Welcome to my willow sculpture, weaving workshop page, I offer a range of workshops in different venues in the south of Hampshire .
As a willow sculptor creating my own sculptures I love sharing my craft with others so whether your a total novice who is curious and has always fancied having a go, or someone who has some experience and enjoys experimenting and trying something different I have plenty of options for you choose from.
I offer a variety of options for individuals as providing activities for groups/ organisations./ schools etc
The workshops on this page are suitable for all levels of experience and available to adults and young people aged over 14 years who are attending with a responsible adult.
If you are interested in attending a class please read the section at the bottom of the page,
If the places are full then I often keep a waiting list and if there is enough interest to organise another date
I do offer private workshops as well so if you are interested in finding out more check out my bespoke workshops page.
Create a willow hare workshop
Create a sitting or moon gazing hare an animal steeped in mystery and storytelling and a lovely addition to your home or garden.
You will learn a variety of techniques including a variety of basketry techniques and freeform weaving to create your sculpture.
- Wickham Community Centre, nr Fareham £75 Saturday 22nd May 10am – 5.00 pm (This date is changing from the 24th off April) sold out
- Butser Ancient Farm, £80 nr Chalton/ Clanfield,(between Petersfield and Waterlooville) Saturday 7th August 10am -4pm
Please note the workshops at Butser Farm are outside under shelter if you haven’t visited there before please visit their website https://www.butserancientfarm.co.uk/
Create a large willow bee sculpture
Such interesting creature lets create a large willow bee together , a great statement piece and unusual sculpture for you or you can create a honey bee or bumble bee or any bee of your choice
£75, 10am – 4pm Saturday, July 10th , 10am – 4pm At Butser Ancient Farm nr Chalton/Clanfield
Please note that this workshop will be outside under shelter if you haven’t visited before please visit their website
Willow owl workshop
at Southern Nature Art Exhibition weekend
This activity is running in conjunction with the event and is organised via Southern Nature Art and part of the Hampshire Open Art Studios fortnight at the end of August
You can choose to make a small sitting or a flying owl .You will learn a variety of techniques including random weave and simple basket making techniques to create your own individual sculptures. All materials and equipment is provided, we will be using brown willow which is suitable for going outside.
£ 62, Saturday 28th August 10am -4pm Venue : Cams Hill School Fareham,
To book a plaice on this workshop please visit the following link directly https://southernnatureart.com/owl-willow-sculpture-saturday-28th-august/
Willow piglet workshop
Create a cute willow pig, a great introduction to sculpting animals.
You will learn a number of techniques including random weave and basketry techniques. The workshop is suitable for beginners and those with some experience. Please note that the level of detail that you will achieve will depend on your level of experience.
£85, Saturday 18th September 10am – 5pm, Wickham Community Centre Mill Lane, Wickham, PO17 5AL
Willow owl workshop
You can choose to make a medium sized sitting owl or a flying owl .You will learn a variety of techniques including random weave and simple basket making techniques to create your own individual sculptures. All materials and equipment is provided, we will be using brown willow which is suitable for going outside.
£75 Saturday October 30th 10-5 at Burley Village Hall, Burley, Ringwood, New Forest.
Willow stag / reindeer head workshop
Create a lovely willow stag/ reindeer head for your home or garden
You will be using a variety of techniques including random weave or interlacing techniques to create the head totally with willow
Suitable for beginners and those with some experience.
£85 Saturday 13th November 10am – 5pm Ritchie Memorial Centre , Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh Hampshire ( main hall)
Christmas crafts workshop
Spend a lovely day creating lots of small Christmas crafts from wreaths to mini angels, Christmas trees and stars a lovely activity to enjoy together
Saturday 11th December £75 10am – 4pm at Wickham Community Centre Mill Lane, Wickham, Hampshire
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