Plas Helyg Courses 2018
This is the third year I have run this course, and now back by popular demand! Make a lovely leaping hare for your garden, using my own organic willow. Course fee £40 plus £12 for metal frame.
May 5th - Honey Bee Sculpture - 10-5pm
Make a unique tribute to our native honey bee in my own organically grown willow, using random weave techniques. Your sculpture will be around 50cm long. Course fee £40 plus £12 for metal frame.
July 14th - Heron Sculpture - 10-4pm
This will be the 4th heron course I have run, and back again just in time for the British summer! Using metal legs developed through my partnership with local blacksmith Aaron Petersen of Ferric Fusion, weave into the frame to create a quirky heron for siting near a pond or on your lawn. Course fee £40 plus £22 for metal legs.
August 5th - Harvest Basket - 10-4pm
A lovely harvest or foraging basket, made using a simple yet effective frame basket design, and perfect for beginners. Made with my own hand harvested organic willow. Course fee £35.
October 13th - Pod Frame Basket
An unusual frame basket which looks like a seed pod! For crafty beginners or improvers, using my lovely willow. Course fee £35.
November 10th - Living Willow Chair
Create an amazing willow chair, which we design and build using my own organic willow, then you take home with full instructions to plant on your own land. It will grow very well creating a unique woven seat. Course fee £45.
December 8th - Willow Angel Sculpture
Create a lovely standing angel or herald around 80cm high, to grace the entrance to your house or for your hallway, just in time for Christmas! Course fee £40.
Volunteering at Plas Helyg
Limited opportunities to come and help us during the spring & summer months. Mainly gardening & land maintenance, we have a variety of jobs for volunteers and we welcome contact from anyone interested. No experience needed, but expect to work 6 -7 hours per day, 5 days per week. All your basic food is provided on days when you work with us. You can camp or stay in our little caravan. Contact us if you are interested.