11am ~ 3pm

Make a willow frame basket

by Baskets n Buckwheat

Ideal for foraging, shopping or harvesting from the garden. Or it could make a great Christmas present!

  • Takes about four hours.
  • No experience necessary but needs reasonable strength in your hands.
  • Children will need to work with someone.
  • Two people can work on the same basket so you are very welcome to come in pairs.

Workshop runs in the Cutting Room. You can break for lunch when you are ready so bring a piece or there is a café in the building.

Places are limited – email wellrottedcompost (at) hushmail (dot) com to book or call/text 07910 124 096 .

Cost £25. If this is not possible for you please don’t let it stop you taking part – give me a shout and we’ll sort something out 🙂


drop in 11am ~ 3pm

Willow Hearts and Stars

by Baskets n Buckwheat

Make a willow heart or star decoration for your home using a random weave technique. Perfect for absolute beginners.

  • Takes about an hour.
  • suitable for children with help…a nice stress free activity!
  • cost £8

Workshop runs in the Cutting Room.


drop in sessions between 11am ~ 4pm

Hemp Friendship Bracelets

Work in pairs to make a set of friendship bracelets out of this gorgeous hemp yarn from House of Hemp in Hereford using the Nordic slinging technique. Test your teamwork and concentration skills while learning a wee bit more about this badass plant and super-sustainable material!

  • Takes about 20 minutes.
  • Kids get first dibs (and may need a hand) but it’s definitely for big people too!
  • Free workshop

Not sure where we’ll be yet…if we’re not in the Main Hall come find us in the Cutting Room…







2 sessions:   1pm ~ 1:30pm    and    2:30pm ~ 3pm

Wooden flower carving

by Alien Spoons

Come and try your hand at making a bunch of wooden flowers with tuition in the safe use of a wood carving knife from Alien Spoons. These are a fairly quick to learn how to do, but take a while to really get the hang of. They can be very effective no matter how simple you make them. You may be able to make a few in this half hour workshop.

  • Lower age limit is 6 years old, all children would need to be accompanied
  • Limited to 8 people per session.
  • Cost £5