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Spoon Carving Workshop

4.9(118 reviews)
Learn how to carve a spoon with an axe and a knife.
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Next available date:1st July 2022
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Working from our outdoor workshop at Hackney City Farm, with just three tools, you will make your own cooking spoon from a locally grown tree. This course covers axe skills and safe knife grips. Aimed at both complete beginners and those who’ve made spoons before and would like to develop their skills and designs.

You can follow this course up with our Bowl Carving course, or Bowl Turning with our sister school (London Green Wood Turning). Or if you want to begin with something simpler, start with our Make a Spatula course. If you really catch…

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We will be working outside in all weathers (under a tarp if it rains) so please come prepared. No sandals or bare feet please. Walking boots or work boots if you can, a thick sole will help to keep your feet warm in cold weather. In winter, fingerless gloves can…

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4.9(118 reviews)
V - Jun 26, 2022
Even with the temperamental weather trying to scupper things. The London Greenwood spoon carving course exceeded my expectations. It was an informative and relaxed day, guided brilliantly by the teacher Jo, and I came away with a renewed sense of confidence at trying to improve my greenwood working and spoon carving. Thank you. I'm already looking forward to my next course there.
Apollon - May 23, 2022
The workshop (spoon carving) was very nice and I enjoyed it thoroughly. The location of the workshop is quite noisy though, next to the main road. The day of the workshop there was also a party at the adjacent coffee place. So it was quite difficult to hear and follow the instructor at times
Margaret Roberts - May 22, 2022
I thoroughly enjoyed the beginners’ spoon making workshop. Sam was an excellent teacher. He was very patient and thorough.
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London Green Wood is cooperative of woodworkers practising rural crafts in the city. Based at Hackney City Farm, we work with green wood straight from the log and hand tools. All the wood we use has been felled locally.

We have been running events and teaching courses since 2011. We promise a beautiful setting, friendly people, the satisfaction of learning new skills and a fire when it gets chilly. We run courses for adults, for groups and for families. We run workshop sessions for members of our cooperative three times a week and one weekend each month. Membership is open…

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Hackney City Farm
1a Goldsmith Row
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Spoon Carving Workshop


V - Jun 26, 2022
Even with the temperamental weather trying to scupper things. The London Greenwood spoon carving course exceeded my expectations. It was an informative and relaxed day, guided brilliantly by the teacher Jo, and I came away with a renewed sense of confidence at trying to improve my greenwood working and spoon carving. Thank you. I'm already looking forward to my next course there.
Apollon - May 23, 2022
The workshop (spoon carving) was very nice and I enjoyed it thoroughly. The location of the workshop is quite noisy though, next to the main road. The day of the workshop there was also a party at the adjacent coffee place. So it was quite difficult to hear and follow the instructor at times
Margaret Roberts - May 22, 2022
I thoroughly enjoyed the beginners’ spoon making workshop. Sam was an excellent teacher. He was very patient and thorough.
Adrian Sill - May 22, 2022
Loved it, great group super chill environment and nice pace by a mild mannered tutor who knew his stuff!
Paul Greenhalgh - May 17, 2022
Great day making a spoon and learning how to use the axe, knife, and scoopy knife. Really recommend it. Good and patient teacher. 10/10.
Jim Hanmer - May 16, 2022
Really enjoyed my day of spoon carving and Sam was a great teacher
Michael Ellis - May 15, 2022
Very good, good learning, Jo was very helpful..
Sophia Cheema - May 15, 2022
I flipping loved this workshop.
Simon Moulds - May 10, 2022
A relaxed, interesting and enjoyable day, with an informative and knowledgeable trainer Will look to visit for one of the other courses
Anna Foxell - May 9, 2022
Loved this workshop! The setting is idyllic (we did strike lucky with the weather), under a canopy of trees at Hackney City Farm. Our teacher, Sam, was fantastic. Very clear, patient, calm and encouraging, I came away with something resembling a spoon and a host of new skills involving an axe and sharp blades. I've never done anything like this before but would definitely do again. Came away feeling quite sore (chopping and whittling takes its toll) but having had a very enjoyable escape from normal life kind of day.
Anna Clark - Apr 14, 2022
Brilliant workshop overall. Great tuition, lots of laughs and left with a lovely spoon!
Fleur Nash - Apr 11, 2022
We did the spoon carving course and it was wonderful! We were taught with great care and were amazed at being able to produce a spoon at the end. Would highly recommend as a great absorbing creative activity where you forget about all else apart from your wood and tool.
Casey Haaland - Apr 5, 2022
I did the spoon carving course with Sam on 5 April 2022. Course was really well run and Sam was an incredible instructor. He did a really great job giving advice and making sure everyone was comfortable using the tools but also letting us work independently. I had never done woodwork before and didn't expect to like it nearly as much as I did. I certainly felt the time fly by once I got into a rhythm and understand why people find it so relaxing. Would recommend this course to everyone
Mike Jones - Apr 5, 2022
A brilliant experience, highly recommended. You can watch YouTube videos all day but getting hands on with an experienced instructor who can guide you as the wood you're working on reacts to your actions is priceless.
Thomas Cuthbertson - Apr 3, 2022
Sam was very helpful, friendly and professional. He made the process of learning enjoyable and easy. Thanks Sam.
Jakub Miara - Mar 31, 2022
It was such a wonderful class! The space is great, Jo (our teacher) is lovely, knowledgeable and talented. The instructions were very clear and the suggestions during work really helpful. Could not be more happy!
Gray Morris - Mar 18, 2022
Wonderful day, Sam is a great instructor. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
Beth Ingram - Mar 13, 2022
Brilliant course with Sam. Would definitely recommend. Went away with lots of tips for carving at home as well as a good course on the day. Very patient & knowledgable teacher.
Maisie Hoile - Mar 10, 2022
I bought this workshop as a gift for my dad for his birthday. We both loved it! Sam was a brilliant teacher, and I feel like we both learnt lots of new skills that I hope to use again in the future. I'm keen to sign up to another London Green Wood workshop now too.
Frank - Mar 7, 2022
Had fantastic day carving my spoon at London Green Wood. Sam was a star. Clear, effective and patient as a teacher. Would defo recommend to everyone !
David Gooden - Feb 13, 2022
It’s been over a week since I did the spoon whittling course. I haven’t stopped thinking how good it was! With patient, brilliant tuition I was able to create my own large spoon. I have since bought new tools for whittling and can’t wait to get started. (Please be warned this course may lead to a new hobby and is VERY addictive) I will definitely be back. Thankyou!
Jannicke - Feb 7, 2022
The course was really fun, and Sam was a great teacher, really patient and clearly passionate about carving. I went with my daughter and we both had a lovely time, it was great to have a whole day to fully immerse ourselves in a craft activity.
Andres Talegon - Jan 12, 2022
Awesome experience.
Anonymous - Jan 11, 2022
Great instructor, learned loads and really enjoyed it.
Joanna Drake - Jan 10, 2022
Really good fun. Sam was a very patient and knowledgeable teacher and even though it was January it was lovely doing it outside around a fire!
Sara - Dec 12, 2021
I spent a big portion of my day here carving my first spoon. (more to come I hope!) It was really cosy as we were outside and had a fire going. I enjoyed getting to know the other spoon carvers and Sam was an awesome tutor. I'm of course happy to have my very own spoon at home and I will definitely come back!
Jane - Dec 3, 2021
I really enjoyed this course, I hadn't done any woodwork before and it was great for beginners. Really friendly tutors who gave clear instructions and also encouraged me individually. Very relaxed atmosphere and lovely to be outdoors. Would recommend highly, a lovely treat.
Carole Robb - Dec 3, 2021
I had a really enjoyable day learning how to carve a spoon with a great mix of interesting people. The tutors were very knowledgable , patient and understanding- I only wish it was a longer day as I could have sat for hours whittling my spoon
Ben Gazur - Nov 29, 2021
This was a great experience. The instructors were encouraging and patient. Learning how to carve a spoon in such a lovely setting was incredible. Would highly recommend this course to others.
Louisa - Nov 2, 2021
Brilliantly taught course - took us through all the steps of making our own spoon out of poplar wood, including learning about the different tools needed. Lots of individual guidance given too. Lovely setting at Hackney City Farm and regular tea/coffee provided.
Malcolm Bonus - Oct 29, 2021
I was very disappointed, the noise from the traffic distracted from hearing the lecturer.
Alistair - Oct 23, 2021
Great introduction to greenwood carving in a super friendly environment. Get to learn how to use a small axe to shape your spoon blank, how to use a hook knife to create the bowl and safe carving techniques with a knife. Lots of new skills to take home with your new spoon. Thoroughly recommended.
Charlie - Oct 10, 2021
A really enjoyable day learning to use the tools. Excellent, and patient tuition which resulted in everyone in the small group finishing the day as the proud owners of a useable spoon. Highly recommended
Alice Spendley - Oct 4, 2021
I booked this class for my dad's birthday treat. We had an absolutely great time and would recommend highly. Sam (our teacher) was fantastic!
Lloyd Prosser - Oct 4, 2021
This is my third time at London Green Wood and once again it was once of the most fun experiences I have ever had. There is something special about sitting outside with some new and old friends and making something for yourself. Sam was a great instructor and I 100% want to return for more.
Martine - Oct 3, 2021
Amazing course. The tutor explained very clearly each steps such that I felt saved despite the sharp tools. He was patient and created a friendly environment. And I left with a nice spoon! I will definitely take another course.
Simon Thompson - Sep 13, 2021
The day long session covered all the basic safety and cutting techniques for a beginner. I had taught myself from online tutorials and demos so this day was a perfect top up to that. Ben and Sam were a great double act - teaching was relaxed and lighthearted. We had a gorgeous sunny day under the trees which helped too.
Joanna - Sep 6, 2021
Great day out – sore hands today, but am the proud owner-maker of a lovely spoon. :) Tutors were great, vibe very informative but relaxed. Definitely recommend if you fancy learning and doing something different.
Anonymous - Jul 11, 2021
Great day of learning something new. Nice relaxed atmosphere and instructors.
Philip Brentford - Jul 5, 2021
A really excellent, relaxing and fun day of learning new skills and working with wood with friendly and confident tuition
Rory - Jul 3, 2021
Thanks to the guys at Green Wood London for the excellent spoon carving course. I loved your teaching style, and especially enjoyed the axe work, superb. Many thanks, will be back in future
Oliver Foster - Jun 28, 2021
Great workshop in a comfortable and fun green space, brilliant and attentive tutors
Luke Brooking - Jun 27, 2021
Thoroughly enjoyed our spoon making day. I booked this as a birthday gift for my girlfriend. We were both relatively new to green wood carving, but our instructor Sam took us through everything clearly and was very patient and fun. We both love the spoons we made and now have a new passion for carving!
Terry Bateman - Jun 26, 2021
I have wanted to take part in the workshops for a long time and was hoping to booked lots more courses starting with the spoon making course. Unfortunately l did not read the e mail and turn up a day late, my mistake, l missed my class. As a supposedly community organisation l was very disappointed to be told that l could not redeem this , which to me seemed pretty mean and makes me feel reluctant to book other courses.
Rhonaliza Atkin - Jun 14, 2021
Really great session with both tutors. COVID spacing was good. Oversight and instructions was clear and helpful. Definitely booking another session and bringing a friend
Veronique Dupont - Jun 7, 2021
Great workshop!
Josh - Jun 7, 2021
Such a great space. Really knowledgable tutors. Lots of fun and we'll keep on spoon carving in the future!
Alice Wilson - Jun 7, 2021
This was the best day out (and we'd been waiting for a year because of Covid). Sam and Ben were great teachers, really patient and encouraging.
Jon Stokes - Jun 7, 2021
Welcoming, enjoyable and informative session. Sam is a great instructor, there was a good array of equipment for us to try, and the setting is really pleasant to work in. I'd highly recommend - thanks Sam and team
mimi - May 12, 2021
I enjoyed the workshop very much. I used to do some spoons at home, but this was totally different level. We got a chance to work with green wood, spoon carving tools and an axe, which i hadn’t tried it before (surprisingly it appreared to be a source of joy and satisfaction). It was an amazing day of learning new skills, designing and making my own spoon and getting to know some very cool people. Our instructors very informative, helpful and funny. The event took place in a nice, green and secluded corner of Hackney City Farm, it was hard to believe we were in central London. Highly recommended.
Anonymous - May 6, 2021
Loved it!
Ana Gallego - Apr 19, 2021
This spoon carving workshop was excellent and in a great location. Sam the tutor, took us through all the stages and at all times, taught us how to work with safe tools in a safe manner. A great way to spend a day creating something beautiful out of wood.
Emma Kennedy - Apr 19, 2021
100% recommend the spoon carving workshop at Hackney City Farm with London Greenwood. Bought the course as a present for my boyfriend and we had the best time. Sam was a great tutor and the group was lovely - the day flew by as we carved in the sunshine. The steps in the workshop were well explained and we came away really buzzed with our new spoons.
Gemma Champ - Apr 18, 2021
A really meditative class with some great new skills, and a great teacher. Came away knowing how to use an axe to carve a spoon - what more could you want?
Simon Whitelock - Apr 18, 2021
After having my booking date changed many times ( for understandable reasons ) I actually forgot the revised date and did not show. There was a refusal to rebook me which I did did not think very helpful. I was not asking for a refund just the same level of flexibility I had to show. Im sure the course was very good but as I was given the carving knives as a Xmas present Ill just teach myself !
Nora - Apr 18, 2021
Amazing experience in a wonderful spot in London, a relaxed and very knowledgeable instructor and using really great, safe tools. I cannot wait to continue practising and will definitely go back to London Green Wood to learn more. Thanks!
titus davies - Apr 18, 2021
My partner Titus gave this to me as a birthday present and it was one of the best gifts I’ve had. Sam is a wonderful teacher and his skill and love of his craft is so apparent. He created a relaxed and friendly atmosphere during the day. The day for me was a much needed de-stressor and I’d highly recommend it to anyone wanting some concentrated creative time in a safe and friendly atmosphere outdoors with an inspiring tutor.
Rebekah S - Apr 17, 2021
Had a great day. Our instructor Sam was amazing and made sure we all left with a spoon. Would definitely recommend this class.
Phoebe F - Apr 17, 2021
Amazing. The instructor, Sam, was very knowledgeable and upbeat. The spoon carving was very therapeutic, I'd love to go again!
Nathalie - Apr 17, 2021
I had an absolutely incredible time learning how to carve spoons. Our tutor Sam was really friendly, patient and attentive. Thanks to Sam, I was able to make a cooking spoon. Definitely found a new hobby after attending this course. 10/10 would recommend!
oliver - Apr 12, 2021
Great Spoon Carving workshop with Sam Alexander (from Green Wood Collective) at Hackney City Farm on Sunday. A thoroughly enjoyed birthday gift! Sam was thorough and patient in introducing safe axe, crook knife and carving techniques in an outdoor group setting. Thanks! Oliver
Ankit - Dec 30, 2020
The workshop was brilliant. Sam is really good at getting everyone excited for the day and helps with even the smallest details while carving the spoons.
Patricia - Dec 22, 2020
It was an awesome day! I learned a lot during the course and the environment and course mates where really pleasant. There was coffee, tea and a fire to warm us. Sam, our teacher was fun, excellent in relaying knowledge and very patient with us all. The day passed quickly and I already signed up for another course with London green wood.
Stella - Dec 21, 2020
Even under difficult COVID circumstances the workshop was well run, friendly, safe, and a good learning environment. I learned lots of new techniques and would go again.
Lughan - Dec 12, 2020
Great class. Very well led and enjoyable, in a friendly and collaborative atmosphere. I look forward to taking another with them.
Rosie - Dec 7, 2020
Long session, taught many skills and techniques. More challenging than expected but Sam was a patient guide. A handout or step-by-step guide would be useful as a takeaway.
Ashleigh - Dec 6, 2020
Really fun class in a beautiful setting. Had never done any carving before but our instructor Sam made everything easy to follow and I've definitely learnt some new skills!
Hilary - Oct 10, 2020
Wonderful ‘outside in nature’ day workshop; totally absorbing & came away with a wooden spoon having begun with a log of wood - completed all stages! Satisfying & great activity done with my husband. Thank You Sam
Con - Oct 5, 2020
I had a brilliant time at the Spoon Carving Workshop. Sam, who led the group, was a brilliant teacher, along with being incredibly patient and lovely to us complete novices. I would highly recommend this to anyone who wants to learn some useful new skills. A great day :)
Nipti - Sep 20, 2020
Fantastic day. Highly recommend this workshop. Jo and Sam both great teachers. Would definitely come again.
Laura - Sep 7, 2020
A fantastic day - we learnt so much and Sam was such an engaged and patient teacher. I was so impressed with what everyone managed to take home at the end of it. Will definitely carve again!
Shaun - Sep 6, 2020
Lovely day; excellent, knowledgeable teachers. I had some experience already so they adapted the class for me to teach me something new. Lovely setting in the woods.
Lucy - Aug 15, 2020
Jo was a brilliant teacher, patient, clear and professional
Kim - Aug 11, 2020
This is my second course with Jo at London Green Wood. I cannot rate them high enough! The knowledge and skills that Jo shares with her students is A**. My last course, spoon carving, has encouraged me to further my skills and I am presently looking to book my third course (bowl carving) in the Autumn. You will not be disappointed!
amelia - Apr 1, 2020
my partner loved this workshop and now has the spoon carving bug
Jessica - Mar 15, 2020
A really great day outside carving some wood! A little tough going at times, but the teachers were always on hand to help you out and keep you on track. Would love to come back sometime and learn more :)
Paula - Oct 20, 2019
I had a great day, despite endless rain and a grey, miserable sky. Both teachers ( it was a big group) were kind, supportive and non-judgemental. I went to try out something new, learn new skills and have fun, which is exactly what I did. And I came home with a spoon/spatula of sorts - a lovely way to spend a Saturday.
Sarah - Oct 1, 2019
8 of us had a brilliant day in the peacefulness of Abney Park with two lovely tutors. They were clear, attentive, guided us well and differentiated to our different abilities and experience. Health and safety was great, none of us had any cuts. There were good tips on how to stand and sit while working, and we learnt a number of different carving techniques. They provided regular breaks with plenty of good coffee, tea and biscuits. It was a pleasure to work in company and at the end of the day we each came away with a hand carved wooden spoon! A day very well spent.
Linden - Aug 6, 2019
Great experience! Well taught in small group in a lovely setting . Really absorbing
Wendy - Jul 22, 2019
Had a brilliant day spoon carving with an excellent teacher. I feel so much more confident about using the tools and learnt all the techniques needed to work effectively and safely. Lots of fun in a great setting. I highly recommend it.
Deborah - Jul 12, 2019
We had a lovely day - learning a lot about our tools, varieties of wood and how to finish our spoons. It was harder than I thought it would be but Jo and Dave were very patient and helpful and we were all proud of our finished spoons.
Kristina - Jul 7, 2019
Wonderful atmosphere and great teachers!
Alice - Jul 2, 2019
Really enjoyed this course - the teacher was very friendly and patient and I came away with a decent looking spoon and looking forward to doing more
Katerina - Jun 17, 2019
A nice well spent!! Jo was great, a warm and welcoming person, showing us all this new stuff. Explaining wood, techniques, tools, making sure of our safety and dealing with each and every one to explain or advise on what we were doing. Lovely little team of people too. Highly recommended workshop!
Steven - Jun 15, 2019
A fantastic class. An excellent introduction to spoon carving in a lovely setting.
Jonathan - Jun 15, 2019
Great day, nice people, love the spoon.
David - Apr 8, 2019
Really fun day with lots of insights into the best techniques of how to whittle the perfect spoon. Thank you!
Juliet - Apr 7, 2019
A really lovely day spent with a small group of nice people, all carving wood. The campfire kept us warm, Jo kept us safe and we all came away with new skills and beautiful wooden spoons. Highly recommended.
Jennifer - Mar 27, 2019
I learnt to use special tools to turn a segment of a log into a fully useable kitchen spoon - with a corner to clean out the bottom of a pan! A perfect introduction to greenwood carving with left and right-handed tools to suit. Jo ensured we had a tool-talk for each new knife we used, and learnt safe and effective techniques to keep us safe whist carving our masterpieces.
Robert - Mar 26, 2019
I cannot recommend the spoon carving workshop with London Green Wood CIC highly enough! The one-day workshop was perfectly paced and allowed for learning and variation with the various tools and techniques. Jo was a brilliant teacher and leader of the workshop, offering friendly guidance, advice and helpful tips along the way. The location itself is really well set up for the group session and, as it is a working community workshop we were able to meet some local experts, and see some of their wonderful creations. I am very keen to sign up for their bowl carving workshop and have been inspired to get my own tools to continue spoon carving at home!
Georgie - Sep 26, 2018
Fantastic class! The tuition was brilliant and the setting was beautiful.
Serife - Sep 4, 2018
So happy to have achieved so much, Jo is an excellent and patient teacher. Class was relaxed but learnt lots about techniques. Can't wait to try out my new skills at home
Bee - Sep 3, 2018
Such an excellent workshop, I can't recommend it enough. You'll come away with a beautiful cooking spoon to feel proud of – and you'll be amazed at how quickly you transform a wedge of wood into a work of art. Jo is a really lovely and helpful instructor, very encouraging and helps you get the best from the course. Really recommend it.
Oliver - Sep 1, 2018
Really fun day of woodwork. Jo is great at making sure the course is informative but also fun. Came away with a great spoon and inspiration to do more!
Lottie - Sep 1, 2018
A really lovely day in a peaceful setting. Jo was patient and kind as well as being very instructive and helpful in ensuring we all got support and advice.
Matilda - Jun 17, 2018
Jo was such a fantastic teacher, clear, friendly, expert and patient. Using local wood was lovely and the setting is beautiful. Couldn't ask for more.
sean - May 13, 2018
A very enjoyable and fun day with a great teacher highly recommended! Sean
soomaiya - May 13, 2018
I had one of the best days ever at the spoon carving workshop. It was a really lovely day so it was nice to work outside. I was quite intimidated by the idea of woodwork but Jo made us really comfortable and had a lot of patience with me when I couldn't get the hang of the techniques. There was tea flowing all day which was great. I would love to come back and make another spoon to improve on what I've learned.
Vanessa - May 12, 2018
Amazing. I loved it.
Steve - May 12, 2018
This was a first class course which I would recommend to anyone.
Dee - Apr 10, 2018
It was a lovely workshop, Thank you very much X
Stephanie - Apr 9, 2018
It was great fun! Good vibes, good strong milky tea, good teaching, and good company. Would highly recommend it and for sure do it again!
Frances - Mar 11, 2018
We had a great day and the teaching was good. We had Jo as our main instructor and Julian and Dave assisted. They were skilled and experienced themselves and communicated well and with appropriate authority. The tools were good quality and everything was prepared beforehand for the session. The weather in early March was bearable outside, but I don't think sufficient warning that it was a day outside was given before booking. I think a venue with indoor space, even in a workshop or shed, is needed for winter courses. Thank goodness the weather had improved over the previous week! The afternoon went rather too quickly and we all enjoyed ourselves. Thank you.
trina - Mar 10, 2018
it was brilliant I learned loads and had fun
Jessie - Feb 11, 2018
Fun and thorough class with knowledgable tutors. Held in a rustic outdoor space with plenty of tea and coffee provided. It's quit physical and was pretty chilly in February, but it was totally worth it. Very satisfying day out :)
Marie - Feb 11, 2018
Really enjoyed my day, even with the cold and rain it was so worth it. Teacher Jo was great she gave you great encouragement and taught great skills. She had an assistant Dave who was very helpful and supportive as well. On booking I really did not think I would achieve a spoon by the end of the session, but I did and I am very proud of it.
James - Jan 16, 2018
A really enjoyable day with gentle attentive tutors, tucked away in a quiet little park in London. It really is a lovely thing to take a log of fresh green wood and chop, carve and whitlle it away into something you can use every day. A very friendly supportive and safe atmosphere is cultivated and I think everyone left very happy with their day's work. I'd imagine sales of axes, woodcarving knives and various guide books are boosted every time the course is run. Recommended.
Adam - Nov 21, 2017
Lovely warm and welcoming atmosphere. Super friendly. Very knowledgeable teachers. Great venue, nice to be outdoors, all the tools you could need. Nice shared lunch.
Laura - Oct 16, 2017
Belinda - Oct 16, 2017
I really enjoyed the Spoon Carving Workshop. It took place outside which in itself was a treat and the teaching was great. Jo was enthusiastic and very professional in the way she lead the class. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending the day to a friend. Thank you.
Gemma - Oct 16, 2017
I had a great time learning to spoon carve yesterday! The gorgeous setting of Abney Park was the perfect backdrop to our class, and Jo's expert and friendly tuition kept us safe and enabled us to all come away with a usable spoon by the end of the day. It was all over too soon!
Laura - Oct 16, 2017
Emily - Sep 26, 2017
Spoon Carving workshop was great and had a lovely atmosphere. Would definitely recommend to friends and family.
Abi - Sep 26, 2017
A great one day spoon carving course. The tutor was excellent, with lots of skills and techniques that she taught in a straightforward, easy to understand manner. After seven hours I had very sore hands but a wooden spoon that I was very proud of!
Charlotte - Sep 25, 2017
I'd highly recommend this workshop - fun, fulfilling, relaxing and delivered wonderfully by the patient, talented Jo.
Diana - Sep 9, 2017
We really enjoyed our spoon carving course with Jo. There were a total of 6 in the group which worked very well so we had sufficient guidance and attention.Jo was a calm, clear, cheerful teacher. The day was well planned and timed, for each part of the spoon process. Definitely recommend.
Rebecca - Aug 21, 2017
Fantastic day with Jo, a fantastic teacher who talked us through the basics of green wood, knife safety, tool handling & after some practice, on to make a wooden cooking spoon out of a wedge of newly axed Sycamore greenwood. Left feeling very inspired, happy & ready for more. Just give it a go!!
Madeleine - Jun 12, 2017
The course was excellent. Jo is a great teacher. She takes you through: how to use the tools safely and effectively, what tool to use - and when and how, and she makes it all great fun. Working outdoors with pots of tea on the go just makes it even better. Highly recommended.