With Mel Bastier and Clare Revera www.outtolearnwillow.co.uk Mel and Clare are the founders of Out to Learn Willow.  They are based in South Wales and run courses throughout the year sharing their skills and knowledge of the wonderful traditional crafts of willow weaving and basketry.  You will be given expert tuition to enable you to create something very special.  

Willow Baskets for Beginners

Make a small round basket in a day using a variety of different willow, a great introduction to the traditional methods of basket making. The workshop is suitable for complete beginners and all necessary tools are provided.

Date: Saturday 7 February 2015

Time: 10.30am–4.30pm

Where: The Welsh Water Discovery Centre (Aqualab)

Fee: £35, members and concessions £30.  An additional charge for materials will be made by the tutor on the day.

Contact: phone 01558 667150 or email kay.bailey@gardenofwales.org.uk

Garden Trug

Make a stylish garden trug out of willow.

Date: Sat 7 March 2015

Time: 10.30am-4.30pm

Where: The Welsh Water Discovery Centre (Aqualab)

Fee: £35, members and concessions £30. An additional charge for materials will be made by the tutor on the day.

Contact: phone 01558 667150 or email kay.bailey@gardenofwales.org.uk

Willow Crafts for the Garden

Make a large plant support, a small edging hurdle or climbing plant trellis for your garden using a variety of willow and weaving techniques.

Date: Thurs 9  April 2015

Time: 10.30am-4.30pm

Where: The Welsh Water Discovery Centre (Aqualab)

Fee: £35, members and concessions £30. An additional charge for materials will be made by the tutor on the day.

Contact: phone 01558 667150 or email kay.bailey@gardenofwales.org.uk

Willow Sunflowers and Snails

Learn to make a large willow flower and a plaited willow snail to deocrate your home or garden.

Date: Sat 17 May 2015

Time: 10.30am-4.30pm

Where: The Welsh Water Discovery Centre (Aqualab)

Fee: £35, members and concessions £30. An additional charge for materials will be made by the tutor on the day.

Contact: phone 01558 667150 or email kay.bailey@gardenofwales.org.uk

Willow Baskets for Beginners

Learn to make a small round basket from willow.

Date: Sat 20 June 2015

Time: 10.30am-4.30pm

Where: The Welsh Water Discovery Centre (Aqualab)

Fee: £35, members and concessions £30. An additional charge for materials will be made by the tutor on the day.

Contact: phone 01558 667150 or email kay.bailey@gardenofwales.org.uk