Jon the basket

Contact name: Jonny White
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over 3 years
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Maker's bio

Located next to the Malvern Hills Started making baskets with willow, learning from Hanz and Madelone Mattes in Ballingeary, Macroom, in County Cork and harvesting willow from Tallow, near Yougal, we all met at a Winter Solstice gathering at the Ashram 1991. 1992 weaving at the Malvern Arts Workshop, thanks to Janet Maguffy 1994 Forest Fair demonstrating 1994 demonstrating with Hobby Horse Craft Fairs throughout the Midlands. 1995 agent, Charles Cordell of Acorn Activities, classes begin

Courses, kits & gifts

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Basket making for beginners using willow
Next date: Sep 10th

Recent reviews

All maker's reviews
31 Jul 22'

Helen Rymer reviewed: Basket making for beginners using willow

"Excellent course. Delighted with my finished basket. Great workspace to work in and Jon and Becky are super friendly and helpful. The lunch was delicious. Overall an excellent course and I'm looking to book an advanced courses with them."

17 Jul 22'

Mimi reviewed: Basket making for beginners using willow

"It was excellent. Very well organized. It was a very pleasant day. Becky and Jonny, it was a pleasure to be taught by you. Thank you. "

21 May 22'

Jenny Bond reviewed: Basket making for beginners using willow

"An excellent and fun day. Jonny and Becky were patient teachers and gave clear instructions with beautiful baskets as a great result. The lunch was delicious and Becky’s cake yummy! I would love to return!"

21 May 22'

Nicola reviewed: Basket making for beginners using willow

"We had an excellent day doing this workshop. Very friendly and relaxed, with great cake! Clear tuition, and manageed to make a basket i was quite proud of. Definately recommend."

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