Willow sculpture workshops 2022

Hello and welcome to my  spring 2022 workshops page. As a willow sculptor  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 as well as providing bespoke projects.

If you are interested in attending a class please read the  section at the bottom of the page,

To book a place pop to my shop or contact the organisation that it is running the workshop. If you prefer to pay by bank transfer please contact me  if the venue and date isn’t stated yet if you wish to be added to the waiting list please contact me and don’t forget to read the FAQ etc at the bottom of the page.

Duck, duck goose -willow workshop  £80

 5th February  10-am – 5pm  

willow ducks made by students

photo of willow running duck on feed stretching upwards

There is something about farm yard birds, I can spend hours watching them, they are such interesting creatures. So, if you are as fascinated as I am why not start creating your own flock!.

Venue: Ritchie Memorial Centre, Hursley Road,Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh Hampshire

Create a  willow obelisk and dragonfly/ butterfly for your garden

£70 Saturday 26th February 10am – 4pm 

Such a lovely  way to get ready for the  start of the gardening season create a willow obelisk and a dragonfly and butterfly to encourage the wildlife to join you.

Venue Shawford Village Hall, Pearson Lane Shawford, near Winchester.

To book a place please visit my shop,

 

 

 

 Willow woodpecker/kingfisher workshop

Willow woodpecker£45, Saturday 12th March   10:30am – 2:30pm

Create your own stunning garden bird from willow.  Enjoy this relaxing and traditional art overlooking the Tudor House Garden, while you are guided through the process of working with willow and making your own garden sculpture using a range of techniques.

Venue: Tudor House Museum Bugle Street  Southampton

The workshops will be advertised and bookings  taken  via Tudor House (details to follow)

Create a willow hare workshop

willow hare sculptures x 3 sitting on a table £80, Saturday 2nd April 10am -5pm 

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.

Venue: to be confirmed 

Willow bird feeder workshop

£35, 14th May  9.30 am – 11.30 pm

Have fun creating your own handmade bird feeders, You will make two different feeders a willow cone and a willow spiral. If you don’t have a garden don’t be put of as they are also great for holding all other manner or items

 Venue:  the D@rt Centre, Wildern School, Hege End near Southampton to book a place https://www.thedart.co.uk/

Create a willow bee sculpture

£65  (  10am-4pm  workshop) Date 21st  May 

Such a stunning 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.

Venue: to be confirmed

Willow dragonfly’s and Butterfly’s  workshop

 £35 11th June-  9.30 am -12,30 pm

A great introduction to willow weaving enjoy creating your very own willow dragonfly and butterfly
willow butterfly in bushDragonfly willow craft

Venue: the D@rt Centre, Wildern School, Hege End near Southampton to book a place https://www.thedart.co.uk/

Create a cute willow piglet , a great introduction to sculpting four  legged animals

£85, Saturday 25th June,  10 am -5pm  

You will learn a number of techniques including random weave and 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

Venue: to be confirmed 

BEFORE BOOKING PLEASE READ

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. Please know that you need good hand  strength and dexterity if this is a problem for you please contact me before booking a place to discuss 

To book a place visit my online shop see index above if the date is available if not if you wish to be added to my waiting list, or if you want to pay via bank transfer, please contact me.  

If the places are full then I often  keep  a waiting list and if there is enough interest I will  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.

To book a place on my workshops you can pay via my online click here  shop or in the link in the index abov, if you prefer to pay by a bank transfer etc please contact me