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£355
Greater London - Next course on 1st May 2019
Wordpress.com is fast becoming the number one choice for free web and blog hosting. Work with basic HTML, text and media (including video sound and images) managing your content to effectively target your audience. This course will introduce you to the essential skills required to create an entirely free website, blog and very basic online shop, using the world's most popular Content Management System. User-friendly and fun, Wordpress.com allows you to design and manage content...
£355
Greater London - Next course on 3rd May 2019
WordPress is the most popular website builder in the world. This Web Design course takes you through the basics and covers all the useful features including how to use the fundamental tools. At the start of course, the tutor shows you how to obtain a website address (domain name) and install WordPress locally so that you’re ready to build a WordPress website that will work on different devices. You’ll add pages to your website and...
£270
Suffolk - Next course on 5th April 2019
Spend 2 glorious days at Flatford Mill on this acrylic painting residential art holiday. Thinking of having a go with oils but not sure? Acrylic techniques are the same, building layers from dark to light. They are a good stepping stone or media in their own right. You will learn to use subjects as inspiration in an impressionistic style. Come and enjoy learning with Linda using a variety of subjects including landscape, still life and...
£120
North Yorkshire - Next course on 27th April 2019
This is a brief but comprehensive introduction to the working horse aimed at interested novices. Use and handling of the horse will be demonstrated, and trainees may move to hands-on experience if they wish. Emphasis throughout will be on animal welfare and safe working practice. Topics to be covered are : Introduction to the horse, discussion of care, grooming, feeding, etcetera. Demonstration of harnessing. Discussion of draught collar, function and application. Demonstration of New England...
£60
Shropshire - Next course on 15th September 2019
Working with Donkeys at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. Dusty, a rescued seaside donkey, joined the farm in 2002. He is a very useful working animal around the farm, pulling the cart and a range of light machinery for ground work – his small hooves can be a real advantage! During this half-day course with resident waggoner, Simon, you will learn how to care for a donkey and how to harness up and prepare Dusty...
£475
Devon - Next course on 12th August 2019
A five day course designed for those of you who have completed our Beginners Carpentry course (or equivalent). Expand on the skills you have learnt and step up your level to work with the less forgiving hardwoods. We will be doing more intricate work, including dovetails, grooves and housings, which will culminate in building two pieces to take home, using the wood from Trill Farm. Course Tutor: Ruth Thomson Since 1986 I have been working...
£95
Shropshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
Working with Heavy Horses at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. Spend the day learning how to care for heavy horses and how to work with them. You will start by grooming one of Acton Scott’s heavy horses, understanding the importance of foot care, feeding regimes and general horse husbandry. You will then learn how to put the harness on before going out into the fields to begin driving a cart and undertaking fieldwork. Suitable for...
£245
Devon - Next course on 22nd May 2019
Spend three days learning the craft of spinning wool using Trill Farm's beautiful Gotland wool. There will be an opportunity to use spinning wheels, spindles, wool combs, and hand and drum carders. By the end of three days you will be familiar with the equipment and will have spun several small skeins of yarn for use in knitting, weaving or as accent yarn in felted items. We will explore the difference between woollen and worsted...
£135
Sussex
A pleasant country workshop is available for hire in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, East Sussex. The workshop is 22ft by 18ft, holding a number of work benches and a table with capacity of 8-12 persons. The room includes good strip lighting, 8 wall sockets, single phase electricity, heating, cold running water and facilties to make hot drinks. The site has toilets, ample parking, electric gate access and 24 hour CCTV. Bookings subject to...
£25
Powys - Next course on 27th April 2019
Make a beautiful natural woven wall hanging on this fun and creative workshop. Learn how to harvest willow bark fresh from a willow tree and how to make use of the beautiful textures and interesting natural features. There will be a variety of other natural materials to include in your wall hanging including wool, nettle cordage, New Zealand flax, Day Lily and Montbretia leaves. Requirements The Tutor will provide a variety of weaving materials including...