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Experiences

We offer a selection of experiences for individuals, families and groups. Join us in our oudoor and indoor workshops learning traditional country crafts and skills and create memories you can treasure for ever.

We have a selection of  courses  each offering a unique experience, held at various locations in and around the Surrey Hills and Sussex. We are continuing to add new courses on a regular basis so do visit this page regularly or sign up to receive updates via our Newsletter and blog posts.

CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR CURRENT EXPERIENCE & EVENT BOX OFFICE

Our key locations include:

  • Norbury Park, Fetcham, Surrey
  • Birtley Woodland Art Space, Bramley, Guildford, Surrey
  • Priory Farm Estate, South Nutfield, Surrey
  • Sussex Prairie Gardens, nr Henfield, West Sussex
  • Flittons Nursery, Wallington, Surrey
  • Private woodland location – Smallfield, Surrey

We also facilitate private parties and group bookings, click here for more information.

If you have any questions or special requirements please contact Lorraine to discuss.


 


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Christmas Workshops

Join us for Mulled Wine, Mince Pies and Christmas Cheer at one of our rustic Christmas workshops. We will provide you with natural materials coppiced and foraged locally and demonstrate how to make your own beautiful Christmas Wreath, Table Centrepiece, Willow Angel, Heart and Christmas Tree plus many other festive decorations and gifts. Learn more,,,

 


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Willow Crafts

Willow weaving is a mindful, relaxing craft that can be used to not only make practical pieces but to create beautiful sculptures large and small. We offer a selection of morning and afternoon workshops throughout the year.  Learn more …

 

 


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Plant Support Workshop

Join us for a half-day or full-day, outdoor craft workshop and make a selection of plant supports including a Willow Obelisk and/or a garden Willow or Hazel Trellis you can be proud of!  Learn more …

 

 


Living Willow Harlequin Trees

The harlequin pattern is woven using living Willow directly into a pot to create a beautiful Willow tree to stand out on your doorstep, patio, balcony or wherever you choose.

Workshops will commence in early Spring 2021.

 

 

 



Botanical & Willow Craft

It’s time to unwind in a mindful and creative botanical workshop with a twist! We combine natural materials with carefully selected plants to produce beautiful planters and art pieces for you to enjoy or gift to others!

Working together, Lorraine and Renée will bring you two choices of workshops.  Willow Planters & Botanical Dreams! Learn more …

 


Bushcraft Skills For Beginners

Experience a full day in our outdoor workshop learning something different! As a novice trainee, we will introduce you to basic Bushcraft skills. Learn more …

 

 

 


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Wood Craft Workshops

Join us for a full day or half-day Wood Craft Workshops, learn new skills and make heirlooms you can treasure! Learn more …

 

 


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Hedgelaying & Coppicing Training Courses

A fantastic two-day course set in a coppice in Surrey. You will learn the traditional skill of coppicing and Hedgelaying using authentic tools, learning from an award-winning hedgelayer! Learn more …

 

 


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Hazel Wattle Hurdle Training Course

Enjoy the experience of learning a heritage skill! Learn the art of Coppicing and making traditional Hazel Wattle Hurdles. This two-day training course is set within a woodland coppice in Surrey Hills. Learn more ..

 


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Mini-Wattle Hurdle Workshop

Join our Mini-Wattle Hurdle Workshop and learn the weaving technique used to create hurdles of all sizes!  You can use either Hazel or Willow to make your 6ft long hurdle panel. Learn more …

 

 


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Decoupage Workshop

There is something about creating art using natural, tactile materials that makes you feel at one with nature! Experience the art of decoupage onto wood using dried flowers, petals and foliage gathered locally. Learn more…


 

Easter Craft Workshops
Easter Workshops

We will be running Easter Workshops at various locations offering a little something for everyone! The workshops will start on the hour, the first workshop will commence at 10.00 a.m. and last up to 1.5 hrs (depending on the craft you are making and how long it takes you to make it) Learn more…


 

 

NEW FOR 2021 – COMING SOON!

We are currently developing further training courses and workshops to bring you in 2021, these include the following:

  • Tree & Plant Identification
  • Mushroom Identification
  • Sweet Chestnut Gate Making Courses

If you would like to inform us about a course or workshop you would like to see us offer please do make contact and let us know your thoughts! MAKE CONTACT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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