Program for 2023

Willow Growing, Harvesting & Hoop Making

FEBRUARY - Sunday 12th - 10.30am to 3.30pm
Willow Growing, Harvesting & Hoop Making Complements the Frame Basketry course & a great preliminary preparation
Cost - £50 (includes hoop materials)
Willow Cuttings for Sale
Please wear warm & waterproof work clothes & shoes - the course is outdoors all day
Please bring your own lunch & flask
Online booking form & location map below
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Irish Donkey Creel Log Basket

MARCH - Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th - 10am to 4pm
Cost - £130
Make a beautiful, strong Log Basket based on the traditional Irish Donkey Creel, using authentic techniques with locally grown willow.
plus materials payable on the day, the cost depending on the size of the individual persons project
Please wear warm & waterproof work clothes & shoes - the course is outdoors all day
Please bring your own lunch - tea & coffee are provided
Online booking form & location map below

Willow Growing, Harvesting & Establishing Withy Beds

Monkton Wyld Court, Dorset

MARCH - Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th
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Frame Basket

MARCH - Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th - 10am to 4:00pm
Cost - £130
plus materials payable on the day, the cost depending on the size of the individual persons project
Beginners & experienced, using a range of beautifully coloured semi-green willow, dogwood, & hazel. Construct a ribbed basket, with or without a handle, using Irish & Polish frame basketry techniques
Please wear warm work clothes & shoes
Please bring your own lunch - tea & coffee are provided
Online booking form & location map below

Frame Basket - Mushroom & Foragers Basket

APRIL - Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd - 10am to 4:00pm
Cost - £130
plus materials payable on the day, the cost depending on the size of the individual persons project
Beginners & experienced, using a range of beautifully coloured semi-green willow, dogwood, & hazel. Construct a ribbed basket, with or without a handle, using Irish & Polish frame basketry techniques
Please wear warm work clothes & shoes
Please bring your own lunch - tea & coffee are provided
Online booking form & location map below
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Rush Chair Seating & Rush Basketry

November - Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th - 10am to 4:00pm
Course tuition cost per person - £130 for 2 days
plus materials payable on the day, the cost depending on the size of the individual persons project
Please bring your own chair or stool with woodwork repaired, reglued if necessary (is it wobbly?), cleaned & ready for re-seating with soft, river rush, harvested, sorted & dried by me.
Rush baskets & hats are made on a mould, various options are available.
Please wear warm work clothes & shoes
Please bring your own lunch - tea & coffee are provided
Online booking form & location map below

PLEASE NOTE

After you have submitted the Course Booking Form you will receive an email with payment options & other relevant information.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for Adult courses,
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY


Please Note, until the course has been paid for in full, or a £50 non-refundable deposit paid, your place is NOT reserved.
If you cancel, a full refund, less the deposit, will be paid to you up to 3 weeks before the course start, thereafter no refund.

Maps & Location

Location of All Courses & Children's Days/Camps

All courses & children’s days will be held at:
Homefield, Stone Lane, Chagford, TQ13 8JU (unless otherwise stated)
This location is three miles north of Chagford
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