Craft Courses and Workshops

A variety of workshops, courses and taster sessions are available in the beautiful setting of Mill Green in subjects as diverse as wood turning, photography, quilting, bee keeping etc. They are all friendly, practical and taught by experts. A programme of FREE craft demonstrations is run on Sundays and some Bank Holiday Mondays throughout the summer months to coincide with the serving of Cream Teas.

Date/TimeWorkshop Details Booking Details

Woodturning Taster Day


18th October

10am - 4pm

Learn from local craftsman Colin Smith about different woods, use a lathe and produce at least one item to take home at the end of the day.

Bring a packed lunch

£45 inc. VAT.

Booking essential 01707 357850

Four Day Woodturning Course

As a great follow on from the Woodturning Taster Day. Under Colin Smith's expert guidance, you will be able to build your skills and also your confidence, taking home some truly beautiful pieces.

4th- 7th November 2014

2nd - 6th March

10.00am to 4.30pm each day

Following on from our taster course, you can build your skills and also your confidence on our 4 day beginners workshop. The course is based in our garage workshop under the expert guidance of Colin Smith, a gifted wood turning craftsman.

Each wood working student will be given instruction on tool maintenance and have the use of their own dedicated lathe throughout the course. Over the four days the students will produce a turned bowl as well as some spindle works in the form of candlesticks or alternative pieces using the same technique.

 Lunch and refreshments will be provided as well as all of the equipment and materials.

£350 inc VAT

Booking Essential 01707 357850

Be A Miller's Apprentice

Dates by Arrangement


There has been a watermill at Mill Green for over 1000 years. Become part of its tradition by learning to mill, as many others have done before you here. Invite a friend to join you, enjoy a delicious home made lunch and then bake a loaf of bread with the flour you have made.

£95 for first person,£170 for two. Prices include VAT.


Natural Decorative Crafts Course - Christmas Decorations and Gifts



8th November

10am - 3pm

Xmas Wreath Join course tutor Rae Fairbairn for an enjoyable day creating your own gorgeous handmade natural Christmas gifts and decorations. Give the shops a miss and instead spend a creative, fun and relaxing day making your own beautiful personalised items. This course is suitable for beginners and will involve crafting natural and found materials as well as re-using unwanted items to make some beautiful Christmas decorations.

Refreshments included but bring a packed lunch.

£25 inc VAT

Christmas Floristry Workshop


6th December

10am - 1pm.

As Christmas preparations get under way, join this fun workshop aimed at floristry beginners. Make a traditional personalised door wreath from a range of materials supplied. Learn lots of professional tips and techniques that you can apply to other floral creations. You will be amazed at what you will be able to create under the expert guidance of Helen Pardoe.

Refreshments included.

£42 inc VAT

Booking Courses

To book courses Contact Us.

Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers are available for all of our Taster Days and Courses

Craft Demonstrations

A programme of FREE craft demonstrations is run on Sundays and some Bank Holiday Mondays throughout the summer months to coincide with the serving of Cream Teas.  Details are shown on the Family Fun page.

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