Mary Butcher is a basketmaker, exhibition curator, writer and
teacher. She held a crafts residency at the V&A in 2009,
received an MBE for services to basketmaking in 2012 and two Crafts
Skills Champions Awards in 2013.
West Dean is part of a registered charity and relies on the
support of generous donors, friends, legacies to help us deliver
world-class education in conservation and the creative arts and
maintain our award-winning gardens.