Located next to the Malvern Hills
Started making baskets with willow, learning from Hans 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
1995 Teachng at Glastonbury Festuval
Regular teaching days in Malvern and festivals
2010 Basketry Sudio completed
Courses, kits & gifts
Basket making for beginners using traditional willow basketry techniques
"Had a fab day!! Very friendly and helpful teachers- style of laid back learning worked really well for us! So welcoming and warm atmosphere and really decent sized product at the end of the day! So happy with this course, would absoutely do again!! Thank you so much xx"
"A thoroughly enjoyable experience from start to finish. Becky and Johnny are great teachers, the setting was lovely plus a wonderful basket to take home at the end of it! I would also recommend ordering a lunch as the food was delicious! A huge thank you to Becky, Johnny and Jo 😊"
"I totally loved this course! It was such fun! Well organised, relaxed, great tutoring, met lovely people, enjoyed fabulous food and created an amazing basket! Would recommend it to everyone! Thank you so much Jon and Becky 😊"