december, 2022

2022sun04dec10:00 am4:00 pmWillow Weaving: Christmas (DECEMBER DAY SCHOOL)£95. In one day learn how to a make a large willow Christmas decoration plus smaller decorations.Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Sunday length of course: 1 day

Time

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

Location

Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

1 day

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Course details

Brief Description:

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at willow weaving?

Come to this weekend event in Cambridge and learn weaving techniques to create a willow angel or large star. You will learn some basic basketry and weaving techniques to produce a Christmas decoration for your home. You will also go home with the skills and knowledge to make more.

Aswell as the above, you will also learn how to make a selection of smaller Christmas decorations to decorate your tree and home, or to gift to family and friends.

Relax and enjoy the therapeutic effects this craft promotes.

All materials will be provided. Pitch up and go home with your masterpieces.

Small class sizes to ensure individual attention and help are available.

Previous Experience and Knowledge needed?

None

Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Learn how to prepare willow for use.
  • Create one large Christmas decoration (star or angel)
  • Create numerous smaller Christmas decorations

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. Please bring a packed lunch on the day.

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

Introduction to basketry or a follow on willow weaving course, look out for longer courses coming up.

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. https://adultlearning.education/adult-learn-train/courses-2/
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sunday’s, 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

 

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE

£95 – To book a place on this course call the office on 01223 712340

Tutor

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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