Tier 4 lockdown

The workshop is now closed due to the Tier 4 lockdown. Courses have been rescheduled and membership has been suspended until we can open again. We are giving away wood for carving at home at the workshop gate every Friday lunchtime throughout lockdown. This is limited to 2 pieces of wood per person. The last […]

Black Friday: buy nothing, make something

We are participating in Black Friday with our partners Obby.co.uk. On Friday 28th November, Obby is funding a 30% discount on courses, including all London Green Wood courses. Please note that the usual links on our website will not give you this discount. For Friday 28th November use the following links to book courses: Green […]

Lockdown 2

The workshop is now closed due to the second national lockdown. Courses have been rescheduled and membership has been suspended until we can open again. Online courses are back: after school Whittling for Families on Thursdays, £14 per household; after work Mindful Whittling: Carve a Spatula, £14 per person; and a session for Friday evenings […]

Covid-19 response

London Green Wood is a small, agile business and we work outdoors. These two factors meant that we have been able to adapt to living with this coronavirus and have no fears about the long term risk of the pandemic to our cooperative. In mid-March, as we realised there was a looming lockdown, we cancelled […]

Free wood for distant spoon carvers

Although the workshop is now closed, we have arranged with Hackney Council that we can visit the workshop once a week to prepare a supply of wood for isolating spoon carvers. Every Monday we will leave a box of spoon sized wood for anyone who’s carving at home to take away. Please do not contact […]

Tips for carving at home

Because of Covid-19 we know that lots of people are stuck indoors wanting to start working in wood. Whittling and spoon carving are an excellent therapeutic, productive, useful and creative activities and we hope it will bring all those benefits to those who take it up. However it’s even more important to stay safe when […]

Covid-19

Because of the Covid-19 outbreak and following the government’s announcement, London Green Wood is closed to all for the foreseeable future. Really hoping to be back in a few weeks time. Unfortunatly this also means the end of our wood giveaways for isolating carvers. Hope everyone’s got some projects lined up at home.

New partnership with Walk Wild

POSTPONED FOLLOWING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAKSaturday 21st March – 12 noon – 2pm – Abney Park Cemetary, Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0LHPrice £35pp In this workshop learn the basics of green woodworking making a locally grown spatula to take home with you. Suitable for complete beginners. Booking and further information here.