Latrobe & Port Sorell

Stay and create ! Exploration into Basketry – a weekend event at Ross 2024

1st Jun 2024

Join experienced basket makers Jilli and Anna for a creative weekend of fun and friendship exploring the art of basketry at this 2 day event in the beautiful town of Ross , Tasmania – recently nominated for Top Tassie Tourist Town 2024!

You will be shown the different materials you can forage from nature and how to use these to make cordage through coiling , plaiting, twining and knotting then create your own simple vessel. Once mastered these techniques can be utilised for jewellery making, multi media, textiles and more !
This weekend is suitable for complete beginners to participants with prior knowledge.

The package includes :
A weekend in the historic town of Ross, Tasmania
– All materials
– 2 days of learning about the traditional art of making baskets with natural materials and creating your own vessel to take home with you .
– 1 night’s accommodation at the highly rated Riverview at Ross in an
en-suite room plus continental breakfast on sunday morning
– catered morning tea and lunch on both days
All inclusive package price of $275 + booking fee humantix (extra night can be purchased seperately if needed )

Three dates to choose from –
1. 29th/30th June 2024
2. 27th /28th July 2024
3. 31st Aug/ 1st Sept 2024