FROM BRANCHES TO BASKETS
Workshop on basket making
February 24 th 2018 at Hortus Urbis
Learn how to make your own basket in just a one day lesson, it isn’t impossible!
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 your handmade basket 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 35.00 € per person + € 5.00 Carta Amici del Parco dell’Appia Antica
- Duration: from 9,00 am to 5,00 pm
- Sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org (reservation until 12am of Friday Feb 22nd)
- Bring warm working clothes, a bucket and a picnic lunch
- All the weaving materials and tools (cutting knives and scissors) will be provided to every participant
- Manual ability advisable
- The lesson is outdoor, in case of rain the activities will be post-poned
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 on the Appia Antica (Domine Quo Vadis stop) or 30express, 2018, 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.