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To book workshops at Arley Hall, Arley, Cheshire, Lane End Cottage Gardens, Lymm, Cheshire or The Random Apple Company, Macclesfield, contact Juliette on 07949640613 or email juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

Vouchers bought through Juliette can be used for any of these venues.

All other courses are booked through the venue where they are held, please see list below.

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 21st September Stag’s heads at The Wilmslow Guild 10am-4pm £40 plus £10 for materials on the day FULL

Please book through the Guild

https://www.wilmslowguild.org/courses/willow-stags-heads-21st-september-19/1164/

Wilmslow Guild
1 Bourne St,
Wilmslow
SK9 5HD

01625 523903


SEPTEMBER

Tuesday 24th September Sitting Hares at Arley Hall 10am-4pm

£57  Full

Make a lounging sitting hare for your house or garden. This is a fairly full on course but is still suitable for a hard working beginner!

Please book through me.

juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

07949640613

Venue

Arley Hall and Gardens

Northwich

Cheshire

CW96NA


OCTOBER

Thursday 3rd October Frame baskets at Lane End Cottage Gardens, Lymm 10am-4pm £57 FULL

We will be working in the greenhouse of Lane End which has a beautifully landscaped garden which is open to the public at certain times of the year and through the NGS.

Book through me

juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

07949640613

Venue

Lane End Cottage Gardens

Old Cherry Lane

Lymm

Cheshire

WA130TA


OCTOBER

Thursday 17th October Dragonflies at Lane End Cottage Gardens, Lymm 10am-12 midday £25 Full

Make a large dragonfly on a stick. This is a very good way to start your willow weaving journey!

We will be working in the greenhouse of Lane End which has a beautifully landscaped garden which is open to the public at certain times of the year and through the NGS.

Book through me

juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

07949640613

Venue

Lane End Cottage Gardens

Old Cherry Lane

Lymm

Cheshire

WA130TA


OCTOBER

Saturday 19th October Herons at Norton Priory 10am – 4pm

£60.27 FULL

Make a regal heron to guard a pond or place in your garden

Book through Norton Priory

Norton Priory Museum Trust, Tudor Road, Manor Park, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1SX

01928 569 895

info@nortonpriory.org

http://nortonpriory.org

You can book here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/weave-a-willow-heron-tickets-54643849224?aff=ebdssbdestsearch


OCTOBER

Sunday 20th October Dragonflies at Manchester Art Gallery 10.30am-1.30pm

As part of Manchester Folk Festival, I will be running this dragonflies on sticks workshop at The Manchester Ary Gallery. Booking can be made through HOME with this link

https://homemcr.org/event/manchester-folk-festival-2019-willow-weaving-with-juliette-hamilton/


OCTOBER

Tuesday 22nd October Four Legged animals at Arley Hall 10am-4pm £57 FULL

Make any 4 legged animal that has 4 straight legs. Good examples are sheep, pigs, cats, dogs, deer, foxes, badgers.

Please book through me.

juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

07949640613

Venue

Arley Hall and Gardens

Northwich

Cheshire

CW96NA


NOVEMBER

Saturday 16th November Small Stags at The Wilmslow Guild

10am-4pm £40 plus £10 for materials on the day FULL

Please book through the Guild

https://www.wilmslowguild.org

Wilmslow Guild
1 Bourne St,
Wilmslow
SK9 5HD

01625 523903

Booking will be open at midday 5th JUNE Get a 5% discount if you book online before 31st August with the code AUGUST19


NOVEMBER

Tuesday 19th November Hares at Arley Hall 10am-4pm £57 

FULL

Make a lounging sitting hare for your house or garden. This is a fairly full on course but is still suitable for a hard working beginner!

Please book through me.

juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

07949640613

Venue

Arley Hall and Gardens

Northwich

Cheshire

CW96NA


NOVEMBER

Tuesday 26th November Chickens, cockerels and pheasants at The Random Apple Company, Macclesfield 10am-4pm £67- includes a lovely home made lunch  Full

Make your choice of a chicken, cockerel or pheasant on the day in the beautiful rustic barn at the Random Apple Company.

VENUE:

The Applery at Shrigley Fold,

Swanscoe,

Macclesfield,

SK10 5SZ (07742 678873)

Please book through me

juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

07949640613


NOVEMBER

Thursday 28th November Christmas willow at Lane End Cottage Gardens, Lymm 10am-1pm £32 FULL

Make a star, heart and a bauble and decorate them with natural adornments and foliage.

We will be working in the greenhouse of Lane End which has a beautifully landscaped garden which is open to the public at certain times of the year and through the NGS.

Book through me

juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

07949640613

Venue

Lane End Cottage Gardens

Old Cherry Lane

Lymm

Cheshire

WA130TA


DECEMBER

Thursday 5th December Christmas willow at Lane End Cottage Gardens, Lymm 10am-1pm £32

FULL

Make a star, heart and a bauble and decorate them with natural adornments and foliage.

We will be working in the greenhouse of Lane End which has a beautifully landscaped garden which is open to the public at certain times of the year and through the NGS.

Book through me

juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

07949640613

Venue

Lane End Cottage Gardens

Old Cherry Lane

Lymm

Cheshire

WA130TA


DECEMBER

Saturday 7th December Stag’s heads at The Random Apple Company, Macclesfield 10am-4pm £67 – Includes a lovely home made lunch FULL

VENUE:

The Applery at Shrigley Fold,

Swanscoe,

Macclesfield,

SK10 5SZ (07742 678873)

Please book through me

juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

07949640613


DECEMBER

Tuesday 10th December Angels and Christmas decorations at Arley Hall 10am-4pm £57 6 places left

Make a beautiful angel centrepiece in the morning and then your choice of stars, hearts, wreaths in the afternoon and decorate with natural adornments and foliage

Please book through me.

juliettehamilton@virginmedia.com

07949640613

Venue

Arley Hall and Gardens

Northwich

Cheshire

CW96NA


DECEMBER

Friday 13th December Stag’s Heads at Ruthin Craft Centre 10.30am-4.30pm

Book through Ruthin Craft Centre

Ruthin Craft Centre,
Park Road, Ruthin
Denbighshire, LL15 1BB
Tel: +44 (0)1824 704774

sioned.phillips@denbighshire.gov.uk

http://ruthincraftcentre.org.uk/contact/visiting-information/


DECEMBER

Saturday 14th December Christmas decorations Family workshop 10.30am-1pm and 2pm-4pm

Book through Ruthin Craft Centre

Ruthin Craft Centre,
Park Road, Ruthin
Denbighshire, LL15 1BB
Tel: +44 (0)1824 704774

sioned.phillips@denbighshire.gov.uk

http://ruthincraftcentre.org.uk/contact/visiting-information/


JANUARY 

Saturday 25th January Frame Baskets at The Wilmslow Guild

10-4pm £40 plus £10 for materials on the day

Please book through the Guild

https://www.wilmslowguild.org

Wilmslow Guild
1 Bourne St,
Wilmslow
SK9 5HD

01625 523903

Booking will be open at midday 5th JUNE Get a 5% discount if you book online before 31st August with the code AUGUST19


FEBRUARY

Saturday February 8th Chickens, cockerels and pheasants at The Wilmslow Guild 

10am-4pm £40 plus £10 for materials on the day

Please book through the Guild

https://www.wilmslowguild.org

Wilmslow Guild
1 Bourne St,
Wilmslow
SK9 5HD

01625 523903

Booking will be open at midday 5th JUNE Get a 5% discount if you book online before 31st August with the code AUGUST19


FEBRUARY

Saturday 29th February Chickens cockerels and pheasants at Portland Basin Museum 10-4pm

10am-4pm

Please book through the museum on 0161 343 2878

Heritage Centre Portland PlaceAshton-under-Lyne OL7 0QA


MARCH

Saturday 14th March Sitting hares at the Wilmslow Guild 

10am-4pm £40 plus £10 for materials on the day

Please book through the Guild

https://www.wilmslowguild.org

Wilmslow Guild
1 Bourne St,
Wilmslow
SK9 5HD

01625 523903

Booking will be open at midday 5th JUNE Get a 5% discount if you book online before 31st August with the code AUGUST19


MAY

Saturday 16th May 2020 Bumble bees at The Wilmslow Guild

10am-4pm £40 plus £10 for materials on the day

Please book through the Guild

https://www.wilmslowguild.org

Wilmslow Guild
1 Bourne St,
Wilmslow
SK9 5HD

01625 523903

Booking will be open at midday 5th JUNE Get a 5% discount if you book online before 31st August with the code AUGUST19


General course information:

To book on a course at Arley Hall or Lane End Nursery payment is taken upfront. If you cancel 2 weeks or more before the course a 50% refund will be given or you could move to another course, after this time, no refund will be given. If I fill your space on the course, a full refund will be given. If the course is cancelled by me then a full refund will be given.

All other courses must be booked through the location where they are taking place.

Obelisks

Make a support for your sweet peas or any climbing plant.

This class is suitable for complete beginners as well as more experienced people.

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Chickens and Cockerels

Make either a chicken or a cockerel to strut around your garden.

This class is suitable for complete beginners as well as more experienced people. A chicken is a good start if you want to move on to more advanced animal shapes.

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Hares

Make a lovely lazy sitting hare for your garden.

This course is suitable for beginners but is the most challenging of the courses. You should expect to work hard but go home with something very impressive!

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Dragonfly obelisks and Dragonflies

On the dragonfly course you will make a dragonfly on an obelisk as a plant support in the morning and a dragonfly or butterfly on a stick in the afternoon.

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Small deer /stag

On this course you will make a small stag or deer, it’s up to you – put antlers on or leave them off!

The animal can eventually stand quite high.

Suitable for beginners.

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Stag’s heads

Make an impressive stag’s head for indoors or out. Decorate it for Christmas and then have it all year round.

Suitable for beginners.

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Frame baskets

Make a basket to the size and shape that you want. Very large baskets may have to be finished at home but you will leave with al the knowledge you need. Different varieties and colours of willow will be supplied.

Suitable for beginners.

beetlefelt baskets January 2016

Christmas willow

On the full day workshop we will make an angel in the morning and a wreath or smaller decorations in afternoon.

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