Countryside and Craft Courses

Rural craft courses in Norfolk - email claretalbot@btinternet.com to book
Brakehill Lodge Farm, Carbrooke
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Rural craft courses

  • Pottery for beginners 18th May 2019

    £60.00
    Come and try you skill on our one day beginners pottery workshop with tutor Kate Allsop - Saturday 18th May 2019. Brakehill Lodge Farm looks forward to welcoming the talented Kate Allsop again, from her ceramics studio on Saturday 18th May for a day of pottery. Kate will be demonstrating porcelain, paper clay and stains. Materials and lunch included for £60. Places limited so please get in touch to secure your place - call us on 07899905963 or email claretalbot@btinternet.com
  • Soap making for beginners Saturday 1st June 2019

    £45.00
    Learn hands on how to make traditional cold process soap, and how to adapt recipes to your own personal preference.You will also be shown how to use previously prepared soap base to create artistic designs, colours and fragrances.All products vegetarian. Gloves, eye protectors and ingredients will all be supplied on the day allowing you to process 6-8 bars of soap which you can take home. Cost of £45 will include all materials, equipment and a farmhouse lunch, plus all drinks. Call Clare on 07899905963 or email claretalbot@btinternet.com to book - only limited spaces.
  • Willow weaving - 8th June 2019 - FULLY BOOKED

    £60.00
    The talented Willow Weaving tutor, Jane Frost will be coming to Brakehill Lodge Farm on Saturday 8th June to run a willow weaving course. Workshops are suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience. Learn a variety of techniques for sculpture and hangings for interior or exterior pieces.Students will be able to achieve a selection of sample pieces combining weaving, wrapping and braiding.Remember to wear suitable clothes as we will be in the barn.Willow is prepared about a week in advance of each workshop and can be selected for your project if you let us know.Price is £45 for the day to include lunch and all tools. The materials are £15.
  • Bee keeping course - Saturday 25th May 2019

    £30.00
    Come and learn about the fascinating world of bee keeping. Keith has kept bees for over 20 years and can answer all your questions on the subject and give you a good base to start learning. We start at 10.30am with a break for a farmhouse lunch and finish around 2pm.
  • Wild Walk - wildlife and plant walk around the farm tracks - Saturday 22nd June 2019

    £15.00
    Take a walk with us (small group only) to learn plant names, and hopefully spot some Norfolk wildlife. Only pay for the afternoon tea and all profits going to Norfolk Wildlife Trust. Wildlife books provided for reference.
  • "An introduction to the art of calm" Saturday 3rd August 2019

    £45.00
    Simple, effective techniques for improved health and well being. Pamela Morgan started practising Yoga in 1984.Qualifying to teach in 1993 she also trained in Massage and Reflexology, and ran a successful business for over 20 years.She has led many workshops over the years bringing together her knowledge and experience in Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi, Chi Gong, and Crystal Healing.She enjoys introducing others to the many benefits these disciplines can bring.Price of £45 to include tutor fee and a delicious afternoon tea with sandwiches and home made cakes. 1pm start.Please ask for more details by emailing Clare on claretalbot@btinternet.com , or I can put you in touch with Pam Morgan.
  • Candle making for beginners - Date to be announced soon

    £45.00
    Learn hands on how to make handmade candles that will burn well and give off a beautiful fragrance.Your tutor will show you how to adapt recipes to your own personal preference.You will also be shown how to make candles with colours and fragrances, each student will go home with 1 large and 2 small candles, or 2 large candles at the end of the session. All products vegetarian. Gloves, eye protectors and ingredients will all be supplied on the day.Cost of £45 will include all materials, equipment and a farmhouse lunch, plus all drinks. Call Clare on 07899905963 or email claretalbot@btinternet.com to book - only 6 places available.
  • Garden sculpture in willow for beginners - Saturday 20th July 2019

    £60.00
    Come and enjoy a day of creating your own garden sculptures - a sweet pea support, a pheasant, a dragonfly or maybe a bird feeder. Maxine Tricker from Max your Garden designs will be our tutor, and will be on hand to help us finish our work to take home. All materials supplied along with your lunch and all drinks.

Enjoy a day learning a new skill


Come to Norfolk and take some time to learn a new skill at Brakehill Lodge Farm.  Enjoy a lunch included in your tutor fees.  Always a small friendly group , who make friends and keep in touch. More course details to follow, so keep an eye open for something new that may interest you.  Contact Clare for all the details.
We support Norfolk Wildlife Trust. Everytime we hold a course we donate to this charity.
 https://www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk/home


Some customer reviews:-

5th Dec 2018 - Great venue and as a workshop provider it is really well organised, Jane

6th Oct 2018 The soap making workshop I did today was really good, so enjoyed myself and the lunch was delicious. Thank you very much - Helen 

17th Nov 2018 - The willow weaving course today was excellent. The tutor Jane Frost was very inspiring and helpful. Thanks to Clare for the perfect setting and fab lunch and cake. - Sue 

2nd Feb 2019 - I took part in the willow weaving course today and it was so much fun! The ladies were so lovely and homemade lunch was gorgeous. I will definitely be returning for future workshops!  Ell

23rd March 2019 - Wonderful day, great relaxed tuition, a lot of laughter amongst the concentration .... and then there was lunch! All fantastic! - Kate

9th March 2019 - I really enjoyed the soap making workshop; the demonstration was clear and informative and our tutor was inspirational. We had a lovely homemade lunch including delicious soup, homemade bread, and cake. I really enjoyed the company, everyone was so friendly. I look forward to hearing of future workshops.- Vicky





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Brakehill Lodge Farm
Carbrooke
IP25 6SU
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