Explore the woods of Amersham Field Centre and learn how to create a willow wreath base to decorate with evergreen foliage and natural materials as well as making some smaller decorations to take home. Price includes festive refreshments.
Tutor: Jenny LewisJenny is an environmental educator and Forest School Leader with 16 years of experience working outdoors with young people. She enjoys exploring the woods and using found materials to create and craft a range of items inspired by the natural world.
9.30 - Arrive, welcome
9.45-10.45 - Cut willow, make wreath bases and go for a walk to collect natural materials
10.45-11.00 - Break and refreshments - mulled wine and a non-alcoholic alternative, plus tea and coffee, mince pies and biscuits will be provided.
11.00- 12.00 - Decorate wreaths
12.00-12.30 - Make additional decorations if time allows
12:30 - End of course
By the end of the course you will have learnt to make a wreath base, created a festive wreath to take home using natural materials and made some other Christmas decorations.
Before You Attend
What to bring
- Sensible footwear for being outdoors and warm clothing as at least part of the course will be outdoors.
- Your own secateurs and gardening gloves if you have them.
- You may wish to bring a bag or box to take your wreath home in.
Please advise of dietary requirements for refreshments.