Workshops and Demonstrations

Why not try your hand at an age old skill? Workshops arranged for groups of two or more.  Beginner’s lessons cost from €40 per person depending on the time needed and project that you would like to create.

Workshops can be held in Lyre Hall, located a short drive from Cork City or at a venue of your choice.

Diane runs Beginners Workshops in Lyre village hall during winter months, once a  Month (usually a Saturday) for a duration of 4 hrs, the cost per person is €40 which includes all materials and light refreshments. Max number attending any workshop is 6 to ensure you get plenty of personal tution time and there will be a choice of beginners projects for you to choose from.  Booking is essential.

For those that have already have some basketry experience Diane also holds Advanced Workshops to test and develop your skills.

Please check events page for any upcoming scheduled workshops or contact Diane if you would like to book a group for your own venue and time (minimum 6 people).

If you are interested in Living Willow Structures for your home, workplace or park contact Diane to discuss the various sizes and options available. Please note that all Living structures are made during the winter months when the leaves are down and the plants are dormant.  Contact Diane for more information

Demonstrations and Talks – Demonstrations of basket making and talks are perfect for schools, Ladies clubs, ICA’s and Agricultural Shows. Watch as a basket grows in front of you, and find out more about the history and processes of willow weaving. Contact me for a booking.

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