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April 2020

POSTPONED Peter Rabbit’s Springtime Adventure – FULLY BOOKED

5th April 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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£8

POSTPONED due to the current situation with COVID-19 Stay in touch, it will be great to have Big Debz & Little Debz join us once it is safe for all. Join Big Debz & Little Debz of How it Felt for a Peter Rabbit themed session including sensory storytelling, nature trail and spring crafts.  This is a great opportunity to spend some time as a family, learn about springtime, get creative and explore Murton! This session will held in the…

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POSTPONED Dementia Friends Training

24th April 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Free

POSTPONED due to the current situation with COVID-19. Stay in touch, we will be back soon to bring you this fantastic training event. Become a Dementia Friend Learn what it is like to live with dementia and turn that understanding in to action. The evening will be delivered by Lindsay Alzheimer Scotland at Murton in the Green Cabin. We will begin with a stroll on the nature reserve followed by a warm drink . Join us for a relaxed and…

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POSTPONED Woven Willow – Zarzo Basket

26th April 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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POSTPONED due to the current situation with COVID-19. Stay in touch, we will be back soon with this fantastic opportunity. Originating from Northern Spain, and traditionally used for draining cheese, this open weave basket is a great design for both absolutely beginners and improvers alike. All tools and materials will be provided. Basket-making is a physical craft so comfy clothes and an apron (if preferred) are ideal for the courses. Please be aware that weaving with willow can be hard…

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May 2020

POSTPONED Woven Willow – Hazel-Handled Basket

16th May 2020 @ 10:00 am - 17th May 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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This 2-day course is a great introduction to the basics of basketry, covering all traditional techniques needed to make this modern polish design. A stylish basket that has many uses. The course runs from 10am to 5pm each day. All tools and materials will be provided. Basket-making is a physical craft so comfy clothes and an apron (if preferred) are ideal for the courses. Please be aware that weaving with willow can be hard on your hands. Refreshments will be…

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POSTPONED Woven Willow – Plant Climber

30th May 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Learn how to make a willow plant climber with a strong spiralling weave just in time for the sweet pea season. Due to the larger material that will be used in this workshop, it can be physically tough on the hands. All tools and materials will be provided. Basket-making is a physical craft so comfy clothes and an apron (if preferred) are ideal for the courses. Please be aware that weaving with willow can be hard on your hands. Refreshments…

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June 2020

POSTPONED Woven Willow – Small Berry Basket

20th June 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Learn all the basic techniques needed to make a small circular berry basket, an ideal design for total beginners to the craft. Complete with a handle, it's perfect for talking along on season foraging walks. All tools and materials will be provided. Basket-making is a physical craft so comfy clothes and an apron (if preferred) are ideal for the courses. Please be aware that weaving with willow can be hard on your hands. Refreshments will be provided on courses. For…

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August 2020

Hoverfly Workshop

1st August 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Free

Hoverfly enthusiasts of all ages and levels of ability are welcome to this workshop run by Geoff Wilkinson. The day will begin with an ID / recording presentation and in the afternoon we will go outside to put our new ID skills into practice. The group will be led by Barry and Cathy Caudwell on the day. Lunch can be bought from our tearoom or you can also bring your own. It would be useful (although not essential) if participants…

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October 2020

How It Felt Workshop – Spooky Puppet Storytelling and Crafting Workshop

31st October 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
£3.50

Join Big Debz & Little Debz from How It Felt this Halloween for a spooky storytelling session and crafting workshop from the comfort of your own home.

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November 2020

Murton Makers – Wooden Pig

7th November 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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£8.00

Come along and make your own wooden good to take home.

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Murton Makers – Wooden Pig

21st November 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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£8.00

Come along and make your own wooden good to take home.

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