EVENTS AND COURSES

WEAVING WITH MOSS with JEANETTE GRAY

June 22nd-24th 2018

Come and gather, plait, cord and sew locally abundant Hairmoss into beautiful and unusual baskets and bags.

The course will be held onsite at Bwlch Corog. Simon Ayres from Cambrian Wildwood will lead a walk and talk as part of the weekend.

The weekend will include shared accommodation in our holiday cottages. Camping is also available, or a non-residential option for those living locally. Breakfast and dinner will be provided but students are asked to bring packed lunches.

Cost:

fully accommodated: £220 single/£200 shared

camping: £150

non-residential: £130

For more information or to book, contact:

weavingwild@gmail.com or visit: https://www.weavingwild.co.uk

                                                     

WILD WEAVING IMMERSION with JEANETTE GRAY

August 12th-19th 2018

 

An exciting opportunity to spend a week living wild in the Welsh hills, gathering materials from the land and learning several ancient basketry techniques including:

frame baskets

coiled grass baskets

moss plaiting

stake and strand basketry

This is an immersion course and will involve wild camping and camp craft. Facilities will be basic and our time will be spent entirely in the beauty of the outdoors. The course will include a midweek walk with a local folklorist and storyteller.

​This is a collaboration with Jane and Jessie from Nettleseed. To see their work visit: https://nettleseed.co.uk

Price £380-450 sliding scale

For more information or to book, contact:

weavingwild@gmail.com or visit: https://www.weavingwild.co.uk

 

COILED GRASS BASKETS with JEANETTE GRAY

September 21st-23rd 2018

 

We will collect wild grasses to coil and create unique and delicate baskets.

The course will be held onsite at Bwlch Corog. Simon Ayres from Cambrian Wildwood will lead a walk and talk as part of the weekend.

The Saturday night will also include magical tales from local storyteller Milly Jackdaw.

The weekend will include shared accommodation in our holiday cottages. Camping is also available, or a non-residential option for those living locally. Breakfast and dinner will be provided but students are asked to bring packed lunches.

Cost:

fully accommodated: £220 single/£200 shared

camping: £150

non-residential: £130

​For more information or to book, contact:

weavingwild@gmail.com or visit: https://www.weavingwild.co.uk

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