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  2017  
     
July    
21st - 24th July 2017 Build a Tiny House   SOLD OUT.  
21st - 24th July 2017 A Way of Building: Using locally sourced materials    SOLD OUT.  
21st - 23rd July 2017 Identifying Flowering Plants  
24th - 26th July 2017 Identification of Grasses, Sedges and Rushes  
29th - 30th July 2017 Cob Building    SOLD OUT.  
31st July - 3rd August 2017 Build a Tiny House  SOLD OUT.  
     
August    
4th - 6th August 2017          (New for 2017) Introduction to Rewilding: principles and practices of ecological restoration  
5th August 2017 DIY Furniture - upcycling with pallets  
21st - 24th August 2017       (New Extra Date) Build a Tiny House   SOLD OUT.  
21st - 25th August Building with Strawbales  Price reduced!  
26th August 2017 Hempcrete - Retrofitting for self-builders  
26th August 2017                 (New for 2017) Extreme Ecology: Become a Nature Detective  
26th August 2017 Compost Toilets  
27th August 2017 Reedbeds and Waste Water Management  
28th August - 1st September 2017  (New for 2017) Lime Rendering  
     
September    
1st - 3rd September 2017         (New for 2017) Yoga and meditation retreats - Sustaining ourselves and our surroundings  
1st - 5th September 2017 Timber Frame Self Build    
1st - 3rd September 2017 Introduction to Permaculture (Permaculture Design Course 1)  
2nd - 3rd September 2017         (New date) Building with Rammed Earth  
2nd September 2017                 (New Extra Date) Introduction to Solar P.V.  
3rd September 2017                  (New Extra Date) Solar P.V. Off-grid Systems  
6th - 7th September 2017 Zero Carbon Britain: Making it Happen!  
7th - 10th September 2017       (New Extra Date) Build a Tiny House     SOLD OUT.  
9th September 2017                 (New Date) Introduction to Herbal Medicine - Getting Started  
9th September 2017                 (New for 2017) Build a Shave Horse  
9th September 2017 Earth Oven Building  
10th September 2017               (New for 2017) Introduction to Herbal Medicine - Autumn Fruits and Winter Wellness  
11th - 16th September 2017 Adaptation and Sustainability Concepts and Planning  
11th - 16th September              (New for 2017) Introduction to Sustainable Energy Provision and Demand Management - Part A  
23rd September 2017                (New for 2017) Natural Beauty Workshop  
23rd - 24th September 2017      (New for 2017) Deglaciation - how the Welsh landscape emerged from the last ice-age  
23rd - 24th September 2017      (New for 2017) Seeing the unseen - Sculpture course  
25th - 28th September 2017 HETAS H003DS & H006 Installation of Dry Appliances & System Chimneys  
25th - 30th September 2017 HETAS H005DE & H006 Biomass for Installers and System Chimneys  
29th Sept - 1st October 2017  Pond and Stream Invertebrate Life  
30th September 2017                (New Extra Date) Introduction to Solar P.V.  
30th Sept - 1st October 2017 Mushroom and Fungi Identification and Cultivation  
30th Sept - 1st October 2017     (New for 2017) Felting  
30th Sept - 1st October 2017 Natural Stone Walling  
     
 October    
1st October 2017                   (New extra Date) Solar P.V. Off-grid Systems  
2nd - 5th October 2017          (New Extra Date) Build a Tiny House   SOLD OUT.  
3rd - 4th October 2017 Stove Installers Course  
9th - 14th October 2017 Low Energy Buildings (Part A)  
24th - 26th October 2017       (New for 2017) Crowdfunding  
25th - 26th October 2017       (New for 2017) Self-Build Project Management  
27th - 29th October 2017 Plant Diversity  
30th Oct - 3rd November 2017 Sustainable Woodland Management    SOLD OUT.  
     
November    
1st - 2nd November Stove Installers Course  
3rd - 5th November 2017 Permaculture Design Course 3  
3rd - 6th November 2017       (New Extra Date) Eco Refurbishment  
4th November 2017              (New for 2017) Introduction to Herbal Medicine - Root Medicine  
4th November 2017 Wood Fire Guru  
4th - 5th November 2017 Mindfulness in the Woods  
6th - 9th November 2017 HETAS H003DS & H006 Installation of Dry Appliances & System Chimneys  
6th - 11th November 2017 HETAS H005DE & H006 Biomass for Installers and System Chimneys  
10th - 13th November 2017   (New Extra Date)  Build a Tiny House   SOLD OUT.  
10th - 13th November 2017   (New for 2017) How to create a 'One Planet' Development Management Plan  
11th November 2017             (New Date) Flat-bottomed willow basket making  
11th - 12th November 2017   (New for 2017) Manadala painting inspired by Geometry in Nature  
13th - 18th November 2017   (New for 2017) Intro to Sustainable Energy Provision and Demand Management – Part B   
     
 December    
2nd - 3rd December 2017      (New for 2017) Self-Build Project Management  
8th - 10th December 2017     (New for 2017) Yoga and meditation retreat  
11th - 16th December 2017 Environmental Politics and Economics  
     
  2018  
January    
15th - 20th January 2018 Low energy Buildings (Part B)  
22nd - 27th January 2018          (New for 2018)  Food Production and Consumption  
     
February    
3rd February 2018 Introduction to Solar P.V.  
4th February 2018 Solar P.V. Off-grid Systems  
12th - 17th February 2018 Sustainability and Adaptation for Cities and Communities  
23rd - 25th February 2018 Introduction to Permaculture (Permaculture Design Course 1)  
23rd - 26th February 2018 Build a Tiny House   SOLD OUT.  
26th February - 2nd March 2018 Sustainable Woodland Management  
     
March    
3rd March 2018 DIY Furniture - upcycling with pallets  
3rd - 4th March 2018 Mindfulness in the Woods  
12th - 17th March 2018 Energy Provision (inc Renewable Energy)  
12th - 17th March 2018       (New for 2018) Energy Generation from Wind  
19th - 22nd March 2018 Build a Tiny House    SOLD OUT.  
20th - 23rd March 2018 Social Forestry OCN  
24th - 25th March 2018 Growing Fruit  
31st March 2018 Compost Toilets  
31st March 2018 Willow Basket Making  
31st March 2018  Earth Oven Building  
April    
1st April 2018 Reedbeds and Waste Water Management  
2nd - 5th April 2018 HETAS H003DS & H006 Installation of Dry Appliances & System Chimneys  
2nd - 6th April 2018 Timber Frame Self Build  
2nd - 7th April 2018 HETAS H005DE & H006 Biomass for Installers and System Chimneys  
10th - 11th April 2018 Stove Installers Course  
16th - 21st April 2018 Ecosystem services:- Land use, water and waste management  
16th - 21st April 2018           (New for 2018) Energy Generation from Solar  
27th - 29th April 2018 Bird Identification  
27th - 29th April 2018 Permaculture Design Course 3  
28th April 2018 Introduction to Herbal Medicine - Spring tonics and digestive health  
     
May    
12th May 2018 Earth Oven Building  
14th - 19th May 2018 Sustainable Building Materials  
     
June    
2nd - 3rd June 2018                (New for 2018) Creative Writing  
18th - 21st June 2018 HETAS H003DS & H006 Installation of Dry Appliances & System Chimneys  
18th - 23rd June 2018 HETAS H005DE & H006 Biomass for Installers and System Chimneys  
22nd - 24th June 2018 Entomology: The Larger Insects of Wales  
23rd June 2018 Introduction to Herbal Medicine - Nature's First Aid Kit  
26th - 27th June 2018 Stove Installers Course  
     
July    
2nd - 7th July 2018             (New for 2018) The Science of Sustainable Food Production  
13th - 18th July 2018          (New for 2018) Wildlife Gardening  
20th - 22nd July 2018 Identifying Flowering Plants  
23rd - 25th July 2018 Identification of Grasses, Sedges and Rushes  
     
August    
4th August 2018 Earth Oven Building  
     
September    
15th - 16th Sept 2018 Botany for Gardening  
     
October    
23rd - 26th October 2018 Social Forestry OCN  
     
November    
5th - 9th November 2018 Sustainable Woodland Management