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Come along and learn this unique basketry technique. Be inspired, design and create both traditional and contemporary sculptural shapes for either practical or ornamental use. Let your imagination flow! Materials: maximum £15

Date Sat 19th August
Tutor Eddie Glew  
Time 9.30am-4.30pm  
Ref 1681  
Fees £65  
 

 
INTRODUCTION TO BASKETRY

An excellent introduction to working with willow. Learn how to make this beautiful tension tray which originates from Catalonia. You will be guided through a variety of techniques which will give you a good basic foundation and introduction to willow basketmaking.
Materials: £10

Date Tues 3rd October
Tutor Eddie Glew  
Time 9.30am-4.30pm  
Ref 1861  
Fees £70  
 

 
HOW TO MAKE A RUSH BASKET

Discover the beauty of working with soft and supple bulrush.
Learn how to make a small round basket on a mould using traditional, basic rush techniques.
Materials: £5

Date Wed 18th October
Tutor Rosie Farie  
Time 9.30am-4.30pm  
Ref 1982  
Fees £70  
 

 
CHRISTMAS WILLOW

Get into the festive spirit with this fun half day workshop.Enjoy making a selection of decorations in fresh coloured willow and hedgerow materials for your home at Christmas. Learn a variety of weaves to make a triangular Christmas Tree and a random star.

Book both Christmas Willow (1967) and Willow Wreath (1968) for only £70 (lunch included).

Date Wed 22nd November
Tutor Clare Revera  
Time 10.00am-12.30pm  
Ref 1967  
Fees £40  
 

 
WILLOW WREATH

Using coloured willow and materials gathered from the garden, enjoy making a beautiful Christmas wreath for your home. Learn how to design and create your wreath using a variety of techniques in this gentle half day workshop.


Book both Christmas Willow (1967) and Willow Wreath (1968) for only £70 (lunch included).

Date Wed 22nd November
Tutor Clare Revera  
Time 1.30pm-4.00pm  
Ref 1968  
Fees £40  
 

 
SQUARE RUSH BASKETS

Discover the joy of working with bulrush. It is soft, malleable and lightweight making it gentle to work with . Learn how to handle and prepare the rush and then, by using traditional basic techniques including check weave and pairing, make a square basket on a mould. Materials: £5

Date Wed 17th January
Tutor Rosie Farie  
Time 9.30am-4.30pm  
Ref 1983  
Fees £70  
 

 
LIVING WILLOW

These beautiful living structures enhance any garden or community space. Come along and learn how to site, plan, lay out and construct a living willow arch. You will also learn how to weave a living willow harlequin tree to take home. Students will need to bring a large pot to plant their tree into (minimum 10 litres). Materials: £5

Date Tues 23rd January
Tutor Clare Revera  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1966  
Fees £70  
 

 
BASKODENN

This exciting two day workshop will give you the variety of skills that you need to make this traditional and very interesting willow Breton herring basket.
Previous willow weaving experience would be useful for this course.
Materials: £10

Date Tues 30th January and Wed 31st January
Tutor Eddie Glew  
Time 9.30am to 4.30pm  
Ref 1863  
Fees £140  
 

 
COIL POTS AND BOWLS

This two day workshop will teach you the unique and contemporary rope coil weave technique. You may decide to weave one or two beautiful bowl shapes or make a larger coil pot with or without handles. Be inspired, design and create both traditional and contemporary sculptural shapes. Let your imagination flow! Materials: £15 maximum

Date Tues 6th February and Wed 7th February
Tutor Clare Revera  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 1969  
Fees £140  
 

 
INTRODUCTION TO BASKETRY

An excellent introduction to working with willow. Learn how to make this beautiful tension tray which originates from Catalonia. You will be guided through a variety of techniques which will give you a good basic foundation and introduction to willow basketmaking.
Materials: £10

Date Sat 24th February
Tutor Eddie Glew  
Time 9.30am-4.30pm  
Ref 1862  
Fees £70  
 

 
MOULD WORK

This is a traditional basketry technique that is rare in this country.
It requires different skills to standard basket making whilst achieving the same results. This exciting two day workshop will give you the skills that you need to make a round basket over a mould. Previous willow weaving experience would be useful for this course. Materials: £10

Date Tues 6th March and Wed 7th March
Tutor Eddie Glew  
Time 9.30am-4.30pm  
Ref 1864  
Fees £140