Learn safe whittling skills and explore the woods at Abney Park Cemetery. This workshop is for children (aged 13-18) with an accompanying adult to learn whittling together. When paying, please select 1 Adult and 1 Child from the dropdown on the payment page so we have the correct numbers (the child ticket is free).
In this workshop
This workshop is for young people (aged 13-18) with an accompanying adult to learn whittling together. Using locally grown green wood we'll practice safe carving knife grips and make spatulas and spurtles.
For young people who want to work with…
London Green Wood is a non-profit cooperative of woodworkers practising rural crafts in the city. Based at Abney Park Cemetery, a small woodland in Hackney, 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 at our woodland workshop 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…
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