Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Courses and Workshops


We run a mixture of accredited and non accredited courses at the community farm. We often run half day / day workshops including Spoon Making, Spinning Wool, Living Willow Construction and Hurdle Making. We are an Approved Ascentis delivery centre and can offer accredited courses in Beekeeping, Gardening and Animal Care. Please contact Kerry Rowe - Education Coordinator 01179 381128 for more information.

"Excellent course. First hand advice and sharing of experiences was invaluable. Location was very good for practical discussion and demonstrations. Would thoroughly recommend" A workshop attendee

Herbs for Health

1st Friday of the Month 11am-12.30pm

Herbs for Health

Introduction to Hand Spinning

Sunday 24th November 11am - 2pm £20-25

Learn the basic techniques of carding, making a rolag, drawing out the thread and spinning the yarn. You will have a go at spinning on a portable drop spindle and using a wheel. You will learn about strengthening the thread by plying; different types of wool; and have a chance to look at the sheep on the farm. Various different wheels will be available for you to try. You can bring your own spinning wheel along if you have one.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and improvers. The session includes a basic vegetarian lunch and hot drinks.

To book tickets please click here for ticktes and more details.

Intro to Hand Spinning

Garland and Cards

Lino Print your own Christmas Cards and make a Christmas Garland

Tuesday 3rd December 10am - 2pm £40

Join us for a day of Christmas crafts and socialising! Using materials gathered from the farm, we will weave garlands and decorate them with seasonal hedgerow material. We will learn how to create a basic lino cut and experiment with different inks and paper to print cards. Take your lino print home to keep yourself supplied with endless cards!

Bring a lunch. Hot drinks and seasonal treats provided!

To book tickets please click here for tickets and more details.

Christmas cards and Garlands

Woodland Skills

Mondays 10am-1pm 24th February - 30th March 2020

Woodland Skills Course

Talking Tables

Tuesdays 10am-1pm 21st Jan - 10th March 2020

Talking Tables, cooking together

Lawrence Weston Community Farm
Saltmarsh Drive
BS11 0NJ

0117 938 1128

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Opening times

Open all year Tuesday to Sunday.Free entry.

9.30am - 4.30pm

Closed on Mondays, but open for Bank Holiday Mondays.

Registered Charity No: 1046563. Company No: 03040752.