A first foray into the world of willow basketry! An intensive day, aimed at beginners, using locally-grown, natural willow. Come and have fun making your own unique and useful basket with Clare from Warwickshire Willow. Learn how to make a round basket base using traditional ‘stake and strand’ techniques before adding uprights and weaving the sides of your basket using a 3-rod wale. To complete your basket, you will create a simple trac-border and be shown how to add a willow handle. We know it might seem like a long day but don’t worry we will provide you with endless cups of tea, coffee and homemade cakes.  We will also provide you with a hearty healthy lunch so you feel refreshed and ready to finish your basket with renewed energy and passion!! Book fast to avoid disappointment. The exact location for the car park at The Cart Shed can found on this what3words link: https://what3words.com/edicts.cascade.buying