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  2017  
     
June    
3rd - 6th June 2017 Eco Refurbishment   
5th - 8th June 2017 Build a Tiny House  
7th June 2017                    (New for 2017) Installing External and Internal Insulation - Practical Day  
7th - 8th June 2017 Zero Carbon Britain: Making it Happen!  
8th June 2017                    (New for 2017) Extreme Ecology: Become a Nature Detective  
8th - 11th June 2017 Small is Beautiful Festival  
17th June 2017 Introduction to Herbal Medicine - First Aid  
17th June 2017 Introduction to Solar P.V.  
17th June 2017 Earth Oven Building   SOLD OUT.  
17th - 18th June 2017        (New for 2017) Seeing the unseen - Sculpture course  
17th - 18th June 2017 Botany for Gardening  
18th June 2017 Solar P.V. Off-grid Systems  
18th - 23rd June 2017        (New for 2017) Midsummer work retreat SOLD OUT.  
     
July    
3rd - 7th July 2017 Building with Straw Bales  
8th - 9th July 2017 Building with Rammed Earth  
8th - 9th July 2017          (New for 2017) Deglaciation - how the Welsh landscape emerged from the last ice-age  
8th - 10th July 2017 Rewilding Ourselves: Deepening our Nature Connection  
15th - 16th July 2017      (New for 2017) Mandala painting inspired by Geometry in Nature  
21st - 24th July 2017 Build a Tiny House   SOLD OUT on this date.  
21st - 24th July 2017 A Way of Building: Using locally sourced materials    only TWO places left.  
21st - 23rd July 2017 Identifying Flowering Plants  
24th - 26th July 2017 Identification of Grasses, Sedges and Rushes  
29th July 2017 Stake and Strand willow basket making  
29th - 30th July 2017 Cob Building    SOLD OUT.  
31st July - 3rd August 2017 Build a Tiny House  
     
August    
5th August 2017 DIY Furniture - upcycling with pallets  SOLD OUT.  
26th August 2017 Hempcrete - Retrofitting for self-builders  
26th August 2017                 (New for 2017) Build a Shave Horse  
     
September    
1st - 5th September 2017 Timber Frame Self Build  
1st - 3rd September 2017 Introduction to Permaculture (Permaculture Design Course 1)  
6th - 7th September 2017 Zero Carbon Britain: Making it Happen!  
7th - 10th September 2017        (New for 2017) Advanced Timber Frame Joints  
9th September 2017 Earth Oven Building  
11th - 16th September 2017 Adaptation and Sustainability Concepts and Planning  
23rd September 2017                (New for 2017) Natural Beauty Workshop  
23rd - 24th September 2017      (New for 2017) Seeing the unseen - Sculpture course  
29th Sept - 1st October 2017  Pond and Stream Invertebrate Life  
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    
2nd - 5th October 2017         (New Extra Date) Build a Tiny House  
9th - 14th October 2017 Low Energy Buildings (Part A)  
27th - 29th October 2017 Plant Diversity  
30th Oct - 3rd November 2017 Sustainable Woodland Management    Only TWO places left on this course.  
     
November    
3rd - 6th November 2017       (New Extra Date) Eco Refurbishment  
4th - 5th November 2017 Mindfulness in the Woods  
10th - 13th November 2017   (New Extra Date)  Build a Tiny House   
     
 December    
11th - 16th December 2017 Environmental Politics and Economics  
     
  2018  
January    
15th - 20th January 2018 Low energy Buildings (Part B)  
     
February    
12th - 17th February 2018 Sustainability and Adaptation for Cities and Communities  
23rd - 25th February 2018 Introduction to Permaculture (Permaculture Design Course 1)  
     
March    
3rd - 4th March 2018 Mindfulness in the Woods  
12th - 17th March 2018 Energy Provision (inc Renewable Energy)  
20th - 23rd March 2018 Social Forestry OCN  
24th - 25th March 2018 Growing Fruit  
31st March 2018 Willow Basket Making  
     
April    
16th - 21st April 2018 Ecosystem services:- Land use, water and waste management  
27th - 29th April 2018 Bird Identification  
     
May    
14th - 19th May 2018 Sustainable Building Materials  
     
June    
2nd - 3rd June 2018                (New for 2018) Creative Writing  
22nd - 24th June 2018 Entomology: The Larger Insects of Wales  
29th June - 1st July 2018      (New for 2018) Field Survey Techniques  
     
July    
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  
   
September  
15th - 16th Sept 2018 Botany for Gardening