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Willow Garden Obelisks / Garden supports

Make your own garden obelisks for your sweet-peas, beans or other climbers. 1 medium & 1 small

  • 110 British pounds

Class Description

A creative day making obelisks and plant supports for the garden. You will learn about willow and how to best use it for weaving. You will make one 5ft obelisk over the morning and a second 3ft garden support for shrubs /peonies or small climbers in the afternoon. You will need to be able to stand for most of the day to work on pieces this size, although stools are provided when you need a rest. Working in brown willow (natural green willow that has been dried with its bark on and soaked for a number of days to make it pliable), you will need quite strong hands to twist and weave the willow. Start - 9.30 for 10.00 am when tuition begins A light lunch will be served as part of the course, and refreshments and homemade bakes will be available throughout the day on a help yourself basis. Finish - 4.30 pm (Alison will be around for an additional hour between 4.30-5.30pm to ensure everyone goes home with a finished items) The workshop is suitable for anyone who is new to working with willow as well as those with a little experience.

Class Structure

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel a booking with more than 3 weeks notice before the start of your course, we will refund your fees. An administrative charge of £15 will be deducted from any refund. Less than 3 weeks notice. If you cancel your booking within 3 weeks of the start of the course, we will not normally give refunds or transfer bookings. If there are exceptional circumstances we may be able to offer a part refund. The above administration fee will apply. All refund requests must be made in writing (email). Transfers. If you cancel a booking with more than 3 weeks notice of the course start date, we can transfer your booking to another course if places allow.

Contact Details

  • The Barn, Ludwell

    Ludwell, Shaftesbury SP7 9ND, UK

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