Crafty Christmas

Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling. Edna Ferber

Crafty Christmas

Festive Wreaths

What better way to prepare for Christmas than by making your own natural Christmas decorations and there are plenty of places to give it a go.

Stradey Castle are offering a Christmas Wreath making Workshop on the 29th of November and the 30th. There will be one sitting: 10am - 1pm. Held in the panelled dining room in front of a roaring fire, what a festive way to start off your Christmas. Booking is essential.

Oriel Myrddin Festive Wreaths. On Saturday 30th of November there will be two session held: 11-1pm or 2-4pm. You must be 16+ and the price will be £35 per person. Booking is essential.Join Emma Powell for this festive workshop and learn how to create your own fresh and green Christmas wreath using locally foraged greenery.Emma will be on hand to guide you through the step by step method of decorating your willow based wreath and sharing her floristry knowledge. This will be a fun and relaxed event to kick off the festive season with only six participants in each session.


Make a Christmas gift

Every year it gets more difficult to find that perfect gift! Why not try and make one? Siramik near Carmarthen offer great pottery courses where you can learn to make that unique ceramic gift, while Aeron Petersen at Ferric Fusion offers great blacksmithing courses, go ahead try them, surprise your loved ones with the most unique and personal gift there is!


Winter Wildlife

With expert tuition build your own Robin Nest Box Workshop at WWT Llanelli on December 15 & 22 either for your own garden our wrap it up as a perfect present!



Lather up 

Eden soap school run a comprehensive range of courses from natural soap and skincare to candles and room diffusers. Making these natural homeware and skincare products is extremely enjoyable and fun and are unique gift  for those who like to know exactly what they are using on their skin and in their home. They also offer Gift experience vouchers if you're looking for a present with a difference.


More on what's on

Take a look and see what else is on within the festive season of the year.