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February 2021

Oval Bases – Online Course

February 1 - February 28

In this 5-lesson course we will focus on two weaves: French randing and plain randing. Applying those weaves to oval bases is not as simple as…

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Basket Making Course for Beginners and Improvers

February 27 @ 10:00 am - February 28 @ 4:30 pm
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Bore Place, Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone
Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7AR United Kingdom
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£120.00

This baskets course is aimed at beginners and improvers. Transform sweet smelling willow into a beautiful and useful basket; no experience needed. Using tried and tested…

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March 2021

ZARZO BASKETS

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Woodland Workshop, Balchins Lane
Dorking, Surrey RH4 3LN United Kingdom
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£80.00

Come to the Surrey Hills to weave the beautiful Zarzo Basket. The Zarzo design originated in Northern Spain. It is a beautiful rectangular shape, with a…

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2 Day Traditional English Round Willow Basket

March 19 @ 9:30 am - March 20 @ 5:30 pm
Coates English Willow, Meare Green,
Stoke St. Gregory, nr. Taunton, Somerset TA3 6HY United Kingdom
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£170

Using local Somerset willow, over 2 days you will create an English stake-and-strand basket, this will be either a decent size willow shopper or a medium…

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April 2021

Garden Tipi / Plant Support

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wotton Village Hall, Wotton
Dorking, Surrey RH5 6QQ United Kingdom
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£50.00

Come to the Surrey Hills to create your very own garden obelisk./plant support. Over 6' tall, a sculptural structure perfect for those sweet peas, runner beans…

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Garden Basket Willow Day

April 23 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Coates English Willow, Meare Green,
Stoke St. Gregory, nr. Taunton, Somerset TA3 6HY United Kingdom
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£95

Choose to make either a lovely oval or oblong willow basket.  Perfect for gathering vegetables and flowers, I’ve developed both of these baskets so that you…

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Lampshade & Flower Lantern Willow Day

April 24 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Coates English Willow, Meare Green,
Stoke St. Gregory, nr. Taunton, Somerset TA3 6HY United Kingdom
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£95

Make your very own feature willow lampshade for your home or create an outside garden lantern. Choose from traditional or contemporary designs or bring along an…

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Zarzo Basket Willow Day

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Coates English Willow, Meare Green,
Stoke St. Gregory, nr. Taunton, Somerset TA3 6HY United Kingdom
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£95

A stunning sizeable round or rectangular basket that’s great for beginners. Due to their growing popularity I’m now offering a dedicated Zarzo basket making days. Refreshments,…

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May 2021

Willow Basket Day

May 6 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Coates English Willow, Meare Green,
Stoke St. Gregory, nr. Taunton, Somerset TA3 6HY United Kingdom
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£95

Ideal for those who wish to begin playfully making baskets!  At this general Willow Basket Day you can choose to make either a sculptural free woven…

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Beginner Round Basket Willow Day

May 7 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Coates English Willow, Meare Green,
Stoke St. Gregory, nr. Taunton, Somerset TA3 6HY United Kingdom
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£95

If you’ve ever wanted to make a willow basket but not known how to start, this lovely round basket, great for a small shopping trip is…

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