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
"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."
"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!"