Weave a willow foraging basket



An intensive day, aimed at beginners, using locally-grown, natural willow. Come and have fun making your own unique and useful basket with Clare from Warwickshire Willow. Learn how to make a round basket base using traditional ‘stake and strand’ techniques before adding uprights and weaving the sides of your basket using a 3-rod wale. To complete your basket, you will create a simple trac-border and be shown how to add a willow handle. This is basketry Larkswold style which means copious daily baked cake, freshly ground coffee and a plethora of tea choices (and alternative milk options). We know you will work hard during the day, so lunch will be lovingly prepared and hopefully refresh you ready to finish your masterpiece in the afternoon. All set in the lovely Larkswold Studio in Adlestrop with close proximity to Daylesford & plenty of resturants and B&Bs in Stow on the Wold.

What's included in the price?

Everything you need to make your basket, all tools and tuition, plus a homecooked lunch


7 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts




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Taking inspiration from the river, meadows and country garden, release your creativity and experience a rush of pride as your creation takes shape. From lino to willow-weaving and candle making, it is the perfect setting to expand your portfolio at a relaxed pace. Larkswold grew from the desire to build a business that brought joy and warmth. We aim to bring the sense of rejuvenation that comes from being in a beautiful, natural environment with warm, genuine people. ​

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Romantic
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Father's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Mother's Day
  • Parking provided
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
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Station House, Adlestrop, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0YF