Corn dolly workshop

Saturday 1 September 2018


The course

The aim of this workshop is to impart the history and development of this ancient craft, as well as the practical skills involved in weaving corn dollies.  During the day participants will learn: about the materials used, how to prepare the materials, a range of weaving techniques with several different designs

The tutor

Verna Bailey is a regular demonstrator at the Museum and has been making corn dollies for many years. She shares her skills with younger visitors on special event days and adults on these workshops.

Participant information

This workshop will be limited to 8 participants to ensure that everyone has sufficient individual attention. It is suitable for both beginners and for the more experienced corn dolly enthusiast.

It will be helpful if participants can bring their own tea-towel and pair of sharp craft scissors. All other materials are provided.

It is advisable to wear warm clothes.

Fee and refreshments

£55 per person, to include all tuition, courses materials, tea and coffee. Please let the Museum know in advance any special requirements. The Museum café will be open or you can bring your own packed lunch.



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