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Workshop/Course, Sat 1 - Sun 2 Apr 2017

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This practical two-day course is aimed at creating woven baskets utilising green/brown willow and natural materials gathered from forest and downland walks, hedgerows and your garden. Aimed at complete beginners with no experience there will be plenty of one-to- one support with the aim of completing a basket by the end of the session. Also included in the course will be practical advice on the materials (normally classified as annual prunes) that are suitable to gather together with a possible short walk (weather permitting) to aid in identification.

There will be plenty of opportunity to forage for material in the forest during both sessions. We will also have the opportunity to explore a range of weaving processes including ‘French Randing’ and ‘3 Rod Whaling’ together with creating a border and handle for your basket in the second session.

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Sat 1 - Sun 2 Apr 2017 10:00 to 16:00
The Pump Barn, Seven Sisters Country Park, Exceat, nr Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 4AD


Non Member £84
SWT Member £60



Seven Sisters Country Park,
East Sussex,
BN25 4AD



See location of SevenSisters Country Park Visitor Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: OA 519950  Lat: 50.77520 Long: 0.15305

Situated at Exceat a few miles from Seaford and approx 7 miles from Eastbourne

Parking: with charge

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