Half day willow bird feeder/hanging basket course



This elegant designed hanging willow basket looks equally beautiful with plants draping down it, to store precious things or as a birdfeeder. They look great in a window, hanging from a wall, an opening or hanging from a tree outside. This course is suitable for beginners and intermediate and during the half day you will learn to weave basketry techniques to create a stylish woven hanging piece along with tips and ideas for creating other shapes and patterns.

What's included in the price?

Tools and all materials


3 hours

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts


Hi my name is Joe Gregory, I'm a full time willow basket maker and sculptor based in Todmorden, Yorkshire. I've been weaving for approximtely 18 years, initially self taught after a long illness and now a long standing member of the Basketmakers Association. I have been teaching weaving with willow for a long time and I'm proud to say about a third of my students return for a number of courses with me to develop their skills. I have developed a series of popular & achievable half day, full day and 2 day weaving workshops in sculpture and basketry. These can be done as stand alone courses or added together over time to develop skills and confidence. I teach students from across the UK and internationally from my large Georgian workshop in the centre of town just 2 minutes walk from the train station. I teach regularly for the Royal Horticultural Society, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, for a number of smaller organisations around the UK and I occasionally teach internationally.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Hearing impaired
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Public transport
  • Stag dos
  • Spooky
  • Hen dos
  • Pet lovers
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
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Creative with Nature Workshop & Gallery, 27 Rochdale Road, Todmorden, Yorkshire, OL14 7LA

Booking options

morning session
10:00 - 13:00
£60.00 See dates
afternoon session
14:00 - 17:00
£60.00 See dates