Crafty Basketry's Basket Making for Beginners - Day Course at Kench Hill, Tenterden

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Description

These courses are for absolute beginners and for people who've made a basket or two. Teenagers from the age of 12 are also able to take part.

What do we make?
Examples of what you could make are a small fruit bowl, bread basket, or tray with two handles, just to give you an idea of size. It's a great day to spend with friends, but also really refreshing to share with like-minded people you've not met before.

Basket weaving is very therapeutic, as you are using head, heart and hands, bringing body and mind back in sync.

Is this something for me?
Over the years, people with disabilities, or who were thought to be lesser abled were still able to weave a basket. Not quite sure about your abilities or whether your wrists will manage, then just get in touch and I will assess to see whether it's for you.

Locations
I try to organise the workshops in rural locations, as then we have the full benefits of nature around us to fully reconnect and rewind.

Please contact me for a more tailored experience.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All materials, use of tools (if you don't like using your own) and teas, coffees and cakes are included. I ask people to bring lunch. There will be fruit for when we get peckish.

Maker

Marianne van Niekerken at Crafty Basketry

Venue

Kench Hill
Appledore Road
Tenterden
Kent
TN30 7DG

Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Vision impaired
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

8 hours (9:30am to 5:30pm)


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