Events and workshops

Wednesday workshop – apple and cinnamon flapjacks (kids)

3.45pm (for a 4pm start), Wednesday 15 January

Join Clare for this fun after school workshop for aspiring young bakers and learn how to make this week’s recipe – apple and cinnamon flapjacks. Children will be given all the ingredients and expert tuition in order to make their very own flapjacks which will be baked on site while children enjoy refreshments and wrapped up for them to take home to share with their family.

Please bring your own apron. Clare is DBS checked so parents are welcome to leave their children for the one-hour workshop or stay and enjoy a tea or coffee while you wait. Booking essential.

 

Wednesday workshop – cheese twists (kids)

3.45pm (for a 4pm start), Wednesday 29 January

Join Clare for this fun after school workshop for aspiring young bakers and learn how to make this week’s recipe – cheese twists. Children will be given all the ingredients and expert tuition they need to make their very own pastry and cheese twists which will be baked on site while the children enjoy refreshments, and wrapped up for them to take home to share with their family.

Please bring your own apron. Clare is DBS checked so parents are welcome to leave their children for the one-hour workshop or stay and enjoy a tea or coffee while you wait. Booking essential.

 

Wednesday workshop – bread and butter pudding (kids)

3.45pm (for a 4pm start), Wednesday 5 February

Join Clare for this fun after school workshop for aspiring young bakers and learn how to make this week’s recipe – bread and butter pudding. Children will be given all the ingredients and expert tuition they need to make their very own dish of bread and butter pudding which will be baked on site while the children enjoy refreshments, and wrapped up for them to take home to share with their family.

Please bring your own apron. Clare is DBS checked so parents are welcome to leave their children for the one-hour workshop or stay and enjoy a tea or coffee while you wait. Booking essential.

 

Networking brunch for freelancers, home workers and small business owners

10am-midday, Wednesday 5 February

Calling all home workers, freelancers and small business owners – come and join us at Willow Bough for a semi-formal networking brunch where you can make new contacts, create new ideas and work on growing your business and networks.

Each guest will get a chance to deliver their 60 second pitch to the group, before hearing from our guest speaker. The latter part of the event will give everyone time to chat and swap business cards over brunch.

Booking is essential for this popular event.

 

Wednesday workshop – sweetheart creams (kids)

3.45pm (for a 4pm start), Wednesday 12 February

Join Clare for this fun after school workshop for aspiring young bakers and learn how to make this week’s recipe – sweetheart creams. Children will be given all the ingredients and expert tuition in order to make their very own bag of sweetheart cream sweets before enjoying refreshments and wrapped up for them to take home to share with their family and friends just in time for Valentine’s Day! Please bring your own apron. Clare is DBS checked so parents are welcome to leave their children for the one-hour workshop or stay and enjoy a tea or coffee while you wait.

 

Valentine’s Day afternoon tea with live cello performance

Willow Bough’s afternoon tea with live cello performance is the perfect way for romantics to spend Valentine’s afternoon…

Share a platter of delicious sandwiches and homemade cakes – all on a theme of love, of course – with your loved one while enjoying a beautiful performance from acclaimed local cellist Sheida Davis.

Sheida began learning the cello at the age of four and her teachers have included Joan Dickson, Florence Hooton, David Strange and Stefan Popov.She graduated with first-class Honours from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and was awarded the Peter Latham Leaving Scholarship, going on to study at the Hochschule für Musik in Cologne with Maria Kliegel and a Master of Music degree and Orchestral Studies Diploma (with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra) at the Eastman School of Music.

She has appeared at the Wigmore Hall, the Symphony Hall Birmingham and on BBC television as part of a lecture series on Beethoven by John Suchet. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy Sheida’s music in such an intimate setting.

 

 

Growing Minds festival 

This event has now been postponed until spring 2020

We’re delighted to be taking our pop-up tea room to Growing Minds festival at Hall School Wimbledon on Sunday 13 October. Tickets for this family event should be booked in advanced.