This page provides some information about co urses in growing and using willow, as well as allied subjects. For courses in willow basketry, see Scottish Basketmakers Circle.
Please check on the individual/organisation websites to see their current course and workshop listings.
INDIVIDUALS – individuals offering training in different places
ORGANISATIONS – organisations offering training at their centre
No guarantee is implied by the inclusion here as to the quality of any courses. If you have comments about anything mentioned here or know of other courses, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lamdoughty Farm, Loch Doon, By Dalmellington, Ayrshire, KA6 7QE
T: 01292 550 935
Courses in beginners through to advanced basket making, contemporary willow weaving, sculptures and structures. Available for individuals, groups, schools, community projects. Will travel.
T: 01339 884401
Facebook: Helen Jackson – Baskets
One and two day beginner basket making courses, hedgerow frame baskets, bird feeders, plant supports, willow lanterns, Christmas decorations and willow sculpture.
Willow Works, Crieff. Unit 59, Lochty Industrial Estate, Perth PH1 3NP
M: 0777 187 5443
T/Fax: 01764 656347
My willow workshops include community lantern making for parades, Christmas wreaths, willow animal sculptures and garden obelisks
Rural Skills Training, Glas Eilean, Kilchoan, Acharacle, Highlands. PH36 4LL
M: 0773 421 6775
I offer contracting and training in using willow to design, build and repair living willow school and community play structures and also use willow in a variety of ways for river bank stabilisation and erosion control.
West Moss-side Organic Farm and Centre, Thornhill, Stirling, FK8 3QJ
T: 01786 850428
M: 07870 156502
Viminalis for garden structures and living sculpture tunnel dome etc. Some mixed varieties for finer work. Limited availability Dec – March. Workshops and courses at the West Moss-side Centre