Willow workshops (current)

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

picture of wiloow balls , round and ovalCreate 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.

 picture of willow heron and curlewLarge 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

picture of willow duck and chicken Domestic birds

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


Pic of students willow deerCreate 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.





Further information

Autumn workshops please follow link

Venue details and further information