Postponed until further notice
Learn two willow weaving techniques in a weekend.
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.
In the perfect setting of an eco campsite, you will learn some basic techniques to make a frame basket and random weave basket or sculpture.
Day one – Frame baskets. You will learn basic techniques to construct and weave a traditional foraging basket using two colours of willow.
Day two – Random weave. You will have a choice of making a basket or small sculpture and learn to use the willow to make a fluid and attractive form using two colours of willow.
In the lovely peaceful setting of Mad Hatters Campsite near Ely, Jane 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.
This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those who have done some willow weaving before. Maximum 8 places enable a really good learning experience. 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.
Bring packed lunches, cater for yourself or take advantage of food delivery from the wonderful Ely Grazing Company who can supply a really special picnic of your choice on the day.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day, £130 per person. Maximum 8 places to enable a really good learning experience. All tools and materials supplied.
Cater for yourself or take advantage of special food delivery from the wonderful Ely Grazing company who can supply really special picnics or food of your choice www.facebook.com/elygrazing/
For camping details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
MadHatters Campsite Clayway Farm, Near Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4UE
Sat 25 Sep 2021 and Sun 26 Sep 2021