Traditional Skills

Norton Priory Traditional Skills Courses 2015

All of our courses can be purchased in the museum or online by going to: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/norton-priory-museum-amp-gardens-3032989342  

Fruit Tree Pruning
Sun 25 Jan 2015,
10am - 1pm
Learn the theory behind pruning fruit trees and then have a go yourself under guidance from our tutor.
£25 per person.

Fruit Tree Grafting 

Sun 22 Feb 2015, 10am - 1pm
Learn the theory behind grafting fruit trees with Heathfield Orchards and have a go yourself.
£25 per person.

Fruit Tree Grafting
Tues 24 Feb 2015, 10am - 1pm
Learn the theory behind grafting fruit trees with Heathfield Orchards and have a go yourself.
£25 per person.

Willow Garden Structures
Sun 26 April   10am - 4pm
Brighten up your garden with functional and attractive willow plant supports.
This is a practical workshop to create your own structures, led by popular Cheshire willow artist Caroline Gregson.
Make obelisks and frames using weaves that are easily replicated at home.
All materials, willow, tea and coffee provided. Take home what you make!
£30 per person.

Introduction to Bee Keeping
Sun 24 May   10am - 4pm
Interested in keeping bees? Find out what's involved, take part in live demonstrations and learn more about these fascinating and industrious creatures.
£30 per person.

Stone Carving
Sun 28 June   10am - 4pm
An introduction to the tools and techniques of carving stone with resident stonemason Altomont Townsend.
£60 per person.






 

For more information please call 01928 569 895 or email info@nortonpriory.org






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