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Courses, Workshop Dates & Events

Diary Dates for 2021

Workshops are held at Mellingey Mill Willow Craft Centre, easily found between Padstow and Wadebridge.  Some of our courses are held outside, with wet weather shelter if required.

Full course details can be provided on request – just get in touch with any enquiries.

 

Foragers Basket

This is a great introduction to basket making and one of my favourites to teach. It’s a simple basket that is made using a hoop frame. By the end of the day everybody will be taking home a uniquely beautiful basket to be proud of.

Dates:
24th July 2021
7th August 2021
28th August 2021
11th September 
19th September 2021
9th October 2021

Price: £55.00 per person

Time: 10:30am – 4:30pm

To book your place please call 07739808759 or Contact Me

Basket Making

We will make a fruit basket using traditional weaving techniques and willow. This workshop will require no previous experience as I will teach you step by step the process of making it. I will have a few types of processed willow available for you to use and will tell you how the willow has been processed.

Dates:
25th July 2021
14th August 2021
5th September 2021
24th September 2021
17th October 2021

Price: £55.00 per person

Time: 10:30am – 4:30pm

To book your place please call 07739808759 or Contact Me

Sculpture - Bird

A fun workshop using random weave to create your bird sculpture. We will use willow from this year's harvest. This is a fun workshop as it is random weave!

Dates:
31st July 2021
21st August 2021
23rd October 2021

Price: £55.00 per person

Time: 10:30am to 4:30pm

To book your place please call 07739808759 or Contact Me

Willow Wednesdays

This is a 2 hour workshop for you and your family! Throughout the summer we will be running short and simple workshops where both children and adults can make willow items.

Age 10+ All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Dates:
4th August 2021 - Dragonflies
11th August  2021 – Stars
18th August 2021 - Snails 
25th August 2021 - Lanterns 
1st September 2021 – Birdfeeders 
30th October 2021 Halloween Lanterns

Prices:
£12.00 per child, £15.00 per adult
Family deal 2 Adults 2 Children £45.00

To book your place please call 07739808759 or Contact Me

Christmas Crafts

Stars, hearts and Christmas tree’s. These make for really lovely home made Christmas presents and are often greatly received.

Price: £25 per person

Time :10:30am – 12:30pm

Dates:
14th November hearts 
27th November stars 
4th December trees 
5th December hearts 
11th December stars 
12th December trees

On the day;

  • You will need to bring your lunch
  • All workshops will be outside, please bring appropriate clothes
  • All materials and tools are supplied
  • We will use willow grown at Mellingey to make our baskets

To book your place please call 07739808759 or Contact Me

MORE DATES WILL BE ADDED SOON

Tailored Workshops, Courses & Group Talks

I would be delighted to hear from you if you have any suggestions for future courses or if you would like me to attend your event, provide a talk or demonstration for your group or club and if you would like to arrange a small private workshop or course.  Please get in touch if you would like to discuss anything.