Willow Workshops Autumn 2018

Creatures of the Forest  willow sculpture workshops Autumn 2018

These workshops are aimed at all levels and are suitable for adults only unless otherwise stated; please note that the level of detail that you achieve will depend on your experience .

The workshops will take place in Eastleigh / Southampton area, unless otherwise stated and can be booked via my shop. Please read the whole page before booking

Please note that the level of detail that you will achieve will depend on your level of experience. 

Create a willow deer/ reindeer 2 day workshop at Surrey Wildlife Trust November 10th and 11th. 10am – 4pm on both days  members £150. non-members £162

Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve located Near Leatherhead Surrey for further details visit https://www.surreywildlifetrust.org/events/2018-11-10-craft-workshop-willow-deer-reindeer

Create  either a traditional reindeer or a deer with antlers if you have your own antlers you are welcome to use them or make your own out of willow, either will be a delight to behold just in time for Christmas. Please note that you will be creating a medium sized animal so allow enough room in your car to get it home .PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT ELIGABLE FOR CRAFT COURSE VOUCHERS

Create a small willow deer/reindeer   Friday 23rd November

pic of small willow reindeerThe Production House, Wells Place Eastleigh ,

10 am – 5 pm,  £75.

Create  either a traditional reindeer or a deer with antlers found in a woodland, a delight to behold just in time for Christmas.

Create a willow  penguin    Saturday  8th December

photo of 2 willow penguinsVenue: 10th Itchen North (West End) Scout Hall, West End Southampton  10 am – 4pm, £70

Create something  a little bit different.We will be using two colours of willow to make one of the most quirkiest  of birds.



Christmas Crafts at the D@rt Centre, Hedge End, December 15th,  9,30 am -4,30pm, £65

We will be creating a selection if Christmas themed items just in time to include them in your festivity’s, items include wreaths, stars, mini angels and Christmas trees.

To book a place please contact the D@rt Centre http://thedart.co.uk/christmas-willow-crafts/




Venue details and further information

Cancelation Policy 

Privacy Policy

What’s included in the price?

All tools and materials are included along with drinks and snacks .

If you are attending a workshop organised by me ( booked through the shop)  I will provide  a cakes and refreshment  snacks at my half day workshops  and a vegetarian lunch of soup or ploughmans depending on the weather on my  full day workshops . (I am able to cater for dietary restrictions).

PLEASE NOTE :Workshops booked  by other organisations will have there own arrangements.

Additional information

The workshops spaces do usually book up quickly if their are any spaces left the minimum notice that I require is one week to create a item using  the traditional brown willow and 3 days if you are happy to use buff willow please note that the buff willow is not suitable for staying outside in cold / wet weather.

If the workshop is full and I receive enough interest I will organise a second one.If the workshops do not have enough attendees to make it viable I will cancel it and postpone it to another date in such cases students will be entitled to a refund  or a place on another workshop.

Please note that working with willow and can be tiring on the hands and may be difficult for you to do , so if you have a condition that might make it difficult to work with the material or have any  concern please contact me in advance as I many be able to assist you with using alternative materials etc

What to expect
I like to keep my attendee numbers low to enable me to provide the support and advice where as needed and limit my places to a maximum of 8 participants attending per day.

Please also bring an apron or wear clothing that you like working in.

You are welcome to bring your own secateurs and gloves if you wish to. Further information will be provided at time of booking. Please note that each activity runs on a different day.