A one day traditional willow basket weaving workshop in which we will be using a variety of natural willows to make a shallow round fruit or bread basket. Suitable for beginners and those who’d like a refresher.
A one day willow basket weaving workshop in traditional ‘stake and strand’ basket making, using prepared basketry willow plus some grown at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre on the wetland system to add colour and texture. You will learn to make a basket with a Portcullis centre, based on the Irish potato scibs, with waling for the sides and a rod border.
Children aged 9+ are welcome, with an accompanying adult. All tools and materials provided. If you have your own sharp secateurs and a knife, please bring them along. Please wear old warm clothing.