Weave a Rush Bag

The Course

An opportunity to weave your own rush bag using indigenous common bulrush, scirpus lacustris. Working on wooden blocks and using techniques common to basketry, each participant will complete a medium sized bag with optional handles.

The Tutor

Rachel Frost is an artist who works in a wide variety of natural materials and traditional processes including various basketry techniques. She specialises in the making hats for museums, films and fashion designers worldwide. In 2019 she won 1st prize in the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers Competition, for her woven Rush Top Hat.

Participant Information

All materials will be provided.

Fee & Refreshments

£85 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. Please let the Museum know in advance if you have any dietary requirements. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch

Book course



Fri 2 September 2022






Countryside Crafts & Skills