Basketry Courses in London
We offer a number of courses in basket making, ranging from the two-year Build Basketry Course, covering a great many techniques, to short courses specialising in willow or rush and other, less traditional materials and techniques, such as random weave. There are courses for both beginners and those with some experience.
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Course Date: Sat 26 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA four session introduction to basketry, through two intriguing techniques from South East Asia and Africa using traditional English materials rush and willow. Suitable for beginner basketmakers and those wanting to explore different basketry techniques.Full fee: £249.00Senior fee: £249.00Concession: £152.00
Course Date: Tue 5 Nov 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore basic willow basketry structures and weaves. This course will guide beginners through a simple project to make a small, round, functional basket.Full fee: £249.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £152.00
Course Date: Thu 12 Dec 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetMake a small bread or fruit basket over two evening sessions. Suitable for beginners as an introduction to traditional willow basketry techniques, or for those with some experience wanting to refresh their skills.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetUsing traditional techniques you will make a variety of baskets with this native plant. There will be the opportunity to try experimental work with rush and other materials. All levels welcome. Materials provided.Full fee: £279.00Senior fee: £223.00Concession: £170.00
Course Date: Fri 28 Feb 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExperiment with unconventional willow baskets and structures, within a traditional context. This course guides you through new textures and forms using a variety of techniques from Europe and beyond.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £229.00Concession: £140.00
Course Date: Mon 9 Mar 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIntroduction to a simple interwoven technique for making unique and unusual baskets and containers. Vary materials and scale to make fine work which could become jewellery, or larger scale work to produce sculptural forms. For beginners and students with some experience.Full fee: £209.00Senior fee: £209.00Concession: £127.00
Course Date: Mon 30 Mar 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetMake a small basket using the interesting basketry technique of Plaiting which is used throughout the world. Be amazed by the potential of plaited basketry which will leave you wanting to learn more. For beginners, or students wishing to refresh basic bias plaited basketry techniques.
What students liked most about this course run in 2015/16:
"It was lovely to go home with a finished piece..".
"Brilliant demonstrations and practical help. A great day!"Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn new skills to explore and expand your existing skill set. Using coiled basketry techniques the emphasis will be on developing ideas and practice through personal research, and working with a range of materials.Full fee: £499.00Senior fee: £399.00Concession: £304.00
Course Date: Wed 15 Jul 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetRandom weave basketry techniques worked together with felting processes can be used to investigate and explore relationships between internal and extrenal space, structure and surface. For complete beginners, and students with experience of basketry and/or felting.Full fee: £169.00Senior fee: £169.00Concession: £169.00
Course Date: Fri 11 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn exciting techniques used for making baskets around the world. Use a variety of materials, from the traditional to those which give a more contemporary feel to this ancient craft.Full fee: £499.00Senior fee: £399.00Concession: £304.00
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