Crafts

Willow weaving at Markfield Park with Twisted Stocking & TCV

Willow Weaving at Markfield Park #1

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Learn the traditional art of willow weaving during this special workshop with professional willow weaver Angela Baker, we will be preparing the ground and creating a large sculpture in the picnic...

Crafts, Events, Friends of Parks in Haringey, Markfield Park, Sculpture, TCV, Willow, Workshops

An oil painting of the pottery house 'Tentdale' - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

The Cole Pottery, White Hart Lane, Tottenham

"The understanding within my mother's family was that the pottery was started by John Cole. The earliest documentary evidence comes from the rating records, from which it appears that sometime...

Bruce Castle Museum & Haringey Archive Service, Clay, Cottage Industry, Crafts, Horticulture, Local History, Market Gardening, Pottery, White Hart Lane

Calendar pot - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Samuel South & Sons

Samuel South & Sons (1868 - 1960), Horticultural Pottery Manufacturers, White Hart Lane Potteries

Clay, Cottage Industry, Crafts, Horticulture, Local History, Potter, Pottery, White Hart Lane

Willow fencing at Hampton Court Garden Show, The Wildlife Garden (Silver-Medal Winner)

101 Things To Do With Willows

"There are perhaps grander trees than willows and certainly many others with superior timber. But with willows you get a bit of everything. The usefulness of willows owes a great deal to their...

Cottage Art & Crafts, Crafts, Cricket, Willow

Golden weeping willow

Willow

"Environment: As a plant, willow is used for biofiltration, constructed wetlands, ecological wastewater treatment systems, hedges, land reclamation, landscaping, phytoremediation, streambank...

Cottage Art & Crafts, Crafts, Cricket, Willow

Roman kiln firing up for cooking

Haringey Potter: Re-creating the Highgate Roman Kiln

"In the 1960s, London Archaeologist Harvey Sheldon (Birkbeck College, University of London) discovered a Roman pottery production site in Highgate Woods"

Bruce Castle Museum & Haringey Archive Service, Clay, Cooking, Crafts, Hob Oven, Kiln, Local History, Potter, Pottery, Roman

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