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Minimum Ages

14 years old is the minimum age to come on our courses and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. There is no maximum age.

Quality Teaching

We fit a lot into one day which is why, as well as H&S considerations, there are only three places per course.


Unfortunately we have no accommodation, but there some great places around to suit all budgets. Contact us if you require b and b information.

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Basket Making

Baskets made by tutor Paul Windwood

Baking Making Willow Basket Weaving

Baking Making Willow Basket Weaving

Baking Making Willow Basket Weaving

Baking Making Willow Basket Weaving

Spend the day making a basket woven from Somerset willow with experienced local tutor, Paul Windwood.

With only three places per course you will get plenty of tuition from Paul who will ensure you have a beautifully crafted basket to take home with you at the end of the course.

This is a relaxed and informative day where you will learn lots about the history of basket making as well as learning the practical skills in a small, friendly group.

All materials used and a delicious lunch is included in the price.

The day starts at about 9.30, with an introduction to materials and tools,then you start to make your fruit basket.There is an important break for coffee and cake! And later for lunch. The day ends at about 4.30, or whenever your basket is complete!

Course cost

£85.00 including all materials and lunch

Next course dates

  • Friday 22nd February 2019 Full
  • Friday 22 March 2019 Full
  • Friday 26th April 2019 Full
  • Friday 31st May 2019 Full


Merley, Wimborne Dorset BH21 1SN


Please contact us to request a place on a course, or to go on our waiting list.There will be further dates for later in 2019



DCRS, Willow Barn, Farrington, Blandford, Dorset DT11 8RA

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