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Phil Bradley (Basket making and Willow weaving)

  • 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.

December 2020


December 13th at 18:30 to December 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

An old favourite! Work with Cumbria 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: £355 Non-residential: £254 (inc. Materials)

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