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Adult Needle Felting Workshop - Elephants

This is a workshop aimed at adult beginners and confident first time felters with tutor Natalie Harris(Brooks). Natalie is a fine artist using needle felting and the creator of Roly Poly Ponies.

  • Booking essential

This workshop is aimed at beginners and although this workshop is a bit longer than the usual beginners workshops, confident first timers are welcome.

The Workshop will have a morning session, where we will make the legs and bulk of our elephant. at 12:30, we will have a lunch break and an opportunity to explore the grounds. At 1:30, we will return and add the details to our elephant, including the trunk and tusks.

All materials are provided. Please note that lunch is not included, the on-site tearoom will be open or you may bring your own.

Admission to Wightwick Manor is included and you may stay after the workshop up until closing time (Please check the NT website for closing times). Parking is free.

Note that as Wightwick Manor is a historical venue, some floors may be unlevel and you will have to negotiate some stairs.

£30 per person, booking essential. You can book with Natalie on her Facebook page at or by emailing her at



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £30.00

The basics

Booking details

Call Online Booking Only Please book with Natalie at or email


Suitable for over 18's.

Meeting point

Please park in the main car park and make your way up the path to the Manor. The course will take place in the Meeting Room which is located above the Old Manor shop (not wheelchair accessible).

What to bring and wear

The Meeting Room is heated, but we would recommend you bring extra layers as it is located in an old building. Please no stiletto heels.


Note that as Wightwick Manor is a historical venue, some floors may be unlevel. The Meeting Room is located on the second floor of the old Manor building, up a short flight of stairs (no wheelchair access). Visitor toilets are in a separate building next to the tearoom.

Contact info

Roly Poly Ponies - Natalie

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