There’s nothing like hanging a festive wreath adorned with beautifully scented seasonal foliage, berries and bells to add a touch of Christmas magic to your front door this winter.
If you fancy getting creative this festive season, we’ve rounded up 12 wreath making workshops taking place across Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, in this handy hot list.
Wreath making workshop at Eastwood Park
Get involved in some seasonal fun at Eastwood Park during its wreath making class with afternoon tea - taking place on Sunday 4 December 2022 from 1pm until 4pm. As well as designing and taking home your very own bespoke Christmas decoration, there will also be a festive open house on the same day, featuring stalls, mulled wine, mince pies and more. Tickets cost £49 per person. For bookings, call (01454) 260207.
Festive Fabric Wreath Workshop by Dixie Dot Craft
This year, Dixie Dot Crafts in Quedgeley can show you how to make a festive wreath with real longevity – its fabric wreath workshop is taking place on Wednesday 16 November 2022 from 7pm to 9pm. Tickets can be purchased online via Dixie Dot Crafts and cost £25, inclusive of all materials and refreshments.
Wreath making workshop at Daylesford
The ever-popular wreath workshops at Daylesford Farm will quickly get booked up, so get in there quick! With expert florists guiding you through the process, learn how to make gorgeous wreaths and garlands using foliage from the farm. Included in the price is a tour of the Cutting Garden, where you can gather natural materials, as long as the weather holds out! Tickets cost £145 per person. Book online or call (01608) 731762 for more information.
Wreath making workshop at Tudor Farmhouse
Build your own festive wreath at Tudor Farmhouse’s workshop on Thursday 1 December, Friday 2 December, Saturday 3 December and Sunday 4 December 2022. With an expert florist in the shape of Jo from Josephine’s Fabulous Flowers leading the way, you’ll learn how to incorporate a range of materials into your design. End the day with a delicious afternoon tea, included in the price. Tickets cost £70 per person, book by calling (01594) 833046.
Christmas wreath workshops by The Covent Garden Academy of Flowers
Led by experienced tutors, The Covent Garden Academy of Flowers located in Chipping Campden is offering a wreath making workshop from 9.30am until 12.30pm on Saturday 17 December 2022 to get those across the Cotswolds feeling Christmassy. Using seasonal spruce, natural materials and foliage, participants will create and decorate their own wreath to take home - sure to be admired by all your festive guests. With complimentary tea and coffee throughout, the course costs £115 per person and must be booked online.
Wreath making workshop at Ellenborough Park
Run by Donna Beaver from the Flower Studio, Ellenborough Park’s wreath making workshops are quickly getting booked up. With spaces left on Thursday 1, Friday 2, Thursday 8, Sunday 11 and Thursday 15 December 2022, you’ll start the day with a glass of prosecco and a festive afternoon tea, before learning how to make a beautiful wreath from scratch. Tickets cost £80 per person. Call (01242) 545454 for further information.
Wreath making workshop at The Slaughters Manor House
Get creative at The Slaughters Manor House’s Christmas wreath making masterclasses, taking place on Thursday 8 and Thursday 15 December 2022 at 10.30am. Enjoy mince pies while learning how to create a lovely wreath with help from Vivien from Stow Roses and once you’ve finished your masterpiece, sit down to a full champagne afternoon tea. Tickets cost £75 per person and can be booked via the website.
Wreath making workshop at Miserden
Over at the Glasshouse Café in Miserden, Jo Copsey from Aqua Flowers is holding Christmas Wreath workshops using seasonal foliage from the estate. As well as your bespoke wreath, you’ll get festive nibbles and an opportunity to explore the garden at Miserden, all for £75. Workshops are taking place on Thursday 1 December and Thursday 8 December 2021. Book online through the Miserden website.
Wreath making workshop by The Bespoke Flower Co.
Emma from The Bespoke Flower Co. will be holding her popular Christmas Wreath Making Workshop at The Painswick Centre near Stroud on Saturday 3 December 2022, from 11am to 2pm. Secure your place for £50 per person, to include materials, tuition and a glass of fizz. To book, contact Emma via email@example.com.
Wreath making workshop at the Sub Rooms
With the last few tickets remaining for each wreath making workshop, the Sub Rooms in Stroud is offering visitors the chance to get creative, have fun and take home something really personal for their home this Christmas. Taking place on Saturday 3 December and costing £55 per person, those in the county can learn a skill that will last a lifetime, with the option to create a fresh foliage, dried flower or fresh flower wreath. Workshops last two hours and can be booked online.
Wreath making workshop at Westonbirt Arboretum
Bring out your creative side with a wreath making session at Westonbirt Arboretum on Wednesday 7 and Wednesday 14 December 2022. For £70 per person, visitors can tuck in to mince pies whilst using traditional greenery, dried seed pods and even feathers to make their very own Christmas wreath - plus, the workshop ticket includes free entry to the arboretum, so those taking part can wrap up warm and spend the rest of their day discovering the beautiful botanical collections. Booking is available online.
Wreath making workshop at Newark Park
Get crafty at Newark Park with a selection of festive wreath making workshops taking place on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 December 2022. Suitable for all abilities, attendees will create a beautiful wreath to showcase this Christmas. Please note, this is an adults only course and costs £45 per person, which includes all materials, plus hot drinks and seasonal nibbles. Pre-booking online is essential.