The Woodland Haberdasher
The Woodland Haberdasher

                                        Upcoming Events 2021

I am always looking for interesting events to attend either as a seller, demonstrater or activirty provider so if you think I might be right for your event please get in touch. All events considered no matter how big or small!

 

Exhibitions and Hands on Stuff 2021

 

First Solo Show, title TBC – September 2021, DesignerMakers21, Diss, Norfolk

More details very soon!

 

Fayres and Festivals 2021

 

Green GallerySunday 13th June, Bradfield Woods, Suffolk

 

Strumpshaw Tree FairSat 14th-Sun 15th August, Norfolk

 

Thrigby Autumn Arts Festival - Saturday 11th September - Thrigby Wildlife Park, Norfolk

https://www.facebook.com/autumnartsfestival

 

Heritage Craft Day - Sunday 12th September - Pakenham Watermill, Suffolk

 

Apple Day – Sunday 31st October, Wakelyns Farm, Suffolk

 

 

 Walks and Talks 2021 

 

Butterfly WalkSunday 4th July, 1pm-3pm

A relaxed walk around Wakelyns organic farm to see butterflies. Ideal for beginners or people wishing to refresh their identification skills.

Booking --> Link here when booking live

 

 

Workshops at Wakelyns Farm, Suffolk

 

Woad Club Naked Woad, Wednesday 9th June 1pm-4pm

Explore the wonderful world of woad. Each month we’ll investigate a different side of this fascinating dye plant. Collect woad grown on the farm, make a fresh dye vat and then use it to dye different fibres. All materials, homemade cake and refreshments included.

£30 or book all 4 woad clubs for £95

Booking --> https://wakelyns.co.uk/events/woad-club-naked-woad/

 

Hedgerow Dyeing Taster WorkshopSaturday 26th June, 1pm-4pm

A fun and relaxed introduction to the wonderful world of natural colours. Use the ‘trees and weeds’ found on the farm to dye a selection of mini skeins and a piece of tree tie dye to take home with you. All homemade refreshments and materials included.

£40 per person

Booking --> https://wakelyns.co.uk/events/hedgerow-dyeing-taster-workshop/

 

Woad Club Woad and Weld, Wednesday 14th July, 1pm-4pm

Explore the wonderful world of woad. This month we’ll investigate adding woad dyed pieces to a yellow bath to make green. Collect woad grown on the farm, make a fresh dye vat and then use it to dye different fibres. All materials, homemade cake and refreshments included.

£30 or book all 4 woad clubs for £95

Booking --> https://wakelyns.co.uk/events/woad-club-woad-and-weld-greens/

 

Woad Club Woad and Willow, Wednesday 11th August, 1pm-4pm

Explore the wonderful world of woad. This month we’ll investigate adding woad dyed pieces to a willow bath to make purple. Collect woad grown on the farm, make a fresh dye vat and then use it to dye different fibres. All materials, homemade cake and refreshments included.

£30 or book all 4 woad clubs for £95

Booking -->https://wakelyns.co.uk/events/woad-club-woad-and-willow-purples/

 

Woad Club Wham Bam, Dunk and Go! Wednesday 15th September, 1pm-4pm

Explore the wonderful world of woad. With the last of the woad, we're going to try all sorts of things in the dye bath this month, why not bring a t-shirt or a pair of socks to brighten up? Collect woad grown on the farm, make a fresh dye vat and then use it to dye different fibres. All materials, homemade cake and refreshments included.

£30 or book all 4 woad clubs for £95

Booking -->https://wakelyns.co.uk/events/woad-club-wham-bam-dunk-and-go/

 

 

2 Day Hedgerow Dyeing Workshop

Weds 22nd-Thurs 23rd September, 10am-4pm

Immerse yourself further in the amazing world of natural dyes with this special two day workshop. Learn about the wide array of colours possible from common ‘trees and weeds’ and using foraged dyestuffs from the farm, make your own colour baths from scratch. Find out about how different fibres, methods and mordants can be used to fix and alter colours through discussion and practical experiments. As well as full size yarn skeins we will be dyeing a range of smaller pieces to make additional fun pieces across the workshop including a scarf and a needle roll.

Lunch and refreshments are included for both days, as are all materials.

£225 per person

Booking --> https://wakelyns.co.uk/events/2-day-hedgerow-dyeing-workshop/

 

Wild Twines – Farm Fibre Day - Sunday 10th October, 10am-3pm

Exploring plant and animal fibres through time, from the Pleistocene to the Present.

Use local and farm foraged materials including nettle, elm, lime, deer and sheep. Learn how to prepare and ply fibres, manually making twine and get to grips with one of the most technological revolutions of the Bronze Age!

Lunch, refreshments and all materials are included.

£125 per person

Booking --> https://wakelyns.co.uk/events/wild-twines-farm-fibre-day/

 

Teaspoon Club –  Saturday 30th October, 9.30am-12.30pm

A fun and relaxed introduction to spoon carving. Learn how to safely use basic hand tools and using wood from the farm, create your own masterpiece to take home. Refreshments and all materials provided.

£40 per person

Booking --> https://wakelyns.co.uk/events/teaspoon-club/

 

Teaspoon Club –  Saturday 27th November, 9.30am-12.30pm

A fun and relaxed introduction to spoon carving. Learn how to safely use basic hand tools and using wood from the farm, create your own masterpiece to take home. Refreshments and all materials provided.

£40 per person

Booking --> https://wakelyns.co.uk/events/teaspoon-club-2/

 

Workshops at Clare Castle Country Park Suffolk

 

Art in the Park Tues 27th July, 10am-12pm - Details to follow - Children's Event. Booking --> Link here when booking live

 

Beautiful ButterfliesTues 27th July 2pm-4pm - Details to follow -Children's Event. Booking --> Link here when booking live

 

Treemendous TreesTues 10th August 2pm-4pm - Details to follow -Children's Event. Booking --> Link here when booking live

 

Art in the ParkThurs 28th October - Details to follow -Children's Event. Booking --> Link here when booking live

 

Natural Cordage workshop -Sun 7th November - Details to follow -Adult Event Booking --> Link here when booking live

 

Yuletide DecorationsMon 20th December - Details to follow - Children's Event. Booking --> Link here when booking live

 

 

 

Workshops at Bradfield Woods,  SWT

 

Celebrating Birch at Bradfield Woods

Tuesday 15th June, 10am-3pm

Find out all about uses of this wonderful tree. Carve a small spoon or butterknife, make birch tar from the bark and see all the dyes that can be found.

Booking --> https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/events/2021-06-15-celebrating-birch-course-bradfield-woods

 

Woodland Jewellery at Bradfield Woods

June, Evening

Use a variety of woods and tools to make beautiful jewellery pieces.

Booking --> Link here when booking live

 

Adult Spoon Carving at Bradfield Woods

Tuesday 10th November, 10am-3pm

Spend a fun and relaxing day being introduced to green wood working, making a selection of utensils to take home with you

Booking --> Link here when booking live

 

Adult Spoon Carving at Bradfield Woods

Sunday 21st November, 10am-3pm

Spend a fun and relaxing day being introduced to green wood working, making a selection of utensils to take home with you

Booking --> Link here when booking live

 

 

 

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