Beginner Berry Basket Weaving Experience day

Type:Workshop

Openview Farm, Epsom Road,, West Horsley, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT24 6AP

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Basket weaving Experience day at Joy Farms

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28th May, 11th June and 17th September 2022

Let the world go for a while and spend time learning how to make a lovely basket. Using traditional basket making techniques and a variety of willow. By the end of the day, you should have a stylish basket to take home.

You will be taught by full time basket weaver and crafter Ellie Morgan a Yeoman of the Worshipful Company of Basketmaker.

No experience needed. Tools and materials are provided, along with lots of tea, coffee and biscuits to keep you going. Our experience also includes a delicious lunch cooked over the campfire.

What to expect
The small classes take place in the beautiful setting of our family farm nestled on the edge of Sheepleas nature reserve and at the foot of The Surrey Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The workspace is undercover in an open sided farm building, or weather dependant can be around the open fire in a small adjacent copse. Lunch is often cooked on the same fire and served there.

Most participants are beginners, although some may be returning to further practice their skills and gain more experience.
Arts and crafts experience gift cards - Our flexible gift cards make brilliant presents and allow the lucky recipient to choose this or any course that takes their fancy.

Corporate team wellness craft experience day - Teambuilding with a difference! Spend time crafting together, away from the stresses of the business world. We are happy to tailor an experience that's just right for your team.

About Joy Farms - The Joy Family has been working their land and crafting in the tranquil Surrey Hills for nearly a century. Adrian Joy, the third generation of his family to farm, enjoys woodcarving – spoons in particular. Adrian is now married to Sarah, a fellow creative who loves arts and crafts. Together, they offer the opportunity for you to enjoy this special environment and discover new skills and hobbies. They can't wait to welcome you!

Guide Prices

£120

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Opening Times

Season (28 May 2022)
DayTimes
Saturday09:30 - 15:30
Season (11 June 2022)
DayTimes
Saturday09:30 - 15:30
Season (17 Sept 2022)
DayTimes
Saturday09:30 - 16:30

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