Public Courses & Events

Natural Remedies

Natural Winter Skin Boost Workshop

Rejuvenate winter affected skin with your own handmade natural remedies, and gain a better knowledge of which herbs, essential oils and other plant-based ingredients can soothe your face & body. 

This course is an exploration of herbs and natural ingredients to create gentle, nourishing remedies for winter affected skin.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 5th March 2022

 

Time: 10am – 5pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Painting

Painting with Plant Colour Workshop

There is a magnificence of colour in September, from Dahlia’s and Gladioli or Dartmoor’s famous Rowan – learn how to create plant-based inks from this wonderful flora and explore drawing techniques with your newly made materials.

 

2022 Course dates:

Saturday 17th September 2022

 

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16.

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Basket Making

Plant Supports & Dragonfly Embellishments Workshop

Learn how to weave an obelisk plant support for climbing plants using green willow and a dragonfly sculpture. You will be using a selection of coloured willow to make the obelisk and pre-soaked willow for the dragonfly. All materials included.

 

2022 Course dates:

Saturday 26th March 2022

 

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16.

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Printmaking

Printing with Light – Cyanotypes Workshop

Get a glimpse into the magic potential of cyantoypes, with just little sunlight, your creativity and a touch of chemistry.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 16th July 2022

Saturday 3rd December 2022

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Basket Making

Sculpted Birds Willow Workshop

Have a days tuition creating a beautiful large sculptured bird from willow and learning the skills to make your own.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 21st May 2021

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Basket Making

Sculpted Willow Hare Workshop

Weave a willow Hare for your garden or home in a day. A fun workshop using willow to create a randomly woven hare that will be happy in the garden all summer.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 8th October

 

Time: 10am – 4.30pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16.

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Leather work

Shaped Leather Pouch Workshop

This one day course is an introduction to the wonderful world of leather working.

At the end of the course you will take away your small leather bag as well as a list of basic tools and contacts in order for you to carry on with this wonderful craft.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 5th November 2022

 

Time: 10am – 5pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

 

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Woodwork Skills

Spoon Carving Workshop

This is a beginners class, no experience in using wood, knives and axes is necessary. If you have some experience then this will help you progress faster.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 2nd April 2022

Saturday 3rd September 2022

 

Time: 10am – 5pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16.

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Upholstery

Traditional Upholstery Workshop (2 days)

This course teaches the foundations of upholstery techniques using an overstuffed dining chair as your starting point – bring along your own dining chair from home to rejuvenate!

 

2022 Workshop Dates:

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th November

 

Time: 10am – 4pm, both days

Price: £140 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Woodwork Skills

Wild Wood Whittling Workshop

This is a good introduction to working with green wood and becoming comfortable with edge tools, and it will enable you to work on your own at home.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Sunday 3rd April 2022

 

Time: 10am – 5pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Woodwork Skills

Wood workshops for younger people (Ages 12-16+)

This is an opportunity to learn basic knife techniques, making wooden flowers and feather sticks for lighting fires. After that, we will learn safe axe techniques for splitting wood for craft purposes, and then how to shape the wood with an axe. This will progress into making a reindeer, horse, or other animal, using small branches and also a saw, drill, and rounding plane.

Must be accompanied by an adult.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 7th May 2022

 

Time: 1 – 4pm

Price: £25 per person

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Woodwork Skills

Wood workshops for younger people (Ages 6-11)

This is an opportunity to learn woodworking skills and to make a number of items using a saw, drill, rasp and sanding devices, starting out with a coat peg made from a natural branch. Time allowing, we will then make some wooden flowers using a knife and small sticks cut from the hedgerow. Those with aptitude will continue to make feather sticks for fire lighting.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 7th May 2021

 

Time: 10am – 12 midday

Price: £15 per person

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