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Courses with Nene Coppicing and Crafts at Sacrewell Farm.

Below are workshops that we have organised in the past or, that we have a planned date for.  If you are interested in any of the workshops please contact  We need a minimum number of participants to run a workshop so why not see if your friends/family are interested.

The workshops will be outdoors in good weather and indoors but unheated if the weather is not kind to us.  For whole day courses please bring some lunch and a drink or you can visit the onsite Origin 8 café.

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Garden Obelisk


Saturday 13th April 2024 FULL

Saturday 25th May 2024 

Saturday 8th June 2024

9.30am till around 1pm

Cost; £45

Come and enjoy learning a few basic willow-weaving skills, in a relaxing environment. You will produce a large willow obelisk and begin to understand how to work with willow. These structures look great in the garden, on the allotment or even in a pot on the patio. They could offer support to your colourful climbers and runner beans; I’ve even used mine in the house as a centrepiece for hanging photos and birthday cards. All materials and tools are provided. The workshop runs from9.30am to 1pm.


Introduction to Willow Basketmaking


Monday 3rd June FULL

Saturday 22nd June 2024 FULL

Saturday 10th August 2024

9.15 to around 4.30pm


Cost; £75

Come and enjoy a day (9.15 to 4.30pm) working with willow to create a useful basket. Our experienced basket maker will guide you through many basic techniques, which may whet your appetite to try something more adventurous in the future! All materials and tools are provided.


Large willow Dragonfly

Date; To be arranged summer 2024

Cost; £45

Come and enjoy learning a few basic willow-weaving skills with an experienced tutor and produce one or two beautiful large willow dragonflies. You will attach your dragonfly to a long willow rod, enabling it to ‘dance’ elegantly in the breeze. They look great over a pond, in a flowerbed or gently bobbing above a patio pot. All materials and tools are provided. The workshop runs from 9.30am to 1pm.


Willow Christmas decorations

Dates; To be arranged Nov 2024

Cost: £45

During this half-day workshop you will make at least two willow Christmas decorations. You can choose from a variety of items including stars, mini reindeer, mini Christmas trees, a blank wreath, a star garland.

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