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April 2021

Easter Willow Workshop

April 1 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Flittons Nursery & Plant Centre, 51 Little Woodcote Estate, Woodmansterne Lane,
Wallington,, SM6 0SW
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Join Lorraine and Debbie for an afternoon in our outdoor Easter Willow Craft Workshop and make a selection of crafts to take away! There is something about working with Willow that is relaxing and mindful, you have to focus on the task in hand, the only danger in learning the skill of weaving is you could get hooked! In this 2.5 hr workshop held on the green at the back of Flitton's Nursery, you will have the choice of making…

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Easter Willow Workshop

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Birtley Woodland Art Space, Birtley Estate,
Bramley,, GU5 0LB
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Join Lorraine for an afternoon in our outdoor Easter Willow Craft Workshop and make a selection of crafts to take away! There is something about working with Willow that is relaxing and mindful, you have to focus on the task in hand, the only danger in learning the skill of weaving is you could get hooked! In this 2.5 hr workshop set in the woodlands on the 48 acre Birtley Estate, we have the choice of making two of the…

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Mini-Wattle Hurdle Workshop

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bridgeham Wood, Wheelers Lane, Smallfield
Horley, RH6 9PT
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Join Lorraine for our Mini-Wattle Hurdle Workshop and learn the weaving technique used to create hurdles of all sizes! We will be using Willow to make our hurdles. We will have two sizes of jigs to choose from, the largest being 6ft in length. We will be making hurdles suitable for use as a border edging. Once you learn the weaving skills required to make the hurdle you will be able to practise further by making more at home in…

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Birtley Woodland Workshop

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Birtley Woodland Art Space, Birtley Estate,
Bramley,, GU5 0LB
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Ruth and Lorraine are excited to welcome you to spend time tapping into your inner creativity and learning new skills in our mindful, relaxing and welcoming workshop at the Birtley Woodland Art Space! We are delighted to invite you to join us for a full day or half-day, the choice is yours! We include a selection of seasonal activities for you to choose from on the day suitable for adults, teenagers and supervised children. We offer you the opportunity to…

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Woodcarving and Whittling Weekend Workshop

April 17 @ 10:00 am - April 18 @ 4:30 pm
Birtley Woodland Art Space, Birtley Estate,
Bramley,, GU5 0LB
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£100 – £200

Join Ruth in the Woodland Studio and learn the techniques of 2d Relief Woodcarving with traditional tools such as Gouges and Mallets as well as learning the art of green bowl carving and spoon carving with guest instructor and maker Wayne Smith You can be inspired by Ruth's and Wayne's designs or bring your own designs to transfer onto pre-prepared local Wood planks from the Surrey Hills if you choose this option. Ruth and Wayne source there timber from local…

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Willow In The Woods

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Birtley Woodland Art Space, Birtley Estate,
Bramley,, GU5 0LB
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There is something about working with Willow that is both mindful and relaxing! Join Lorraine at the picturesque location of Birtley Woodland Art Space and learn how to weave with Willow to make beautiful art pieces, sculptures you can be proud of! Our woodland art space is nestled within the woodland beyond the lake on the Birtley Estate in Bramley, a beautiful Surrey Hills location, so picturesque with its lakes and gardens and woodland walks and not surprisingly it is…

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Willow Harlequin Tree Workshop

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Birtley Woodland Art Space, Birtley Estate,
Bramley,, GU5 0LB
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£45.00

Weave your very own living Willow Harlequin Tree to take away and nurture at home! Our woodland art space is nestled within the woodland beyond the lake on the Birtley Estate in Bramley, a beautiful Surrey Hills location, so picturesque with its lakes and gardens and woodland walks and not surprisingly it is classified as an "AONB" an area of outstanding natural beauty! You will have the opportunity to choose your design (using 2 or more withies in your weave)…

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May 2021

Willow Cone Planter

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Flittons Nursery & Plant Centre, 51 Little Woodcote Estate, Woodmansterne Lane,
Wallington,, SM6 0SW
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We are excited to bring you further, mindful and creative botanical workshops with a twist! Combining natural materials with carefully selected plants to produce beautiful Willow Cone Planter for you to enjoy or gift to a loved one! Using a selection of Willow you will weave a cone using a tabletop jig. Once complete, you will add a secure a wooden pole to allow you to push the finished cone into the ground so it is free-standing. The cone is…

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Wood Art Workshop

May 2 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Flittons Nursery & Plant Centre, 51 Little Woodcote Estate, Woodmansterne Lane,
Wallington,, SM6 0SW
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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, dried and pressed naturally. Create either a selection of decorated wood slices (similar in size to coasters) or one larger art piece to display on your wall or sideboard. To start you will select your wood and hand sand to create a smooth surface. Once your wood has…

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Lino printing workshop

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
My studio, 7 Blackborough Close
Reigate, RH2 7BZ
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£50

In these workshops you will be taken through the basics of lino printing from design to print. I use softcut vinyl as my material for blocks which is easy to handle. The workshop is suitable for children from about 11 years to adult. You will go away with a print and a set of instructions and a materials list. I am also happy to do longer workshops and repeat workshops if you get hooked!

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Birtley Woodland Workshop

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Birtley Woodland Art Space, Birtley Estate,
Bramley,, GU5 0LB
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Ruth and Lorraine are excited to welcome you to spend time tapping into your inner creativity and learning new skills in our mindful, relaxing and welcoming workshop at the Birtley Woodland Art Space! We are delighted to invite you to join us for a full day or half-day, the choice is yours! We include a selection of seasonal activities for you to choose from on the day suitable for adults, teenagers and supervised children. We offer you the opportunity to…

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Lino printing workshop

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
My studio, 7 Blackborough Close
Reigate, RH2 7BZ
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£50

In this workshop you will learn the basics of lino printing. I will guide you through suitable designs to a finished print. I use a softcut vinyl for my printing bocks and water based inks. This workshop is suitable for 11 year olds up to adult. I am happy to do further workshops and can easily accommodate adults and children at the same time. You will leave with a print, instructions and a materials list.

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