Welsh cyntell course


This new two day Welsh Cyntell basket course will enable you to weave your very own Cyntell. These baskets are fantastic as washing baskets, log baskets or toy baskets. You’ll also be learn how to create the hoop and ribs but these will be created and provided for the course.

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Make an traditional Welsh Cyntell basket
On this course you will weave a complete traditional Welsh Cyntell basket. The hoop and ribs of the Cyntell will be provided but you will learn how to create them. This is an intensive 2 day course so you will need to be prepared for a lot of weaving.

This course is not suitable for beginners, you need experience of making a basket before attending this course.

This course is £170 payable by Stripe, Paypal, bank transfer or by cheque. The course will be held between 10:00am and 4:30pm in Nantgarw China Works Museum, Cardiff.

All materials and tools are provided and you take home everything you make. Please bring any refreshments, snacks and a packed lunch with you.

If the course is full please leave your email address on the waiting list. You will be notified when a new course date is added.


Sarah Hatton, the course tutor, has been willow weaving since 2008. She has been involved in many large scale projects, including producing 70 gift baskets for the World Leaders attending the NATO Summit in Newport. Sarah was awarded the Craft Showcase Award 2015 at Made by Hand, Cardiff. She grows her own willow in Caerphilly which gives her a yearlong sustainable source of willow.
Guided by your tutor Sarah she will take you through the course step by step and will make sure that you go home with something you are proud of.

Terms of cancellation

If you are unable to attend a course please let us know as soon as possible.

  • If a cancellation is made 28 days or more before the course start date then a full refund will be given.
  • If a cancellation is made between 28 days and 14 days before the course start date and we are able to allocate your place to another student, then a 50% refund will be given. In the event that we are unable to allocate your place to another student, no refund will be given.
  • If a cancellation is made less than 14 days before the course start date then no refund will be given.

Additional information


22nd and 23rd June 2024, Future date