Date and Time Event


Fri 2 February 2018

Willow Rod Border Workshop with Sue Kirk

Organsied by Geraldine


Sat 10 and Sun 11 February 2018

Little Hadham.

Willow cutting days 

At Olivia Elton Barratt’s willow beds


Organised by Melanie

Sat 26 and Sun 27 May 2018

County Show Ground, Redbourn

Herts County Show

Demonstrating basketmaking techniques in the marquee sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers.


Organised by Melanie

Sat 30 June 2018


Workshop run by Mid Herts Spinners and Weavers

Spinning, carding and needle felting

Organised by Jane and Tricia

28/29 July 2018

Nayland, Suffolk

Rush cutting and BBQ at Iris Sebba's property. Organised by Iris and Melanie


15 September 2018

Christchurch, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6HN


Plaiting Workshop 

5 and 7 strand plaited structures using rush, paper and other materials.

Bring and Share lunch.

Organised by Geraldine


27/28 October 2018

Earthworks, nr St Albans AL4 0RH

10.30 - 4.30 each day.

Workshop with Tim Johnson

Twining using rush and other materials. Subsidised cost is £96 plus cost of materials.

Examples of twining by Tim Johnson

Organised by  Geraldine

Saturday 24 November

Christchurch, W.G.C

AGM followed by informal workshop - a good chance to review achievements and events, share ideas for the new year and catch up with friends.

Bring and share lunch.


Annual membership is £15.

Events are held at various loctions across Hertfordshire. We aim to ensure parking is available and that a train station is nearby (pick ups from a station can also be arranged).

Beginners are very welcome at all events.

Costs - Informal Workshops £4 per head. There may be a materials charged added to the cost of all workshops.

Workshops by outside tutors usually £25-£40 per day, payable in advance. Places for these are usually limited.

If you have paid the full fee or a deposit for a workshop that you are unable to attend, your money will be refunded if we are able to fill the place.  If you have paid a deposit and we have been unable to fill the place you may be expected to pay the balance of the workshop fee.