Basketry Courses in London
We offer a number of courses in basket making, ranging from the two-year City Lit Basketry Course, covering a great many techniques, to short courses specialising in willow or rush and other, less traditional materials and techniques, such as random weave. There are courses for both beginners and those with some experience.
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Course Date: Mon 11 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIntroduction 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.Full fee: £139.00Senior fee: £139.00Concession: £85.00
Course Date: Wed 10 Apr 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExperiment 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.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn new skills to explore and expand your existing skill set. Using coiled basketry techniques the emphasis will be on developing ideas and practice through personal research, and working with a range of materials.Full fee: £369.00Senior fee: £295.00Concession: £225.00
Course Date: Mon 29 Jul 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn how to make traditional or contemporary baskets. Follow a project of your choice to create beautiful, functional baskets. Beginners will learn to weave willow; those of you with experience will use more complex techniques to improve your finish.Full fee: £189.00Senior fee: £151.00
Course Date: Fri 13 Sep 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCourse information will be updated soon.Full fee: £999.00Senior fee: £799.00Concession: £609.00
Course Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn 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. Payment plans will be available.
This course is will accept applications from January 2019. To register your interest for this course, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Full fee: £2,999.00Senior fee: £2,399.00Concession: £1,829.00
Course Date: Fri 1 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetMake baskets with increasing precision. Reinforce existing techniques and learn about good proportion. Follow an individual project to deepen your relationship with this beautiful material. For intermediate and advanced students and professionals.Full fee: £259.00Senior fee: £207.00Concession: £158.00
Course Date: Mon 8 Apr 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetMake a small basket using the interesting basketry technique of Plaiting which is 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.
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!"Full fee: £69.00Senior fee: £69.00Concession: £69.00
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