A two day basket weaving workshop in traditional ‘stake and strand’ basket making, using willow grown at Denmark Farm on the wetland system.
Suitable for people with some previous basket making experience (intermediate level).
You can book for one or both days.
In one day you can make a round fruit basket or similar.
In two days you can make a bigger project such as a shopping or log basket and do square or oval work.
All tools and materials provided. If you have your own sharp secateurs and a knife, please bring them along.
Please wear warm old clothing.
Homemade vegetarian soup and bread for lunch.
Tutor: Jane Welsh
Jane is an experienced basket maker and attentive teacher. Her knowledge and love of willow is inspiring. She will also have a range of her own baskets for sale at very reasonable prices.
Fee: £65 for two days / £35 for one day
(plus £10 per day for materials and lunch – payable on the day)
You may also be interested in other willow weaving workshops at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre.