Willow Workshops Autumn 2018

 Creatures of the forest  workshops Autumn 2018

These  workshop are  aimed at beginners as well as  those with some experience .

The workshops will take place in Eastleigh / Southampton area and  will be confirmed by July

The workshops need to be booked at least a month in advance to guarantee a space . I may still have spaces left after that date so please enquire if you are interested, the minimum notice that I require is one week to allow me to prepare. If the workshop is full and I receive enough interest I will organise a second one.

Beginners to Intermediate workshops

Half Day workshops

All half day workshops cost £45 and run from 9.30 -1.30

Autumn  nuts and  seed pods 8th September. A great introduction to creating  willow sculpture ,create a willow chestnut or sycamore seed pod .

pic of small willow birdhouse /feederCreate a small willow birdhouse  29th September. As the cold weather draws in and wild food becomes scarce this is the time of year when we like to do what we can to help the local birdlife. A great way to do this is to create a small bird house / feeder from willow . The type of entrance will vary depending on the type of birds that you want to attract and can be small or large as shown here.  A great introduction to basic basket making techniques.

Full day workshops 

The full day workshops aimed at  beginners / but are also suitable for those with more  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.

 Create a willow mushroom workshop Date 22nd September

Create your own willow mushroom a unique sculpture for  your garden , we will be using basket making skills to create something different .
Suitable for those with a little experience of basket making.


Create a willow owl workshop 13th October

Create a beautiful willow owl for your house or garden The owl will be mounted on a piece of wooden log . ,


Intermediate and experienced These workshops are aimed at students who have already attended  at least one  full day willow sculpture workshops who feel confident in working with willow.

The workshops run from 10am  - 5. pm and cost £85 , workshops attendee numbers are limited to  6 attendees.

Create a willow badger  Date  27th October   Venue to be confirmed ,

A great workshop where you will be using two colours of willow to make one of Britain’s favourite wild animals

Create a willow deer/reindeer Date   November 24th

Create  either a traditional reindeer or a deer with antlers found in a woodland, either will be a delight to behold just in time for Christmas. Please note that you will be creating a medium sized animal.