During this exciting day you will have the opportunity to construct a two dimensional felt ”painting” and a three dimensional sculpture- introducing both working onto a backing fabric and working in three dimensions.

Previous experience is not essential as the basics of needle felting will be covered.


£70 per person

Things to bring

  • Nothing required


  • All materials required for the craft activities
  • A tasty two course lunch plus unlimited hot and cold drinks throughout the day (please inform of any special dietary needs when booking)
  • Your crafted items to take home with you

Number On Workshop

Maximum 10 people

Please note: This workshop is for over 16s only


Charnwood Forest Alpacas, Scamhazel Farm, Ashby Road, Boundary, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE11 7BA.

NB. If you follow your Sat nav it will tell you we are on the opposite side of the road so please lookout for our sign which is placed at the entrance to our farm. For full directions go to our directions page.

Workshop Timings

9.45am:  Arrival & sign in
10:00am:   Introduction & craft activities
12.00pm:  Lunch & "meet the alpacas" opportunity
1.00pm:   Craft activities
4.00pm:  Finish

Our next available dates

Workshop availability for the next two months is shown below on our booking calendar. To check the dates press BOOK and the calendar will appear.

We release further dates at the end of each month...

How to Book

Select the BOOK button and follow the instructions.

If you have a prepaid voucher select the REDEEM button and follow the instructions.

Please note: We are unable to take bookings over the phone.

The small print…

  • Voucher redemption: Booking required following receipt of your voucher.

  • Booking can only be done through our online booking system, we are unable to take bookings over the phone.

  • Cancellation : Minimum 48 hours (working days) notice from selected date.

  • No Shows: Failure to cancel bookings which result in a no show will mean the booking is lost and no refund can be given.

  • During the craft activities you will handle a range of fibres, including alpaca and wool. This course is not recommended for those with sensitivities to these fibres.

  • Fibres can adhere to clothing during the craft activities, previous participants recommend wearing lighter colours and clothes that brush down easily.