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Willow Basketmaking for beginners and those with some experience

Over the course of the weekend beginners will learn a variety of techniques using unstripped willow to complete a round basket with a handle. Students with previous experience can contact Jenny to…

Cost: £155.00
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Canon Frome Court, Nr. Ledbury
A 2 hour amble identifying & discussing the herbs we find along the way

We will be identifying the herbs we find on our walk and discussing the principles of using herbs for maintaining our health and well being. The aim is to increase our appreciation of the natural…

Cost: £8 for 2 hour walk
Duration: 2 hours
Venue: Queenswood Country Park, nr Leominster
Assemble your own herbal medicine chest for health and wellbeing.

We will be using the principles of holistic natural medicine for maintaining health and wellbeing and discussing herbal approaches to, and useful herbal preparations to have on hand for, common…

Cost: £95 for one day incl vegetarian lunch
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Next Date: 23/01/2021
Harvesting herbal roots for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged dandelion, elecampnae, marshmallow and horseradish roots and make…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Using herbs of late summer for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged yarrow, lime flowers, lavender and meadowsweet and make various…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Using herbs of early summer for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged fennel, chamomile, lemon balm and thyme and make various different…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Using Spring Tonic herbs for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged elderflowers, nettle, cleavers and marigold flowers and make…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Botanical printing onto natural fibres

Gathering Autumn leaves, arranging onto paper and felt, bundling and steaming as test pieces. Bundling and leaving with a finished silk scarf.

Cost: £60 per day per person
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Kinnersley
Sewing Taster Sessions for Adults and Children

3 1/2hr BEGINNERS SEWING TASTER Adults and Children from 10 yrs If you want to start sewing or just give yourself a confidence boost then this is the course for you. With gentle guidance and through a simple bag making project, I will show you how to set up a sewing machine, experiment with…

Cost: £40 per person. £35 per person if you come with a friend.
Duration: 3 1/2hrs to 4hrs
Venue: 1 Club House, Tillington
Eco-dyeing on silk and felt

two days 22/23 residential or day participants. Sample dye leaves and flowers onto silk lengths using well stocked garden and ancient woodland - accompanied by a professional gardener i.e.…

Cost: £95 for two days accommodation @£35 extra
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Upper Newton Farmouse