Straw Craft Demonstration by Michael Gates (Event from 2017)
Show / Display
Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1HL
Straw craft is one of Britain’s oldest traditions; it has been practiced for hundreds of years, but it isn’t only about Corn Dollies! The craft includes marquetry, Swiss straw work, models made of straw, lip work, tied straw figures, finials, plaited straw hats and much, much more.
Michael Gates is a fantastic straw worker, and a member of The Guild of Straw Craftsmen. He’ll be displaying his work as well as demonstrating this skill whilst chatting with visitors and imparting some of his knowledge. He may even get you involved…..
Holy Trinity Church is a serene and light venue for this activity.
- Friday 8 September: 1000 – 1630
No Booking Needed
Visitors can also explore the church, learn about the history, the stunning architecture, the lovingly restored Handel Organ and even try to find the 14 hidden oak trees.
Michael Gates & Holy Trinity Church