Courses in Basketmaking and Chairseating

NeilSmith-4mThese are courses of which the Basketmakers' Association is aware. Tutors' names
are given where they are members of the Association. Courses are open to
non-members as well as members. Charges usually apply.
Details from contact number given in Newsletter (or Honorary Secretary).

The Association awards a number of bursaries to enable its members to attend courses.
Applications are considered in January, May and July. Full details of eligibility, amounts
and application procedures are available from the Honorary Secretary.

Regular Courses     (Courses on specific dates are further down the page)
Basketmaking & Chairseating (Tutor: Sandra Barker) Various locations - mainly Herts Herts 01462 743009 
Tuition in all chairseating methods incl. cane, rush, seagrass, Danish cord and ropes to suit various abilities. (Tutor: Sandra CotterellCumbria 015396 21489 
Willow Basketmaking (Tutor: Norah KennedyGloucestershire 01453 751010 
Chair seating classes cane, rush, Danish cord, seagrass for beginners and very advanced Mondays 10am - 2pm and Wednesdays 7pm - 9pm(Tutor: Grace GrayWinchester, Hants 01962 881387 
Spanish basketry techniques and forms at all levels in split wood (wide and narrow strips), willow and cane. Tuition and courses given to guests staying at Casa dos Artesans Spanish holiday cottage, dates by arrangement. (Lluis Grau Suro)  Galicia, Spain +34 988 20 74 04 
Classes in cane, rush and seagrass chair seating (Tutor: Christine AddleyNorth Yorkshire 01653 658 560 
Frame Baskets, 3 different styles using hazel, rowan, dogwood & willow (Linda LemieuxChagford, Dartmoor, Devon 01647 231 330 
Regular Courses in Basketmaking and Willow Structures/Sculpture (Debbie Hall)at Salix Arts Cambridgeshire 01799 584 111 
Regular courses in Willow Basketmaking & Rush Seating ( Sheila Wynter) For full details write: : 4 Trinity Road, Stroud, Glos GL5 2HX Stroud, Glos   
Willow Basketmaking Classes (Katherine Lewis)  Mount Vernon, Washington, USA (001) 360 428 3076 
Basketry Workshops, for groups and individuals. Textile basketry techniques with an emphasis on experimenting and exploring. Mary Crabb www.marycrabb.co.uk Nr Arundel, West Sussex 01903 746 515 
Willow Baskets, Garden & Living Willow Structures etc. (John Waller) Courses all year round. Full details see www.underwoodsman.co.uk Nr Edenbridge, Kent 01892 740 303 
Basketmaking, Willow Sculpture & Garden Structures (Sue Kirk) at King's Cliffe Village Hall. Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
Willow Basket Workshops & Rush Seating tuition for individuals on one-to-one basis all year round. For full details www.willow-woman.co.uk Christine Llewellyn www.willow-woman.co.uk Nr Arundel, West Sussex 01243 551056 
Willow Basketmaking & Garden Structures, all year round in small groups Annemarie O'Sullivan. www.annemarieosullivan.co.uk Lewes, East Sussex 07947 919 891 
Basketmaking and Willow Sculpture Christine Redstone at Redstone Centre Alsager, Stoke-on-Trent 07800 824 484 
Arts, Rush & Cane Studio Gallery - Chair Seating Most methods and all abilities welcome.Tuition Erica Hemming Netheravon, Nr Stonehenge, Wiltshire 07864 860 522 
Willow & Rush Basketmaking classes. Individual or small groups. Tuition in own workshop on edge of Bodmin Moor. Contact: Carol Horsington or info@cornishwillow.co.uk  Bodmin Moor, Cornwall 01566 782 626 
One to One or Group tuition (Joan Campbell) Willow/Hedgerow baskets, round, oval square & frame baskets or Willow Plant Support & Small Hurdle Bishopbriggs, Glasgow 0141 563 5996 
Willow Basketmaking for Beginners & Improvers (Jenny PearceCanon Frome, Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire 01531 670 574 
Spanish Basketry courses. Techniqes in esparto grass, palm, Mediterranean cane etc. Accommodation & meals provided during course. Carlos Fontales Updated details of courses on http://carlosfontales.blogspot.com Segovia, Spain 003 461 774 5508 
Chair Seating Classes in Cane, Rush, Danish Cord & Seagrass - All levels. Thursday 10-12.30pm Tutor: Norma Barwis Earlsfield (Wandsworth), London 020 8874 8429 
Basketmaking (Monday mornings) Liz Balfour at Poldrate Arts & Crafts Centre Contact: www.pacc.org.uk Haddington, East Lothian   
Occasional Two Day Courses for very small groups to do chair seating or basketmaking (Mary Butcher) www.marybutcher.net Canterbury, Kent 01227 766427 
Tailored one-to-one workshop tuition for intermediate and advanced basketry students (Roy YoudaleBristol 0117 951 1421 
English Willow Basketry Jane Jennifer Celtic Frame Baskets & Catalan Tension Trays regularly taught in very small groups Full details www.janejennifer.co.uk/ Diss, Norfolk 07791 611 647 
'Wild'basketry in the woods. March-October Occasional evening classes & day-long indoor classes. Ruby Taylor Full details www.nativehands.co.uk Sussex and Surrey 01273 487 264 
Beginners Basketmaking Workshops in home studio Avril Smolders For details www.willowworkshop.co.uk Leamington Spa, Warwickshire 01926 832 598 
Beginner & Improver 1 day courses. Learn techniques in the traditional English style Julie King Full details www.englishwillowbasketworks.co.uk Dereham, Norfolk   
Courses in Garden Structures, Willow Sculpture, Frame Baskets & Sussex Trugs Dominic Parrette Full details: www.sussexwillow.co.uk Horam, East Sussex 01323 844 094 
Regular courses in Basketmaking, Garden Obelisks & Contemporary Willow Creations Nicki Rowling Full details www.willowandyoga.com Westcott, Dorking, Surrey 01306 884 741 
Welsh Hazel Frame Baskets Ruth Pybus Full details r.pybus@tinyworld.c o.uk Abergele, North Wales 07909 078 730 
Regular courses at 3 different venues in Suffolk (Jo Hammond) Full details www.johammond.net Suffolk 01473 327 646 
Willow related courses using our beautiful home-grown coloured willow Anna Kirsch Further details www.eastbridgewillows.com Crondall, Nr Farnham, Surrey 01252 852 562 
Willow Basketmaking Workshops Susan Early Full details: susanearly@btinternet.com  Gloucestershire 01452 812 067 
Willow Basketmaking courses with Helen Jackson Aberdeenshire 01339 884 401 
Courses on specific dates
31 January  Willow Husbandry Walk - visit our withy beds and learn all you need to know about planting, cultivating, harvesting.Anna Kirsch Full details www.eastbridgewillows.com Crondall, Nr Farnham, Surrey 01252 852 562 
31 January  Basketmaking for beginners & improvers Johnathon Carrie Full details: www.norfolkhedge.co.uk Surlingham, Norfolk 07948 977 104 
2-4 February  Winter School Basketmaking Workshop.Throughout the 3 days you can work on any project you choose. Sue Kirk - beginners, intermediates & advanced in Fotheringay Village Hall Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
6 February  Willow Husbandry Afternoon John Waller at Bore Place. Full details www.underwoodsman.co.uk Nr Sevenoaks, Kent 01892 740 303 
6 February  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
6-8 February  Perigord course in Finland organised by Punos Ry. For full details kaija.vaisanen@gmail.com Finland 35 850 340 2568 
7 February  to 28 Feb Saturdays for 4 weeks. Contemporary Willow Mary Butcher Course No. VC184 Full details: visualarts@citylit.ac.uk Keeley St. Covent Garden London WC2 020 7492 2700 
7 February  Basketry - experiment with basic techniques to create a beautiful coloured willow basket Anna Kirsch Full details: www.eastbridgewillows.com Crondall, Nr Farnham, Surrey 01252 852 562 
7 February  Willow Animal SWculpture Day. Create a 3ft Spring Hare Sarah Lebreton Further details. www.sarahlebreton.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01392 882 165 
7 February  Willow Plant Support Workshops - make a small willow plant sujpport from locally grown willow as part of Seedy Saturday Annemarie O'Sullivan in Lewes Town Hall. Full details www.annemarieosullivan.co.uk/courses Lewes, East Sussex 07947 919 891 
7 February  Basketmaking for beginners & improvers Jonathon Carrie: Full details: www.norfolkhedge.co.uk Surlingham, Norfolk 07948 977 104 
7-8 February  Basketmaking John Waller at Bore Place. Full details www.underwoodsman.co.uk Nr Sevenoaks, Kent 01892 740 303 
7-8 February  Basketmaking Weekend Sheila Wynter beginners/improvers learn to construct beautiful, useful baskets in coloured willow or seat a chair/stool with rushes. To book a place send 40 or more info please write 4 Trinity Rd, Stroud, Glos GL5 2HX Stroud, Glos   
7-8 February  Willow Bsketmaking for Beginners and Improvers Jenny Pearce Further details: www.jennypearce.co.uk Canon Frome, Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire 01531 670 574 
8 February  to 15 February (2 weeks, Sundays) Basketry: form, scale, application. Experiment with plaiting & weaving. Create exciting forms. Annemarie O'Sullivan Course VC211 at City Lit. Full details visualarts@citylit.ac.uk Keeley St. Covent Garden, London WC2 020 7492 2700 
8 February  Fitched & Scallomed Platters Sue Kirk - intermediates & advanced in King's Cliffe Village Hall Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
10 February  Large Living Willow Structures - hands on experience of making tunnel & dome, plus advice about planning, materials & maintenance Anna KirschFull details www.eastbridgewillows.com Crondall, Nr Farnham, Surrey 01252 852 562 
14 February  Improvers Basketry Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone - you will need to have already made at least one willow basket stake & strand method. Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
14 February  Willow Basketmaking workshop Jonathan Coate or another. Beginners/intermediates. Basic techniques to create a simple round basket Further details: www.coatesenglishwillow.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01823 490 249 
14-15 February  Willow Basketmaking Workshop Susan Early Full details:susanearly@btinternet.com Sheepscombe. Gloucestershire 01452 812 067 
15 February  Willow Sculpture - Create a small willow sculpture such as duck or hen. Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone. Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
15 February  Willowcraft for the Garden - make plant supports, wigwams, mini woven panels or hurdles Chris Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
15 February  Frame Basketry Class Julie Gurr. All abilities. Full details www.willowweaver.com Hastings, East Sussex 07973 508 382 
18 February  5 week course ending 18 March. Beginners Rush Weaving including hats. (evenings) Richard Kerwood Full details contact: Gill@countesswearvillagehall. Countess Wear Village Hall, Devon   
20 February  to 27 March (Fridays for 6 weeks) Basketry: innovate with willow. Annemarie O'Sullivan Start with round basket. Learn basic techniques the widen scope to explore structure etc. Course No. VC212 at City Lit. Full details visualarts@citylit.ac.uk Keeley St. Covent Garden, London WC2 020 7492 2700 
20 February  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
21 February  Rush Basketmaking - make a rush basket or hat in a day with Liz Balfour Full details: lizbalfour51@gmail.com Tranent, Nr Edinburgh 07854 324 882 
21 February  Willow Animal Sculpture day Sarah Lebreton Create a life size Goose or Duck Further details: www.sarahlebreton.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01392 882 165 
21 February  Basketmaking for beginners & improvers Jonathon Carrie Full details: www.norfolkhedge.co.uk Surlingham, Norfolk 07948 977 104 
21 February  Living Willow Structures for beginners Richard Kerwood at Higher Barn Full details windrushw@aol.com Aylesbeare, Exeter, Devon 01395 233 669 
21 February  Willow Growing Alan Sage at Godinton House Full details: www.ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
22 February  Living Willow Chairs Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: www.ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
28 February  Frame Baskets Sue Kirk. Beginners, intermediates & advanced in Fotheringhay Village Hall - Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
6 March  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
7 March  Willowcraft for the Garden - make plant supports, wigwams, mini woven panels or hurdles Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
7 March  Willow Animal Sculpture day Sarah Lebreton Make a willow animal of your choice. Further details: www.sarahlebreton.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01392 882 165 
7 March  Willow Balls - a workshop with Dominic Parrette. Learn how to weave a large sphere using variety of coloured willows. All abilities. Oxfordshire Basketmakers e-mail: jackiesweetbaskets@hotmail.com Holford Centre, Stanton St John, Nr Oxford 01273 400 444 
7 March  Basketmaking for beginners & improvers Jonathon Carrie Full details: www.norfolkhedge.co.uk Surlingham, Norfolk 07948 977 104 
7-8 March  Basketmaking Weekend Sheila Wynter. Beginners/improvers learn to construct beautiful, useful baskets in coloured willow or seat a chair/stool with rushes. To book a place send 40 or more info please write 4 Trinity Rd, Stroud, Glos GL5 2HX Stroud, Glos   
7-8 March  Beginners Basketry - using stake & strand method to make a small shopper Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
7-8 March  Weekend Workshop. Oval Garden Baskets Sue Kirk Intermediates & advanced at Fotheringay Village Hall. Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
7-8 March  Weekend Weaving Course - opportunity to try different techniques including weaving, twining, plaiting, knotting, sewing, roping & chair seating Felicity Irons Full details www.rushmatters.co.uk Colesden, Bedfordshsire 01234 376 419 
8 March  Living Willow Seats John Waller at Bore Place. Full details www.underwoodsman.co.uk Nr Sevenoaks, Kent 01892 740 303 
13 March  4 week continuation course. Willow Weaving Baskets & other things. Also open to beginners. Richard Kerwood Full details contact: Gill@countesswearvillagehall.co.uk Countess Wear Village Hall, Devon   
13-15 March  Willow Weekend Jo Campbell-Amsler Full details: amanaartsguild.com/courses High Amana, Iowa, USA   
14 March  Small Living Willow Structures for the Garden - experiment to create planters, cloches, dragonflies etc. Anna Kirsch Full details www.eastbridgewillows.com Crondall, Nr Farnham, Surrey 01252 852 562 
14 March  Spinner's Fleece Basket or Mudag - make this unusual Scottish frame basket with Liz Balfour Full details: lizbalfour51@gmail.com Tranent, Nr Edinburgh 07854 324 882 
14-15 March  Coracles Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: www.ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
15 March  Garden Plant Supports Julie Gurr All abilities. Full details www.willowweaver.com Hastings, East Sussex 07973 508 382 
17 March  Small Living Willow Structures for the Garden - experiment to create planters, cloches, dragonflies etc. Anna Kirsch Full details www.eastbridgewillows.com Crondall, Nr Farnham, Surrey 01252 852 562 
20 March  Willow Animal Sculpture day Sarah Lebreton Create a 3ft Spring Hare. Further details: www.sarahlebreton.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01392 882 165 
20 March  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
21 March  Small Living Willow Structures for the Garden - experiment to create planters, cloches, dragonflies etc. Anna Kirsch Full details: www.eastbridgewillows.com Crondall, Nr Farnham, Surrey 01252 852 562 
21 March  Willow Animal Sculpture day Sarah Lebreton Create a 4ft Deer. Further details: www.sarahlebreton.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01392 882 165 
21 March  Willow Basketmaking workshop Jonathan Coate or another. Beginners/intermediate. Basic, techniques to create a simple round basket Further details: www.coatesenglishwillow.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01823 490 249 
21 March  Beginners & Improvers Willow Baskets Norah Kennedy Oxfordshire Basketmakers e-mail: jackeisweetbaskets@hotmail.com Holford Centre, Stanton St John Nr Oxford 01273 400 444 
21-22 March  Willow Basketmaking for Beginners and Improvers Jenny Pearce Further details: www.jennypearce.co.uk Canon Frome, Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire 01531 670 574 
21-22 March  Green Willow Basketry Weekend Stella Harding at Morley College Course Code VTX149A Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT 020 7450 1889 
28 March  Willow Garden Structures John Waller at Bore Place. Full details www.underwoodsman.co.uk Nr Sevenoaks, Kent 01892 740 303 
28 March  Willowcraft for Easter - projects offered include willow wreaths,nests & small egg baskets Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
28 March  Basketmaking for beginners & improvers Jonathon Carrie Full details: www.norfolkhedge.co.uk Surlingham, Norfolk 07948 977 104 
28 March  Plant Support Course for beginners Richard Kerwood at Higher Barn. Full details: windrushw@aol.com Aylesbeare, Exeter, Devon 01395 233 669 
28-29 March  Split Wood Frame Basketry Dominic Parrette Learn how to make a Canterbury Watercress Basket. Full details www.sussexwillow.co.uk Horam, East Sussex 01323 844 094 
28-29 March  Willow Sculpture at a beautiful plantation working with fresh and coloured willow. Iris Bertz For more info. mail: ibertz@gmail.com Burton Green, Nr Coventry, West Midlands 0121 572 0685 
28-29 March  Willow Basketmaking Workshop Susan Early Full details: susanearly@btinternet.com Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire 01452 812 067 
28-29 March  Hedgerow Basketry Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
29 March  Make a Simple Frame Basket in a Day - beginners. Richard Kerwood Full details: Gill@countesswearvillagehall.co.uk Countess Wear Village Hall, Devon   
4 April  Basketmaking for beginners & improvers Jonathon Carrie Full details: www.norfolkhedge.co.uk Surlingham, Norfolk 07948 977 104 
4-5 April  Pinwheel/windmill knot basketry using plastic tape Ann Nazareth. Create your own recycled bag or basket utiliising coloured packing tape Course VC213 at City Lit. Full details visualarts@citylit.ac.uk Keeley St. Covent Garden, London WC2 020 7492 2700 
8 April  Dried Willow Plant Supports 1 day course for beginners at Derry Watkins Special Plants Nursery Richard Kerwood Nr Bath 01225 891 686 
8-10 April  Hazel Frame Basketmaking course (materials supplied) Sue Ball Experienced basketmakers only. Full details sue.ball02@btinternet.com Nr Haywards Heath, West Sussex 01444 461 349 
11 April  Improvers Basketry - you will need to have already made at least one willow basket using stake & strand method Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
11 April  Willowcraft for the Garden - make plant supports, wigwams, mini woven panels or hurdles Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
11 April  Make a Miniature Northumberland Fishwife's Creel with Liz Balfour Full details: lizbalfour51@gmail.com Tranent, Nr Edinburgh 07854 324 882 
11 April  Wattle Hurdles Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
11-12 April  Basketmaking Weekend Sheila Wynter Beginners/improvers learn to consruct beautiful, useful baskets in coloured willow or seat a chair/stool with rushes. To book a place send 40 or more info please write 4 Trinity Rd, Stroud, Glos GL5 2HX Stroud, Glos   
11-12 April  'Go Wild with Weaving' comprising 6 two day workshops all about weaving with natural materials Nicola Basham Full details www.gowillow.co.nz/go-wild-2015 Collingwood, Golden Bay, New Zealand   
12 April  Willow Sculpture - create a small willow sculpture such as a duck or hen Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
12 April  Garden Plant Supports Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
12-15 April  Coiled Rush Baskets-Anelma Savolainen: 1920's Scandinavian Skeined Basket-Steen Madsen: Cauldron-shaped Baskets on a Catalan Base-LiseBech: Basket with Hazel Handle-Sue Kirk: Exploring Coppiced Wood & Willow-Annemarie O'Sullivan. Contact Jill Witham The Mount School York 07754 448 809 
12-15 April  Basketmakers' Association Spring Courses Full details see above: Contact Jill Witham e-mail: jilltweedle7@gmail.com The Mount School, York 07754 448 809 
14 April   to 16 June Tuesdays 6-9pm Contemporary Basketry for beginners & improvers Stella Harding at Morley College Course Code VTX027C Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT 020 7450 1889 
17 April  Willow Animal Sculpture day Sarah Lebreton. Create a life size Cockeral or Chicken. Further details: www.sarahlebreton.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01392 882 165 
17 April  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
18 April  Willow Animal Sculpture day Sarah Lebreton Create a 3ft Spring Hare Further details: www.sarahlebreton.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01392 882 165 
18 April  Willow Basketmaking workshop Jonathan Coate or another. Beginners/intermediates. Basic techniques to create a simple round basket Further details: www.coatesenglishwillow.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01823 490 249 
18-19 April  April Weekend Bsketmaking Class - Make a Round Shopping Basket Julie Gurr Beginners & Improvers. Full details www.willowweaver.com Hastings, East Sussex 07973 508 382 
20 April  to 22 June (9 weeks on Mondays). The Basketry Project: investigate, explore, make- Project based course enabling new skills to be learned etc. Polly Pollock Course No. VC205 at City Lit. Full details visualarts@citylit.ac.uk. Keeley St. Covent Garden, London WC2 020 7492 2700 
22 April  to 20 May - Mixed ability Willow Weaving Richard Kerwood 5 week evening class 6pm-9pm at Plymouth College of Art - Full details: shortcourses@pca.ac.uk Plymouth, Devon 01752 203 434 
22 April  5 week mixed ability Willow Weaving course - Wednesdays pm at Plymouth College of Art Richard Kerwood Full details: shortcourses@pca.ac.uk Plymouth, Devon 01752 203 434 
25 April  Basketmaking for beginners & improvers Jonathon Carrie Full details: www.norfolkhedge.co.uk Surlingham, Norfolk 07948 977 104 
25-26 April  Willow Basketmaking for Beginners and Improvers Jenny Pearce Further details: www.jennypearce.co.uk Canon Frome, Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire 01531 670 574 
25-26 April  Split Wood Basketry Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
1 May  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
8 May  Willow Animal Sculpture day Sarah Lebreton Make a Willow Animal of your choice. Further details:www.sarahlebreton.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01392 882 165 
9 May  Willowcraft for the Garden - make plant supports, wigwams, mini woven panels or hurdles Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
9 May  Rush Basketmaking - make a rush basket or hat in a day Liz Balfour Full details: lizbalfour51@gmail.com Tranent, Nr Edinburgh 07854 324 882 
9 May  Willow Animal Sculpture day Sarah Lebreton. Create a 4ft Deer. Further details: www.sarahlebreton.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01392 882 165 
9-10 May  Beginners Basketry using stake & strand method for make a small shopper Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
10 May  Large Flat Tray Basket Sue Kirk. Beginners, intermediates & advanced in King's Cliffe Village Hall. Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
13-15 May  Spring School Basketmaking Workshop. Throughout the 3 days you can work on any project you choose.Sue Kirk - beginners, intermediates & advanced in King's Cliffe Village Hall. Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
15 May  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
16 May  Willow Basketmaking workshop Jonathan Coate or another. Beginners/intermediates. Basic techniques to create a simple round basket. Further details: www.coatesenglishwillow.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01823 490 249 
16-17 May  Bentwood Hazel Chairs Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
23 May  Willow Animal Sculpture day Sarah Lebreton. Create a life size Goose or Duck Further details: www.sarahlebreton.co.uk Nr. Taunton, Somerset 01392 882 165 
23-24 May  Willow Basketmaking for Beginners and Improvers Jenny Pearce Further details: www.jennypearce.co.uk Canon Frome, Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire 01531 670 574 
25 May  Willow Platters & Catalan Trays Annemarie O'Sullivan at City Lit Course No. VC214. Full details: www.visualarts@ciitylit.ac.uk Keeley Street,Covent Garden, London WC2 020 7492 2700 
27 May  Dried Willow Plant Supports Richard Kerwood. Half day course for beginners at Axe Estuary Wetlands Full details: countryside@eastdevon.gov.uk Devon   
30-31 May  Weekend Weaving Course. Opportunity to try range of techniques including weaving, twining, coiling, plaiting, knotting, sewing, roping & chair seating Felicity Irons Full details www.rushmatters.co.uk Colesden, Bedfordshire 01234 376 419 
30-31 May  Frame Basketry Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
5 June  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
6 June  Plaited Bark Basketry Alan Sageat Godinton House. Full details: ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
7 June  Basket with Hazel Handle Sue Kirk. Beginners, intermediates & advanced at King's Cliffe Village Hall - Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
13 June  Improvers Basketry you will need to have already made at least one willow basket using stake & strand method Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
13 June  Willow Sculpture - create a small willow sculpture such as a duck or hen Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
13 June  Willow Basketmaking workshop Jonathan Coate or another. Beginners/intermediates. Basic techniques to create a simple round basket Further details: www.coatesenglishwillow.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01823 490 249 
13 June  Make a simple Frame Basket in a day for beginners Richard Kerwood at Higher Barn Aylesbeare, Exeter, Devon 01395 233 669 
13-14 June  Basketry Techniques for Mobiles & Kinetic Structures Stella Harding at Morley College Course Code VTX150A Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT 020 7450 1889 
14 June  Willowcraft for the Garden - make plant supports, wigwams, mini woven panels or hurdles Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
14 June  Rope Borders & Plaited Borders - bring a round or oval base ready to be staked up etc. Sue Kirk Intermediates & advanced at King's Cliffe Village Hall - Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
14 June  Sunflowers, Dragonflies & Hearts one day course for beginners Richard Kerwood at Higher Barn Aylesbeare, Exeter, Devon 01395 233 669 
19 June  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
20 June  Dried Willow Plant Supports Richard Kerwood 1 day course for beginners at Cool Contours Full details:www.coolcontours.co.uk Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire   
20 June  Dried Willow Plant Supports Richard Kerwood 1 day course for beginners at Cool Contours Full details: www.coolcontours.co.uk Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire   
21 June  Make a simple Frame Basket in a day Richard Kerwood 1 day course for beginners at Cool Contours Full details: www.coolcontours.co.uk Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire   
21 June  Make a Simple Frame Basket in a day. One day course for beginnersRichard Kerwood at Cool Contours Full details: www.coolcontours.co.uk Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire   
3 July  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 08 
4 July  Make a Simple Frame Basket in a day. One day course for beginners at Axe Estuary Wetlands Richard Kerwood Full details: countryside@eastdevon.gov.uk Devon   
11 July  Willow Basketmaking workshop Jonathan Coate or another. Beginners/intermediates. Basic techniques to create a simple round basket Further details: www.coatesenglishwillow.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01823 490 249 
11-12 July  Beginners Basketry - using stake & strand method to make a small shopper Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
11-12 July  Sculpture Weekend Sue Kirk at King's Cliffe Village Hall Full details www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
11-12 July  Willow Basketry Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
15-17 July  Summer School Basketmaking Workshop. Throughout the 3 days you can work on any project you choose Sue Kirk Beginners, intermediates & advanced, Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
17 July  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
25 July  Willow Sculpture Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
7 August  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
15 August  Willow Sculpture - create a small willow sculpture such as a duck or hen Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
21 August  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
4 September  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
5-6 September  Weekend Weaving Course. Opportunity to try range of different techniques including weaving, twining, plaiting, knotting, sewing, roping & chair seating Felicity Irons Full details www.rushmatters.co.uk Colesden, Bedfordshire 01234 376 419 
5-6 September  Trug Making Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
12-13 September  Beginners Basketry - using stake & strand method to make a small shopper Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
18 September  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
19 September  Willow Basketmaking workshop Jonathan Coate or another. Beginners/intermediates. Basic techniques to create a simple round basket Further details: www.coatesenglishwillow.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01823 490 249 
26-27 September  Basketmaking Weekend Sue Kirk. Beginners, intermediates & advanced at King's Cliffe Village Hall - Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
26-27 September  Basketmaking Workshop Susan Early Full details: susanearly@btinternet.com Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire 01452 812 067 
2 October  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
3-4 October  William Shrive Cutlery Basket Sue Kirk Intermediates & advanced at King's Cliffe Village Hall - Full details www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
10 October  Willow Sculpture - create a small willow sculpture such as a duck or hen Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
10 October  Improvers Basketry - you will need to have already made at least one willow basket using stake & strand method Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
10-11 October  Willow Basketmaking for Beginners and Improvers Jenny Pearce Further details: www.jennypearce.co.uk Canon Frome, Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire 01531 670 574 
10-11 October  Basketmaking Workshop Susan Early Full details: susanearly@btinternet.com Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire 01452 812 067 
16 October  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery at Burley Hall Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
17 October  Willow Basketmaking workshop Jonathan Coate or another. Beginners/intermediates. Basic techniques to create a simple round basket. Further details: www.coatesenglishwillow.co.uk Nr Taunton, Somerset 01823 490 240 
22 October  Dried Willow Plant Supports. 1 day course for beginners at Derry Watkins Special Plants Nursery Richard Kerwood Nr Bath 01225 891 686 
6 November  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
7 November  Willowcraft for Christmas including willow wreaths, bells, angels, stars & Christmas Trees Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
7-8 November  Beginners Basketry using stake & strand method to make a small shopper Chris, Pat & Simon Redstone Further details www.redstonewillows/willowcourses Alsager, Cheshire 01270 882 200 
7-8 November  Openwork Basket Sue Kirk Intermediates & advanced at King's Cliffe Village Hall - Full details www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
7-8 November  Weekend Weaving Course. Opportunity to try range of different techniques including weaving, twining, coiling, plaiting, knotting, sewing, roping & chair seating Felicity Irons Full details www.rushmatters.co.uk Colesden, Bedfordshire 01234 376 419 
20 November  Chair Seating in Cane, Seagrass & Danish Cord - beginners to experienced (Brian Crossley) plus Upholstery Waverton, Chester, Cheshire 01244 335 308 
5 December  Yule Wreaths Alan Sage at Godinton House. Full details: ajscrafts.co.uk Ashford, Kent 07923 616 608 
5-6 December  Log Baskets Sue Kirk - Beginners (helps if youy've made a small round basket first) intermediates & advanced in King's Cliffe Village Hall - Full details: www.suekirkwillowbaskets.co.uk Nr Peterborough, Northants 01780 470 876 
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