Sun 11th March 2018
10:00 - 17:00
ABOUT THE COURSE
Spend the day immersed in creating your own basket using willow grown at The Sustainability Centre. The top of your basket will not be closed but rather will have long willow wands for growing climbing plants such as sweet peas.
THE COURSE WILL GIVE PARTICIPANTS
WHO IS THIS COURSE SUITABLE FOR?
Some willow craft experience would be beneficial. Reasonable 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 exceptional 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 is passionate about 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."