Willow Christmas Decoration Workshop at Milntown
Saturday 2nd December
10.00 - 15.00
Come along and have a go at the ancient craft of willow weaving and create some magical Christmas decorations.
Join us for a day at Milntown where you will create your very own willow Christmas decorations under the expert tutorship of Master Weaver John 'Dog' Callister and Kevin Quayle.
You will also have an opportunity to wander around the beautiful gardens over the break and at the end of the class.
You can view some of 'Dog's' work on the Estate if you take a trip to the Mill Pond - you will be greeted by our five delightful willow dragonflies. Each of these carefully crafted insects took almost two days to complete. With a 3-foot wingspan they are the size of Pterodactyls and have been carefully positioned so they appear to be flying just above the surface of the mill pond.
You will be provided with all the information, the materials and any tools needed. A sharp pair of secateurs though would be useful if you have them.
You will go home with willow decorations you will be proud of and memories of a wonderful outing to Milntown.
10.00am Arrival in the marquee - situated on the lawn by the main house.
10.15am Start of the class
12.00pm Break and a chance to wander around the gardens
1.00pm Return to the marquee for the class
3.00pm Approximate Finish Time and another chance to wander around the gardens.
If you would like to make a reservation for lunch then please call 818091.
Spaces Limited: 15
Cost: £35.00 per person + booking fees
Tickets via: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/willow-christmas-decoration-workshop-with-john-dog-callister-kevin-quayle-at-milntown-tickets-39831262378?aff=es2
Start Date: 02-12-2017 @ 10:00
Duration: 5:0 (Hours:Minutes)