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Sat, 23 Sept


Slieve Aughty Centre

Willow Basket Weaving

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Willow Basket Weaving
Willow Basket Weaving

Time & Location

23 Sept 2023, 09:30 – 24 Sept 2023, 17:30

Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack West, Inchy, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland

About The Event

Over the course of the weekend you will learn the ancient skill of basket weaving, including the different types of willow used, alongside the numerous other natural materials that can be used to weave with. 

On day one you will learn about the best types of willow for basket making, as well as how to grow and process it for basket making.. You will also make a bread basket/fruit basket. 

On day two you will put some of the skills you learned into making a small basket with a handle. 

If we can and have time we may be able to forage some natural materials that you can weave into your basket. 

The willow to weave your basket will be supplied the cost is €30.  

At the end of the course you will have your 2 baskets to take home with an introduction to willow weaving booklet which covers the basics of what you have learned. 

Light lunch included to value of €7.50 

Please note our cancellation policy; we require minimum 7 days notice before the event for a full refund to be paid


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