Wild Creative Weaving Weekend 2023
Wild Creative Weaving Weekend 2023
August Bank Holiday 26th - 28th - Mid Wales
Come and give yourself some time to relax.
Enjoy a beautiful and peaceful environment in the Welsh hills.
You are welcome to enjoy the land and practice your weaving outside between lessons.
A creative and peaceful self catering retreat weekend, in beautiful countryside accommodation, here in these stunning Welsh hills, at our little centre of wool crafts.
Saturday - Arrive from 2pm and settle in, then meet in the studio or around the campfire for a wild weaving circle.
Sunday - Morning session - Learn how to warp a tapestry loom and start your weaving on it, learning fun weaving techniques throughout the day. Evening - Weavealong session with help whenever needed, and finishing off your creative wall art piece.
Monday - Morning session - Learn how to make wild circular hoop frames and how to warp them, some prep for something exciting to weave when you get home.
There are only up to 5 residential spaces, and two daytime passes for local people available.
Accommodation is as follows (I will need to arrange the acommodation spaces to work with any bookings for shared rooms, access needs etc)
*Farm Cottage - 2 spaces - The cottage has two bedrooms, each with single beds. There is a large shared full kitchen/dining room, two bathrooms, and a living room.
*Garden Cabin - 1 space - The cabin is open plan, with 2 beds, a sofa, a kitchen area with a fridge, sink (running cold water only - kettle for boiling washing up water) a double hotplate stove. The shared bathroom is in little bathroom cabin, with toilet, sink, shower and micro bath, hot and cold water, is outdoors, situated right next to the cabin.
* The Fairy Pod - 1 space - The pod is a beautiful outdoor bedroom, with double bed. Shared kitchen space is available in the farm cottage, or you are welcome to bring your camping stove if you prefer to do outdoor cooking. The shared bathrooms are in little outdoor bathroom cabin or inside the farm cottage.
* The Bow Top Wagon - 1 space - The wagon is a beautiful outdoor bedroom, with a small double bed. Shared kitchen space is available in the farm cottage, or you are welcome to bring your camping stove if you prefer to do outdoor cooking. The shared bathrooms are in little outdoor bathroom cabin or inside the farm cottage.
* One space is available for a campervan
*Very limited camping space available
Travel & getting here
If you are travelling from abroad - the nearest airports are Birmingham & Liverpool. Train travel - the nearest train stations are Welshpool & Newtown. There are busses to our most local town, we can do a pick up from here. By car - let us know where you are travelling from when you book, and Luke will send you really good simple directions to follow.
Weekend Prices - Acommodation & All Workshops:
Your own bedroom to yourself - £340
Shared bedroom with a friend - £300 each
Campervan/camping weekend - £230
Non residential weekend - £180
Residential prices include - accommodation, activities or classes planned, a surprise welcome box of craft goodies to get started on your weaving with, yarn for weaving with, weaving equipment to use during the retreat, bedding and towels for booked accommodation, teas and coffee.
Non residential prices include - activities or classes planned, a surprise welcome box of craft goodies to get started on your weaving with, yarn for weaving with, weaving equipment to use during the retreat, teas and coffee.
If you would like to arrive on the Friday for a longer break, contact us for a price for an extra night's stay.
You will need to bring with you:
Food for throughout your stay - bring along what you would love to eat throughout your stay (there are local supermarkets & shops in nearby towns of Welshpool & Newtown, and a Spar shop in Montgomery) There is a small shared kitchen space in the cabin, and a fridges with freezer to share space in. (you are welcome to share meals together if there are any others staying who would also love to do shared meals together, or you are very welcome to make your own food, please do whatever you feel happiest to do). All shared spaces must be kept clean and tidy after use, for everyone to enjoy a relaxed space together, thank you x
Suitable footwear - if you enjoy walks and would love to explore the local countryside. Hopefully the weather will be dry, but just incase you may need to bring along a pair of wellies and a raincoat.
House slippers - all the indoor spaces are shoe free.
Booking and cancellations
Please email us to book your places email@example.com a non refundable deposit of £100 upon booking can be made by transfer, with the balance to be paid in full by 1st July 2023
Because the group retreats are so small the minimum number of guests is needed for the retreat to be able to run, so we cannot refund the balance for cancellations after 1st July 2023
Extras available on the retreat:
Studio shop - Creative fiber packs, weaving needles, hand dyed rovings, merino wool, handmade crochet hooks, knitting needles, drop spindles, Lea's art & creations.
Any extra lessons per hour one to one - £20 (materials priced separately) You can choose to extend your stay if you would love to take extra lessons.
So if you want to learn more on weaving, learn to spin your own yarns to weave with, learn how to crochet, or simple creative knitting.