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This is the first of, hopefully, an annual basketry event here in the south. I will be representing the Basketmakers' Association Ltd so do come and meet me at our little stand! I will also be helping out with some of the Taster Sessions. Entry is ticketed, via Eventbrite - see link below. Entry £8, Taster Sessions £5, Evening Ceilidh £6.

  • Date: 28/10/2023 12:00 PM - 28/10/2023 11:00 PM
  • Location 14 Phoenix Place, Lewes, BN7 1JX (Map)


Join us for a celebration of a full day of basket making, workshops, live music, demo’s, talks, cafe, gallery, and a Ceilidh! If you have always wanted to try your hand at basket making, or just love to try new things this event is for all of the family. 

Human Nature and sussex basketmakers have partnered to celebrate the history of basket weaving in Lewes with a day of taster sessions, live music and a rip roaring Ceilidh by Folkadelix. 

Doors open at 12pm for stalls and workshops followed by live local folk bands and a lively stompin ceilidh from 6-11pm. Drinks supplied by Beak Brewery, Pizza from Pat's Pizza and ceilidh withFolkadelix. 

- Tickets are £8 with children under 16 going FREE. 

- Try a taster session with an experienced basketmaker for £5 - slots will need to be booked in advance for children and adults. 

- Ceilidh only (6pm onwards) for £6