Courses by our members

Here you can find courses run by our members, see the individual course for more details.

Christmas decorations course

30th November @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come along to our Christmas Decorations course and use our locally grown willow harvested here at Bore Place to make some beautiful bits for Christmas date: 30 Nov 2019 10am - 2pm (full) 30 Nov 2019 3pm - 7pm overview: Ditch the plastic mass-produced christmas decorations - and make your own angels, stars or christmas trees [...]

Apple pruning course (winter) – winter pruning – 1 day FULL see also summer pruning course date: 25 Jan 2020 (full) overview: Learn how to restore and maintain trees, both apples and pears, that have “got away”. The aim of winter pruning is to establish the basic structure of the tree, reduce overcrowding, encourage it to [...]

Hurdle making course – 1 day

7th March 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hurdle making Course - 1 day date: 7 Mar 2020 overview: Learn how to split long, thin rods in half, then use them to weave a strong traditional wattle panel to take home. Hazel will be available to buy at the end of the session so that you can carry on making your hurdles at [...]

Basket making course – 2 days

12th September 2020 @ 9:30 am - 13th September 2020 @ 4:30 pm

This baskets course is aimed at beginners and improvers.  If you have made a few baskets before, please also see our Improvers Basketry Course. The willow (“wicker”) we use during our courses has either been organically grown by us on site here at Bore Place, or has been brought up from the withybeds in Somerset and [...]