Workshops

At Swallows, we have a great venue and facilities to hold courses and workshops – in a beautiful countryside setting. We are currently seeking tutors to hold classes and workshops in all countryside-related crafts and gardening-related topics. Interested? Please contact us.

WORKSHOPS AT SWALLOWS NURSERY

All courses and workshops are held at our Nursery and Plant Centre in Mixbury, near Brackley and Buckingham.

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Christmas Wreath Workshops for 2023

Our exciting new workshop here at Swallows in collaboration with Pitchfork & Pencil, the garden designers.

Start the Christmas season and enjoy a morning making your own Christmas Wreath with our expert tutors. Included in the course are all materials,  hot drinks, including organic and fair trade coffee, and mince pies.

Courses Leaders: Hollie Nethercleft and Anna V Allen

Workshop Dates:

  • Wednesday, 22nd November (unavailable)
  • Friday, 24th November
  • Wednesday, 29th November
  • Saturday, 2nd December
  • Wednesday, 6th December (full)
  • Saturday, 9th December
  • Wednesday, 13th December

All workshops are from 10am to 12 noon. Please arrive in time to make a start at 10am.

Workshop Fee: £49  Incudes all materials and refreshments. Payment is due on booking. You will receive a payment link by email or phone. Fees are refundable up to 3 weeks before the start of the workshop booked.

Location: New Barn at Swallows Nursery & Plant Centre. See directions.

Attendees: Maximum of 10 in each workshop.

Car Parking: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Luxury Christmas Wreath Workshop

Join Dani from Acorn & Oak and master the skill of luxury wreath making. An expert in bespoke wedding and event design, and an avid Christmas crafter, she is guaranteed to get you in the Christmas Spirit.

Come in from the cold and share this creative, festive experience as a moment of calm or fun with friends in our rustic barn workshop at Swallows Nursery.
Let you creativity flow as you make and decorate a truly show stopping wreath using an array of seasonal foliage and luxurious decorative elements.
With a choice of Traditional Red & Gold; Highland Blues or a cool Scandi inspired design, there will be something for everyone.

For further information regarding the workshop, please contact Dani on 07791554397, or pop into the nursery.

We will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Workshop Date: Sunday 3rd December 2023

The workshop is from 10:30am to 12:30 noon. Please arrive in time to make a start at 10:30am.

Workshop Fee: £65  Incudes all luxury materials and refreshments. Payment is due on booking. You will receive a payment link by email or phone. Fees are refundable up to 3 weeks before the start of the workshop booked.

Location: New Barn at Swallows Nursery & Plant Centre. See directions.

Attendees: Maximum of 10.

Car Parking: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

To book your place on a workshop, use the Contact Us form or call us between 10am-2pm Mon-Fri on 01280 811003.

Please include the workshop date you require, as well as your full name, mobile phone and address.

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