Courses and Events

Willow courses

As well as my own courses at my workshop in Froghall Wharf or at Foxt Village Hall, I teach at The Gardeners Bothy, Staunton Harold, Greenwood Days, Cannock Chase, The Art Rooms, Baslow, the Greenwood Trust and the Black Country Museum. 

All courses are suitable for beginners or intermediates, materials, drinks and cakes are included. Booking is essential as places are limited to 8 to ensure sufficient tuition time. Vouchers can be used at the courses with a star.

Private tuition in my workshop on a date to suit you can also be arranged.

To book, email Rachel on or phone 07779121031 or 01538 266602













PDA Exhibition Chatsworth.
Frame baskets 7th, 8th 9th February
Come and join me at Froghall Wharf and explore frame basket making. You can participate for one, two or three days. Make a variety of frame baskets using various methods, start simple and work up to more complex structures using formers if you choose to stay for three days. 65 pounds per day.
basket weekend 25th 26th April
Basket weekend for beginners and improvers at The Greenwood Centre, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire. For more information contact 01952432769.
Frame basket Castle Park
Join Rachel at Castle Park Gallery, Cheshire to make a small frame basket in a day, using her colourful willows. To book contact Rachel on
Beginners basket Friday 6th March
Learn how to make a simple round basket from scratch at the wood and willow workshop, Froghall. 65 pounds per day.
Willow sculpture 15th May
Willow sculpture day at the Gardeners Bothy, Staunton Harold. To book contact 01332 694500
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