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Rustic Chair Making Courses

Join Jane Gray-Wallis for a one day course and learn to make a beautiful rustic chair in the stunning setting of Westonbirt Arboretum

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Start the day with a pile of hazel rods, and then take home your own bespoke chair at the end of the day.

You'll use pruning saws, cordless drills and hammers.

The course takes place, from 10am – 6pm, (you might finish a bit earlier). Tea, coffee and cake are provided but you need to bring your own lunch.

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Event details

When is the event?

Friday 13 April 2018 (more dates available)

What time is it on?

10am - 6pm

What to wear?

Please dress warmly but with layers you can take off if the weather is warm (you never know!) Bring wet weather gear and wear solid shoes. You may find you are more comfortable in walking boots but definitely no sandals. Please bring a notebook and pencil and a pair of gardening gloves if you have them.

Bear in mind that you will be bringing a full size chair back with you. Opt for your bigger car if you have a choice.

Do I need to book?

To book please email

Dogs Allowed:


Event dates

Friday 13 April 2018
Saturday 14 April 2018
Sunday 15 April 2018
Friday 18 May 2018
Saturday 19 May 2018
Sunday 20 May 2018

What's Here?

  • Arboreta
  • Arts


OS Grid ref: ST851898
Postcode: GL8 8QS

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