Programme of Courses 2017

To see our Course Calender 2017 please click here

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Take care of your own and your family’s health and wellbeing by reconnecting to nature and growing your own food. Growing food in your garden, allotment or on your balcony can help you to transform your eating habits, become more independent and save money. Learn the skills and techniques that you will need to grow organic vegetables, fruit and flowers.
You will be immersed in different garden spaces, structures and poly tunnels, feeling inspired by what you experience and observe.

– Starting a Vegetable Garden from Scratch 12 March and 9 April (Sun)
– Polytunnel Growing 26 March (Sun)
– The Organic Garden – Advanced 7 May (Sun)
– Mindful Gardening 21 May (Sun)

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Many people are dreaming of a house that is beautiful, healthy and doesn’t cost the earth. Our building courses empower you to pursue this dream and make it a reality. You can do what we did: without having been builders at the start of our journey, we learnt step by step how to identify, source and use natural materials such as clay, sand, timber, straw, stone and lime.

– Timber Frame Construction 29/30 April (Sat/Sun)
– Intro to Cob Building 13 May (Sat), 18 June (Sun) and Sept 9th (Sat)
– Building with Light Clay Straw 14 May (Sun)
– Build a Baking Oven 3/4 June (Sat/Sun)
– Building Natural Play-Scapes 24 June (Sat)
– Complete Composting Toilet Course 15 July (Sat) and 16 Sept (Sat)
– The Handsculpted House 5-13 August
Our 9 day course which will teach you everything you need to know to build your own cob house.

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In this fast-paced world full of screens, ads and time pressure, reconnecting with nature is a powerful way to nurture and replenish ourselves, to slow down and remember who we are, to unlock our creativity and truly take care of ourselves.
We are offering a variety of courses and events for adults, kids and all the family.

– Nature Connections Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter
– Wild and Free Food Foraging 22 April (Sat), 6 May (Sat), 28 May (Sun)
– Mindful Gardening 21 May (Sun)
– Make your own Herbal Medicine 11 June (Sun) and 8 October (Sun)
– Building Natural Play-Scapes 24 June (Sat)
– Mucky Boots Summer Camp for Kids 4-6 July
– Family Nature Camp 21-23 July (Fr-Sun)


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How we communicate shapes our lives. Become more aware of your communication patterns and transform inevitable conflicts into opportunities that deepen your important relationships. Rock the boat skilfully – keep your friends, get your needs met, cooperate successfully.
Effective Family Communication
18 February, 12 March, 21 October, 11 November