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Oxfordshire Basketmakers today...

Today, OB has many members throughout Oxfordshire and beyond.
These include professional basketmakers and teachers as well as researchers, collectors and people who simply like baskets or enjoy 'having a go' from time to time.
Delivered through a regular programme of workshops, talks, visits, social gatherings and with opportunities to exhibit.
Gradually, you will start to see a new look to the website evolving over the next few months. All up to date information on current workshops and events will appear both here and the events page.

Quick glance at the OB WORKSHOP programme for 2024. Visit the events page for more information about the following workshops

27th April, Saturday – Lisa Atkin – Neolithic Weave

29th June, Saturday – Clare Revera Celtic Knot baskets in willow

*21st September, Saturday – John Page – Looping and netting. *Date changed due to event clash (was 28th September now 21st September).

23rd November, Saturday – Ruby Taylor – Pine needle baskets

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23rd March 2024
Saturday, 2pm - 5pm

Committee and all members of OB

Veronica Main, MBE from Hat Plait in Buckinghamshire will be talking about her enduring passion for the straw hat industry. With over 40+ years of research and work Veronica is now dedicated to sharing all her knowledge and skills, so that the industry may continue to survive and grow. Tea/coffee and cake will be served after the talk to end the 2024 AGM meeting.

North Oxford Association Community Centre, Diamond Place, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7DP
*The NOA has two council car parks on either side quite close by to the venue.
Additionally, the Peartree Park & Ride is reasonably close by with a bus route (300) taking you directly along the Woodstock Road into the Summertown location, then a walk along Oakthorpe Road and then into Diamond Place to the venue.