Willow weaving course - bird feeders
Come and spend a relaxing morning with us at the Carymoor Nature Reserve, creating two beautiful bird feeders from willow.
Starts: 19th Sep 2020 to 1st Oct 2020
Saturday 19th September - 10am to 1pm ***FULLY BOOKED***
Thursday 1st October - 10am to 1pm
Come and spend a relaxing morning with us at the Carymoor Nature Reserve, creating two beautiful bird feeders from willow. During the course, guided by your tutor, you will also have the opportunity to explore the Carymoor Nature Reserve and find out more about the amazing creatures that live amongst the willow.
What to expect:
- A small group of a maximum of 5 people.
- The session will be led by Carymoor's Education Manager, Karen Boswell.
- We will be following social distancing guidelines to keep everyone safe.
- The course will be held in our outdoor classroom, so please wear suitable clothing. We would advise that you wear long trousers and sturdy shoes.
10.00-10.15am Arrival, housekeeping, and introductions
10.15-11.00am Explore our site - find out about the willow, harvest your own and hopefully spot some of the wonderful creatures that live on the nature reserve.
11.00-11.45am First craft session
11.45-12.00pm Break and snack
12.00-1pm Second craft session
Make two different types of bird feeders to take home and hang in your garden (suitable for use with fat balls). One bird feeder will be made using a corn dolly style and the other will introduce you to two different weaving techniques called the three-rod wale and pairing.
Suitable for adults 18+.
Included: tuition, materials, use of our tools, workshop notes, nature reserve tour with a focus on the birds that live at Carymoor.
Suitable for beginners.
5 adults only.
£30 per ticket.
We are running 2 courses:
Saturday 19th September: Book your place through the Bookitbee website here.
Thursday 1st October: Book your place through the Bookitbee website here.
Please bring your own refreshments. You are very welcome to stay and eat your lunch on the reserve.