Blog - Crafts

Catching the fall

The Great Oak Hall is buzzing with visitors enjoying our final exhibition of the autumn with a showcase of ten members’ work.

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Autumn delights!

Posted in: Blog Autumn Crafts Events

We are pleased to announce an exciting array of exhibitions for you to enjoy on your next autumn visit. There will be all kinds of arts and crafts on display from pots and paintings to photography and furniture.

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Summer Exhibitions/Sales

We are delighted to be hosting three exhibitions this August in the Great Oak Hall, so come and browse at your leisure!...

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A wash with watercolour

We are delighted to welcome back local artist Carole Ingram to the Great Oak Hall this bank holiday weekend, so if you are visiting the arboretum, please do drop in!...

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Final pieces put to lime sculpture

Posted in: Blog Crafts

This March at Westonbirt Arboretum, renowned artist and sculptor Richard Harris has been creating a sculpture to celebrate one of Britain’s oldest trees – the arboretum’s 2000 Year Old Lime located here in Silk Wood.

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Getting into the swing of things and happy coincidences...

Posted in: Blog Crafts Learning

This March at Westonbirt Arboretum, renowned artist and sculptor Richard Harris will be creating a sculpture over 10 metres in height to celebrate one of Britain’s oldest trees – the arboretum’s 2000 Year Old Lime located here in Silk Wood.

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Celebrating Westonbirt's 2000 Year Old Lime

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This March at Westonbirt Arboretum, renowned artist and sculptor Richard Harris will be creating a sculpture over 10 metres in height to celebrate one of Britain's oldest trees - the arboretum's 2000 Year Old Lime located here in Silk Wood.

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Chair Making at Westonbirt

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Paul Hayden has been making Windsor chairs from green wood for more than twenty years. He regularly runs chair making courses at Westonbirt, using the Silk Wood Barn as a venue for a traditional workshop.

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I am a 'Woody Woman'

Coming from Westonbirt's marketing office, I anticipated the Woody Women course to be something of a challenge.

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