Learn to weave with willow in our unique and relaxing setting.
Friday, 7th August 2020
– Doors open at 9:45am
Carymoor Environmental Centre
Come and spend a relaxing morning with us at the Carymoor Nature Reserve, creating two beautiful bird feeders from willow. During the course, guided by your tutor, you will also have the opportunity to explore the Carymoor Nature Reserve and find out more about the amazing creatures that live amongst the willow.
What to expect:
The course will be held in our outdoor classroom, so please wear suitable clothing. We would advise that you wear long trousers and sturdy shoes.
different types of bird feeders to take home and hang in your garden (suitable
for use with fat balls). One bird feeder will be made using a corn dolly style
and the other will introduce you to two different weaving techniques called the
three-rod wale and pairing.
Suitable for adults 18+.
Included: tuition, materials, use of our tools, workshop notes, nature reserve tour with a focus on the birds that live at Carymoor.
Suitable for beginners
5 adults only / outdoor classroom.
£30 per ticket.
Please bring your own refreshments. You are very welcome to stay and eat your lunch on the reserve.
Each booking includes Event Protect
This event is covered by Event Protect. If the event is cancelled, you can apply for a refund directly from Event Protect provided the cancellation is covered by their insurance policy. Learn more about Event Protect
Friday, August 7th 2020
Doors open: 9:45am
Bookings close: August 7th 2020
The post code for the Carymoor Environmental Centre is BA7 7NR. If using Google Maps please search for Dimmer Landfill Site near Castle Cary, as we share the same main gate.
By road: Coming off the B3153 on to Dimmer Lane, you’ll see a sign for the Dimmer landfill site and Recycling Centre. Follow this road until you come to a farm on a left hand bend and turn immediately right. You’ll see the signs here for the Dimmer site and for Carymoor. At the end of this road you’ll pass the recycling centre on your right and come to some traffic lights at the main gate of the landfill site.
Keep going up over the hill, past a large compost operation on your left, and at the bottom of the hill you’ll see the centre and the car park on the left hand side.