Basketwork furniture making was a new entry to the HCA Red List of Endangered Crafts this year. Meet Jonathan, the only remaining full-time maker, and his apprentices at Coates Willow.
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Well done @heritage_crafts for nominating our world class makers for national honours and congratulations to them on their success. https://twitter.com/heritage_crafts/status/1403500993669648386
Plaster worker Geoffrey Preston, basket maker Hilary Burns, and coppice worker Rebecca Oaks have been awarded MBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021, after being nominated by the Heritage Crafts Association. https://heritagecrafts.org.uk/mbes-for-three-heritage-craftspeople-in-the-birthday-honours.