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Workshops

I run workshops in willow weaving and basketry at my studio in Ironbridge as well as at other venues across Shropshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands.

  • Berry basket
    Berry basket
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    Sun, 25 Feb
    Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LS, UK
    25 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 16:00
    Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LS, UK
    Make your own berry basket in this beginner's basketry workshop.
  • Willow flower decoration
    Willow flower decoration
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    Sun, 10 Mar
    Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LS, UK
    10 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 12:30
    Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LS, UK
    Weave a willow flower decoration for your garden.
  • Berry basket
    Berry basket
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    Sun, 17 Mar
    Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LS, UK
    17 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 16:00
    Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LS, UK
    Make your own berry basket in this beginner's basketry workshop.
  • Willow flower decoration
    Willow flower decoration
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    Fri, 26 Apr
    Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LS, UK
    26 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 12:30
    Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LS, UK
    Weave a willow flower decoration for your garden.
  • Foraging basket
    Foraging basket
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    Sun, 28 Apr
    Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LS, UK
    28 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 16:00
    Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield, Telford TF8 7LS, UK
    Learn how to make your own rustic frame foraging basket.
  • Willow Plant Support
    Willow Plant Support
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    Sun, 05 May
    Coalport Village Hall
    05 May 2024, 10:00 – 12:30
    Coalport Village Hall, 34 Coalport High St, Telford TF8 7HT, UK
    Discover the basic tools and techniques of willow weaving, and make your own 5ft tall willow garden obelisk to support your climbing plants this Spring.
  • Willow Plant Support
    Willow Plant Support
    Sun, 23 Jun
    Coalport Village Hall
    23 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 12:30
    Coalport Village Hall, 34 Coalport High St, Telford TF8 7HT, UK
    Discover the basic tools and techniques of willow weaving, and make your own 5ft tall willow garden obelisk to support your climbing plants this Summer.
  • Willow Garden Decorations
    Willow Garden Decorations
    Sun, 14 Jul
    Coalport Village Hall
    14 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Coalport Village Hall, 34 Coalport High St, Telford TF8 7HT, UK
    Make a willow dragonfly and wind spinner to decorate your garden this summer.
  • Bread basket
    Bread basket
    Sun, 22 Sept
    Coalport Village Hall
    22 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 16:00
    Coalport Village Hall, 34 Coalport High St, Telford TF8 7HT, UK
    Learn how to make your own shallow round basket, perfect for storing bread or fruit.
  • Bird Feeder
    Bird Feeder
    Sun, 20 Oct
    Coalport Village Hall
    20 Oct 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Coalport Village Hall, 34 Coalport High St, Telford TF8 7HT, UK
    Discover the basic tools and techniques of willow weaving, and go home with your very own woven fat ball bird feeder.
  • Reindeer willow sculpture
    Reindeer willow sculpture
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    Sun, 24 Nov
    Coalport Village Hall
    24 Nov 2024, 10:00 – 16:00
    Coalport Village Hall, 34 Coalport High St, Telford TF8 7HT, UK
    Create your own reindeer willow sculpture to decorate your home this Christmas.
  • Willow Christmas decorations
    Willow Christmas decorations
    Sun, 08 Dec
    Coalport Village Hall
    08 Dec 2024, 10:00 – 13:00
    Coalport Village Hall, 34 Coalport High St, Telford TF8 7HT, UK
    Join me for this festive workshop, and make your own willow Christmas decorations.

Upcoming Events

Private workshops

Alongside my workshop programme, I also run private group and 1:1 workshops. These can take place either in my studio in Ironbridge or at a venue of your choosing. Workshops can be tailored to your preference, but please find below a sample of what is available. Get in touch to find out more. 

Seasonal willow decorations (2 hours)

Introduction to willow weaving (3 hours)

Beginners' basketry (Full day)

Intermediate basketry or willow sculpture (2 days)

Willow workshop with Daisy Askins

Workshops at other venues

20 Apr 2024 /  Beginner's Basketmaking Workshop

Walsall Leather Museum, Walsall 

I've been invited to join the popular course programme at the Walsall Leather Museum next year, where I'll be teaching beginners' basketry skills.

£50 per person 

18 May 2024  /  Rustic Frame Basket

Wyre Community Land Trust, Bewdley 

I'm excited to be returning to the beautiful Wyre Forest with the Wyre Community Land Trust, where I'll be running a rustic frame basket course. 

£80 per person 

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