£325

Hazel Basket Weaving Workshop

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The Maltings

West End

Bruton

BA10 0BB

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Join us for this two-day workshop where you will learn the art of weaving hazel to produce your own hand-made basket.

Hazel can be found almost everywhere and as a result is used in basketry material all over Europe. During this workshop, we will discuss the history of basket weaving and its recent resurgence in popularity, before learning the skills and techniques required to each create our own unique baskets to take home.

This workshop will focus on the craft of basket weaving and will be led by Cumbrian based basket weaver, Lorna Singleton, one of the UK’s last remaining ‘swillers’ specialists in woven products made from oak. Over the course of two days you will learn about material selection, safe knife use and making hazel splints. We will also practise bending rims and ribs, and learn the different weaving patterns.

This course is suitable for beginners. A degree of physical strength and dexterity is required. Please contact jacquelinemoore@hauserwirth.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Tickets are £325 and include all materials, plus tuition across the two days. Ticket price also includes a two-course lunch on both days, plus refreshments. The workshop will take place at The Maltings, West End, Bruton BA10 0BB


Lorna Singelton graduated as an apprentice of the Bill Hogarth MBE Memorial Apprenticeship Trust, following three years of intensive tuition in coppice woodland management. Using simple hand tools and honouring the techniques from generations past, Singleton creates baskets based on the traditional patterns from South Cumbrian region as well as collaborating on contemporary applications for this historic practice.

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You are invited to choose from Chicken, Beef or Vegetarian options. Please choose your option when booking.

Dessert

Vanilla yogurt panna cotta, seasonal fruit

You are welcome to order drinks from your waiter - these will be charged as taken.

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Image copyright: Lorna Singleton

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