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Workshop/Course, Wed 24 Jun 2020, £75

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Weave a Rush Bag w Rachel Frost Quirky Workshops at Greystoke

Details

This is a wonderful opportunity to make your own personal woven rush bag in a day, using the native common bulrush (Scirpus Lacustris). working on wooden blocks, you will learn how to weave this wonderfully supple material using techniques common to basketry, to create a unique bag to use and treasure.

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 24 Jun 2020 09:30 to 17:00
The Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns hosts over 120 arts, crafts and heritage workshops between March and December each year. On occasions, we may have rooms available to hire for other workshop and course providers, running in parallel to our annual Quirky Workshops programme. For further details re: room hire etc please enquire at annie@quirkyworkshops.co.uk. We started as Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden, serving passing C2C
cyclists since 2005. We have now closed to the general public. Our grateful thanks for your support over the years.

Prices

Adult £75 including lovely 2 course lunch and refreshments, home made cakes.

Facilities

  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member

We have a ground floor toilet but not wide enough for wheelchair access.

Address

Greystoke Craft Garden ,
Greystoke, Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT

Directions

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Map reference: NY 439312  Lat: 54.67273 Long: -2.87142

Greystoke Craft Garden (formerly Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden) is situated just 300yd north of the village green on the edge of the lovely village of Greystoke. The village nestles happily on the fringes of the Lake District National Park, 5 miles west of Penrith and the Eden Valley and 5 miles north of Ullswater. We have only limited parking and ask workshops attendees to enjoy the 300yd flat walking from the free village car park, alongside the racehorses and past the Castle walls. We will send maps etc on booking confirmation. We have 2 parking spaces reserved for those unable to walk this distance, please let us know. Drop off of students or materials is fine.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Penrith station

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Food

  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

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