Nene Coppicing & Crafts at Sacrewell

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We now have a residency at Sacrewell, where we have a small workshop next to the blacksmith. Initially we will be there demonstrating willow work and green woodworking on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

If you are down on the farm, please drop by for a chat, or why not have a go yourself?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses

 

Postponed until the New Year

Full day course from 10.00am to 4.30pm, making a rustic three-legged stool. The course is ideal for anyone from absolute beginners to experienced woodworkers who would like to learn green woodworking skills.

Refreshments are provided, but you will need to bring your own lunch or you can visit the Origin8 Cafe on site.

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Full day course from 10.00am to 4.30pm, making a willow doorstop. This is a great course for learning basic basketry techniques and you will produce a beautiful and unusual item, perfect as a Christmas gift (if you can bear to part with it).

Refreshments are provided, but you will need to bring your own lunch or you can visit the Origin8 cafe on site.

 

Postponed until the New Year

Half day course From 10.00am until 1.00pm, making rustic wreaths from willow and birch brash.

Refreshments are provided

 

Tickets are available at digitickets:

https://sacrewell.digitickets.co.uk/category/11037

 

If you are visiting Sacrewell on either the14th or 28th November, why not pop in to the workshop and have a go at making a willow ring to decorate yourself at home? The cost will be £10 per ring. No booking required.

 

 

 

 

 

Nene coppicing and Crafts will be appearing at the following events:

 

Green Backyard Holi May Day, Green Backyard, Peterborough, Saturday, May 5th. Event starts at 12.00am and finishes at 4.00pm. Come and join in all the activities and discover beautiful and unusual Christmas gifts!

 

Wildlife Day, Nene Park, Peterborough, Thursday, May 31st. The event starts at 10.00am and finishes at 4.00pm

 

Peterborough Heritage Festival, Peterborough City centre, Saturday 16th June and Sunday 17th June. Event starts at 10.00am and finishes at 5.00pm on both days. You will find us in the Cathedral Precincts

 

Green Backyard Christmas Fair, Green Backyard, Oundle Road, Peterborough, Saturday, December 8th. Event starts at 11.00am and finishes at 4.00pm

 

 Join us for our regular Conservation and Craft Days, every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am until 4pm, and learn traditional skills associated with our ancient woodlands.


L-R Tracy, Owen, Toby, Simon Macullum

 


During these Conservation and Craft Days, you can discover:
– Practical Woodland Management
– Wildlife Surveying
– Traditional Woodcraft & Carving
– Woodland History Research
– Bush Craft
– Kids Club

 

Children are welcome but will require parental supervision and may not be able to take part in all activities.

 

Locations change weekly.  If you wish to join us for any of the woodland sessions, please Contact Us beforehand, so we can give you up to date information.