Basket Making Classes

Helena Golden Willow Woman delivers weaving courses and workshops in a relaxed enjoyable manner.


Classes & Workshops

Willow, tools and tuition are provided and you will create your own willow basket (or plant pot, bird feeder, wreath) to take home.

See below for our schedule of seasonally themed workshop for Autumn / Winter taking place at Sligo Folk Park.

New dates for 2022 now scheduled for Leitrim Village courses.

One Day Basket Making Workshops

Over the course of the day, you will learn how to weave a basic round willow basket. This course is suited to beginners or those who wish to practice the techniques involved in the round basket. Fun and learning guaranteed!

Cost is €70 for courses in Leitrim Village and all materials are provided.

Our dates for 1 day classes in Leitrim Village in early 2022 include 22nd Jan, 11th Feb and 12th March.

Weaving Workshops

Two to four hour weaving workshops are ideal if you want to give weaving a try. Willow and guided tuition provided to help you make bird feeders, plant pots, decorative obelisks or small baskets such as a blackberry basket.

Christmas Willow Crafts Workshop at Sligo Folk Park, Riverstown on Thurs 2nd Dec 10am-1pm – all materials supplied- PLACES AVAILABLE


Willow Wreath Workshop at Sligo Folk Park, Riverstown on Thurs 4th November 10am-1pm – all materials supplied – BOOKED OUT



basket making workshop class


Group Bookings

Willow Weaving workshops can be tailored to suit the needs of specific groups / organisations. Please get in touch to discuss your ideas.

Willow Weaving Workshops are popular with Womens Groups, ICA, Heritage Event Organisers, Sports & Social Clubs, Youth Groups or simply a group of friends who get together to try a new craft.

Please contact for more details.

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