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Upcoming Workshops

  • Willow Plant Support Workshop
    Willow Plant Support Workshop
    Sat, Apr 20
    Crathes Hall
    Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Crathes Hall, Crathes, Banchory AB31 5JN, UK
    Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Crathes Hall, Crathes, Banchory AB31 5JN, UK
    Make your own 5-6ft obelisk-style plant support! A lovely complement to your garden, perfect for sweet peas, beans, or other climbers. These can also be used again during festive times, decorated with fairy lights they make a wonderful festive tree!
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  • Willow Plant Support Workshop
    Willow Plant Support Workshop
    Sat, May 04
    Logie Coldstone Village Hall
    May 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Village Hall, Logie Coldstone, Aboyne AB34 5PQ
    May 04, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Village Hall, Logie Coldstone, Aboyne AB34 5PQ
    Make your own 5-6ft obelisk-style plant support! A lovely complement to your garden, perfect for sweet peas, beans, or other climbers. These can also be used again during festive times, decorated with fairy lights they make a wonderful festive tree!
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  • Swallow Workshop '24
    Swallow Workshop '24
    Sun, May 19
    Logie Coldstone Hall
    May 19, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    May 19, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Join us to learn how to make a swallow using a flat-weave - this is a great introduction to crafting with willow to make something that can be enjoyed in the home or garden, as gift for a friend or yourself!
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  • Willow Vase / Utensil Holder Workshop
    Willow Vase / Utensil Holder Workshop
    Fri, Jun 07
    Deeside Willow
    Jun 07, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
    Deeside Willow, Blelack House, Logie Coldstone, Aboyne AB34 5NH, UK
    Jun 07, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
    Deeside Willow, Blelack House, Logie Coldstone, Aboyne AB34 5NH, UK
    Come and create a willow vase with us. Learn the techniques needed to work with willow to make a small round multi-purpose basket / utensil holder.
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  • Mini-Hanging Basket Workshop '24
    Mini-Hanging Basket Workshop '24
    Sat, Jun 15
    Crathes Hall
    Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+1
    Crathes Hall, Crathes, Banchory AB31 5JN, UK
    Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+1
    Crathes Hall, Crathes, Banchory AB31 5JN, UK
    Join us for a relaxing morning to create a cone-shaped mini-hanging basket which bring some colour to your home or garden.
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  • Willow Flying Beasties '24
    Willow Flying Beasties '24
    Fri, Jun 21
    Deeside Willow
    Jun 21, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+1
    Deeside Willow, Chapel End Blelack House, Logie Coldstone, Aboyne AB34 5NH, UK
    Jun 21, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+1
    Deeside Willow, Chapel End Blelack House, Logie Coldstone, Aboyne AB34 5NH, UK
    Learn the simple but effective spiral weave and create a beautiful willow dragonfly, butterfly, bee or other flying beastie - a great addition to your garden, or as a sustainable gift for any age!
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  • Flower Workshop '24
    Flower Workshop '24
    Fri, Jun 28
    Location is TBD - nr Logie Coldstone
    Jun 28, 2024, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+1
    Location is TBD - nr Logie Coldstone
    Jun 28, 2024, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+1
    Location is TBD - nr Logie Coldstone
    Using similar methods to making a small circular basket base, we learn a couple of different types of weaves to create a wilUsing similar methods to making a small circular basket base, we learn a couple of different types of weaves to create a willow starflower which can be enjoyed indoors or out!
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  • Growing, Harvesting & Living Willow Workshop
    Growing, Harvesting & Living Willow Workshop
    Fri, Mar 08
    Deeside Willow
    Mar 08, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM GMT
    Deeside Willow, Chapel End Blelack House, Logie Coldstone, Aboyne AB34 5NH, UK
    Mar 08, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM GMT
    Deeside Willow, Chapel End Blelack House, Logie Coldstone, Aboyne AB34 5NH, UK
    Learn the fundamental skills you need to know on how to coppice, grow and create and maintain living willow structures. In this hands-on workshop, you will work with us to harvest and then build a lasting willow structure.
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  • Bird Feeders Workshop
    Bird Feeders Workshop
    Fri, Feb 23
    MacRobert Hall
    Feb 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT
    MacRobert Hall, The Square, Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4YL, UK
    Feb 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT
    MacRobert Hall, The Square, Tarland, Aboyne AB34 4YL, UK
    Learn to make your own willow bird feeders. Learn some basic weaving skills whilst creating a practical product to welcome birds into your garden! These multi-functional crafts can also be used in the kitchen to hold garlic or other fruits and vegetables, or could be used for dried flowers.
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  • Heart Wreath Workshop
    Heart Wreath Workshop
    Thu, Feb 08
    Crathes Hall
    Feb 08, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM GMT
    Crathes Hall, Crathes, Banchory AB31 5JN, UK
    Feb 08, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM GMT
    Crathes Hall, Crathes, Banchory AB31 5JN, UK
    Make a wonderful willow heart and learn some basic willow techniques in the process. A great way to create a sustainable gift for Valentines Day or bring a friend with you to share the experience together!
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  • Festive Wreath Workshop '23
    Festive Wreath Workshop '23
    Fri, Dec 08
    Logie Coldstone Hall
    Dec 08, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Dec 08, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Weave a wonderful willow wreath - a great way to create some sustainable gifts for your home or for a friend. A small selection of materials will be available to decorate your wreath, but we encourage you to bring your own dried/fresh flowers or foliage to make it extra special!
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  • Christmas Willow Wreath & Decorating Workshop @ Sakura Floral Design
    Christmas Willow Wreath & Decorating Workshop @ Sakura Floral Design
    Thu, Nov 30
    Sakura Studio, nr Alford
    Nov 30, 2023, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Sakura Studio, nr Alford
    Nov 30, 2023, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Sakura Studio, nr Alford
    We are delighted to be partnering with Sakura Floral Design to offer an experience to learn and create a willow wreath from scratch and then decorate with fresh foliage and accessories. A great sustainable decoration for your door this Christmas.
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  • Festive Wreath Workshop '23
    Festive Wreath Workshop '23
    Thu, Nov 23
    Crathes Hall
    Nov 23, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM GMT
    Crathes Hall, Crathes, Banchory AB31 5JN, UK
    Nov 23, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM GMT
    Crathes Hall, Crathes, Banchory AB31 5JN, UK
    Weave a wonderful wreath - a great way to create some sustainable gifts for your home or for a friend. A small selection of materials will be available to decorate your wreath, but we encourage you to bring your own dried/fresh flowers or foliage to make it extra special!
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  • Festive Star Workshop '23
    Festive Star Workshop '23
    Fri, Nov 17
    Logie Coldstone Hall
    Nov 17, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM GMT
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Nov 17, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM GMT
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Get into the festive spirit and learn how to make a willow woven star. Spend the morning learning the flat weave and other basic willow techniques. Create something extra special for your home or as a gift for a loved one!
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  • Family Spooky Spiders Workshop @ The Barn
    Family Spooky Spiders Workshop @ The Barn
    Fri, Oct 27
    The Barn
    Oct 27, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    The Barn, The Barn, Burn O'Bennie Rd, Banchory AB31 5QA, UK
    Oct 27, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    The Barn, The Barn, Burn O'Bennie Rd, Banchory AB31 5QA, UK
    Come and have some fun making a spooky spider using willow grown here in Deeside. Together, we will be learning some basic willow handling and weaving techniques whilst creating a unique and sustainable eight-legged creature.
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  • Bird Feeders Workshop '23
    Bird Feeders Workshop '23
    Sat, Sep 30
    Logie Coldstone Hall
    Sep 30, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Sep 30, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Learn to make your own willow bird feeders. Learn some basic weaving skills whilst creating a practical product to welcome birds into your garden! These multi-functional crafts can also be used in the kitchen to hold garlic or other fruits and vegetables, or could be used for dried flowers.
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  • Tarland Food & Music Festival - Mini Foraging Baskets
    Tarland Food & Music Festival - Mini Foraging Baskets
    Fri, Sep 22
    Knockiehill Woodland Centre
    Sep 22, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Knockiehill Woodland Centre , Woodland, Melgum Rd, Tarland, Knockiehill AB34 4UX, UK
    Sep 22, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Knockiehill Woodland Centre , Woodland, Melgum Rd, Tarland, Knockiehill AB34 4UX, UK
    We are partnering with the Knockiehill Woodland Centre to offer a workshop for adults to make some mini-foraging willow baskets. Gathering around the campfire, we learn some core willow weaving techniques. A great way to create a sustainable gift for a loved one, or bring a friend to enjoy together!
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  • Beginners Round Basket Workshop '23
    Beginners Round Basket Workshop '23
    Thu, Sep 07
    Logie Coldstone Hall
    Sep 07, 2023, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Sep 07, 2023, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Come and create your first round willow basket with us. Learn the techniques needed to work with willow to make a small multi-purpose basket.
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  • Swallow Workshop '23 (II)
    Swallow Workshop '23 (II)
    Sun, Sep 03
    Logie Coldstone Hall
    Sep 03, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Sep 03, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Join us to learn how to make a swallow using a flat-weave - this is a great introduction to crafting with willow to make something that can be enjoyed in the home or garden, as gift for a friend or yourself!
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  • Swallow Workshop '23
    Swallow Workshop '23
    Fri, Aug 25
    Logie Coldstone Hall
    Aug 25, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Aug 25, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Join us to learn how to make a swallow using a flat-weave - this is a great introduction to crafting with willow to make something that can be enjoyed in the home or garden, as gift for a friend or yourself!
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  • Ballater Garden Festival - Family Willow Fish Workshop
    Ballater Garden Festival - Family Willow Fish Workshop
    Mon, Jul 31
    Victoria & Albert Halls Ballater
    Jul 31, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Victoria & Albert Halls Ballater, Station Square The Victoria & Albert Halls, Ballater AB35 5QB, UK
    Jul 31, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Victoria & Albert Halls Ballater, Station Square The Victoria & Albert Halls, Ballater AB35 5QB, UK
    Come and have some fun making a willow fish! Aimed at children (~7yrs+) with adult supervision, you and your child can work together. This is a partnership with the Ballater Royal Horticultural Society, creations will form part of a River Dee display in the Ballater Garden Festival (19th-20th Aug.)
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  • Willow Flying Beasties '23
    Willow Flying Beasties '23
    Sat, Jul 01
    Deeside Willow
    Jul 01, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
    Deeside Willow, Chapel End Blelack House, Logie Coldstone, Aboyne AB34 5NH, UK
    Jul 01, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
    Deeside Willow, Chapel End Blelack House, Logie Coldstone, Aboyne AB34 5NH, UK
    Learn the simple but effective spiral weave and create a beautiful willow dragonfly, butterfly, bee or other flying beastie - a great addition to your garden, or as a sustainable gift for any age!
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  • Flower Workshop '23
    Flower Workshop '23
    Sun, Jun 11
    Crathes Hall
    Jun 11, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM GMT+1
    Crathes Hall, Crathes, Banchory AB31 5JN, UK
    Jun 11, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM GMT+1
    Crathes Hall, Crathes, Banchory AB31 5JN, UK
    Using similar methods to making a small circular basket base, we learn a couple of different types of weaves to create a wilUsing similar methods to making a small circular basket base, we learn a couple of different types of weaves to create a willow starflower which can be enjoyed indoors or out!
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  • Mini-Hanging Basket Workshop '23
    Mini-Hanging Basket Workshop '23
    Fri, May 26
    Logie Coldstone Hall
    May 26, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    May 26, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM GMT+1
    Logie Coldstone Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Join us for a relaxing morning to create a cone-shaped mini-hanging basket which bring some colour to your home or garden.
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  • Willow Plant Support (May ‘23)
    Willow Plant Support (May ‘23)
    Sat, May 20
    Logie Coldstone Village Hall
    May 20, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Logie Coldstone Village Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    May 20, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Logie Coldstone Village Hall, Aboyne AB34 5PQ, UK
    Make your own 5-6ft obelisk-style plant support! A lovely complement to your garden, perfect for sweet peas, beans, or other climbers. These can also be used again during festive times, decorated with fairy lights they make a wonderful festive tree!
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Workshop Cancellation & Refund Policy

If you need to cancel a workshop:

If you are unable to attend your booked workshop and it’s more than 21-days in advance of the workshop date, then we are happy to offer a full refund. If cancellation is within 21-days of your workshop I’m afraid we are unable to offer a refund. We do appreciate that sometimes-unforeseen circumstances may mean that you can’t attend so we are happy for you to send along a friend to take your place. We will need their name and contact details prior to the workshop.

Our right to cancel a workshop:

We reserve the right to cancel or postpone workshops at any time. Should we need to cancel a workshop, we will aim to give you as much notice as possible of the cancellation. We will give you a full refund or if you prefer a transfer to an alternative available course, space permitting. Unfortunately, we cannot accept any liability for travel or other costs

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