Basketry

Ever wanted to have a go at basket weaving? We offer part-time basketry courses, from taster courses to specialist classes. Our range of courses are ideal for both those new to basketry and those who have some experience with basket making. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
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  1. Advanced skills for basketry

    Course Date: Fri 24 Mar 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Focus on refining techniques for shaping baskets, making handles and borders. Refine your choice of materials, fine tune your cranking and make baskets with greater confidence. Tutor: Annemarie O'Sullivan.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  2. Basketry techniques for contemporary craft makers

    Course Date: Thu 24 Nov 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for experienced artists and makers interested in a cross- disciplinary approach. Learn technical basketry skills in the workshop and apply these to your own practice between classes with the help of e-learning resources. Tutor: John Page.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  3. Basketry workshop

    Course Date: Thu 15 Sep 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A year long workshop running alongside students on the City Lit basketry course. Pre-enrolment advisory interview is required. Please contact Visual Arts on 0207 492 2700/2703 to arrange. The City Lit basketry course runs for two years. We will be interviewing in March / April 2017 for a September 2017 intake. A portfolio of 2D and 3D work is needed.
    Full fee: £1,399.00
    Senior fee: £1,119.00
    Concession: £853.00

  4. Basketry: innovate with willow

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Reinforce basic willow basketry techniques. Examine limitations in our making, widen our scope, and share our innovations. Explore structure, subvert design, and make this work your own. Tutor: Annemarie O'Sullivan.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  5. City Lit basketry course

    Course Date: Thu 14 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn a wide variety of basketry techniques: stake and strand, plaiting, twining and coiling in materials such as willow, cane, rush and other, less traditional ones.

    On successful completion of this two-year course, following an exhibition of some of your work, you will receive a City Lit certificate in basketry. Suitable for beginners, though some craft experience is expected.



    To arrange a pre-enrolment interview or to answer any questions, please call 020 7492 2700/2703. We are now recruiting for the September 2017 intake. Interviews will take place on:

    11/05/2017

    18/05/2017

    Please contact us on 020 7492 2700 or visualarts@citylit.ac.uk to book in for an interview.





    Please note, advertised fees and course dates are subject to change. Payment plans will be available, details of which are to be confirmed.
    Full fee: £2,829.00
    Senior fee: £2,263.00
    Concession: £1,726.00

  6. Random weave basketry: explore line, form and space

    Course Date: Mon 13 Mar 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Introduction to a simple interwoven technique for making unique and unusual baskets and containers. Vary materials and scale to make fine work which could become jewellery, or larger scale work to produce sculptural forms. For beginners and students with some experience. Tutor: Polly Pollock.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  7. The basketry project: investigate, explore, make

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn new skills and explore and expand your existing skill set. Using basketry techniques the emphasis will be on developing ideas and practice through personal research, and working on a range of materials. Tutor: Polly Pollock.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £213.00

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