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4th August 2021

Are you interested in learning how to make a selection of willow decorations for Christmas this year? Would you please check out the What...

Our basketry group website homepage now has an improved format.

It is now easier to find information about joining self-h...

Despite an unpromising forecast, the weather held for a visit to David and Tamsin's willow plot at Craig in the Borthwick Valley on the ...

Please check out the What's On section of the website for information about an Autumn willow work holiday.

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Daphne Turner has created this delightful ceiling-hung flower arrangement following her visit to the picnic event at Whitley Chapel.

The photos show a cran, much larger than the quarter cran measure - four times larger - we are familiar with from seaside postcards and which...

We can report several firsts today, the first NBG session back running after lockdown, the first basketry day in the refurbished Hepple villa...

An opportunity to enjoy creating willow handbags and shoulder bags with Anna in early June. See the what's on section for further inform...

This striking willow sculpture made by Anna Turnbull is for a client with echoes of his granddaughters and also his profession - bookbinding....

Coquetdale group are poised to resume self-help sessions next month!

See the website "what's on" for detai...

The group has sold 312 cuttings to a customer in Bratislava, Slovakia, this month. They arrived in perfect condition, as can be seen in the a...

I am delighted to report that willow cutting operations at the new plot at Chester Hope were completed for the 2020/2021 season yesterday. Wo...

If you wish to attend a self-help meeting, please note that there is generally a pattern of times in the month when groups meet. Exceptions t...

Hello Basketeers, here's what Coquetdale basketmakers have produced at their re-start meeting.

We were all geared up...

If you are interested in attending an Irish Weave Basket workshop with Anna Turnbull over a weekend in mid-October check out the 'What&#...

Next meeting of the group is scheduled for Wednesday 16th of September.

The venue is Harbottle village hall, to be found ...

The contract for the willow plot land at Whittondean ran out at the end of July. A new plot has been commissioned and is up and running at Ch...

Why run a coffin workshop? Willow coffins tick all the boxes, aesthetically pleasing sustainable materials, low carbon footprint on delivery ...

Anna is running a two day course in Lucker Saturday and Sunday 21/22 March to make a laundry basket as featured in Jenny Crisps new book. We ...

There are a few places still available for this workshop that is taking place in March.    

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Whitley Chapel group have invited the Association of Pole Lathe Turners and Green Woodworkers to help with coppicing the biomass at Whitley C...

This year our group is off to a flying start with a busier workshop programme than ever before. From making a vegetable hod to learning how t...

Lucker and Bamburgh Willow Weavers are pleased to invite you to a two day basketmaking course with Eddi...

Following several days of rain today turned out to be an ideal autumn day for cutting hedgerow willow on the road from Newtown to Tosson.<...

Tamsin has been in touch to say that Barbara, who works with children with special needs in High Schools in the Borders, took away some surpl...

The willow storage shelter was moved from Whittondean to Chesterhope yesterday.

The loading and unloading were kindly car...

Maggie Smith, the artist who works in bark , is returning to Northumberland this Summer. She has kindly offered us a two day advanced worksho...

The Peregrini Lindisfarne Partnership willow sculptures are now all back out for the summer.

Yesterday evening Etal Group...

The June/July Issue of the Northumbrian features an article about Anna Turnbull and her work with willow and felt. Written by Susan Burke it ...

The last meeting at Newton Community Hall took place yesterday, with 14 people in attendance making a range of baskets, peony supports and tr...

Yesterday evening a group of 20 people attended the inaugural walk to view the willow sculptures located at various points on the Island natu...

Look up the Gallery Section of the website to see Ruth's images showing how to make a willow sphere.

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