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Bramble Berry Basket

One and a half days

April 22nd & 23rd, 2017

Times: Sat 10.30am-4.30pm & Sun 10.30am-1pm

Cost: £115     Book Now    FULLY BOOKED, but  add your name to the waiting list via the ‘book now’ link.
There are spaces available on the Bramble & Wild Rose Baskets course in Oct.

Venue: we’ll be based in 70 acres of ancient coppiced  woodland, on a family-run working  farm. A peaceful and beautiful setting. Dernwood Farm, Waldron, Nr Heathfield, Sussex, TN21 0PN

Bramble baskets are our most popular basketry courses. People love turning a (generally) unliked plant into something really useful and beautiful…which isn’t prickly. Perfect to use when you go out foraging for berries, mushrooms, etc. Or great for storing eggs, garlic and that kind of thing in your kitchen. You’ll see those pesky brambles in a whole new light.

Bramble Baskets Learn how to harvest and process bramble, some of which we’ll cut on the day.  You’ll be guided through all stages of the making process to help you have a good understanding of the techniques involved.

We’ll also have time set aside for connecting to the woodland surroundings, making the course a nourishing as well as a learning experience. Suitable for all levels, including beginners, places limited to 10 participants.

 

Picking the bramble prior to making the basket made me feel really connected to the finished product. I also felt the achievement of mastering the skill of turning an unwanted plant into something of beauty and use. Meike W, Croydon

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Accommodation: make a weekend of it
Camping is available at the farm venue and full details about this will be sent to you when you book on the course. The farm also has glamping options, including cosy bell tents and cabins with wood-burners.

 

Please note that the cost of staying at the farm isn’t included in the cost of the course.

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