier that you book the more likely you are to have a space .
Half Day workshops
All half day workshops cost £45 and run from 9.30 -1.30
Create a willow globe / sphere , 1/2 day workshop , this is a great introduction to willow sculpture not only will you create a lovely item , you will gain some of the skills that you will help you to create larger items. Date 24th February Venue Belmont Hall, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh
Create a random/open weave basket 1/2 day workshop a great introduction to creating sculptural baskets that are just that little bit different. Date postponed
Create a small wild bird - have fun creating a woodpecker or kingfisher or similar, a lovely introduction to sculpting birds. Date 9th June
Venue Belmont Hall, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh
Beginers/ intermediate Full Day workshops
The full day workshops aimed at beginners / but are also suitable for those with some experience .They cost £70 and run from 10am – 4.00pm (unless otherwise stated) . Please note that the level of detail that you will achieve will depend on your level of experience.
Large wild bird workshop , Create a wading bird e.g. egrets or herons.
Date 10th March. Venue Hildene Centre, West End , Eastleigh, Southampton
Garden willow sculpture – a full day creating a range of garden items including, obelisks, plant climbers , bird feeders, plant trellises and the like. Date Saturday 28th April 9.30 -4.30 pm, £65.
Venue The D@rt Centre Wildern School , Hedge End. To book a place please contact the centre directly (details below) PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT ELIGABLE FOR CRAFT COURSE VOUCHERS
Create a willow duck or chicken sculpture for your garden. Date 12th May Venue The Botley Centre, Botley near Hedge End
Creatures of the forest full day workshops
Create a cute piglet/ small pig for your garden , a great introduction to animal sculpture.
Date 14th July, 10 -5pm £75
Hilldene Community Centre, West End Eastleigh
Create a small willow deer , make it cute or wild and at home in the woodlands its up to you, Dates 28th July. Venue to be confirmed.The workshop runs from 10am - 5. pm and cost £75 ,
This workshop is aimed at students who have already attended at least one willow sculpture workshop and feel confident to work with willow ,
Please note for both of these workshop that the detail that you achieve will depend on your experience level.