Crafts at GEA

Whittel & Weave A space to learn, create and share. Donation based workshops where you can learn the fundamentals for basketry and wood working. Open sessions available, come use tools and try out new ideas with our guidance. We invite people to use our library, read poetry and discuss craft, community, willow coffins and livelihood in the countryside. Tell us your experience of the beautiful land.


The Green Wood Grove 
The Green Wood Grove is a place where all regardless of age can experience the joy of creating something out of green wood - that could be anything from a butter knife to a small stool. Only the imagination sets the limit!


Bush Bling - Come have some fun around the campfire and get bush-blinged with some stone-age earthen-wearables! Learn simple bushcraft skills including nettle cordage making and camp-fired ceramics and create your own unique wearable work of art!


Spin & Weave - Drop In Learn to spin yarn and weave with it to create your own beautiful and colourful items with Kinder Yarn.


Meadow Forge - Blacksmith and willow basketry workshops


Knot Tying – learn a range of knots. All welcome


Repairing, Upcycling and Recycling Clothes – mending, darning, patching and sewing on buttons, decorative mending, rag rug making, up cycling old clothes, peg loom weaving with old clothes