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Net Making Workshop

Sat, 03 August 2024


Nets and netting tools can be traced back into the Palaeolithic and are still made using similar techniques today. Explore the evidence for nets in prehistory, compare ancient and modern tools, and learn how to set up a rectangular or round net before starting work on a natural fibre net bag to take home with you. All materials provided.

Basket weaving workshop

Wed, 14 August 2024


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Working with willow sustainably harvested in the UK, you will learn several traditional basketry techniques including a pairing weave, three rod wale and a trac border.

Corn Dollies - Welsh Fan Workshop with Angela Riley

Sat, 17 August 2024

10am to 1pm

This practical workshop starts with making the traditional 3 straw plait and from there you will work your way up toward making a Welsh Fan. These are a traditional Welsh house blessing, given as a gift to promote good fortune in the house where it hung

Bird Ringing with Jack Baddams

Sun, 22 September 2024

10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm

Join ornithologist Jack Baddams to learn how we study the birds of Creswell Crags.

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