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Green Man Workshops

A Green Man for the Garden with Gwen Bainbridge

A Green Man for the Garden with Gwen Bainbridge

9.30am – 4.00pm
£85  Lunch included
Material Charges : £30


Spend a lovely Day with Gwen Bainbridge creating a spectacular 'Green Man ~ or Lady ~ for the Garden'  in Stoneware.

A new take on this very popular course, join Gwen and create a lovely Green Garden plaque ~ as scary / bumbling / friendly as you wish.  Gwen will show you how with patient guidance and expertise.

These sculptures of a face surrounded by or made from leaves where branches or vines possibly sprouting from the mouth or nostrils etc and maybe bearing flowers or fruit. Such sculptures in bygone days were commonly used as a decorative architectural ornament, frequently found in carvings on both secular and ecclesiastical buildings.

Kindly note there will be a materials charge payable directly to the tutor on the day, of £30 for the materials used and the 3 firings required. Typically this course runs with around  8 students. Suitable for Beginners. 

SEE LINK for latest Photos ........September 2021 Green Wo-Men


Dates for this course - see the table below to book:

Wed 5th October 2022

Please bring:  * for the March course, at the time of booking this Autumn, please collect approx 20-30 varying sized hardwood leaves to press & dry. Oak/Beech are best. There will be a £30 materials cost payable to the tutor on the day which will include the clay, the firing cost (3 times)  multiple glazes and 'fettling'.  We will notify you when your piece is ready for collection from Gwen's studio at Brougham Hall. Postage may be possible from Brougham Hall - please enquire.

Student pieces from the 2021 workshop with Gwen

 About the tutor: Much of Gwen's work is defined by the unique incorporation of textile pattern into her porcelain, making her work so unique and admired. Her work is sold in galleries throughout the north of England and she works out of her own studio in Brougham Hall in Cumbria.

Workshop Date Individual Price Available places Book
Wed 5th October 2022 9:30 am £85 5

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price Available places
Single Table 1 person £85.00 0