Willow Weaving ~ Rope Coil Basket

Date/Time
Date(s) - 26 Mar 2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


During this workshop, you will learn the unusual technique of weaving willow into a rope to form a unique rope coil basket. 

rope coil basketRope coil basketYou will also learn how to use packing to add shape and form and can experiment with natural and dyed willow to add colour.

This rope coil basket workshop is suitable for all levels – beginners and above. All tools and equipment will be provided.  

 
 
Workshop Tutor: Justine Burgess of West Wales Willows.
Justine originally trained as an engineer, and worked in the charity and education sectors, before becoming a partner in West Wales Willows with her husband, Alan.  On their smallholding in Carmarthenshire, they grow around 250 varieties of willow and sell it as cuttings and rods during the winter for others to grow, as well as selling their own willow products and sharing her expertise through workshops. 

Places are limited to six participants per event and must be booked in advance.

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Workshop Fee: £50 per person

NB. There is an additional £7.50 per person for materials, to be paid in cash on the day.

NB. COVID-19: This workshop will take place with social distancing and enhanced hygiene measures in place.

  • There will be a smaller number of participants than usual, to allow for at least 2m between all participants
  • Everybody will be required to wear a mask (unless exempt) whilst indoors
  • Please come prepared to work in a cool well ventilated room with plenty of warm clothing
  • Please also bring all of your own drinks, food, flask and cups etc.
  • There will be access to toilets and hand washing plus plenty of hand sanitiser available

You may also be interested in our other courses and events at Denmark Farm, including, Willow Weaving Wool Basket, Willow Cultivation & Management, Willow Weaving Pet Basket, Traditional Hedge-laying, ecology, conservation and countryside crafts. See our events page for the full list.

If you’d like to make a weekend of it and stay at Denmark Farm, please enquire about availability in our self-contained Eco Lodge, or Shared Dormitory.

All proceeds from our events and holidays are ploughed directly back into managing our 40 acre nature reserve. Thank you for your support and please do come to visit soon.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bookings

Rope Coil Basket

£50.00


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