Christmas Woodcrafts

Make your own Christmas crafts

Sunday 20th November 2016 – 9:30am – 3.30pm


This course will provide you with all the materials, tools and information to create your own Christmas decorations and crafts.  Learn how to manipulate willow to create tree hangings and tea light holders, learn how to carve a flower, make a Christmas tree out of hazel, create mini reindeer, woodland elves or tree decorations.

Choose a selection of these projects to create and take home to give as Christmas gifts or for yourself!

The course is set in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere and taught by Nadine Grundy, a qualified teacher who has taught arts and crafts in schools and workshops and events for over 14 years.  All the wood is sourced locally from Ecclesall Woods and is cut as part of their normal woodland management.


  • Learn to use a brace and bit to create holes in wood without power.
  • Learn to use a shavehorse, a traditional woodland clamp and a drawknife

to create a flower.

  • Learn to manipulate willow to create Christmas decorations
  • Learn to use a knife to create elf hats!
  • Get arty and create your own tree decorations!!


Arrive:   15 minutes prior to a 9.30am start

Depart:   3.30pm, although this is approximate.

Directions:   Please look at the map featured on the website.

What to bring: work clothes, packed lunch

Let us know: if you have any special needs

Price:   £65.00

Refundable up to two weeks prior to course (minus £5 admin fee)
No refunds for cancellations within two weeks of course

Lunch:   bring a packed lunch

What’s included:  All timber and tool use.   Refreshment throughout the day.