Guild Events and Day Schools

Make a fabulous willow stag’s head to adorn your wall inside or out. The course is suitable for beginners and improvers. I will guide you through the process of making the willow useable, different varieties and places to source it. You will be led through the process of making step by step with demonstrations of each step and instructions sheets...

A stag is not just for Christmas, although this one could be! We will make a small stag which can be decorated with festive lights or simply placed in your garden year round. The course is suitable for beginners and improvers. I will guide you through the process of making the willow useable, different varieties and places to source it....

A festive and fun all day workshop. We will make a small angel in the morning, which could be used as a table decoration. In the afternoon you will have more of a choice such as stars, hearts, a wreath or a bauble or if you are quick a combination of them, but make sure to leave time to decorate....

For those occasions when calligraphy might feel a little formal, this day will look at bending the calligraphic rules a little, making various options available for informal, some might say quirky and more relaxed styles of lettering. Suitable for beginners and more experienced students. (There may be a small materials charge on the day).

Our Floral design Christmas demonstration this year takes place on Wednesday 24th November with National Floral Designer Jonathan Moseley “The Colour of Christmas” Join Jonathan for a fabulously festive afternoon. Tickets are £15 each if you are not a member of the Floral design Club.

Miniature books, often prayer books, appeared during the Middle Ages, but date from the Babylonians around 1500 BC. They were small so that they could be carried easily and concealed, their size also made them highly personal devotional books. During the 19th and 20th centuries, almost every type of book was available in miniature, ideal for children’s small hands and...

Make a lovely, useful frame basket from different varieties and colours of willow. The course is suitable for beginners and improvers. I will guide you through the process of making the willow useable, different varieties and places to source it. You will be led through the process of making step by step with demonstrations of each step and instructions sheets...

You may have started your calligraphy lessons with a fountain pen or a Mitchell dip pen, but there are other brands which you might enjoy more. Then there are pens designed for different purposes such as large nibs which can deliver two colours simultaneously or the flexible pointed nib associated with more elegant writing styles. Broaden your taste and experience...

On this course you will make a majestic sitting hare to place in your garden, or keep inside if you fall in love with it! The course is suitable for beginners and improvers. I will guide you through the process of making the willow useable, different varieties and places to source it. You will be led through the process of...