Willow basketmaking workshop
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 they can be proud of.
Frame Basket . You will learn to use willow to make a traditional frame basket, used for foraging or storing eggs. Maximum 8 places to enable a really good learning experience. All tools and materials are supplied.
For information about the centre see www.haddenhamartscentre.org.uk/
This is the SECOND of three workshops led by sculptor and weaver Jane Frost that will provide you with a range of techniques to make baskets and sculpture. You can select one or come to all three.
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 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.
October 15th 9.30 – 2.30 p.m. £65 per person.
You can pre-book a special workshop lunch offer on arrival. Select from the menu, fresh produce is made on-site every day.
Haddenham Arts Centre 20 High St, Haddenham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 3XA
Fri 15 Oct 2021