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Willow sculpture workshop

Willow weaving is a great way to learn about traditional techniques and natural materials. Share the company of family or make new friends while learning on the day.

Make a butterfly, bee or dragonfly, perfect for the setting of an eco campsite. You’ll learn some basic techniques to make a fluid form sculpture with two different coloured willows.

In the perfect setting of the Mad Hatters Campsite near Ely in the Cambridgeshire fens, Jane Frost will take you through all the techniques necessary to make your piece and everyone will go home with a finished sculpture they can be proud of.


You will need to have a reasonable amount of strength and dexterity in your hands to be able to work with the willow. Please wear older clothes, such as you would wear for gardening, sandals are not advisable.

Willow needs to be prepared at least a week in advance for each workshop, therefore if workshops are canceled or postponed due to unforeseen circumstances, bookings will be transferred to alternative dates. No refunds will be given.

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those who have done some willow weaving before. All tools and materials are supplied.

Jane has experience teaching all age groups with a variety of needs. This workshop is suitable for everyone over the age of 11, children must be accompanied by a parent or carer at all times.

Additional things you might like to bring; Notebook, pens or pencil, Garden Wire, Scissors and String, Sharp Knife – Stanley or Craft, Gardening gloves. Remember to wear comfortable clothing such as you might wear for gardening, sandals are not advisable.
Workshop 10a.m. – 4p.m. £65 per person. Maximum 8 places enable a really good learning experience. All tools and materials are supplied.
Cater for yourself or take advantage of special food delivery from the wonderful Ely Grazing company who can supply a really special picnic of your choice on the day.
MadHatters Campsite Clayway Farm, Near Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4UE
Sat 11 Sep 2021
Contact telephone: 07967088348 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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