Owen Jones                                                                                                                       web:    e:                                                           Oak swill basket making, demonstration and display

Carole Williams – The Husbandry School                                                                           web:                                        e:                                       Land based education and training; creative                hands-on courses.  Fresh farm produce and              products.

Rachel Max – Basketry                                                                                                         web:    e:                                          Sculptural one- off pieces, vessels and wall hangings using fine centre cane, chair cane, wire and paper.

Yuli Somme – Bellacouche                                                                                             web:                                         Felt items made from 100% wool sourced                   from the South West.


Jenny Crisp Basketry                                                                                                                                                                 Functional willow baskets for use in the home and garden

Alison Fitzgerald – Greenwood Baskets                                                    e:
Elegant and functional frame baskets and abstract                   wall sculptures


Carol Horsington – Basketmakers Southwest
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Basketmakers Southwest is a regional group for basketmakers, chairseaters, willow sculptors and rushworkers. A wide range of baskets will be for sale and members will be demonstrating the art and craft of basketry

Clare Revera – Welsh Basket Makers                                                                       South Wales Group                                                                                                          web:                                                  Welsh Basketmakers – South Wales Group was                      formed in April 2009 by an enthusiastic group of                 new basketmakers who like to play with willow.


Jane Maddern – Jane Maddern Soaps                                                                                web:   e:                    Fine quality hand-made goat’s milk soaps and natural skin care products

Dave Seabourne – Green Man Woodcrafts
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Wide range of traditional and contemporary                          woodcraft products from large garden                                     structures to distinctive baskets made in                               sweet chestnut or locally sourced hard woods.

Musgrove Willows – Willow supplies                                                                            web:    e:                        Willow for Weaving and Basketry. Somerset willow growers providing living willow kits, willow products, basketry tools and books, basketry and coloured willow coffins and courses.

Pascal Carr, Catherine Davies                                                                                              – All About Willow                                                                                                                   web:                                    e:                             Catherine Davies and Pascal Carr are basket              makers living in Central Scotland. Their willow              baskets are traditional work baskets such as                 creels, lobster pots, log baskets and shoppers as well as contemporary work highlighting the natural bark colours.

Samantha Pickering – Hemp Fabric UK
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Supplier of hemp and other plant based fabrics for clothing and soft furnishings.

Sarah Joyce – Raw Skies                                                                                                    web:   e:                                       Handcrafted pieces of art, jewellery, fashion and homeware using only the finest trash!

Rachel Hanney – Natural Beekeeping Trust   
web:                       e:                    The Sun Hive (Weissenseifener Hängekorb) is           based on an ingenious combination of skep        baskets made of wooden support structures.


Geraldine Jones and Claire Francis – Salt CellarWorkshops 
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Hats, baskets and rush work made in the Salt Cellar Workshops, Porthleven, Cornwall.

John Galloway – Basketmaker                                                                                        web: www.john-galloway                       e: john@john-galloway                         John makes traditional and contemporary           designs in willow with the application of colour            and his baskets have a smooth weave and a               lustrous appearance created by an oiled finish.



Fon Cosens – Willow sculpture                                                                                     web:    e:                                                    Fon uses wire, bamboo and wood to create decorative items and sculpture. Animal sculptures – pigs, deer, dogs and garden structures.

Mammoth Willow – Willow Suppliers                                                                              web:    e:                    Specialist growers and suppliers of willow cuttings, whips and rods. Basketry, craft/sculpture willow, biomass willow, living willow & grow your own willow kits.

Real Drink – Rebecca Jack                                                                                                   web:      e:                                                 The Yarde range of drinks are made from fresh local fruit and flowers grown and harvested without the use of chemical fertilizers or sprays from orchards and hedgerows in South Devon.


Tim Hurn – Potter                                                                                                             web:   e:                                                             Tim makes wood fired salt glazed pottery for the house and garden. All the clay and materials are local to the South West.    

Tanner Bates – Leatherwork                                                                                                 web:  e:                                                      John Hagger makes traditional leatherwork largely using Devon oak bark tanned leather. John has a workshop on the Dartington Estate in South Devon.

Mailka Designs                                                                                                                        web:  e:                                                      Malika sells fairly traded, recycled items sourced by Malika from the Sahara region of West Africa

Braid Society 
web:  e:                                                          The Braid society is an international society promoting braids and bands worldwide. Techniques include Japanese braiding (Kumihimo), ply-split braiding, inkle weaving (narrow band weaving), cords, lucet, tablet weaving, sprang, and finger-manipulated work. Come and have a try.

Bicton College                                                                                                                    web:  e:                                                       Bicton College is a leading land-based college. Bicton College’s fantastic new campus at Dartington Hall is the first step in this ground-breaking new partnership between two of the leading names in agricultural research have taken together. Find out about this new partnership and the range of courses available.

The Dartington Hall Trust                                                                                                   web: e:                                 Dartington is a place of learning and experiment addressing some of the significant issues of our time working in partnership with pioneering thinkers, teachers, artists and social entrepreneurs.  Dartington currently works in three broad areas – the arts, the promotion of a fairer society and the future sustainability of our planet.




Basket Makers Association                                                                                               web:    e:                                                 The Basketmakers’ Association had around 750 members, some from outside the UK and promotes the knowledge of basketry, chairseating and allied crafts; their making, study, collecting, teaching and use. The Basketmakers’ Association promotes courses, exhibitions and awards bursaries for further study.

Heritage Craft Association                                                                                                   web:     e:                                      The Heritage Crafts Association is the advocacy body for traditional heritage crafts. Working in partnership with Government and key agencies, it provides a focus for craftspeople, groups, societies and guilds, as well as individuals who care about the loss of traditional crafts skills, and works towards a healthy and sustainable framework for the future.

Heritage of Basketry in the South West                                                                               web:    e:            Basketry and Beyond successfully bid for a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the grant has enabled Basketry and Beyond to begin to research and record, for others to learn from and enjoy, the heritage of basketry from the South West of England. The South West has a heritage of basketry going back centuries and Basketry and Beyond display and information will illustrate the role that baskets played in the fishing and agricultural industries and ways of life in the country.