FROM BRANCHES TO BASKETS | Workshop on basket making – First edition

March 30th 2014 at Hortus Urbis

Learn how to make your own basket in just one day lesson, it isn’t impossibile!

Hortus Urbis, in the Appia Antica Park, offers the opportunity to follow a seminar from theory to practice about the many different plant species than can be used.

Finally you will be proud to take home the hand made basket you realized to show off at home!

The lessons are held by Giovanni Salerno botanist, florist, friend of the Hortus Urbis, expert in ethnographic botany.

Address: Hortus Urbis, via Appia Antica 42/50, Rome

Fee: suggested donation of 30.00 € for person + € 5.00 Carta Amici del Parco dell’Appia Antica

Duration: from 10,00 am to 5,00 pm

Sign up: (reservation until 6pm of Friday March 28th )

Additional information:

  • Indoor lecture followed by outdoor hands-on workshop in the Hortus Urbis
  • Manual ability advisable
  • In case of rain the activities will be post-poned
  • Bring working clothes and a pic nic lunch
  • All the weaving materials and tools (cutting knives and scissors) will be provided to each partecipant.





Twitter: @zappataromana - #HortusUrbis

How to reach us

Hortus Urbis at the former paper mill “ Cartiera Latina”, via Appia Antica, 42 /50 (near the fountain)

Bike: Cristoforo Colombo bike route and Circonvallazione Ardeatina.

Bus: 118 and 218 on the Appia Antica (Domine Quo Vadis stop) or 30express, 714 and 715 (Cristoforo Colombo/Bavastro stop or Cristoforo Colombo/Circonvallazione Ostiense stop) and then short walk along the Circonvallazione Ardeatina in the Scott Park.

Car: parking at via Carlo Conti Rossini, Largo Gavaligi, via Omboni, via Scott and surroundings and then short walk along the Circonvallazione Ardeatina in the Scott Park.

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