I hope you enjoy looking through my Web Site of Hand Woven Fleece Rugs, Naturally Dyed Scarves, Willow Sculpture and Traditional Willow Baskets. I run workshops in all related subjects and am happy to create commissions to your specification. Beryl Smith

Friday, June 19, 2009

The Wool and Willow Festival Plant Support Workshop Llanidloes

Well done and thank you for all who attended the Willow Plant Support Workshop at

The Wool and Willow Festival, Llanidloes, June2009.

Monday, June 15, 2009


This Willow Sculpture was commissioned for The Gwanwyn Festival coordinated by Age Concern Cymru for 2008 and was installed at the new Environmental Field Centre at Margam Park in April 2009 for everyone to enjoy.
This Willow Sculpture is a representation of the Gwanwyn Festival logo and is constructed of dried willow. It is interactive with a seat around the outside for people to sit and enjoy the lovely surroundings at Margam

The Tree of Life being moved into place

Willow Sculpture workshop with Coleg Powys Art Students

Here are some photos of the Coleg Powys of Newtown Art students participating in a Willow Sculpure workshop that I facilitated with them. It was a fun day with some interesting sculptures coming out from it.

This was in partnership with The Wool and Willow Festival at The Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes, Powys from 6th June to 27th June open every day including Sundays from 10.30 - 4.30 The annual Festival celebrates the best of local artists working with Wool and/or Willow. This years event Showcases makers to a very high standard and also has a extensive 'Learning Curve' programme of workshops so you can learn a new skill to if you wish.