Coppicing and Coppice Craft



Learn about coppice management and the coppice crafts and industries that have traditionally taken place in the Wyre Forest, including charcoal making, bark peeling and besom brooms.

This workshop is part of the Wyre Community Land Trust's Ruskin Club. The Ruskin Club is inspired by John Ruskin (1819-1900), the Victorian artist and social critic, whose vision for Ruskin Land was for it to be ‘beautiful, peaceful and fruitful’. Ruskin wanted everyone to see and enjoy the unspoiled, inspirational beautify of the world, both in nature and in art. He argued that work should be creative and so he influenced the revival of rural industries and handicrafts.

Why not become a Ruskin Club member? By buying an annual Ruskin Club membership, you can join us every month for our workshops – exploring Ruskin Land throughout the seasons, discovering a variety of rural and craft skills, and being part of a community inspired and motivated to make Ruskin Land a ‘beautiful, peaceful and fruitful’ place.

Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

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Please note

This workshop is suitable for 14s and above – under-16s must be accompanied by an adult.
All workshops are practical by nature, and participants will need to have a reasonable level of fitness and mobility to take part and enjoy the activities.
All workshops will take place either outside or in one of our farmyard buildings. Participants must ensure they are appropriately dressed for the activity. WCLT reserves the right to prevent a participant from taking part in the activity if they are not wearing suitable clothes and footwear.
If you book a place on a workshop but are then no longer able to attend, you will not be entitled to a refund. If you would like to transfer your booking to another workshop, we shall make reasonable efforts (subject to availability) to rearrange the booking, but shall not provide any guarantee to this effect.
WCLT reserves the right to cancel a workshop. This will only happen in exceptional circumstances. Those with pre-booked places will be offered a choice of alternative dates.


Daisy Haywood at Wyre Community Land Trust

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St Georges Farm
Tanners Hill
DY12 2LR

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


2 hours (10:00am to 12:00pm)

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