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October 2019

Natural cleaning for an eco home

5 October @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Learn how to make eco friendly cleaning products from natural and easily sourced ingredients. Using tried and tested recipes, you'll learn how to mix and make natural sprays, spritzers and creams that will be able to clean your home effectively while protecting the environment, saving money and reducing your families exposure to harsh chemicals. We will also run through a cleaning schedule for your home to help you get the most from each product. Please bring an empty spray…

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Make your own willow wreath

12 October @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Get an introduction to willow weaving by making your very own autumnal willow wreath and a willow star, perfect as a door hanging or table decoration. You will learn how to create a lose weave, perfect for adding further seasonal decorations. Once made, your wreath can be adapted depending on the time of year, so you can swap out your autumn decorations for some festive Christmas, Easter or even Valentines decor. All materials and tools will be provided, to…

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December 2019

Furoshiki: Gift wrapping with scarves

14 December @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Furoshiki is the Japanese art of carrying clothes, goods, and other items with a simple piece of fabric. It's a perfect, eco-friendly gift wrapping alternative for the festive season. Local food photographer and vegan blogger PK Whalen will teach you how to use scarves and fabrics to wrap your holiday gifts in this unique fashion. You'll learn several basic wraps as well as petal wraps, and how to turn a scarf into a quick shopping bag. WHAT YOU'LL NEED…

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Make your own origami cards

14 December @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Globe Eco Centre, Strawberry Garden Centre Estate
Bramshall Road, Uttoxeter ST14 5BE United Kingdom
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OVERVIEW Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. In this workshop, PK will take you through simple folds to create origami based cards using beautiful origami paper. You will have the chance to make two bespoke cards to take home, one of which will be a heart-shaped card just in time for Valentine's Day. The other card will be to a theme of your choosing and PK will show you ideas and inspirations on how to bring the…

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