Willow Weaving ~ Zarzo Basket – COVID Safe Event

Date(s) - 14 Oct 2020
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

During this willow weaving workshop, you will make a Zarzo basket that has been adapted from a traditional Spanish design originally used in cheese making.  

zarzo basketYou can choose from a round or square form and a selection of willow colours will be available.

This Zarzo basket workshop is suitable for all levels. 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.

NB. This workshop will take place outdoors (weather pending) with social distancing and hygiene measures in place. There will be a small number of participants split between two undercover areas. Please come prepared to work outdoors with warm clothing etc. Please also bring all of your own drinks, food and cups etc. There will be access to a compost toilet with plenty of hand sanitiser available. In the case of bad weather we will work indoors split between two rooms with windows open for ventilation.

Click for Terms and Conditions of Booking

Workshop Fee: £50 per person

NB. There is an additional £10 per person for materials, to be paid in cash on the day.

You may also be interested in other creative craft workshops at Denmark Farm. Please check out our events calendar for our full list. 

If you’d like to make a mini break 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.


Willow Weaving - Zarzo Basket


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