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Give your Christmas decorations a personal handmade touch
For those people interested in enjoying a traditional Christmas, then a wreath has to be a must addition to any festive decorations for the house. And, for those people living in the Lichfield area of Staffordshire, a helping hand is being offered for anyone who wants their decorations to have a personal touch. Beacon Park in Lichfield city centre is to host two days of Christmas wreath making workshops which are taking place on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 December. The workshops will run each day from 10am until 12noon and then 2pm to 4pm inside the park's Discovery Hub centre.
Have fun making your own Christmas wreath
Participants who sign up to the workshops will be provided with a variety of locally sourced greenery to enable them to make their wreath. There will also be plenty of festive embellishments on hand, including pine cones, cinnamon sticks, slices of dried orange, ribbons and baubles. Paul Niven, Community Gardener for Lichfield District Council, said: "Our Christmas wreath workshops are likely to book up quickly, so we're urging anyone who is keen to take part to reserve a place before we sell out. We always have a lot of fun at the workshops and have created some really lovely wreaths to decorate local homes with at Christmas. We'll also be serving mince pies and hot drinks to make the sessions feel even more festive."
Picturesque Beacon Park in the centre of Lichfield
Places on the wreath making workshops cost £20 each and need to be booked and paid for in advance by calling Beacon Park on 01543 308867.