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Here at the Bothy, in addition to our shop displays, we celebrate the seasons, host exhibitions by local crafts folk and hold occasional courses in rural crafts run by the experts.

March Friday 24th Willow Weaving Course: Garden Obelisk or Shrub Support.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Garden Obelisk or Shrub Support

Support your shrubs or little seedlings with something you have made yourself: a plant support made from our willow rods bound together by willow withies and your newly acquired weaving skills. On the course there may also be time to make some woven snail cane toppers. Tea and coffee provided. Half day course (choose 10am - 12.30pm or 1.30pm - 4pm), fee £35: full day £60. Limited places available. Tutor: Rachel Evans. Or maybe someone you know would enjoy the experience? It would make a great treat or a gift.

 

Saturday 25th Willow Weaving Course: Garden Obelisk or Shrub Support.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Garden Obelisk or Shrub Support

Support your shrubs or little seedlings with something you have made yourself: a plant support made from our willow rods bound together by willow withies and your newly acquired weaving skills. On the course there may also be time to make some woven snail cane toppers. Tea and coffee provided. Half day course (choose 10am - 12.30pm or 1.30pm - 4pm), fee £35: full day £60. Limited places available. Tutor: Rachel Evans. Or maybe someone you know would enjoy the experience? It would make a great treat or a gift.

 

Friday 31st Willow Weaving Course: Garden Obelisk or Shrub Support.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Garden Obelisk or Shrub Support

Support your shrubs or little seedlings with something you have made yourself: a plant support made from our willow rods bound together by willow withies and your newly acquired weaving skills. On the course there may also be time to make some woven snail cane toppers. Tea and coffee provided. Half day course (choose 10am - 12.30pm or 1.30pm - 4pm), fee £35: full day £60. Limited places available. Tutor: Rachel Evans. Or maybe someone you know would enjoy the experience? It would make a great treat or a gift.

 

April Saturday 1st Willow Weaving Course: Garden Obelisk or Shrub Support.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Garden Obelisk or Shrub Support

Support your shrubs or little seedlings with something you have made yourself: a plant support made from our willow rods bound together by willow withies and your newly acquired weaving skills. On the course there may also be time to make some woven snail cane toppers. Tea and coffee provided. Half day course (choose 10am - 12.30pm or 1.30pm - 4pm), fee £35: full day £60. Limited places available. Tutor: Rachel Evans. Or maybe someone you know would enjoy the experience? It would make a great treat or a gift.

 

May Friday 12th Willow Weaving Course: Sculpture.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Sculpture

Learn the skills of random weaving and reveal your inner romantic nature or come along and construct a sculpture of your own choosing.

Cost:£60.

Fees include all tuition, materials, use of tools and breaktime refreshments. Packed lunch required.

 

Saturday 13th Willow Weaving Course: Small Round Basket.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Small Round Basket

Gather up the fruits of your labours from earlier on the year in a basket you have made yourself. Once learnt the skills are transferable to make smaller or larger baskets.

Tutor: Rachel Evans. Course fee: £60. All tuition, materials, use of tools included.

 

June Friday 16th Willow Weaving Course: Small Round Basket.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Small Round Basket

Gather up the fruits of your labours from earlier on the year in a basket you have made yourself. Once learnt the skills are transferable to make smaller or larger baskets.

Tutor: Rachel Evans. Course fee: £60. All tuition, materials, use of tools included.

 

Saturday 17th Willow Weaving Course: Flower Trug Day Course.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Flower Trug Day Course

We′re thinking ahead to the lazy days of Summer and getting ready for enjoying the fruits of our labour when we pick beautiful blooms from the garden. Build a robust trug and you could probably collect your veg in it as well.

Tea, coffee and homemade biscuits provided. Whole day course (10am - 4:30pm). Course fee £60, includes tuition and materials. Limited places available. Tutor: Rachel Evans.

 

September Friday 22nd - Saturday 23rd Willow Weaving Course: Oval Shopping Basket - 2 days
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Oval Shopping Basket - 2 days

Further develop your basketry skills and make an oval shopping basket

 

Friday 22nd Willow Weaving Course: Oval Tray
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Oval Tray

Further develop your basketry skills and make an oval tray on this one day course. Further details to follow.

 

Saturday 23rd Willow Weaving Course: Oval Tray
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Oval Tray

Further develop your basketry skills and make an oval tray on this one day course. Further details to follow.

 

November Friday 3rd Willow Weaving Course: Trophy Reindeer Head
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Trophy Reindeer Head

Once learned the joys of random weaving allow you to create all sort of forms. Develop this skill by constructing a festive trophy reindeer head or take the opportunity to make a 3D reindeer sculpture. Further details to follow.

 

Saturday 4th Willow Weaving Course: Reindeer
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Reindeer

Once learnt, the joys of random weaving allow to create all sorts of forms. Develop this skill by making a three dimensional reindeer sculpture. Or as another alternative make 2 dimensional reindeer decorations.

 

Friday 10th Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Obelisks and Reindeer.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Obelisks and Reindeer

A mixed day of weaving, one activity (obelisk building) with a some basketry skills and the other with random weaving (reindeer sculpture).

Course fee £60. In addition to tuition our courses include all materials, use of tools, tea/coffee and homemade biscuits/cake at breaktimes. Participants will need to provide their own packed lunch.

 

Friday 17th Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Obelisks and Reindeer.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Obelisks and Reindeer

A mixed day of weaving, one activity (obelisk building) with a some basketry skills and the other with random weaving (reindeer sculpture).

Course fee £60. In addition to tuition our courses include all materials, use of tools, tea/coffee and homemade biscuits/cake at breaktimes. Participants will need to provide their own packed lunch.

Alternatively, attend a half day session to do one of the activities for £35 fee.

 

Saturday 18th Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Obelisks and Reindeer.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Obelisks and Reindeer

A mixed day of weaving, one activity (obelisk building) with a some basketry skills and the other with random weaving (reindeer sculpture).

Course fee £60. In addition to tuition our courses include all materials, use of tools, tea/coffee and homemade biscuits/cake at breaktimes. Participants will need to provide their own packed lunch.

Alternatively, attend a half day session to do one of the activities for £35 fee.

 

Friday 24th Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Decorations.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Decorations

Experience the fun of making your own woven decorations guided by our experienced tutor Rachel Evans.

A full day′s expereince (£60) will see you leaving with arms full of a variety of items which may include wreaths, stars, flat woven trees, reindeer or hearts.

A half day experience (£35, either Session 1: 10am - 12.30pm or Session 2: 1.30pm - 4pm) will see you armed with a choice of at least two items of your own making.

Fees include all tuition, weaving materials, use of tools and breaktime tea/coffee home made cake/biscuits.

 

Saturday 25th Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Decorations.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Decorations

Experience the fun of making your own woven decorations guided by our experienced tutor Rachel Evans.

A full day′s expereince (£60) will see you leaving with arms full of a variety of items which may include wreaths, stars, flat woven trees, reindeer or hearts.

A half day experience (£35, either Session 1: 10am - 12.30pm or Session 2: 1.30pm - 4pm) will see you armed with a choice of at least two items of your own making.

Fees include all tuition, weaving materials, use of tools and breaktime tea/coffee home made cake/biscuits.

 

Sunday 26th Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Obelisks and Reindeer.  Click for more details
Experience - Willow Weaving Course: Christmas Obelisks and Reindeer

A mixed day of weaving, one activity (obelisk building) with a some basketry skills and the other with random weaving (reindeer sculpture).

Course fee £60. In addition to tuition our courses include all materials, use of tools, tea/coffee and homemade biscuits/cake at breaktimes. Participants will need to provide their own packed lunch.

 

If you need further details regarding exhibitions, events or courses then please contact us or click on the image associated with the event.