Pig Sculpture

The perfect course for those interested in learning to weave a willow pig or piglet. Ideal for those with an interest in willow sculpture.

The course has been designed to teach the basics of willow sculpture while also giving attendees the opportunity and confidence to experiment with techniques and materials. Weavers can really put their personality into the piece. Each willow pig will be unique.

Information and literature will be available to take home. At the end of the session there will also be an opportunity to purchase willow, specialist tools and weaving books.

To prolong the life of your pig, storage and maintenance information will be provided. Bring home the bacon on this fantastic one day course.

Skill Level : Beginners

Tutor: Sophie Courtiour

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Our full day willow Pig Sculpture course is £80. The price includes all the materials and specialist tools required to make a beautiful willow pig together with refreshments and lunch. Attendees will come away with something gorgeous, environmentally-friendly and above all, very personal.

As well as taking home your own willow creation, there will also be an opportunity to see how willow is grown and processed on our working farm. Willow weaving is probably one of Somerset’s oldest crafts. Visitors are welcome to walk through our withy fields and enjoy the amazing variety of wildlife that the Somerset Levels has to offer.

After refreshments on arrival, this course begins with the making of willow balls and hoops to mould the shape of the head and body. Our tutors are among the most experienced willow weavers in the country. They are on hand to provide one-to-one assistance and answer any weaving questions you may have. Our tutors will ensure you have an enjoyable day and leave with something you are proud to have made.

No previous experience is necessary to complete this course.

Additional information


09:30am – Please arrive at 9:00am to sign in and grab a drink, also great opportunity to meet everyone before the course begins.



Piggies 2020

20/05/2020 – 9:30am


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