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Course: Coil Basket Making

St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully Booked
21 May 2022, 10.30am-4pm
Cost £75 | £60 concession (+ Eventbrite fees)
Suitability 16+*
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Image:Coil basket course at St Fagans National Museum of History
Image: Coil Basket course at St Fagans National Museum of History
Image: Coil basket course at St Fagans National Museum of History
Image: Coil basket course at St Fagans National Museum of History

Learn the traditional technique of coil basketry on this one-day course with local artist and basket maker Colette Davies. Her work is fresh and contemporary – using stunning combinations of foraged plant fibres and marine plastic waste collected from Welsh beaches.  

  • This course is suitable for complete beginners - all materials and equipment will be provided. 

  • There will be a choice of natural plant fibres and beach plastic materials for you to work with.  

  • You will learn the stitching technique to create your own unique small basket or mat.  

  • You can choose to stitch with waxed linen thread or beach plastic. 

  • Colette will also show you how to make a simple cordage strap from plant fibre or marine debris. 

Buy Tickets

All tickets for this event must be purchased in advance. 

You are welcome to bring a packed lunch or visit our on-site catering facilities. We can offer a 10% discount to course participants in our catering outlets* on production of Eventbrite ticket. *(excludes Derwen Bakehouse) 

The price of this course includes parking. The ticketing team will contact you in the weeks leading up to your course with details (via the email address supplied at time of booking). 

Language: These courses will be held in the first language of the facilitator – which is English. 

Accessibility: Some of the Museum's learning spaces are up to 5-minute walk from the main building and carpark. Please contact events@museumwales.ac.uk prior to booking to discuss any accessibility requirements. 

Age: 16+ (16-18 year olds must be accompanied by a participating adult) 

Concession eligibility: Students with NUS or those in receipt of benefits. Over 60’s, Under 18’s* (16-18 year olds must be accompanied by a participating adult) 

By booking onto our courses, you are supporting us to inspire everyone we reach through telling Wales’s story. Diolch o galon. 

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