The First Gallery, 1 Burnham Chase, Bitterne, Southampton, SO18 5DG
The Creative Gallery, St. John’s Hill, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4NB
I teach some workshops, materials are included in price of all courses.I am also
available to teach and demonstrate in your own area within a 50 mile radius of Emsworth,
Between March and November 2019 I will be demonstrating in the shop from Horsham
at The Weald & Downland Living Museum , Singleton, West Sussex, PO18 0EU on occasional
weekdays, usually 2 per month. See photo of a Visitor in March 2019 examining samples.
EVENTS 2019 will be updated as booked
21st March - 1400, ‘History of Basketmaking’ talk at Fishbourne W.I. Blackboy Lane.
27th March - 1400 - 1600 -Willow Platter Making course at Weald & Downland Living
Museum , see www,wealddown.co.uk/courses for details and to book.
30th & 31st March - ‘Makers at the Museum’ , Weald & Downland Living Museum, Singleton,
4th April - 1830-2100 - Emsworth Arts Trail ‘Sneak Preview’, The Brookfield Hotel,
93 Havant Road, Emsworth, PO10 7LF
9th April - 1400 - 1600 -Willow Platter Making course at Weald & Downland Living
Museum, see www,wealddown.co.uk/courses for details and to book.
26th May - 1200-1700 - Haslemere Classic Car Show, Lion Green, Haslemere, Surrey,
1st June -1000-1600-Wild About Mid Sussex, St. John’s Park, Burgess Hill, RH15 Z9AA
8th June - 1100-1700 - Henfield Gardens & Arts Festival , Henfield Hall.
15th & 16th June -1030 -1700 - ‘Wood Weekend’, Weald & Downland Living Museum,
Singleton, PO18 0EU
29th June - 1000-1700- Noddy-fest, RSPCA Mount Noddy, Blackmill Lane, Aldingbourne,
30th June - 0800-1730 - Cranleigh Show, The Showground, Bookhurst Road, GU6 7DW
6th July - 1200-1500 - Pagham Church craft fair, Pagham Village Hall, PO21 4NJ.
13th July - 1300 -1700 -Ellens Green Summer Show, Sansomes Farm, Ellens Green, West
28th July - 1000-1700 - Rustic Sunday, The Rural Life Centre, Reeds Road, Tilford,
1st September - 1100-1600 -’Live Local Love Winkworth’, Winkworth Arboretum, Hascombe
Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4AD
7th September - 1000-1700 - Zionshill Copse Community Wood Fair, Chandlers Ford,
Hampshire, SO53 4SJ
15th September -1000-1700- Surrey Classic Vehicle Club gathering, The Rural Life
Centre, Tilford, Surrey, GU10 2DL:
19th & 20th October - 1000- 1700 - Arts & Crafts at Stourhead, Stourton Memorial
Hall, Spread Eagle Courtyard, Stourton, BA12 6QF
22nd, 23rd & 24th November - 1030-1600- Weald & Downland Christmas Market, Weald
& Downland Living Museum, Singleton, West Sussex, PO18 0EU
27th November - 0930-1600 - Willow Christmas Tree Course , The Weald & Downland Living
Museum, Singleton, West Sussex, PO18 0EU. see www,wealddown.co.uk/courses for details
and to book.
8th December - 1000-1500 - Wrapped Up Christmas Fair, The Lights, Andover, SP10 1AH
I use mainly Somerset grown Willow supplied by Coates of Meare Green or Musgroves
of Westonzoyland, alongside special coloured varieties which I grow myself (black
or get from other specialist growers.
I have learnt about the use of Willow since 2004 on various short courses at West
DeanCollege with Jackie Binns M,Des, R.C.A. and Mary Butcher. Also with Mary Crabb
at Amberley Museum and Christine Llewellyn at Walberton. I have been a full time
basket maker since early 2013.
I am a member of The Basketmakers' Association which exists to set standards of workmanship
and teaching, but which does not imply endorsement or responsibility of the