This course is suitable for adults only. Using both traditional & contemporary techniques, learn to weave a round basket using the stake & strand method from a variety of willow types. Preparation of materials, tool use & maintenance along with some basketry history will all be covered. Free light refreshments will be served during the weekend.
Suitable for: Open to all
To weave willow. Suitable for: Everybody
Suitable for: The course is suitable for those with experience as well as complete beginners.
This course covers the techniques of working with green willow. It will be out-doors in the College willow bed so warm clothing, boots and waterproofs will be needed. The willow will be provided and you will have the opportunity to make a willow hurdle or to try living willow sculpture, make a rough basket or bean pyramid, or anything else you feel...
Cost. 250. Duration. Two days. Contact. Lorraine Cornwell 01245 424286. About the Course. This 2 day course is suitable for absolute beginners. Basic willow handling techniques will be taught including fedging and weaving. During the weekend participants will construct an item of their choice which can range from an animal to a small bower/seat...
Over the course of the day you will learn:- - How to use cutting tools safely and effectively - Traditional basket making techniques - Discover new and interesting basketry words - How to weave a basket from willow. Suitable for: Anyone interested in Bushcraft and Survival skills, there is a minimum age of 8 years old (anyone under the age of 18...
Suitable for: Adults
Suitable for senior managers and accountants.
Suitable for: Adults
Understanding of local habitats and environment. Work is built up in a portfolio from written work pghotos and projects. There is no formal exam. The portfolio is internally moderated and ASDAN certifcate awarded to successful candidates. Suitable for: Any age and ability with a real interest in the Environment and Conservation.
You will learn basic techniques for creating items made from green willow which can be painted and woven with other plants to create Christmas decorations of your own design. Bring secateurs and you will need outdoor clothing since we will go for a walk collecting materials.
To gain knowledge and skills on coracle making. Suitable for adults only.
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