Willow Workshop at Haddenham Arts centre, November 18th 2022

You will learn techniques to make a traditional frame basket

In the lovely setting of Haddenham Arts Centre, near Ely, Jane will take you through all the techniques necessary to make your piece and everyone will go home with a finished basket they can be proud of.

£75.00

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Willow workshops at Haddenham Arts Centre near Ely, Cambridgeshire

Willow weaving is a great way to learn about traditional techniques and natural materials. Share the company of family or make new friends while learning on the day.

You will learn to construct and weave a traditional frame basket using two or three colours of willow.  

November 18th, 10a.m. – 4p.m. £75 per person

Frame basket or sculpture. You will learn to use two or three colours of willow to make a traditional frame basket. 

In the lovely setting of Haddenham Arts Centre, near Ely, Jane will take you through all the techniques necessary to make your piece and everyone will go home with a finished sculpture or basket they can be proud of.

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those who have done some willow weaving before. Maximum 8 places enable a really good learning experience. All tools and materials are supplied. 

Jane has experience teaching all age groups with a variety of needs. This workshop is suitable for everyone over the age of 11, children must be accompanied by a parent or carer at all times.

Additional things you might like to bring; Notebook, pens or pencil, Garden Wire, Scissors and String, Sharp Knife – Stanley or Craft, Gardening gloves.

You can pre-book a special workshop lunch offer on arrival. Select from the menu, fresh produce is made on-site every day.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

You will need to have a reasonable amount of strength in your hands to be able to work with the willow. Please wear older clothes, such as you would wear for gardening, sandals are not advisable.

Willow needs to be prepared at least a week in advance for each workshop. Therefore if workshops are cancelled or postponed due to unforeseen circumstances, bookings will be transferred to alternative dates. No refunds will be given.