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Willow foraging basket

Willow foraging basket

Course Provider: The Sustainability Centre

Contact Name: Julie Applin

Telephone: 01730 823166

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Address:
Droxford Road
East Meon
Petersfield
GU32 1HR
Hampshire
GU32 1HR

Course Length: 7 hours (10am - 5pm)

Price: £65

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Course Start Dates
Monday 9th October 2017

Description:

Spend the day immersed in creating your own basket using foraged materials and willow grown at The Sustainability Centre. Use your basket for gathering berries, mushrooms, eggs, herbs or displaying treasures.

About our tutor:
Louise Arthur specialises in environmental education and early years engagement with the outdoor world. When not at work as an Education Ranger for the Forestry Commission, she makes baskets from sustainable local willow and foraged hedgerow materials. As an experienced workshop leader she enjoys sharing her love of willow crafts with adults and children.

“Louise set a wonderfully relaxed environment, attending to everyone individually. While she helped us master hand positions and discuss our designs, we all had an enjoyable natter getting to know our neighbours, everyone with their heads down and tongues sticking out in full concentration.”

Alexander Sawyer (Living Woods Magazine 52)

10:30 - 17:00

What's included in the price?

All tools, materials, tuition and hot drinks are included. Students will take home their baskets at the end of the day.

Refreshments or lunch can be purchased at our on-site café or bring a packed lunch.

What to bring/wear:
Please bring an apron, a pair of secateurs if you have some. Please be aware this course will take place outside unless we have adverse weather. Please wear layered clothing, appropriate footwear and bring hat and gloves.

Please follow the link to our course webpage for further information.


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