Photographs shown above: © Nigel Sprowell
Heritage Open Days 2019
Holt Island Nature Reserve opens for Heritage Open Days 2019
We’ll be open as part of Heritage Open Days 2019 to welcome visitors to Holt Island Nature Reserve on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September (open both days 10am – 4pm). There will be a display of original Harrison willow baskets and tools, a pictorial display of the heritage of Holt Island and the opportunity to 'strip the willow' with an original tool called a 'Brake' (see picture).
On Sunday 22nd September, 11am – 3pm, Jane Frost will be demonstrating basket weaving.
For more information about Holt Island Nature Reserve and Heritage Open Days, visit https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/holt-island-nature-reserve4 . To see what else is open near you, visit https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting.