Christmas wreath workshops 2021

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Christmas is our favourite time of year so we want to make sure that all our workshops are fun and festive and that everyone leaves with something that they are proud of and makes them smile everyday when they come home to it. 

 

For the base of the arrangements we use locally grown green spruce and Norwegian silver spruce, then we also provide a mix of other foliages to complement these including a range of types of eucalyptus, pine, oak leaves, pittosporum , cotton, birch twigs, pussy willow, thistle, sprayed foliage, plus traditional ivy, conifer and holly.   

 

We also will provide a wide range of accessories, including traditional decorations (such as pine cones, oranges, cinnamon and robins), some more unusual natural decorations (such as lotus seed heads, old mans beard and wooden decorations) and then more modern and sparkly accessories in a range of colours (including a wider range of baubles, stars and lights).

We don’t limit the amount of foliage or accessories you can use and truly encourage a creative and expressive display which ensures that everybody finally design is completely different and personal to them. 



 

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We will be running a range of workshops in the first 2 weeks of December ranging from small to large groups in a range of venues. The workshop cost is £45 and covers everything you need including all the moss, foliage, accessories, scissors and aprons, and of course obligatory mulled wine/mulled apple juice, Christmas tunes and nibbles.

The following dates have spaces available:

 

  • Thursday 2nd December - 1-4 pm, The Stable Block, Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL- SOLD OUT

  • Friday 3rd December - 10-1 pm, The Stable Block, Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL - 3 places left

  • Saturday 4th December - 10-1 pm, The Stable Block, Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL  SOLD OUT

  • Saturday 4th December  - 7-10 pm, Harrold Centre, Harrold, MK43 7BH (% of profits to Harrold PTA)

  • Monday  6th December - 7-10pm, Navigation Inn, Cosgrove, MK19 7BE - 6 places left

  • Tuesday 7th December - 7-10pm, The Oakley Arms, Harrold, MK43 7BH - SOLD OUT

  • Saturday 11th December - 2-5 pm, Newton Park Barn, Newton Blossomville, MK43 8AU - 4 places left

The events at Turvey House and the Navigation Inn will be smaller groups of around 10 people, whilst the other venues have a larger capacity of up to 24 people (these will have extra experienced florists supporting).


The location at an outbuilding at Turvey house and old barn at Newton Park Farm are beautiful, atmospheric old buildings but are a bit more exposed to the elements with toilets in separate buildings and less insulation and heating. There will be heaters and lots of twinkly lights but warm clothes will be advised.

The Harrold Centre and The Navigation Inn venues are most suited to anyone who requires accessible toilets.

To book a place please click on the 'Book a place' button and send us an email with the date you are interested in and we will  reply with booking and payment information. We will aim to respond within 5 days to if you haven't heard back by then please check your junk mail box to make sure the reply hasn't gone there.