During a one day workshop try your hands at a traditional skill making your very own willow basket in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere under the tuition of an experienced teacher. Small groups of no more than eight people will learn basic techniques. Everybody goes home with a finished basket. 


The course takes place at our studio in Baurnafea, runs from 10am – 5pm and costs 85 euro per person. All materials, your morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea are included in the price.






Next Courses: 

We are building a new course room at our studio! There won`t be any courses at Baurnafea for a while, but we are hoping to be back in action for the second half of 2020, bigger and better! 

Courses at Tinahely Farm Shop, Co. Wicklow:

Saturday, the 16th of May 2020

Saturday, the 20th of June 2020

Saturday, the 19th of September 2020

Saturday, the 21st of November 2020

Please ring Phillip at 087-8168457 for bookings.

If you want to organise a basket making course yourself, for instance with a group of friends or colleagues, and have a suitable venue, Heike will travel a reasonable distance to teach and she will bring all required materials and tools. 

If you are a community group in Counties Carlow or Kilkenny, you can apply to the ETB Community Education Service for funding of tuition fees. Contacts are Siobhan O`Brien for Kilkenny and Fiona Dunne for Carlow.

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