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. Basketry: small frame basket in a day

    Course Date: Wed 18 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make a small frame basket using beautiful Somerset willow. Learn about simple weaving techniques and the use of formers to hold your willow as you work. Tutor: Annemarie O'Sullivan.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. City Lit basketry course

    City Lit basketry course

    Course Date: Thu 17 Sep 2015
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn a wide variety of basketry techniques such as stake and strand, plaiting, twining and coiling in willow, cane, rush and other traditional and experimental materials on this two year course which culminates in an exhibition of work. You will cover elements of design and visual research and an illustrated study to inform your practice On completion of this year-long course you will receive a City Lit certificate in basketry: level 2. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience. Most materials used in class included. Dates and fees shown are for the full two years. To arrange a pre-enrolment interview, please call 020 7492 2700/2703.
    Full fee: £2,632.00
    Senior fee: £1,977.00
    Concession: £1,541.00

  7. Contemporary willow basketry

    Course Date: Sun 22 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experiment with unconventional willow baskets and structures, within a traditional context. This course guides you through new textures and forms using a variety of techniques from Europe and beyond. Tutor: Annemarie O'Sullivan.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £191.00
    Concession: £146.00

  8. Plaited basketry: make a basket in a weekend

    Course Date: Sat 11 Feb 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Work with easily sourced materials to make a small basket using this interesting technique used throughout the world. Be amazed by the potential of plaited basketry which will leave you wanting to learn more. For beginners, or students wishing to refresh basic plaited basketry techniques. Tutor: Polly Pollock



    What students liked most about this course run in 2015/16:

    "It was lovely to go home with a finished piece.."
    "Brilliant demonstrations and practical help. A great day!"

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    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  9. 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

  10. Rush basketry

    Course Date: Fri 20 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Using traditional techniques you will make a variety of baskets with this native plant. There will be the opportunity to try experimental work with rush and other materials. All levels welcome. Materials provided. Tutor: John Page.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  11. 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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