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Basketry Websites

The Basketmakers' Association
Promotes the knowledge of basketry, chairseating and allied crafts; their making , study, collecting, teaching and use.
www.basketassoc.org

Basketmakers.net
The Gallery for Basketmakers. Find a maker, supplier or book
www.basketmaker.net

Scottish Basketmakers Circle
The Scottish Basketmakers' promotes basketmaking and allied crafts - chairseating and environmental sculptures - in Scotland.
www.scottishbasketmakerscircle.org

The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers
Homepage of the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers of the City of London.
www.basketmakersco.org

Welsh Basketmakers - South Wales Group, Ogmore by Sea, Vale of Glamorgan

Tel : 01656 880514 - 01656 881007 Email: info@welshbasketmakers.co.uk

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Willow Suppliers in Wales

Pencoed Growers
Local growers of living willow and a wide range of basketry willow. Also producers of seasonal vegetables, salads, herbs and Christmas trees.
Felindre Nurseries, Felindre, Pencoed CF35 5HU
pencoedgrowers.co.uk
t: 01656 861956
e: pencoedgrowers@tiscali.co.uk

Out To Learn Willow
Living Willow Kits eg domes, tunnels etc. Buff and brown willow craft packs, great for small projects. Basket making kits, enough willow to make a small round basket.
www.outtolearnwillow.co.uk/willowforcraft.html

Cassandra Lishman
Cassandra grows 12 varieties of willow organically on her smallholding in Pembrokeshire. From there she sells cuttings for planting as well as rods for weaving. She also makes living and woven sculptures, and sometimes baskets too!
She teaches schools and groups, to see her work or contact her go to 
www.livelightly.co.uk


Willow Courses

The Basketmakers' Association
Courses as listed by the
Basketmakers' Association.
www.basketassoc.org/pages/courses.php

Out To Learn Willow
Basketry for Beginners, intermediates and a variety of other willow courses
www.outtolearnwillow.co.uk/willowcourses.html

West Dean College
West Dean College is situated at the heart of the 6,400-acre West Dean Estate, set amongst the stunning landscape of the rolling South Downs National Park. The college offers over 700 short courses, including basketmaking, chair seating and willow work. Tutors include Danish basketmaker Ane Lynsgaard, Jackie Binns and Dominic Parrette.
www.westdean.org.uk

Traditional Welsh Baskets
Two day courses learning the skills to make the traditional Welsh basket, the Cyntell, taught by Les Llewellyn.
www.traditionalwelshbaskets.co.uk/tuition.html