The workshops are relaxing, full of fun and cover a range of basket weaving techniques. They offer space to allow yourself to be immersed into the weaving and learning new skills.

A light lunch and materials are included in each workshop price. There will be tea and snacks available all day too.

Time:

10am. -5pm. each day

All workshops start at 10 am. and will finish around 5 pm. each day. Finishing time can vary and depends on when your basket is finished.

Keeper hill, Killoscully

Location:

All workshops are held in the community hall in our beautiful Killoscully village, Newport, co. Tipperary.

Postcode is V94 FK20

Accomodation:

We are also fortunate to have a beautiful overnighting facility nearby. My friends Roy and Roz run an airB&B 5 minutes from Killoscully village. Find more information here.

Larger groups can find accommodation here.

 

Price:

All workshops are €70 for one day and €120 for two days. (Except our willow weaving weekend, see full price below)

 

How to book?

1. Pay deposit or full amount by clicking on the pay now button
2. Specify the day or workshop you are booking for by sending me an email at barnabaun@live.ie.
3. I will send you a confirmation email.

 

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If you are booking for more then one person please contact me beforehand to make sure places are available.
Please book more then 7 days before the day of the workshop to make sure suitable material will be ready for use.

Booking is essential as spaces fill up fast. A 50% deposit will secure your place.

 

Workshop dates 2020:

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January Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th

Free event! But booking is essential.

Come and help us harvest our willow while spending time in company and learn everything about growing willow.

Lunch is provided.

We will be outside so bring waterproof and warm clothing and footwear, and secateurs if you have any.

Round shopping basketFebruary Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd

FULLY BOOKED

Beginners class. Also suitable for those who have already made a few round baskets but would like more practice.

We will be weaving one basket each day. A small fruit or bread basket on the first day, a round shopping basket on the second day.

Advanced students: Let me know your experience and what you would like to work on.

It is possible to only do one day for this workshop.

 

Round shopping basketMarch Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd.

Beginners class. Also suitable for those who have already made a few round baskets but would like more practice.


We will be weaving one basket each day. A small fruit or bread basket on the first day, a round shopping basket on the second day.


Advanced students: Let me know your experience and what you would like to work on.


It is possible to only do one day for this workshop.

May Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24rd.

Let your creativity go wild and allow the willow to guide you into a fluid, flowing shape made with rope coil technique among others. 

Some experience required.

shopping basket by hannaVan Aelst

June Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st.

Workshop for advanced weavers. Projects can be chosen from oval work, frame bases, fitching, square work and others. Do let me know what you would like to learn to make sure suitable material is available.

 

Basket collection in kitchenAugust  Monday 3rd through to Friday 7th

Price € 385 Almost full, only 2 spaces left!

This is a fully immersive weaving week suitable for all levels. Let me know what you would like to work on, what techniques you would like to learn, maybe what you have done before so I can tailor this week to your needs and make sure willow is available to play with!

Accommodation  will be provided and included in the price from Saturday August 1st to Saturday August 8th in our local self catering house. It has 5 bedrooms, a fully functioning  kitchen and is located 5 minutes from the hall, where weaving will happen. There are 3 rooms with a double bed, 2 rooms with single beds. Let me know which room would suit you. More info about the accommodation, check out here.

Other airbnb accomodation available but not included in the price. Link here.

The weaving week will all happen in the usual place, our lovely community hall, from Monday to Friday from 10am until 5 pm approximately. Lunch, tea and snacks will be provided. All materials are also included in the price.

In the evening there is an option to explore the area with hikes, visits to interesting places and our local pub. This will be mainly at your own initiative but I will give guidance and participate where possible.

HOW TO BOOK?

Please pay full amount or a €100 deposit by clicking on the PayPal button below. If paying a deposit, the rest of the payment will be required on or before the start date.

(See cancellation policy below.)

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( Cancellation policy: Full fees will be refunded if cancelling one month before the starting date. After that €100 will not be refundable. Full fee will not be refunded if cancelling two weeks before the starting date. Deposit will be refunded if cancelling one month before the starting date. No refunds after that.)

 

 

 

September Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th.

Beginners class. Also suitable for those who have already made a few round baskets but would like more practice.
We will be weaving one basket each day. A small fruit or bread basket on the first day, a round shopping basket on the second day.
Advanced students: Let me know your experience and what you would like to work on.
It is possible to only do one day for this workshop.

October Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th.

Make your own log basket.

Some experience required.

Making a log basket requires dedication and strength. Two days will be needed to finish your basket.

Round shopping basketNovember Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd

Beginners class. Also suitable for those who have already made a few round baskets but would like more practice.
We will be weaving one basket each day. A small fruit or bread basket on the first day, a round shopping basket on the second day.
Advanced students: Let me know your experience and what you would like to work on.
It is possible to only do one day for this workshop.