WEAVING WITH MOSS

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 at Bwlch Corog, Wales Wild Land Foundation's pioneering rewilding site. Here they are allowing native woodland habitat to restore naturally. Simon Ayres from the charity will lead a walk and talk as part of the weekend. https://www.cambrianwildwood.org/our-land-bwlch-corog


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

COILED GRASS BASKETS

September 21st- 23rd 2018

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


The course will be held at Bwlch Corog, Wales Wild Land Foundation's pioneering rewilding site. Here they are allowing native woodland habitat to restore naturally. Simon Ayres from the charity will lead a walk and talk as part of the weekend. https://www.cambrianwildwood.org/our-land-bwlch-corog

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

WILD WEAVING IMMERSION

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 basketsry


This is an immersion course and will involve wild camping and campcraft. 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

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Glaspwll, Machynlleth SY20 8UA, UK

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