Sunday 15th February 2015 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Introduction to Woodland Coppicing - £85

Learn about the management of our native woodland Ecclesall Woods

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Wednesday 18th February 2015 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Make your own Flowerpot Character (ages 12+) - £35

Create your own rustic flowerpot character

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Saturday 21st February 2015 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Intro to Woodland Hand Felling - £85

Learn how to fell small trees by hand and how to process them ready for use as firewood, craft material and brash   << more info >>

Saturday 14th March 2015 - 9:30am-4:00pm

Bronze Making & Smelting & Casting

Looking at the evidence for the first use of metals << more info >>

Saturday 21st March 2015 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

“Against The Grain” Wood Sculpture Course - £80

Learn the art of creative wood sculpture on large pieces of timber << more info >>

Wednesday 1st April 2015 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Weaving and Basket Making for Kids - £35

Make a traditional log basket from willow

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Wednesday 8th April 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Introduction to Wood Carving for Kids - £35. (The wood carving course is suitable for kids 8yrs+)  << more info >>

Saturday 25th April 2015 - 9:30am-4:00pm

Walking Stick Course - £85

A one day class in the basic skills involved in making your own sticks << more info >>

Fri 1st-Sun 3rd May 2015 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Introduction to Greenwood Craft - 3 day course - £225

A 3 day course to introduce you to Green wood craft, using a Pole Lathe, basic craft tools << more info >>

Sunday 10th May 2015 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Make your own "Besome" Broom and Carve a Spatula - £85

Besom brooms are made from the twiggy growth of the birch tree << more info >>

Sunday 17th May 2015 - 9:30am-4:00pm

Make a 3-Legged Rustic Stool

What is Green Wood? Green Wood is freshly felled, still sappy wood << more info >>

Sunday 24th May 2015 9:30am-4pm

Basic Pole Lathe Turning - £85

Have you ever wanted to make something amazing but lacked the confidence to have a go? This is the course for you << more info >>

Ecclesall Woods Craft Courses

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J G Graves Woodland Discovery Centre
Ecclesall Woods
Abbey Lane
S7 2QZ

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The J G Graves Woodland Discovery Centre

Set in the extensive and beautiful Ecclesall woods, the Woodland Discovery Centre is the perfect indoor and outdoor facility for a spectrum of events and a visit to the woods.  Space is available to hire at the centre for:

The centre runs craft courses all through the year from cider making to wood work skills.  Public events in the autumn and spring celebrate Sheffield’s rich woodland heritage and demonstrates the unique facilities of the centre, as well as providing activities such as story telling, discovering nature and traditional uses of wood in the home and garden.

For more information regarding any of our courses please contact us on 0114 235 6348.

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