Willow is a very exciting material to use for sculptural purposes. It is both tough but flexible and comes in a variety of colours.
The living willow courses can run from late autumn through to mid spring depending on the weather.
In addition to this, non-living sculptures can be produced throughout the year.
Creating your own tunnel, harbor or shelter is a very rewarding skill to learn, not only does it give you a fantastic individual piece of creative garden sculpture it also teaches you the basic skills necessary to make other features for the outdoors, such as trellising, archways, furniture, etc.
This course is designed to give people the opportunity to acquire some basic skills in working with willow.
To teach knot techniques and gain the confidence to explore the strengths and weaknesses of willow.
To enable people to experiment with a creative process.