Date and Time Event


Sat 21 Jan 2017

Willow 'boat' baskets

Informal workshop.

Organsied by Sally


Sat 11 and Sun 12 February 2017

Little Hadham.

Willow cutting days 

At Olivia Elton Barratt’s willow beds


Organised by Mel

Sat 4 March 2017

Christchurch, Welwyn.


Sculptural Cane piece. 

Tutor: Polly Pollock

Organised by Sally

Say 22 and Sun 23 April 2017

Letchworth Settlement

Nut and Arc baskets (rush and willow).

Tutor: Nadine Anderson

Organised by Geraldine

Sat27 and Sun 28 May 2017

County Show Ground, Redbourn

Herts County Show

Demonstrating basketmaking techniques in the Basketmaker's Association marquee.


Organised by Melanie

Sat 17 June 2017

Christchurch, Welwyn

Bark Stripping Day

Tutor: Maggie Smith

Organised by Geraldine

July 2017 (date tbc)

Nayland, Suffolk

Rush cutting at Iris Sebba's property. Organised by Iris

September 2017 (date tbc)


Willow bird feeders/houses

Informal workshop


November 2017 (date tbc)


Informal Workshop, bring and share lunch plus short AGM. Beginners and new members welcome. tbc 


Annual membership is £15.

Events take place at:

  • Christchurch, 110 Parkway Welwyn Garden City AL8 6HN; 
  • Gt. Wymondley Village Hall, Great Wymondly SE4 7ET; 
  • Letchworth Settlement, 229 Newels Road, Letchworth Garden City, Herts SG6 4UB; or
  • Mill Green Mill & Museum, Bush Hall Lane, Mill Green, Hatfield, AL9 5PD.

Beginners are very welcome at all events.

Parking – there is good, free parking at both Christchurch and Mill Green. Also easy parking on the street at Gt Wymondley.

We are happy to arrange lifts from Hitchin Station to Gt. Wymondley.

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.