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Willow Weaving: Cake Stand (Fri 28th May)

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Willow Weaving: Cake Stand (Fri 28th May)

The Courthouse Thirsk
Friday 28th May

Please note, this workshop has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions - we will be in touch with customers with bookings. If you haven't been contacted please email

(£50 + £15 materials)

Come and weave your own beautiful cane cake stand , perfect for your home.

Get hands-on during this one day workshop. Weave your own cane cake stand and take home a beautiful piece for your home. Within this workshop, you will explore the process whilst learning about a variety of different weaving techniques. 

This workshop will be delivered by Wendy Bristow who set up her business 'Twigs & Sprigs' in April 2017. With 18 years of teaching experience, Wendy's willow workshops are fun, addictive and also therapeutic. 

Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Artist Website:

Artist Instagram: Twigs & Sprigs Instagram

Artist Facebook: Twigs & Sprigs Facebook

Suitable For: All abilities - No previous experience necessary. 

Materials: All materials and tools provided, but you are more than welcome to bring along your favourite pair of secateurs and an apron if you wish. Please also bring along gardening gloves if you have them.

Extra Info: 

  • Please treat all willow sculptures with 50:50 boiled linseed oil and turps 3 times a year if keeping your sculpture outside.

  • We do not use paper tickets, please use your email confirmation as proof of purchase.


COVID-19 Secure Guidelines

Wearing a face covering during workshops at The Courthouse is mandatory, unless you are exempt.

Donate (min. £1.50) to Rural Arts and use one of our high-grade, CE-certified acrylic face shields.

They’re sanitised and quarantined between uses for your safety and peace of mind.



Cane Cake Stand, Friday 28th May, 10am - 4pm, Rural Arts, Thirsk Tickets Available: 8
Ticket 65.00

Workshops at Rural Arts give you the opportunity to learn or develop an artistic skill in a relaxed, creative environment and are all suitable for beginners. Our tutors are friendly, passionate and have lots of experience and knowledge to share with you. We want your day with us to be relaxed, offering you a bit of escapism and the chance to get to know like-minded people (plus there’s the bonus of getting to take something you have lovingly made home with you!).

Get to know others in the group whilst enjoying a drink in the Rural Arts Café before heading through to the workshop to start getting creative! The Café will be open throughout the day for you to get drinks and delicious lunches and cakes. Visit the café page to view our menu.

Please bring an apron.


Disability Access

Car Parking

The Courthouse offers disabled parking for Blue Badge owners. If you will be needing to use the disabled parking please contact us prior to arrival so we can reserve you a place in our carpark. 

Wheel Chair Access

The Courthouse has wheelchair access into, and throughout, the building. There is a lift providing access to the second floor and a disabled toilet.

If you are coming to a workshop or performance please let us know in advance so we can allocate a space for you in the audience or studio.


If you have purchased a place on a workshop or to one of our performances at The Courthouse and are bringing a carer with you, please let us know when you book your place. Carers are welcome to attend the activity, but if they wish to participate they will need to book a place. 

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs are allowed in the building.

How To Find The Venue

Planning Your Visit

  • A short walk from Thirsk Market Place
  • Local parking
  • Disabled parking, access and toilet
  • Games, books and activities for children
  • Children’s menu
  • Baby changing facilities
  • High chair


Willow Weaving: Cake Stand (Fri 28th May)

Willow Weaving: Cake Stand (Fri 28th May)
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