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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 : from £20


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 approx. £25 depending on the materials used. Typically this course runs with around  8-9 students. Suitable for Beginners. 


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

Thursday 29th April 2021   ~   Thursday 1st July 2021  ~   Thursday 2nd September  *new date*

Please bring:  There will be a £20 materials cost payable to the tutor on the day which will include the clay, the firing cost and fettling.  We will notify you when your piece has been returned to Quirky Workshops and is ready for collection, or you can collect from Gwen's studio at Brougham Hall. Postage is possible from Brougham Hall - please enquire.

 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 Details

Workshop Date Thu 1st July 2021 9:30 am
Available places 0
Individual Price £85

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price Available places
Single Table 1 person £75.00 0
Double Table for 2 persons £150.00 0
We are no longer accepting registration for this workshop