may, 2024

2024sat18may10:00 am4:00 pmWillow Weaving: Bird Feeder (MAY DAY SCHOOL)£82 - learn the basics of willow weaving to create stunning bird feedersColeridge Community CollegeDay:Saturday length of course: 1 day


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

1 day


Course details

Brief Description:

Enjoy the art of weaving pliable willow into three-dimensional objects.  

This workshop will teach you how to make a willow birdfeeder for the garden.

You will learn two styles of birdfeeder and have the opportunity to make as many as you like during the workshop.

Enjoy expert tuition in a relaxed and fun environment.

Previous Experience and Knowledge needed?


Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn some basic willow weaving techniques
  • Learn how to prepare willow for weaving
  • Make at least two different bird feeders

Extra costs of the course?

None – all materials are included in the cost.

For the first session you will need to bring:

A notepad and pen. Feel welcome to bring a snack if desired.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Willow basketry workshops, frame basketry, obelisks.

The Adult Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.

Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sundays, you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.





£82 To book a place on this course and pay by card, please call the office on 01223 712340


Karen BekKaren is a basketmaker and willow weaver from Norfolk. Her work uses natural materials and focuses on the therapeutic nature of the craft.

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