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Besom Making DemonstrationDales Countryside Museum | Station Yard Hawes | DL8 3NT
August 31 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Join crafts specialist Lorna Singleman for a demonstration in besoms (brooms) making. Besoms are made from the young tops of birch trees bound together and attached to a handle of birch, ash or hazel. Traditional they were used in many aspects of domestic and industrial life, they are still sought after today especially for sweeping leaves or playing Quidditch. Included in museum admission.