Workshop: Willow for the Garden

06 July 10:00

In this workshop we will be making a simple garden cloche or plant climber for use in your garden.  Along the way we will explore different weaving Willow-Cloche-webtechniques that you can use to create decorative and useful objects for your garden, giving you an insight into working with this versatile materials.

Learn about the history of willow, and how complex objects can be made using natural materials and a minimum of basic tools.

All materials will be provided but please bring secateurs if you have them and remember that willow is a natural material and can be mucky – so wear old clothes!

Willow workshops provide you with the opportunity to learn through doing and to experience how to create beautiful and functional objects from simple materials.  Along the way you’ll learn something about its social and cultural history, environmental impact and sustainability as well as helping keep the heritage of this wonderful craft alive!

The museum and café are open from 10am – 4pm.

 

Venue: West Berkshire Museum
Friday 6 July 2018  |  10am – 1pm  |  £25

To book a place on this workshop please call the museum 01635 519562 or email museum@westberks.gov.uk.

Tutor: Trish Matthews
http://www.jackdawbaskets.co.uk

 

Cancellation policy:
Workshops are non-refundable, however, you can transfer your booking onto any other session at either Shaw House or West Berkshire Museum and pay any higher price difference. Please contact reception directly, not the course leader, in order to transfer your booking; Shaw House 01635 279279, Museum 01635 519562.