Welsh Hazel Basketry Courses 2018

  • Courses run at Bron Haul Farm, LL22 9DY (please scroll down for course descriptions)

Small Basket     8-10 April (Advanced £180) or

                         28-29 April (Advanced day 1 hazel prep day 2 assembling                                                 basket £80/day)


Contact r.pybus@tinyworld.co.uk to book a place (50% fee required)

Please contact me to arrange a course to suit you.

  • Course run at the Woodland Skills Centre,  LL16 4DT

Small Basket -    Sat/Sun March 10-11

Book at http://woodlandskillscentre.co.uk/

Swallow’s Nest Basket (2-4 students)

This 1 day course is suitable for beginners. You will learn knife skills to dress the hazel handle and cleave and

dress ribs for your basket. You will then weave out your basket using material that has been prepared for you.

£80 inc all materials and refreshments.

Small Hazel  Basket (2-4 students)

This 2 day course is for students with some experience with greenwood crafts or weaving. You will learn

knife skills to cleave and dress ribs, prepare and dress weaving strips and then use this material to make a

small frame basket. £160 inc all materials and refreshments.

Small Hazel Basket – Advanced (3 days)

This course is intended for students who are very experienced greenwood workers/coppice workers/basketmakers who would like to add hazel basketry techniques to their repertoire. Students will make a small hazel basket and there will be time to go into the woods to harvest suitable hazel rods and have a go at making a hoop for your next basket. There will be more time to practice making and dressing strip. Please contact me to discuss your requirements and arrange dates.