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Winter-Time Willow Weaving

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Make Hamilton Square

2 Cleveland Street

Birkenhead

CH41 6ND

United Kingdom

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A Christmas themed willow sculpture workshop teaching you the basics of weaving willow.

About this Event

Try your hand at making willow Christmas decorations with Sarah from Twigtwisters. This course is excellent for beginners and a great way to build Skills.

Sarah will introduce you to the Somerset willow you will be using giving information about varieties, growing, preparation, storage, ways of working and maintenance.

Here are some pictures from other willow sculpting classes -

The morning will begin with wrapping and placing techniques making a wreath. We will then move onto making angles and tying techniques to make a star the final exercise will be creating a heart using erratic weaving techniques.

After a short break of complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits we will create an Angel using more traditional basketry weaving techniques.

In the afternoon we will be combining all the mornings techniques to make a 3 dimensional robin.

Courses run 11 - 4:30pm. Please bring lunch, secateurs and tight work gloves if you wish to wear them. There will be a limited number of gloves available on the day.

FAQs:

Do I need any experience prior to the class? No prior experience is necessary, all health and safety will be taught by our experienced technician.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Any child under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, this particular class is not suitable for individuals under 16. We run a no under 15 policy.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? On street parking is available. Public transport links are very nearby, and the venue is easily accessible on foot from Hamilton Square train station.

How accessible is the venue? The workshop is located on ground floor which provides full accessibility to the premises including toilet provisions. We would advise wheelchair users to contact the workshop provider on the sale of the ticket to arrange a parking bay.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions? Feel free to get in touch on 0151 601 8665 or email hello@makeliverpool.com

Is my registration/ticket transferrable? If you find that you cannot attend then you are welcome to pass your place on to a friend who may find it useful. Please let the organiser know if you need to do this. Alternatively tickets can be transferred to a future event upto a 14 days before the event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? A register will be taken at the workshop so it isn't necessary to print your ticket.

What is the refund policy? Refunds will be offered in the event of the event being cancelled, alternative dates will be offered if appropriate. If for any reason you find you are unable to attend then please get in touch and a refund can be offered up to 7 days before the workshop. After this date we can only offer a refund if your space is able to be filled.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? Please do bring along a print out of your ticket if the registration does not match the attendee.

What can I bring into the event? There will be a short break during the session with the opportunity for snacks and coffee! Please bring along lunch/snacks if you would prefer not to buy it. All materials will be provided for the class.

What should I wear? Wear clothes that you are comfortable in that you would do some gardening in.

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Make Hamilton Square

2 Cleveland Street

Birkenhead

CH41 6ND

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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