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Broom Making

with craftsperson-instructor David Campbell

September 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Price: $140

Join local broom maker David Campbell for a one-day workshop in the centuries-old craft of handwoven broom making.

Participants are provided with all of the materials, tools, and instruction needed to make their own broom from start to finish, whether a floor broom, hearth or cobweb broom, or even a “flying” ornamental broom.

These sturdy corn brooms, first popularized over 200 years ago, are truly “functional pieces of art” that may be displayed in your home while being used on a daily basis, inside or outside (floor brooms are great for patios and decks!).

The workshop start time is 10:00 am, with an expected end time of no later than 4:00 pm, or earlier. There will be a one-hour lunch break. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch and water.

Workshops are limited to five participants each. A degree of hand and arm strength is required.

Please inform the Leighton Art Centre at 403-931-3633 if you have any allergies that we need to be aware of!

Audience: Adults, please. No experience required!

Supplies: All supplies will be supplied. Please bring your own lunch and water.

Registration cost: $140 + GST & Eventbrite Fees*

* Or register by phone: 403-931-3633, Wed-Sun, 10 am – 4 pm to avoid Eventbrite fees

Did you know that Members of the Leighton Art Centre get 10% off the registration cost of all workshops and kids’ summer camps? Please visit http://leightoncentre.org/support/members.

For our Cancellation and Refund Policy, please visit www.leightoncentre.org/programs-events/adult-programs.


September 19, 2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Leighton Art Centre
282027 144 Street West
Foothills, Alberta T1S 0Y4 Canada