Easter Craft Workshops

Our Easter Craft Workshops have a little something for everyone!

Locations:

  • Tuesday 16th April: The Dene, Woldingham
  • Saturday 20th April: Priory Farm, South Nutfield

What crafts can we make?

For adults and teenagers you can make a Bird Feeder, Mini-Obelisk or a Spring Wreath all woven from Willow! For children we have Willow Hair Wreaths, Painted Wood Art fridge magnets or hanging pictures!

We have lots of Easter themed designs or you can create your own! Pre-book your workshop slot to secure a place!

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Mothers Day – Gift An Experience!

Would you like to gift your Mum an “Experience” she won’t forget for #MothersDay? Our Obelisk Workshops cost £40 for 2.5 hrs and take place in three beautiful locations Priory Farm, Knights Garden Centres, Gate Street Barn.

The workshop will begin by making a mini-obelisk suitable for supporting and proteching the initial growth of sweet peas in a pot, this will allow her to practise the technique of weaving using Willow. Following this your Mum will move on to create a full size Obelisk using both Hazel and Willow, creating a unique plant support for the garden!

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Wood Craft Workshops @ Priory Farm

On Thursday 21st February we held a launch party to celebrate our Wood Craft Workshops at Priory Farm, South Nutfield. Our regular Thursday workshops are suited to adults and children over the age of 8 years.  Private group bookings can be arranged on a day to suit, we welcome family groups, school groups, home schooling groups and can arrange a group workshop to suit all ages and abilities (minimum 6 adults or 10 children over the age of 8 yrs).

Further Info: Wood Craft Workshop

Our full day and half day workshops will take place at John’s Barn, located in an area of outstanding naturual beauty, situated alongside of one of Priory Farm’s beautiful fishing lakes.

Launch Party Film – 21st February 2019:

We are also running Obelisk Making Workshops on a Saturday morning and afternoon at Priory Farm. The location for these workshops are in the garden (featured in the above film), which is situated alongside the Kiosk and Discovery Walk entrance.

 

 

 

 

Launch Party @ Priory Farm

Hedges & Hurdles Country Crafts and Skills will be coming soon to Priory Farm, Nutfield, an area of outstanding beauty!

We are launching regular Wood Craft Workshops, Obelisk Making Workshops and other seasonal and themed activities and events from February onwards. To celebrate we are having a party and would like to invite you, your friends and family the opportunity to come along and meet the team and learn more about the courses we provide and the locations where they will be held at Priory Farm!

We will have various heritage skill demonstrations being undertaken throughout the day.

You can also participate in one of our mini wood craft workshop ‘taster sessions’ and make crafts to take home! Tickets available from the kiosk alongside the entrance to the Discovery Walk and the Garden at Priory Farm where the event will take place!

 

 

 

Priory Farm – An exciting new location for our Workshops!

In February we will be bringing our “Experiences” to Priory Farm, South Nutfield, an area of outstanding natural beauty! We are excited to be offering a selection of workshops designed with you and your family in mind:

 

Experience the outdoors!

We are excited to have launched our new outdoor “experience’ at Gate Street Barn’s annual open day on Sunday 6th January 2019.

“Hen In The Woods”, release your inner creativity with a memorable outdoor experience suitable for Hen Parties or just a group of friends who wish to have fun!

Gate Street Barn, Bramley, Guilford boasts beautiful landscaped gardens and views of the working organic farm and a hobby herd of English Longhorn cattle. The outdoor workshop experience is located at the newly built “Bird Hide”, a secluded spot set within the grounds of this beautiful venue.

Wood Craft Workshop

We are offering a 20% discount to join our full day Wood Craft Workshop under the guidance of tutors Lorraine and Debbie on Sunday 16th September or Tuesday 23rd October, children welcome!

Our workshops are set in a lovely home country garden location in Redhill, Surrey. You will have the opportunity to make a selection of crafts to take home. A delicious lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Book a Wood Craft Workshop today!

 

Handmade@Sussexprairies Fair

We will be exhibiting this coming weekend at the Handmade@sussexprairies Fair.

Saturday 14th July – Sunday 15th July | 11:00am – 5:00pm

The aim of the Fair is to showcase an attractive , affordable and quality selection of work by local artists and makers. We will therefore be exhibiting products we have handmade from wood coppiced locally and promoting our Wood Craft Workshops and Hedgelaying & Hurdle Making Trainng Courses!

Make your own woven lawn and border edging!

Spring is such a lovely time of year, if you are a keen gardener you will be watching the weather forecast and taking every opportunity to get outside and into the garden to tackle the jobs this season brings!

Wattle Hurdle Workshop

Would you like to learn to make your very own Woven Hazel or Willow Hurdles to edge your lawn or frame your borders this year?

Join one of our Saturday workshops at Priory Farm, South Nutfield to learn the traditional skill of Wattle Hurdle Making. You will make your hurdle in a jig rather than in situ, we have both long and short jigs to suit different lengths of hurdles required.

With a new skill under your belt you can make hurdles of varying heights and lenghths. You may also wish to try different styles of weaving or even make your hurdle in situ as seen in the photo below:

Vegetable garden border edging woven in situ at RHS Garden Rosemoor, Devon.