the wired lab welcomes back Penny kerr And are thrilled to welcome brysson leeson, penny's Talented Daughter to join her For a special festive event
IN THIS 2.5 Hour Workshop you will learn
- About harvesting willow and its history of use in woven forms;
- Basic willow weaving techniques and how to apply them to different shapes;
- How to weave a beautiful wreath for your Christmas events;
- How to select, and incorporate beautiful floral arrangements into your wreath to really creare something special.
Who Should Attend?
Any one with an interest in being creative or trying something new. All experience levels welcome. Suitable for beginners and experienced crafters.
What You'll Get
Each participant will take home a festive and gorgeous handmade wreath, complete with stunning flowers for display in the house or garden and woven using locally sourced willow. Participants will also be provided with a yummy snack and refreshments including water, organic teas and French press coffee.
What to bring
All materials provided.
To avoid waste, please bring your own water bottle and keep cup.
DATE & TIME
Saturday 4 December, 2021
1.00pm - 3:30pm
Jugiong Memorial Hall
299 Riverside Drive
Jugiong, NSW 2726
$275 per ticket (GST inc)
12 places available
Make a booking of 4 or more and a 10% discount will automatically apply at checkout.
DINE & DISCOVER NSW $25 VOUCHERS
The Wired Lab is registered to accept Discover NSW $25 Vouchers which you can apply for here. Please use the code DISCOVER25 at the checkout for an automatic discount of $25 per ticket and bring along your voucher to redeem on the day of the workshop.
CREATIVE KIDS- NSW GOVT $100 VOUCHERS
The Wired Lab is a registered provider of the NSW Government 'Creative Kids' Program, which entitles parents and carers of young people to a $100 voucher towards a creative activity. Please contact us before enrolling to ensure the workshop is suitable for your child. Vouchers can be claimed here then please provide us with your child's name, DOB and voucher number before booking to access this $100 discount code.
Thanks to donations, our 'Pay it forward' scheme and wonderful partnership with Castleden Co we offer subsidised and free workshops to those impacted by the Dunns road bushfires. A brief EOI is required to self nominate or nominate a friend. Please contact us for more information.
This venue is wheelchair accessible. We endeavour to make our workshops as accessible as possible. If you have specific access needs please contact us before purchasing a ticket.
The Wired Lab are a registered Covid Safe organisation and will always prioritise health and safety by following health advice from the NSW Government. It is a requirement that all staff, volunteers and participants at The Wired Lab events have received both doses of a Covid-19 vaccination. It is a condition of entry to our workshops that you check in and show proof of vaccination and we ask that you assist us by following the requests of the Host and/or facilitator.
Further, should any of the following apply to you please EXCLUDE YOURSELF from the workshop and contact us to arrange a refund.
- You have any Covid-19 symptoms as listed by the NSW Department of Health.
- You or any of your close contacts have been to any of the Hotspots as listed by the NSW Department of Health in the last 14 days.
- You or any of your close contacts are waiting on the results of the Covid-19 swab test
Natalie Alexopoulos | email@example.com
An artisan based in regional NSW, Penny particularly loves creating pieces for the garden and is commissioned both locally and beyond (most recently submitting work for The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney). She works with locally sourced willow to sculpt beautiful, woven objects from animals through to abstract shapes. Penny frequently runs sold out workshops, particularly during months most seasonally appropriate to working with her chosen medium.
Brysson Leeson is a creative florist working at Flowers From the Garden in Canberra. She specialises in providing exceptional floral arrangements made from carefully sourced flowers from Canberra and surrounding regions. Brysson has a keen interest in Australian natives and showcasing the amazing beauty that our native foliage and flowers provide.
This project is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
The Wired Lab is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.