Wednesday 11 July, 9am-1pm, Spoon-carving for Youngsters (supervisor necessary), The Arts Centre

Wednesday 11 July, 9am–1pm, Spoon-carving for youngsters, The Arts Centre (Pūmanawa Gallery, upstairs in the Boys’ High building at 28 Worcester Boulevard)

One-on-one adult supervision is required for this workshop.

Come along and learn how to make a spoon with your youngster! 

This 4 hour workshop is an opportunity for 6 young people per workshop to each come with an adult who will work closely with them, to carve a spoon from green timber from the Lincoln University campus.

Children will learn basic whittling techniques with a straight & curved whittling knives, and learn all about the ancient traditions of greenwood-working in a stunning outdoor setting. Children must be of an age where they can safely handle a whittling knife with your supervision, the image below shows the kinds of tools we’ll be using.

Each child must be with 1 adult with for close 1:1 supervision.

After you’ve booked, we’ll send you information re what to bring, wear and how to find us nearer the workshop date.

Huge thanks to  The Arts Centre for subsidising these workshops and enabling us to share the wonderful experience of greenwood-working. A big thank you to Life in Vacant Spaces for helping us with the venue.


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