Our full day willow basketry course is £80. On this course attendees will learn how to make a lovely willow bowl. The price includes all materials, lunch, refreshments and most importantly, expert tuition. Attendees will leave with something beautiful, environmentally-friendly and above all, very personal.
As well as taking home your own willow bowl, there will also be an opportunity to see how willow is grown and processed on our Somerset farm. Visitors are welcome to walk through our withy fields and enjoy the amazing variety of wildlife that the Somerset Levels has to offer.
Our tutors will ensure you have the very best instruction and help throughout your time with us. They will teach you how to use the most suitable tools and the willow weaving techniques required to achieve the very best results.
On this willow bowl beginners basketry course you will learn many essential weaving techniques. These can then be used to produce a wide variety of different baskets and bowls. Once the basics have been mastered, bigger and more complicated projects (including sculpture work) can be tackled with confidence.