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Foraging Basket Weaving Workshop


Date: 8 November 2023 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm GMT


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Joe’s workshops are run at a steady pace and are suitable for beginners. You will be expertly guided through every step to create a beautiful foraging basket to take home and enjoy for years to come.

About the Tutor

Joe Gregory has been teaching weaving for over 10 years. Based in Todmorden, West Yorkshire she teaches from her workshop there to students from across the UK and internationally. She also teaches regularly for the RHS, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, the NHS and for a number of small charities.

Initially she found herself drawn to willow after a long illness, a distraction from her young children and the hustle and bustle of life. Wonderfully versatile and forgiving, weaving with willow gave her strength, confidence and purpose again.

From humble beginnings working from her kitchen table she has grown her company Creative with Nature into a successful, ethical business using totally sustainable English willow and loves sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge in basketry and sculpture

Timetable of the day

09:30    A warm welcome to @:Toolerstone with refreshments

09:45    Workshop starts

11:15    Tea & Coffee break

13:00    Delicious homemade, lunch in the refectory

15:00.   Tea & Coffee break

16:30.   Workshop ends but, you can take your basket home to show off!

What is included?

  • All materials & tools
  • Aprons are provided for the day if require
  • All refreshments & a delicious home-made lunch
  • Free onsite car parking
  • The most important bit,  your very own willow basket to take home

What do I need to bring?

Thin gardening gloves would be of benefit as the willow can be tough on your hands.

Experience level

We welcome all levels of experience from beginners to the enthusiastic professional!

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