Giles Newman


Learn to Carve

Whether you’re a complete beginner to woodcarving by knife, a keen hobbyist or an experienced woodcarver, there are a range of opportunities to learn and ways to develop your woodcarving skills with expert guidance and tuition by Giles Newman.


A great way to develop your woodcarving skills in a fun and friendly workshop environment with other like-minded people. Ideal for newcomers to woodcarving and hobbyist woodcarvers looking to develop their skills. Group workshops run on various dates throughout the year at venues across the UK including at select festivals and shows and last from as little as three hours up to two day long weekend workshops.

Prices vary. Please see individual event listings for prices.

from £45 per person

Available all year round and suitable for all ages at all levels of experience from complete newcomers looking to get started in art woodcarving to professional woodcarvers wanting to develop their skills. With a one-to-one workshop your learning experience will be tailored to suit your specific requirements and level of knowledge, ensuring that you get the most out of your session and take your woodcarving skills to another level. One-to-one session lengths can be from as little as an hour to several days depending on your requirements.

from £40

“Giles Newman’s first ever full length video tutorial.

One of the worlds best spoon carvers takes you into his own forest to master the essentials of carving. From tips on foraging for the best materials to his techniques to create beautiful carvings.

Whether new to carving or already on the road, this tutorial offers so many techniques and tips that any level of craftsman will find it indispensable. 

 Learn how to carve an Ivy Spoon in this 18 part, 2.5 hour tutorial from Giles Newman. All shot on location in the heart of Snowdonia.” -