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CRAFTS AT LES LANDES 

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Les Landes, St Jean des Bois

 

Situated in the beautiful Basse-Normandie countryside, Les Landes is near the small town of Tinchebray, famous for the historic battle between Henry I of England and his older brother, Robert, the Duke of Normandy. The larger towns of Vire and Flers are about half an hour's drive with opportunities for more shopping and sports facilities.

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Pyrography

Fibrecrafts

Woodturning

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Courses held throughout the year

 

Half day or full day (with lunch) workshops are available.

 

Workshops are normally held in the mornings. If you wish to stay for the full day workshop a buffet lunch is available 

  

Coffee / tea / cold drinks are available throughout the day.

 

A maximum of 4 people per class/course for fibre crafts ensures individual tuition.

 

Wood turning 

  

A wood turning workshop is one of the activities you can try at Les Landes. Wood turning is taught on a one-to-one basis.

CRAFTS AT LES LANDES 

The home of traditional crafts

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Beginner Spinner

 

There is an introduction to spinning on a wheel and/or drop spindle together with preparation of the fleece (washing, carding, etc). Also learning about the different fleece qualities of various breeds of sheep.

 

Intermediate Spinner 

 

There is the opportunity to try other fibres such as alpaca, silk, linen or camel or to learn new skills such as different ways of plying. Dyeing or felting workshops can be tried during some of our courses including needle felting.

 

Workshops are informal and flexible. If a particular request is made either before or during your visit, we will do our best to accommodate it.

 

We have a variety of reference books which are available for guests to consult on spinning, spinning wheels, looms, techniques, etc.

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Les Landes

St Jean des Bois

Tinchebray

61800

France 

 

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enquiries@crafts-at-leslandes.com

 

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