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Pigeon Basket Course

Willow and Wetlands Visitor Centre Stoke St Gregory, Somerset

A two-day course to make a small double-tiered pigeon basket, a replica of one held by the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Baskets of this type were used in World War One. The course is suitable for those with some basketry experience. The course will be accompanied by a pop-up exhibition, talk and film...

£160

Basketmaking and Willow Growing in the First World War

Willow and Wetlands Visitor Centre Stoke St Gregory, Somerset

A pop-up exhibition about Basketry Then and Now - a project exploring the history and legacy of basketmaking and willow growing during the First World War. A talk about the work of the project will be repeated at regular intervals throughout the day, and there will be screenings of the films produced by the project....

Basketmaking in Castle Donington and the East Midlands

Orchard Community Primary School Grange Drive, Castle Donington

A weekend celebration of the willow growing and basketmaking history of Castle Donington and the East Midlands, including displays, talks, demonstrations, a drop-in workshop, film screenings and a guided willow walk around the village. The event is part of the Basketry Then and Now project. Date: Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 2017, 10.30am-15.30pm Venue:...