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christmas decorations course

Come along to our Christmas Decorations course and use our locally grown willow harvested here at Bore Place to make some beautiful bits for Christmas

date:30 Nov 2019 10am - 2pm (full)
30 Nov 2019 3pm - 7pm (full)
28 Nov 2020 10am - 2pm
overview:Ditch the plastic mass-produced christmas decorations - and make your own angels, stars or christmas trees and a wreath using locally grown willow and hedgerow materials. Do feel free to bring your own greenery and decorations for your wreath if you so wish, but all materials will be provided.
refreshmentsFor the morning course, we will provide lunch (bread and vegetarian soup). For the afternoon course, a glass of mulled wine (or orange juice) and a mince pie are included in the course fee
cancellations:we will provide a full refund if you cancel your place more than 14 days in advance of the course start date. Please note that we will be unable to refund your course fee or transfer you to another course if you cancel your place less than 14 days before the start of the course.
what to wear:Wear sturdy shoes or boots at all times. Please also wear warm, comfortable clothes that are suitable for the current weather conditions. You may be outside for some of the course.
course size:maximum of 10 participants
what to bring:All tools and materials will be provided, but please feel free to bring along any interesting tools!
how to book:Booking Form
location:Courses and volunteer days are held at Bore Place, between Edenbridge and Sevenoaks, Kent. Bore Place is an environmental and educational charity on a 500 acre organic dairy farm, set in beautiful low weald countryside. Converted farm buildings and a Jacobean Manor House offer accommodation if required, with walks and local pubs to enjoy when you’re not wooding! Directions will be sent to you once you’ve booked on a course and can also be accessed from the Workshop Directions Page.
accommodation:Camping facilities are available (toilet and shower) for £25 per night. Please contact Bore Place for more information.
Limited Bed and Breakfast options are also available, with prices starting from £61 per person (plus VAT). For B&B, please contact Bore Place for more information.
There are also two beautiful yurts on site - see Free Range Glamping for more information.

This course can be run for separate groups at different times to suit you.  Please contact me for details.


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John Waller, Underwoodsman
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by Amy on John Waller, Underwoodsman
Natural Christmas

Really fun session, easy to follow instructions, well knowledged and helpful teacher. Cannot believe I made a natural wreath, it's so beautiful. Very well organized, beautiful site. Soup was delicious, wouldn't mind the recipe.

by Karen/Becky on John Waller, Underwoodsman
Without talent!

Thoroughly enjoyed our day, confirmed myself completely without any creativity but laughed a lot and the soup and bread was delicious, well organised.

by Sara on John Waller, Underwoodsman
Christmas Decorations

Had a great time. Everything was provided including Gluten Free mince pies. Plenty of time and comprehensive instructions to create some really lovely lasting and unique decorations. Well recommended and will look into other courses at other times of the year now I have so enjoyed this.

by Silke Tetzlaff on John Waller, Underwoodsman
Willow Christmas decoration

I absolutely loved it. It was really nice. It was a very friendly atmosphere, warm environment, plenty of toilets !!😀, lovely soup lunch, tea or coffee on arrival and available throughout. Perfect. Thank you, I shall be back.

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