Public Courses & Events

Gifts

~ Gift Vouchers ~

Gift Vouchers are available for all our courses and Wellie Stomp 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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Family fun

~ Summer Celebration Day ~

Summer 2022 – Date TBC

 

Join us to celebrate the harvest, this year’s new arrivals on the hill and the summer season in all its glory. The day will be a chance to see what we get up to here at The Husbandry School and get involved with some fun activities for all the family.

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Family fun

~ Wellie Stomp Family Fun Days ~

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

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 19th March 2022 – CANCELLED

Saturday 18th June 2022

Saturday 17th September 2022

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price:

£15 for one child

£25 for two children together

£33 for three children together

(Adults & additional children under 3 go FREE)

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Leather work

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.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 1st October 2022 – FULLY BOOKED

Saturday 5th November 2022 – Places available

 

Time: 10am – 5pm

Price: £70 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.

 

2022 Course Dates: 

Saturday 10th September 2022 – FULLY BOOKED.

Places available on our Foraging Frame Basket workshop.

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 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.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th October 2022

 

Time: 10am – 4pm both days

Price: £140 per person

Minimum age: 16

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fibre

Felting Workshop

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

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 12th November 2022

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 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.

 

2022 Course Dates: 

Sunday 2nd October 2022

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Husbandry

Husbandry Skills – A Foundation Course (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!

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th September 2022

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £140 – Duration: 2 Days

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!

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 28th May 2022

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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Painting

Painting with Plant Colour Workshop

There is a magnificence of colour in September, from Dahlia’s and Gladioli or Dartmoor’s famous Rowan – learn how to create plant-based inks from this wonderful flora and explore drawing techniques with your newly made materials.

 

2022 Course dates:

Saturday 17th September 2022

 

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16.

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Printmaking

Printing with Light – Cyanotypes Workshop

Get a glimpse into the magic potential of cyantoypes, with just little sunlight, your creativity and a touch of chemistry.

 

2022 Course Dates:

Saturday 16th July 2022

Saturday 3rd December 2022

 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £70 per person

Minimum age: 16

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