Public Courses & Events

Family fun

~ Family Experience Days ~

Come along with all the family and spend the day at The Husbandry School planting seeds, exploring nature and picking great things to eat!

 

2024 Course Dates:

Saturday 16th March 2024

Saturday 20th April 2024

Saturday 18th May 2024

Saturday 15th June 2024

Saturday 21st September 2024

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price:

£15 for one child

£25 for two children together

£35 for three children together

(Adults & Additional children under 3 go FREE)

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Gifts

~ Gift Vouchers ~

Gift Vouchers are available for all our courses and Family Experience Days – and you can specify a course for the recipient, or let them choose for themselves. 

From Woodworking to Felting, and Basketry to Belts we’ve got something for everyone!

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Leatherwork

Belt Building Leather Workshop

Learn how to make a Leather Belt using traditional hand tools and the finest materials.
This day course is for beginners and will guide you through every step and stitch.

 

2024 Course Dates:

Saturday 9th November 2024

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £80 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Basket Making

Berry Basket Workshop

Make a small round basket perfect for collecting berries using traditional stake and strand method and with a variety of willow. You will also be shown how to insert a handle.

 

2024 Course Dates: 

Saturday 28th September 2024

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £80 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Hedge Laying

Devon Hedge Laying & Stone Walling Course (2 days)

Hedge laying is a skill which is being re-invigorated nowadays with farmers being encouraged to return to the ‘old ways’ of hedgerow management.

 

2024 Course Dates:

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th October 2024

 

Time: 10am – 4pm both days

Price: £160 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Woodwork Skills

Family Wood Working

A beginners workshop, especially designed for younger people (aged 11 – 17) and their families to try out green woodworking together. Learn to use a range of hand tools and green woodworking techniques to create a small wooden stool.

 

2024 Course Dates:

Sunday 21st April

10am – 4pm

Price: £80 for 1 child & 1 adult

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fibre

Felting Workshop

This course is a lovely and relaxed introduction to wet felting and needle felting embellishments.

 

2024 Course Dates:

Saturday 16th November 2024

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £80 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Basket Making

Foraging Frame Basket Workshop

Make an elegant frame basket perfect for all of your allotment tools and harvests, collecting eggs or heading out foraging!

Learn to use traditional weaving techniques with a variety of willow. This basket is a simple design without a border, which is perfect for first-time weavers.

 

2024 Course Dates: 

Saturday 9th March 2024

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £80 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Husbandry

Husbandry Skills – An Introductory Course (1 day)

If you are interested in growing more of the food you eat each week, and wish to do so in a natural, ethical, time-honoured and sustainable way, mindful of the rhythms of nature, then our Husbandry Skills courses are probably for you!

 

2024 Course Dates:

Saturday 22nd June 2024

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £80 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Willow weaving

Plant Supports & Dragonfly Embellishments Workshop

Learn how to weave an obelisk plant support for climbing plants using green willow and a dragonfly sculpture. You will be using a selection of coloured willow to make the obelisk and pre-soaked willow for the dragonfly. All materials included.

 

2024 Course dates:

Saturday 2nd March 2024

 

Price: £80 per person

Minimum age: 16.

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