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Arts & Crafts 2016: Willow work SOLD OUT

Time/Date - 11:00 - 10:30, Sat 22 Oct 2016 - Sat 20 May 2017

Winter Log Basket

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd October SOLD OUT

Time: 11.00am – 3.30pm

The twin-handled log basket has been around the homes of Ireland for centuries. This two day workshop will teach you the skills required to create a beautiful basket.

Fee: £70/£65 includes materials (participants must attend both days)

Tutor: Bob Johnston

Ref: 10/LOG

Willow Christmas Decorations SOLD OUT

Saturday 3rd December

Time: 11.00am – 3.30pm

Under the tuition of the Museum’s basket maker, you will make a small table tree, willow stars and

a wreath which can be decorated with greenery sourced from the Museum’s grounds.

Fee: £32/£27 materials included

Tutor: Bob Johnston

Ref: 12/XWIL

Living Willow Chair SOLD OUT

Sunday 22nd January

Time: 11.00am – 3.30pm

This workshop will teach you about planting and caring for willow and how to plant a living sculpture. The Museum’s award winning basket maker will show you how to make a living chair for your garden in a day. (Takes place outdoors so warm clothing is recommended.)

Fee: £50/£45 includes materials

Tutor: Bob Johnston

Ref: 01/LIVI

Willow Heart SOLD OUT

Saturday 11th February

Time: 11.00am – 1.00pm

Decorate your home with a beautiful rustic 3D heart woven from natural willow and dogwood.

Fee: £20/£17 includes materials Tutor: Bob Johnston

Ref: 02/VHRT

Lobster Pot SOLD OUT

Saturday 11th March

Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm

Under the tuition of the Museum’s award winning basket maker, participants will create a lobster pot based on a design used on the west coast of Ireland until the 1900s.

Fee: £50/£45 includes materials

Tutor: Bob Johnston

Ref: 03/LOBS

Turf Creel SOLD OUT

Saturday 25th March

Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm

The turf basket has been used in the homes of Ireland for centuries and has seen a revival in recent years. This workshop will allow you to weave a turf basket using brown and buff willow.

Fee: £50/£45 includes materials

Tutor: Bob Johnston

Ref: 03/TURF

Willow Plant Supports SOLD OUT

Saturday 8th April

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Spend the morning under the tuition of our award winning basket maker creating conical plant supports for your garden.

Fee: £20/£17 (includes materials) Tutor: Bob Johnston

Ref: 04/PLAN

Willow Sculpture SOLD OUT

Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th May

Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm

Spend the day under the guidance of the Museum’s expert basket maker learning how to weave a garden sculpture using willow.

Fee: £70/£65 includes materials (it is necessary to attend both days)

Tutor: Bob Johnston

Ref: 05/SCULP

Garden Basket SOLD OUT

Saturday 20th May

Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm

Create a frame basket then weave coloured fresh willow around it ready to use for your summer gardening.

Fee: £45/£40 includes materials

Tutor: Bob Johnston

Ref: 05/BASK

Booking Information

  • Click on the date of the course to book
  • Telephone 028 9039 5091 for enquiries and bookings by card




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