July 2022

Willow Basket Making

Fri 1 – Sun 3 July Begins 12 noon on the Friday, finishes 4pm on Sunday
£192 (Veranda Room)
£210 (House Room) (both prices include 2 nights’ accommodation in the main farmhouse, meals and refreshments and 2½ days tuition. Non-resident price: £175 (includes lunches, snacks, and tuition.)
Norah Kennedy

An opportunity to make willow baskets, garden structures, plant supports, sculptures, and decorations. Learn an eco-friendly skill using local renewable materials!

There will be time to make at least two small baskets, or one larger one. Advice will be available for those wanting to grow their own willow.

The course begins on Friday with lunch at 12.30pm. Tuition begins after lunch. On the Saturday and Sunday, tuition and basket-making will take place from 9.30am until 4pm.

This weekend is suitable for both beginners and for those with experience. (There will be an extra charge of £5 – £25 for materials.)

Norah is an experienced, practising basket maker, and has been teaching this age-old craft all over the country for many years.

Other Willow Basket Making Weekends: 16–18 September

July Willow Basket Making Weekend Fully Booked, still spaces on September Weekend (please email us to request notification if places become available on the July one)

Book July Willow Basket Making

Yoga and Massage Weekend

This is a much-requested, Summer Yoga and Massage Weekend!

Fri 22 – Sun 24 July
£180 (Veranda Room)
£198 (House Room or Garden Cabin)
Mary Mcinerney and Mary Maguire

A chance to unwind and be rejuvenated!

Yoga will be taught in the Iyengar style in a way that is suited to beginners and more experienced practitioners. The classes will focus on postures to improve flexibility, strength, and balance.

The weekend will also include sessions on giving and receiving a relaxing and toning massage, covering different areas of the body.

On Saturday there will be an early morning Pranayama (breath control) class, then following breakfast, a one and a half hour asana (postures) class, and a massage class. After lunch the options are to relax at the farm, use the super rustic sauna, or go on a led walk in the local area. In the late afternoon there is a restorative asana session, and a massage class.

In the evening there will be either a guided meditation, or foot baths, or time for a sauna, or to relax around the wood burning stove, or campfire.

On Sunday morning, the programme will be the same as Saturday’s, with a late lunch. Departures during the afternoon, from about 2.30 pm.

Group size: up to about 12.

Book July Yoga and Massage Weekend

2022 Yoga Weekends: Yoga and Massage 8–10 April (Fully Booked), Yoga and Massage 22–24 July, Yoga and Massage 14–16 October,

July 2022 Events

Fri 1 – Sun 3

Willow Basket Making

Fri 22 – Sun 24

Yoga and Massage Weekend

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