Courses and Events

Willow courses

As well as my own courses at my workshop in Froghall Wharf or at Foxt Village Hall, I teach at The Gardeners Bothy, Staunton Harold, Greenwood Days, Cannock Chase, The Art Rooms, Baslow, the Greenwood Trust and the Black Country Museum. 

All courses are suitable for beginners or intermediates, materials, drinks and cakes are included. Booking is essential as places are limited to 8 to ensure sufficient tuition time. Vouchers can be used at the courses with a star.

Private tuition in my workshop on a date to suit you can also be arranged.

To book, email Rachel on wheatcroftwillow@googlemail.com or phone 07779121031 or 01538 266602

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reindeer! 15th November
Venue - The Gardeners Bothy, Staunton Harold Estate Leics, 65 pounds. Make a small 3d reindeer to decorate your house and spend the afternoon making several flat reindeer to keep or give away as presents. To book contact the Gardeners Bothy on 01332694500
Christmas willow 22nd November
Wood and Willow workshop, Froghall Wharf. Make a selection of Christmas willow items to decorate your home or give away as gifts. Stars, wreaths, reindeer and Christmas trees. 60 pounds.
Christmas willow 25th November
Wood and Willow Workshop, Froghall Wharf. Make a selection of willow items for your home or to give as gifts. Stars, Christmas trees, wreaths and reindeer. Start your Christmas celebrations. 60 pounds.
Xmas willow 30th November
The Gardeners Bothy, Staunton Harold, Make a selection of CHristmas willow items. To book, contact the Gardeners Bothy on 01332 694500
Reindeer! 6th December
Wood and Willow Workshop. Froghall Wharf. 65 pounds. Make a 3d reindeer or a reindeer head sculpture for your wall.
Frame baskets 7th, 8th 9th February
Come and join me at Froghall Wharf and explore frame basket making. You can participate for one, two or three days. Make a variety of frame baskets using various methods, start simple and work up to more complex structures using formers if you choose to stay for three days. 65 pounds per day.
basket weekend 25th 26th April
Basket weekend for beginners and improvers at The Greenwood Centre, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire. For more information contact 01952432769.
intermediate makers date TBA
Intermediate makers join me and make a basket of your choice. DIscuss a project with me before the date and really stretch yourself and your making.
Beginners basket Friday 6th March
Learn how to make a simple round basket from scratch at the wood and willow workshop, Froghall. 65 pounds per day.
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Christmas willow 25th November

Wood and Willow Workshop, Froghall Wharf. Make a selection of willow items for your home or to give as gifts. Stars, Christmas trees, wreaths and reindeer. Start your Christmas celebrations. 60 pounds.