Contact: 13 Oak Street, West Mickley, Stocksfield, Northumberland, NE43 7AY 07530 538843 01661 842074           

Telephone: 01661 842074


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Ruth Thompson

Ruth Thompson BSC,PGCE (post16)

Sylvan Skills Willow artist/ grower of willow and hazel coppice (


*Animal sculpture commissions and school projects


*Living willow domes/ screens/ tunnels


*Fencing panels or continuously woven in-situ using home grown coppiced hazel and willow


*Basketry classes


*Willow bundls and hazel rods/ peas sticks/ bean poles in season

  *Biochar maker


currently vice chair of NBG, organiser of Newton local self help Group, Stocksfield