Public Courses & Events

Basket Making

Berry Basket

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.

Course Dates: 

Saturday 11th September 2021

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Leather work

Build a Belt 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.

Course Dates:

Saturday 29th May 2021

Time: 10am – 5pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Hedge Laying

Devon Hedge Laying & Stone Walling (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.

Course Dates:

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th October 2021

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £140 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Family fun

Family Wellie Stomp Fun Days

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

Course Dates:

Saturday 19th June 2021

Saturday 18th September 2021

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: (Adults and additional children under 3 go FREE)

£15 for one child

£25 for two children together

£33 for three children together

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Painting

Felting

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

Course Dates:

Saturday 13th November 2021

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Husbandry

Foundation in Husbandry Skills (2 days)

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!

Course dates:

10th & 11th July 2021

25th & 26th September 2021

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £140 – Duration: 2 Days

Minimum age: 16

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Gifts

Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers are available for all our courses – and you can specify a course for the recipient, or let them choose for themselves. Simply decide whether you wish us to send a voucher for any of the following:

  • £70 for any one-day courses
  • £140 for any two-day course
  • £15 for one child, £25 for two siblings or £25 for three siblings at any Family Wellie Stomp Fun Day
  • £15 for ages 6-11 on a wood workshop for younger people
  • £25 for ages 12-16+ on a wood workshop for younger people

 

*Please note: participants are required to redeem their voucher by booking the course or event date via our website after receiving the gift voucher

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fibre

In Celebration of Nettles

This course is for anyone wishing to explore the wonders of the humble stinging nettle. Join us at the glorious setting of Liddy Ball Farm to experience the many uses to which nettles can be put, from a hot (or cold) herbal drink to the making of string.

Our aim is to send you away with an enhanced love for this much underrated plant and the knowledge of how to make the most of it. You’ll also take away the cord you’ve made to use at home together with some nettle dye work sheets and some of our favourite recipes.

Course Dates:

31st July 2021

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Husbandry

Introduction to Husbandry Skills (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!

Sunday 16th May 2021

Sunday 13th June 2021

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 Duration: 1 Day

Minimum age: 16

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Natural dye

Plant Dye Skills & Wisdom

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Learn the basic principles of using dye plants, extracting dye, understanding mordants, modifying colour, and considering the place for plant dyes in relation to regenerative practices and ecological crisis.

Course Date

2021 DATES TO BE CONFIRMED.

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16.

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Basket Making

Plant Supports, Dragonfly Embellishments

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.

Course dates:

Sunday 4th April 2021

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16.

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Basket Making

Sculpted Birds Willow Weaving

Have a days tuition creating a beautiful large sculptured bird from willow and learning the skills to make your own.

Course Dates:

Saturday 2nd October 2021

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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