Hedgerow Basketry - weekend course

Hedgerow Basketry - weekend course

Duration: 3 day residential

Price: £373

Run by: Field Studies Council, Flatford Mill

01206 297110

Flatford Mill Field Centre
East Bergholt
Suffolk
CO7 6UL

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About the Course

Hedgerow Basketry weekend residential course at Flatford Mill in Suffolk. Friday - Monday.

This weekend course introduces the traditional craft of basket weaving using some of the fascinating natural materials found in wild places and gardens.

We’ll explore the local woodlands and hedgerows to identify and gather suitable cuttings and then show you how to build your own traditional frame basket.

You’ll learn the basic skills for getting started in basketry and willow work and since it is possible to include a wide range of colours, textures and scents, the finished baskets can be excitingly individual!

There should be no costs to reimburse on this course, as the materials come free!

Jo Hammond is a local artist and Adult Education tutor with a wide range of skills and interests, teaching classes in drawing and painting, willow work and basketry.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The fee also includes accommodation in your own room. Please enquire about the fees for shared room occupancy as well as non-residential rates (tuition only).

There should be no costs to reimburse on this course, as the materials come free!

Afternoon tea on Friday is available from 1600, but the first formal activity is dinner at 1900 (with the bar open from 1845!).

Residents: Please aim to arrive between 1530 and 1800 on Friday to allow us sufficient time to show you to your accommodation and around the communal areas.

Non-residents: You do not need to arrive quite so early but please can you be here by 1800 as we need to show you the communal areas as well. The course ends at 1600 on Sunday.

Included in the price is up to 8 hours of teaching time a day, with breaks for meals and refreshments; full board accommodation including a cooked breakfast, picnic lunch, homemade cakes and an evening meal. Vegetarian and other dietary options are available. Tea and coffee making facilities available throughout the day. Use of resources including library, workrooms, studios and the Centre grounds. Centre-organised transport during the course

Non-resident course fees include all of the above except breakfast and accommodation.



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Course Start Dates

Friday 23rd November 2018

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