Tutor: Louise Arthur
The May course is followed in the afternoon by a Willow Dragonflies and Fish Course, so there is the option of attending two different willow courses in one day.
ABOUT THE COURSE
Willow weaving training course in the Hampshire South Downs. Experience the delights of creating a support for climbing plants like sweet peas or green beans. If time allows we will also make willow hurdles for herb borders. Come with enough space to transport your work home and plant up your creation into a pot or straight into the ground.
The course will give participants:
Who is this course suitable for?
No previous experience is needed, but some manual dexterity, hand strength and patience is required.
What to bring/wear:
About the Tutor:
Louise Arthur specialises in willow weaving and environmental education. She is highly skilled at making baskets from sustainable local willow and foraged hedgerow materials. These natural, biodegradable, little gems reflect the biodiversity of our countryside hedges and range in colour, texture and form. Louise is an excellent teacher who has years of experience running outdoor education sessions with the Forestry Commission and at The Sustainability Centre. As an experienced workshop leader she enjoys sharing her love of willow crafts with adults and children.
"Louise was generous with her time and resources and was an excellent teacher."
"Louise is a brilliant teacher. She explains things very clearly and is very supportive. Thanks so much."