Willow deer making workshop

Weave your own ornamental willow deer at our fun and easy-to-follow workshop.

Willow deer making


Friday 29 October 2021

Saturday 30 October 2021

Friday 5 November 2021

Saturday 6 November 2021

Friday 19 November 2021

Saturday 20 November 2021

Saturday 15 January 2022

Sunday 16 January 2022


10.30am – 4.30pm



Meet at the Visitor Centre


General: £89   

Wakehurst and Kew members: £80

Parking and refreshments of tea, coffee and cake are included

Adults only/18+

Join us to discover the secrets of using materials from Wakehurst’s woodlands to create a stunning willow deer for your garden.

Workshop leader Martin Brockman will offer a step-by-step guide to weaving willow, coppiced hazel and other hedgerow materials over the course of the day. 

About the workshop leader

Martin has 30 years of experience working in environmental arts, creating sculptures and working as a workshop leader and educator.

He has created artworks on beaches and in woodlands, city centres as well as galleries across the UK. 

Important information

  • Please note that lunch is not provided. You may enjoy a packed lunch in our gardens, or buy food from one of our cafés or restaurant.
  • Attendees will take home a large willow deer on the day, so please consider appropriate transportation.
  • The workshops will take place in sheltered outdoor areas so please dress for the weather.

COVID-19 (coronavirus) notice

Come along knowing that the safety and wellbeing of our visitors is of utmost importance to us. We are continually monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic situation as it evolves.  

If you are unable to attend because of government restrictions in place due to coronavirus, please contact the customer service desk at wakehurst@seetickets.com at the earliest opportunity to discuss further.  

Read about the changes we’ve made to keep you safe.