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: 3 Dec 2022
2 Dec 2023
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.
start time: 9.30am
finish time: 1.30pm
refreshments: mince pies and coffee at 11.am
cost: £80 per person
tutor: John Waller
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: You will be inside for the entire course.
course size: maximum of 8 participants
what to bring: All tools and materials will be provided. Please bring some Christmas cheer!
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.
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accommodation:Depending on availability, there are cottages to rent on site for £175 per night (minimum of 2 nights). Camping opportunities are limited; we have a hot shower and toilets, but no cooking facilities. It is essential that you contact Bore Place in advance to book either camping, or bed and breakfast. Please call 01732 463255 or email bookings@boreplace.org.
There are also two beautiful yurts and two cosy shepherds huts on site - see Free Range Glamping for more information.
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John Waller, Underwoodsman
Average rating:  
 4 reviews
 by Amy
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
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
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
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.