Zarzo and Calatlonian Platter Forms


Simple, yet complex looking, beautiful platter forms which look complex to make but are simple once you know how.

Based on principles of tension and elegant bindings.

Use a variety of willows to accentuate patterns.

A great introduction into willow weaving for beginners.

We are also offering a discounted rate for booking both the Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th March sessions for £150.00, this can be booked by selecting the 2 day option.

Skill Level : Beginner

Tutor: Rachel Poole


Our full day willow craft courses are priced from £80 and include all materials, lunch and refreshments. You will come away with something beautiful, strong, environmentally-friendly and above all, very personal to you.

As well as taking home your own willow creation, you can also see the willow being grown and processed at first hand, taking in one of Somerset’s oldest crafts. Visitors are welcome to walk through the withy fields and enjoy the amazing variety of wildlife that the Somerset Levels has to offer.

We have a wide range of Basketry courses for all abilities ranging from beginners to masterclasses.

Our tutors are some of the most experienced willow weavers in the UK. They will ensure you have the very best instruction and help throughout your time with us at Musgrove Willows. They will teach you how to use the most suitable tools and willow weaving techniques to achieve the best results.

Book both for the full Zarzo experience!

Additional information

Zarzo Course Dates

16/03/19 – 10:00am, 16/03/19 – 17/03/19 (Zarzo/Calatonian and Trugs)


10:00am – Please arrive at 9:45am to sign in and grab a drink, also great opportunity to meet everyone before the course begins.




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