Blackwork Embroidery May

Friday 15th May 10:30am to 3:30pm

Back by popular demand, our Blackwork workshops offer an introduction to this addictive craft, as well as allowing people who have had some experience to develop their skills.

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Lavender Wand Making July 2020

Saturday 18th July 10:30am to 1:00pm

Lavender wands combine functionality, form and that lovely smell! Produce your own lavender wands and learn about their history, design and making. Our experienced tutors will guide you while you make your own lavender wands. All materials and light refreshments provided.

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Felt Making – June

Saturday 6th June 10:00am to 3:00pm

Join us for the return of the wet felting course to Avoncroft Museum. Felt making is the oldest type of fabric making and is thought to have existed for over 8,000 years. Learn about the history of this ancient craft, master the basic techniques and produce your very own finished items in felt using alpaca wool. Lovely colours and textures combine with pattern and structure in this most ancient of fabric making techniques to produce items you will be pleased to call your own.

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Medieval Herbal Remedies – May 2020

Saturday 2nd May 10:30am to 5:00pm

This very popular course is back again. Explore how medieval herbal remedies were prepared and find out more about the beliefs that surrounded them. Our expert tutor will guide you through how and why many herbal remedies were used and relate this to the present day use of a wide range of plant-based tinctures, ointments and draughts.

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Garden Hazel September 2020 – Morning

Saturday 12th September 10:30am to 1:00pm

Using the traditional hazel material, our expert tutor will show you the process of weaving and twisting hazel rods to make your own garden borders. You can then have a go yourself at making your very own fence panels to take home.

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