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 to be confirmed
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
Create a cute piglet/ small pig for your garden , a great introduction to animal sculptures. Date 21st April. Venue Otterbourne, Village Hall . WORKSHOP FULL, PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR WAITING LIST
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
Fruit willow sculptures – Create a medium sized apples or pear or a number of cherries for the garden Date 14th July Venue to be confirmed
Creatures of the forest full day workshops Intermediate and experienced These workshops are aimed at students who have already attended at least one willow sculpture workshop and feel confident to work with willow.
The workshops run from 10am - 5. pm and cost £85 , workshops attendee numbers are limited to 6 attendees.
Create a willow deer , make it cute or wild and at home in the woodlands its up to you, Date 28th July. Venue to be confirmed