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Phil Bradley (Basket making and Willow weaving)

http://www.philbradley.net/
  • Renowned Basket maker since 1992  from Cumbria
  • Grow 38 varieties of willow on several small plots close to his home – grown without the use of pesticide ,herbicide or fungicide.
  • Baskets are environmentally clean and sustainably-produced to the highest standards of integrity.

“I have a passion for the handmade and homegrown, making everyday objects that are a joy to use. My work is traditional but continues to evolve.

I like to make robust, functional baskets that are tactile and hopefully bring great pleasure to those who choose to own them.
I produce a range of baskets and site specific sculptural work. ” P.B.


November 2021

WILLOW BASKET (MATERIALS PROVIDED)

November 9th at 18:30 to November 12th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An old favourite! Work with Cumbrian basket maker, Phil Bradley, to learn the techniques involved in English roundwork basketry. We will cover some of the basic elements of working with willow, as well as taking a look at the growing, harvesting and managing of willow beds. Phil Bradley (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/phil-bradley) Residential: £365 Non-residential: £264 (incl. materials)

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