Bulrush Foraging Pouch Course with Amy

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Description

On this course we will be working with bulrush (scirpus lacustris), a beautifully soft natural material to weave with. We will learn some ancient techniques of cordage, plaiting and how to make a small rush foraging pouch with a strap.

We’ll end by taking the pouches for a forage and learning about some of the spring greens and medicines starting to come up. You will leave with a finished pouch and the skills to make another.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

We will provide:

Relaxed and fun instruction
All tools and materials
A covered area incase of rain
A fire to keep warm
Refreshments & lunch including a warm homemade local organic bowl of soup & roll
Schedule for the Day

10.00 Rewild Introductions

10.10 Instructor begins: Intro to weaving and rush - start bases (1.5 hr)

11:30 Tea Break

12.00 Weaving siding/ straps (1.15 hr)

13.15 Lunch Break

14.00 Create your borders and let's go for a forage! (2 hr)

16.00 finish

Maker

The Rewild Project at The Rewild Project

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Venue

Kensley Sheds
Speech House Road
The Forest of Dean
GL16 7EL

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

Duration

6 hours (10:01am to 4:01pm)

Price

£80

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