Public Courses & Events

Basket Making

Asymmetric Harvesting Baskets (2 days)

Willow has been the essential material for making baskets across northern Europe for centuries. Robust yet lightweight, a willow basket is the ultimate sustainable container.

Course Dates:

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th October 2020

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £140 per person

Minimum age: 16

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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 12th September 2020

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:

Sunday 20th September 2020

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 10th & Sunday 11th October 2020

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 and picking great things to eat!

Course Dates: Saturdays only:

Saturday 21st March 2020

Saturday 20th June 2020

Saturday 19th September 2020

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: (Children under 3-years-old and Adults go FREE)

£15 for one child

£25 for two siblings together

£33 for three siblings 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 14th November 2020

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:

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th July 2020

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th September 2020

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 £70 (for any of our one-day courses), or £140 for a two-day course.

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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 10th May 2020

Sunday 14th June 2020

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 Duration: 1 Day

Minimum age: 16

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Natural dye

Plant Dye Skills & Wisdom

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

Sunday 19th July 2020

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 and refreshments included.

Course dates:

Saturday 14th March 2020

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16.

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Woodwork Skills

Spoon Carving

This is a beginners class, no experience in using wood, knives and axes is necessary. If you have some experience then this will help you progress faster.

Course Dates:

Sunday 19th April 2020

Sunday 13th September 2020

Time: 10am – finish 5pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16.

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