Owen Jones web: www.oakswills.co.uk e: email@example.com Oak swill basket making, demonstration and display
Carole Williams – The Husbandry School web: www.husbandry.co.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org Land based education and training; creative hands-on courses. Fresh farm produce and products.
Rachel Max – Basketry web: www.basketryplus.org e: email@example.com Sculptural one- off pieces, vessels and wall hangings using fine centre cane, chair cane, wire and paper.
Yuli Somme – Bellacouche web: www.bellacouche.com e:firstname.lastname@example.org Felt items made from 100% wool sourced from the South West.
Jenny Crisp Basketry web:www.jennycrisp.co.uk e:email@example.com Functional willow baskets for use in the home and garden
Alison Fitzgerald – Greenwood Baskets web:www.greenwoodbaskets.co.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Elegant and functional frame baskets and abstract wall sculptures
Carol Horsington – Basketmakers Southwest
web: www.basketmakerssouthwest.org.uk e: email@example.com
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: www.welshbasketmakers.wordpress.com e:firstname.lastname@example.org 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: www.janemaddernsoaps.co.uk e: email@example.com Fine quality hand-made goat’s milk soaps and natural skin care products
Dave Seabourne – Green Man Woodcrafts
web: www.greenmanwoodcrafts.co.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: www.musgrovewillows.co.uk e: email@example.com 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: www.all-about-willow.co.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
web: www.hempfabric.co.uk e: email@example.com
Supplier of hemp and other plant based fabrics for clothing and soft furnishings.
Sarah Joyce – Raw Skies web: www.raw-skies.co.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org Handcrafted pieces of art, jewellery, fashion and homeware using only the finest trash!
Rachel Hanney – Natural Beekeeping Trust
web: www.naturalbeekeepingtrust.org e: email@example.com 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
web: www.saltcellarhats.co.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hats, baskets and rush work made in the Salt Cellar Workshops, Porthleven, Cornwall.
John Galloway – Basketmaker web: www.john-galloway baskets.co.uk e: john@john-galloway baskets.co.uk 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: www.foncosens.co.uk e: email@example.com 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: www.mammothwillow.co.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: www.realdrink.co.uk e: email@example.com 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: www.timhurn.co.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: www.tannerbates.co.uk e: email@example.com 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: www.malika.org.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org Malika sells fairly traded, recycled items sourced by Malika from the Sahara region of West Africa
web: www.braidsociety.com e: email@example.com 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: www.bicton.ac.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: www.dartington.org.uk e: email@example.com 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: www.basketassoc.org e: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: www.heritagecrafts.org.uk e: email@example.com 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: www.basketryandbeyond.org.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.