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Courses At This Venue: Hollybush Conservation Centre

Basic Woodwork

For complete beginners and those looking for a refresher, you will learn: - Safe use of common hand tools - How to measure wood for a project - Simple joints and fixings The course is taught by a time-served carpenter and you will complete: - A bird box - A…(more)

Wed, Jan 15, 2020 to Wed, Feb 12 2020
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (6 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Introduction to Willow Weaving

An introduction into the world of willow weaving. During this 4 week course you will be taught the basic skills to carry out a variety of willow weaving projects; be able to identify appropriate weaving material (including other plants not just willow) and become familiar with the tools used in…(more)

Fri, Jan 24, 2020 to Fri, Feb 14 2020
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM (3 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Round Baskets (February)

Make yourself a lovely, round basket out of willow on this 2 day course. (more)

Thu, Feb 20, 2020 to Fri, Feb 21 2020
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM (7 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Basic Woodwork

For complete beginners and those looking for a refresher, you will learn: - Safe use of common hand tools - How to measure wood for a project - Simple joints and fixings The course is taught by a time-served carpenter and you will complete: - A bird box - A…(more)

Fri, Jan 17, 2020 to Fri, Feb 14 2020
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (6 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Introduction to Hedgelaying

Learn the traditional countryside craft of hedgelaying on this four day practical introductory course. We provide safety boots, waterproofs and all the necessary tools and equipment, just bring a packed lunch and a drink. (more)

Fri, Jan 24, 2020 to Fri, Feb 14 2020
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (6 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

New Year Gardening

Aimed at beginners, or those who want to learn to garden in an environmentally friendly way. These courses will take place throughout the year, focusing on different aspects of the gardening calendar. This will involve how to grow plants (herbs and flowers) over winter in our polytunnel, planting up containers…(more)

Fri, Jan 17, 2020 to Fri, Mar 27 2020
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

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