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Workshops/Classes

Beginners' Round Shopper at Broadrake

22 May 2024 - 23 May 2024

This is a two-day workshop on making a round shopping basket with tutor Jane Chapman. All refreshments and freshly made lunch are included. Please bring your tools if you have them. Please note that a material charge of £20 for the willow is p

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Exploring Plant Fibres and Basketry with Anna Corbett - Pockets and Pouches

25 May 2024 - 26 May 2024

Twining is a technique that lends itself to using plant fibres to make pockets andpouches. This workshop will explore different ways of using twining, starting with‘flat’ structures and then working on a mould to create round ones. String

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Lunch Bag at Broadrake

12 June 2024 - 13 June 2024

This is a two-day workshop on making a lunch bag with tutor Anna Turnbull. Suitable for beginners or those with some previous experience, there is scope to explore new weaves and to add an underfoot to the base—opportunities for different bag s

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Willow Basketmaking Workshops - Traditional Round Shopper

15 June 2024 - 16 June 2024

This is a two-day workshop to make a round shopping basket with a handle, suitable for beginners and those with some willow weaving experience. The workshop includes materials and tools, tea, coffee and cakes. Please bring a packed lunch.

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Ash Splint Basket at Broadrake

11 September 2024 - 12 September 2024

A great opportunity in this 2-day workshop to experience working with ash splints, a traditional material from North America, with tutor Steve Tomlin. Please note that you will be working with splints that Steve has already harvested, so you won&rsqu

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Round Zarzo Basket Workshop in Coquetdale - Weekday

13 September 2024

Lorraine Griffiths will tutor this Zarzo Basket Workshop in Hepple Village Hall. The event is primarily for Coquetdale Group members but is also available for all NBG members who wish to attend. Depending on the number of participants, it is a one-d

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Round Zarzo Basket Workshop in Coquetdale - Weekend

14 September 2024

Lorraine Griffiths will tutor this Zarzo Basket Workshop in Hepple Village Hall. The event is primarily for Coquetdale Group members but is also available for all NBG members who wish to attend. Depending on the number of participants, it is a one-d

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Round Bottle Basket At Broadrake

06 November 2024 - 07 November 2024

This is a 2-day workshop to make a Partitioned Round Bottle Basket with tutor Jane Chapman. This is for weavers with some experience, as the sides of the basket must be truly vertical to allow the partitions to be inserted correctly. All refreshment

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