Willow basketmaking workshop
Random weave, basket or sculpture. You will learn to use the willow to make a basket or small sculpture using two colours of willow.
This is the THIRD 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.
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 or basket they can be proud of.
This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those who have done some willow weaving before. Maximum 8 places enable a really good learning experience. All tools and materials are supplied.
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 22nd 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.
For information about Haddenham Arts Centre see www.haddenhamartscentre.org.uk/
Haddenham Arts Centre 20 High St, Haddenham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 3XA
Fri 22 Oct 2021