Willow

Completed in 1988, Trilith's production Willow is an overview of the willow industry on the Somerset Levels as it was at that time. Focusing on the company "W. Gadsby and Son" based at Burrowbrige on the levels, this film shows the whole span of the company's activities, from cultivation, to basket making, wholesale and retail, import and export. Interviews with the late Stan Gadsby, Lewis Boobyer who was responsible for the cultivation and processing the willow and David Perry, basket-maker. This video was produced and directed by John and Sue Holman for Trilith.





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  willow  w. gadsby and son  burrowbridge  somerset  stan gadsby  lewis boobyer  david corrie  david perry  basket making  john holman  sue holman  

willow, w. gadsby and son, burrowbridge, somerset, stan gadsby, lewis boobyer, david corrie, david perry, basket making, john holman, sue holman