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Have you ever been tempted to create a pleasing shape from a piece of wood, using tools which have barely altered since the bronze age? Blending handwork and thought, where what you might carve is really made, not just touched in passing.

John can offer courses to suit every ability – from the complete beginner to the more advanced. We also offer courses on tool sharpening.

NB Woodcarving Courses no longer run at West Cheshire College and Wirral Metropolitan College Merseyside due to budget cuts.

Evening Courses for Beginners  starting September 2020: Neston Monday and Greasby Wednesday both 7-9pm for ten evenings, tools and equipment provided. Pre booking essential. Please call back or email for further details.


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July 2019

Taster Workshop FULL Waiting list

11th July 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

FULL Waiting list No experience necessary. This workshop is ideal if you have ever wanted to have a go at wood carving and would like to find out more about what is required to learn this ancient skill. Tools, equipment, materials and drinks are provided. This is also a useful preliminary workshop for those who might be interested in attending one of our Beginners Courses. the workshop is hosted in Meols on the Wirral. To book email or telephone 07930 332227 for further…

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August 2019

Upton Viking Festival

18th August 2019
Warwick Park, Warwick Park
Upton, Wirral CH49 6NQ
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We will be holding a demonstration. Further details to follow.

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October 2020

Intermediate Course Level 2

October 3 - October 4
Ness Botanic Gardens, Neston Road, Little Neston, Ness CH64 4AY + Google Map

£160 for the weekend includes all materials and use of tools. For those who have completed the Beginners Course or equivalent. To book email or telephone 07930 332227 for further information.

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