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Hedgerow Basket Workshop

Come and spend a day in our woodland workshop, learning how to weave a traditional frame basket using hazel, willow and an assortment of hedgerow weaving materials.

These frame baskets are fantastic for foraging wild foods. The woven structure allows your hedgerow harvest to breathe and the rigid frame offers protection as you roam through the woods.  Once you’ve mastered this particular basket you’ll realise that many different materials can be used in addition to traditional willow.

We’ve seen them made with clematis vine, honeysuckle, ivy, brambles, split hazel and even roots from coniferous trees meaning that you should be able to quickly knock up a useful basket from local materials in most outdoor environments you visit.

All tools, materials and hot drinks are provided but you must bring your own food for the day.

Arrival 9am sharp on the Saturday morning. We'll finish around 5pm or why not make a weekend of it and put your basket to good use on the Sunday for the Spring Wild Food & Foraging Day?

 

 


Hedgerow Basket Workshop

Hedgerow Basket Workshop

1 day

25-Apr-2020 to 25-Apr-2020

Start 09.00

Finish 17.00

£95.00

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