Needle felt workshops

It's going to be another busy year with workshops - the first one of 2014 commences with one of my favourites, at Cinderhill Farm in the beautiful Forest of Dean on Saturday March the 8th. We will be making moon gazing hares.  Last time there was morning coffee and homemade baked stuff, a hot lunch with the farm's own free range pork and the speciality of the farm, Deb's high tea. Which last year looked like this...

It's an all day class, with all materials, use of tools and all food included in the price of £60 per person. Vegetarian/allergy  options can be provided.  This year the farm shop, the Pie House, is open, with local  produce. the farm pies and gift wares on sale. There are only eight places available and we are half booked now, so if you want to secure a place, please contact Debs directly via the farm contact form.

Then there are several four hour workshops at Chipping Norton Fibreworks and Oxford Fibreworks throughout the months, making a variety of things depending on the time of year. Candy Buns are the spring design.

And a new venue for me, the Buckinghamshire Summer School, where I will be teaching larger classes for two days. August the  7th is beginners and August the 8th is intermediate, with a discount for anyone booking both classes.
On the 7th the design is little chickens and on the 8th you can make a slinky fox. All materials and use of tools included.

Later in the year, I'm thrilled to be making a repeat visit to the glorious 'Hope and Elvis' studios, in Nottinghamshire, making the perennial favourites, Acorns and Toadstools', in October. Last year's two days were fantastic experiences for me and we had lovely feedback. The studios are situated in the stunning Welbeck Estate (think Downton Abbey, but more so). Apart  from the workshops, there are simply gorgeous shops, a gallery and I can personally vouch for the food at the Limehouse Cafe.

These are the confirmed workshops, but there are more in the pipeline. All details of these can be found on my workshops page, where you can visit the various websites and contact the organisers to book directly. Hope to see some of you there, it's always great to meet up with blog readers face to face.


Twiglet said...

What a fab year you are going to have. I will put a link to this post on my WOYWW next week. The workshops sound brilliant! x Jo

BumbleVee said...

Wow...this is great Gretel.... looks like you'll have a busy year and busier yet if all the new courses get going as well... I hope you have a lot of fun with all of them...... sigh...and, as usual...you know I wish I lived anywhere within driving distance..... I'd be there in a heartbeat.

Charlotte said...

Definitely coming to Hope and Elvis this year, now I know where it is.

What a fantastic program you have planned.

Em said...

Hi Gretel I did contact Cinderhill farm via there contact form at the beginning of the year but never heard back from them :(

Gretel said...

Hi Crafttonic, I don't know if you got my email, but if you drop me an email via my profile, I will contact Debs directly and spit her in contact with you. I am sorry you didn't get a reply.