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Working With Straw: Beginners Straw Plaiting

During this course you will learn a little of the history of straw craft from its role in pagan times, to the hat trade, through to the decorative uses of today. You will learn how to prepare the old variety of wheat straw that will be used during the day, and a selection of different plaits and techniques, using them to create different designs and decorate them. No previous experience necessary.

There will be a short lunch break, please bring a packed lunch or you can purchase a light lunch from our Tea Room.

Included in your experience

  • Tuition from our experienced course leader
  • All equipment and materials
  • Tea and coffee
  • Participants can take home everything that they have made on the day

Length of workshop: 10.30 am-3.30 pm

Minimum age: 16
Number of participants: 6

 

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  • Working With Straw: Beginners Straw Plaiting Experience Day for 1 Adult £35.00 0 6 max
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During this course you will learn a little of the history of straw craft from its role in pagan times, to the hat trade, through to the decorative uses of today. You will learn how to prepare the old variety of wheat straw that will be used during the day, and a selection of different plaits and techniques, using them to create different designs and decorate them. No previous experience necessary.

There will be a short lunch break, please bring a packed lunch or you can purchase a light lunch from our Tea Room.

Included in your experience

  • Tuition from our experienced course leader
  • All equipment and materials
  • Tea and coffee
  • Participants can take home everything that they have made on the day

Length of workshop: 10.30 am-3.30 pm

Minimum age: 16
Number of participants: 6

 

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