Craft Courses and Workshops
A variety of workshops, courses and taster sessions are available in the beautiful setting of Mill Green on subjects as diverse as wood turning, photography, quilting, bee keeping and more. 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.
10am - 4.30pm
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.
Four Day Course
Tuesday 19th to Friday 22nd May
9.30am 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 and take home some beautiful pieces. 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
Be A Miller's Apprentice
Dates by Arrangement
10am to 3:30pm
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 inc VAT for first person, £170 for two.
10.00am - 4pm
This craft has a long tradition of up-cycling old shirts and dresses into heirloom pieces. In this workshop you will make a scented mug rug in the Log Cabin Design using vintage fabrics and lavender.
Bring a packed lunch. Refreshments, materials and equipment will be supplied.
£150 inc. VAT
10am to 4pm
Learn to make a beautiful willow dragonfly for you wall or garden in this beginners willow workshop. Hazel Godfrey will teach you techniques for a basic weave, spiral plait, and random weave. To allow for preparation of materials please book by 15th May.
Bring a packed lunch and some sharp secateurs, if you have them. Refreshments will be provided as well as the natural materials.
£60 inc VAT
Introduction to Jewellery Making
2.30 to 4.30pm
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What is included:
£30 inc VAT
To book courses Contact Us.
Gift vouchers are available for all of our Taster Days and Courses
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.