Course Information: Willow Plant Support Workshop

course code

WPS2
please make a note of this code and use it when contacting us
This course is full.

Willow is a renewable and sustainable resource that is ideal for creating garden structures.

When and Where

Dates

From 16 May 2020
Sat 10:00-16:00
one day

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16 May 2020
10:00 to 16:00

Location

Stoke Lodge
Stoke Lodge Centre
Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


with Sarah Edwards

Cost

Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is 54 , the concession rate is 34. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions

Description

Willow is a renewable and sustainable resource that is ideal for creating garden structures.
We will be making a tall plant support for climbers, a border plant support and a woven willow ball, all to take home so please allow for necessary transportation.
Deadline for enrolment: 1 week before the course takes place.

What can students expect?

To learn the creative potential of willow, how to source it, how to prepare it, the different types and what works best for what project.
Willow is a renewable and sustainable resource that is ideal for creating garden structures. An ideal introduction to working with non-living willow.
Practical: We will be making a tall plant support for climbers, a border plant support and a woven willow ball, all to take home so please allow for necessary transportation.
The course is for anyone who would like to work with willow, novice or experienced learners alike.

Previous experience required?

No

What is the progression route?

Join further willow workshops to develop skills in all aspects of willow weaving.

Are there any extra costs?

Yes, 15 Material cost payable to the tutor on the day

What should students bring?

Materials Fee 15; secateurs, stanley knife, old clothing or an apron, as willow is bent and shaped against the body and this can sometimes be messy.
Please also bring a packed lunch.

Teaching method/style?

Practical, demonstration then guided step by step practical application.