Willow weaving that can be traced back thousands of years. As a craft material, willow is valued due to its softness and pliability. Flexibility makes willow highly resistant to wind and other forms of adverse weather, making willow obelisks perfect for a variety of uses, including as obelisks and supports for your climbers and long-stemmed plants.


Saturday 27th April


10:00 am – 1:00 pm


3 hours

Course details:

This course is suitable for anyone interested in making attractive and functional willow obelisks and plant supports for their garden. Throughout the workshop, you will be guided through the process by our expert tutor, who will provide demonstrations, set tasks, and issue tips and techniques for you to create your own obelisks to take home with you.

Tutor Details: Our tutor has a wealth of experience in greenwood working, delivering a number of workshops exclusively for Avoncroft. 

Fee: £40 per person or £35 for members (includes museum admission fee of £14.00 per adult),

Participant information: All materials will be provided, but if you have your own secateurs, please bring them along with you.

Refreshments: Breakfast tea and filter coffee provided free of charge. The Museum tearoom, serving a range of sandwiches, will also be open.

Cancellation Policy: All workshops are non-refundable.

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