15th February 2014 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Introduction to Woodland Coppicing - £80

Learn about the management of our native woodland Ecclesall Woods.

22nd February 2014 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Introduction to Wood Carving for Adults - £80 - Learn basic woodcarving, lettering skills and simple relief carving.

15th March 2014 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Bronze Smelting and Casting - £80

Learn how to smelt bronze and cast a bronze artefact  << more info >>

16th April 2014 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Introduction to Wood Carving for Kids - £35

Each participant will go away with two items they have made themselves. << more info >>

26th April 2014 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Walking Stick Making - £80

Learn to make and take home your own walking stick  << more info >>

18th May 2014 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Making Spoons and Spatulas - £80

Introduction to green woodcraft – make a spoon or spatula  . << more info >>

25th May 2014 - 9:30am - 4pm

Basic Pole Lathe Turning - £80

An introduction to green wood using a pole lathe. << more info >>

1st June 2014 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Tool Sharpening - £65

Learn to sharpen tools to be as effective as possible - did you know that many tools are sold blunt?  << more info >>

15th June 2014 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Make a 3-legged Rustic Stool - £80

Make a 'Jointed' Rustic Stool in green wood. Green Wood is freshly felled, still sappy wood.  << more info >>

22nd June 2014 - 9:30pm - 4:00pm

Stake & Strand Basket Making - £80

Make a traditional stake and strand basket from willow  << more info >>

Ecclesall Woods Craft Courses

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All courses are run at the J G Graves Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods

For further information or to hire the facilities contact us on 0114 2356348 or woodland.discovery@sheffield.gov.uk. Or visit the website on www.sheffield.gov.uk/discoverycentre

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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.

Book early to avoid disappointment as places are limited to ensure a high quality personal experience with our dedicated team of craft experts. Book online through PayPal.

If the course is full and you would like to be added to the waiting list or notified of an additional course, please email contact@ecclesallwoodscraftcourses.co.uk.

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