Lorraine Ellery Matthews

Willow Weaving & Wood Art

Lorraine and Paul Matthews offer “Experiences”, including hands on Wood Art, Willow Art, Flora & Fauna identification workshops, Bushcraft and combined media workshops delivered throughout the year through to Hedgelaying, Coppicing and Wattle Hurdle Making training courses, heritage skills undertaken during the autumn and winter months. Lorraine is an experienced tutor, skilled at making handmade sculptures, decorative art pieces, plant supports and seasonal crafts from wood she coppices and harvests locally. Lorraine combines these skills with her experience and ability to deliver personable, varied and interesting workshops and training courses for all. Paul is also an experienced tutor, national award-winning hedgelaying professional, and experienced horticulturist. Hedgelaying is a management solution for overgrown hedges widely practised throughout the UK and Europe.