Make a felt hat

Sunday 11 June 2017



The course

In this workshop we will be using prepared fleece to produce a felt hat (which participants can keep). The process will include the use of water and soap and a certain degree of physical effort!

The tutor

Hilary Charlesworth exhibits her work, details of which can be seen on She teaches workshops in a number of textile skills and is a member of the Institute for Learning.

Participant information

Please bring: towel, camera, notebook and rubber gloves.


£55 per person per day, including tuition, materials and coffees and teas.
The Museum café will be open for lunch or participants may bring their own packed lunches.

The Museum

The Weald & Downland Living Museum has over 45 historic building exhibits. It is also home to the award winning and innovative Downland Gridshell, which houses a conservation workshop and artefact store, and is also used for many practical courses. The Museum runs a full programme of courses in historic building conservation and traditional rural trades and crafts, along with MSc programmes in Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation validated by the University of York. Please telephone for further details.



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If a course is full up and you would like to be added to the waiting list please email [email protected] We may be able to run additional dates if there is enough interest in course.