• We congregated at the lovely Kindrogan Field Studies Centre in the bright autumn sunshine. The trees were showing off their most spectacular colours and the red squirrels bounced across the lawns. Everyone seemed to enjoy their courses and the surroundings. And some quite surprising work emerged.....such as a giraffe head! We now have a new newsletter editor....welcome Scott...we will be continuing to have 3 newsletters a year.


  • Anna King is showing work inspired by the Botanic Gardens themselves. She is collaborating with poet and writer Valerie Gillies.


    Dawyck Studio, Dawyck Botanic Gardens, Near Stobo, near Peebles, Scottish Borders EH45 9JU

    Until 31 July 2016

  • This year we are going to be at Kindrogan Field Studies Centre which is a venue we have used before. 28-30 October 2016. Our three courses are as follows

    Carole Beavis will be teaching Willow Sculpture. She is going to teach the making of willow animals.

    Sue Kirk will be teaching hazel handled baskets.

    Tim Johnson will be teaching a course in contemporary basketry called 'Freecoiling and Bundlesticks'. This will use a wide variety of natural and recycled materials, some of which will be gathered at the venue.

    Our AGM will be at 8pm on Saturday 29 October at Kindrogan.

    Please contact Dawn Susan on dawn@hebrideanbaskets.co.uk for an application form and more details on the courses.

  • One of our foremost basketmakers Lise Bech was given a Silver award in the Craft and Design 2015 awards. Here is a link to her page on the craftmaker website and she encourages the rest of us to get pages too.


  • SBC Exhibition  May 2016

    Inchmore Gallery, by Inverness


    Go along and see this show! On now until August 27.

    There are also workshops to go along side this...see the above link for more details.