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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 five places per course.


Unfortunately we have no accommodation, but there some great places around to suit all budgets. We suggest:

Pub with rooms

Saxon Inn

(3 miles / 5 min drive)


Bushes Farm Caravan Park

(7 miles / 15 min drive)

Basic camping behind pub

The Plough

(3 miles / 5 min drive)

Bed & Breakfast


01747 812365

(1 mile / 3 min drive)

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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 five 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 vegetarian lunch is included in the price.

Course cost

£85.00 including all materials and lunch

Next course dates

  • Thursday 19th April 2018 full pending confirmation
  • Wednesday 2nd May 2018 Full
  • Wednesday 30th May 2018


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


Please contact us to request a place on a course, or to go on our waiting list.



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

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