Courses

Courses for 2018 - scroll down for details

Fly Fishing Starter Day 15 July
Wild Flower Talk 19 July
A Day with Pigs 21 July
Whittling and Wood Turning 8 September
Alpaca and silk Nuno Felting 9 September
Rope Techniques 15 September
Rag Rug Making 29 September
Chicken Dispatch, Pluck and Dress 13 October
Beeswax Candles 28 October
Willow Gifts
24 November

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  Flower Meadow

An Evening Talk - 19th July 7:15 pm Bressingham Village Hall

Wild Flowers of East Anglia, given by Stella Taylor.  Cost is £5, everyone welcome, bring guests.  There will be cake, coffee and time to chat afterwards.

 

 

Fly Fishing Starter day

Fully professional and experienced instructors. All tackle, flies, one day licence and lunch provided.
Sunday     15th July
Cost          £15   for all
Venue       East Tuddenham lakes NR20 3LR  
Time         9.45 am  to  2.00 ish
Max          11 people.

 

A Day with Pigs

Cost £30, £60 for non-members

Location Walpole Highway PE14 7SW

Date 21st July

Time 10.30 to 3pm

Tutor Marilyn Keymer

 

Whittling and Wood Turning - Session A

Make a spoon, mushroom or tree, small bowl, try out the lathe

Cost: Members £20 per person non-members £40

Location: Hindolveston, NR20

Date:  7th July

Time: 10am - 3pm

Please contact Jan Scott 01379 688340

Course Tutor Joshua Hubbard 

 

Alpaca and Silk Nuno Felting

Melding alpaca fibres and chiffon silk to create a new individual fabric

Cost: Members £30 per person non-members £60

Location: Horning NR12

Date:  9th September

Time: 10am - 4pm

Numbers: maximum of 6

Please contact Jan Scott 01379 688340

Course tutor Ann Nickerson

 

Rope Techniques

Useful rope techniques, learn how to splice a rope and make a haynet etc.

Cost £25, £50 for non members

Location Hindolveston Village Hall NR20

Date 15th September

Time 10.30 to 2.30

Tutor Julie Lovett

 

Rag Rug Making

Learn 3 different ways to make a rug from strips of fabric.  Recycle old T Shirts and curtains etc.  Start saving now!

Cost £25, £50 non members

Date 29th September

Time 10.30 to 3pm

Numbers maximum 8 people

Tutor Jan Scott

 

Chicken Dispatch, Pluck and Dress

Learn how to prepare your chickens for the table.  Birds are available at the venue; other preparations is needed if you bring your own

Cost £25, £50 non members

Location Little Barningham NR11

Date 13th October

Time 10am to 2pm

Numbers Limited spaces

Tutor Sally Feistner

 

Beeswax Candles

Making candles, polish and decorative blocks with beeswax

Cost: Members £20 per person non-members £40

Location: Bergh Apton NR15 1AA

Date:  28th October

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm

Please contact Jan Scott 01379 688340

Course tutor Avis Judd

 

Willow Gifts

Stars, hearts, reindeer etc.

Cost: Members £20 per person non-members £40(plus £5 for materials)

Location: TBA

Date:  24th November

Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm 

Please contact Jan Scott 01379 688340

Course tutor Karen Lawrence https://karenlawrencebasketry.com/