Upcoming courses are listed below. Places are limited and booking is essential on all courses. Please follow the links for more details and to book.
Make a willow Plant Support, May 8th 2021, Catsfield, East Sussex
Learn some willow weaving techniques and make a plant obelisk for your garden.
A half day class during which you will learn how to weave with willow to create a obelisk for growing sweet peas or beans up.
Introduction to Willowweaving May 9th 2021, Catsfield, East Sussex
An introduction to the use of willow in basketry
Over the day you will learn some basic basketry techniques including randing, waling and pairing and also learn about the preparation and growing of willow. You will complete a boat shaped basket useful for serving bread, fruit or other nibbles and a hanging basket that can be used as a birdfeeder or for storing garlic.
Weave A Willow Egg Basket 12/13th June 2021, Catsfield, East Sussex
Use traditional basketry techniques to make a round basket with a strong handle
In this class you will learn all the traditional willow basketry techniques needed to complete a round basket with a strong wrapped handle. The basket is useful for collecting not just eggs, but also fruit, or even a trip to the shops.
You will also learn about growing, harvesting and preparing willow.