The aim of this workshop is to impart the history and development of this ancient craft, as well as the practical skills involved in weaving corn dollies.
During the day participants will learn about the materials used and how to prepare the materials. And a range of weaving techniques and several different designs.
Spend a day making a small coiled basket from grass. Learn about the types of grasses that can be harvested and how to process these. You will make a basket that is sturdy and perfect for storing eggs or other similarsized objects. After the day you will be looking at verges and lawns in a whole new light.Find out more Book now
Spend a day making a basketry item of your choice, using foraged wild reed mace, Typha latifolia (often known as bulrush). It is a lovely material to work with and you will learn how to store and process this useful basketry plant. You will be guided through all stages of the making process to help you develop a good understanding of the techniques.Find out more Book now