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Basic beekeeping

Very knowledgeable teacher, all valuable. Actually handling the bees was great, but the theory equally useful and interesting.

- - #22350

Basic beekeeping

Loved the whole experience, food was excellent too.

- - #22351


Basic beekeeping

Knowledgeable and informative presenter, relaxed style, excellent lunch.

- - #22352

Peg Loom and Stick Weaving - one day course

Lovely tutor, nice size group, equipment ready for us.

- - #22250


Peg Loom and Stick Weaving - one day course

Learning a new skill, well organised tutor, clear instructions

- - #22249

Build a cob oven

The best part was learning the building skills and helping to make a finished oven - the pizza lunch was pretty fantastic too.

- - #21994


One Day Introduction to Blacksmithing

Just a line to say what a great day I had on the blacksmith course last Sunday with Fraser, who made the day for me by being patient & informative.

- - #21884

From fleece to fibre

I really had a lovely day trying stuff. The company, the format of the course, Ann's attitude and humour were all great.

- - #21287


From fleece to fibre

The small group tuition was great. Ann was very friendly and it was definitely worth travelling from Manchester for this course.

- - #21288

Fruit tree grafting - one day course

The best part of the day:
Practicing first with willow then apple wood. Also the free knowledge given by the tutor.

- - #20225


Fruit tree grafting - one day course

The "Having a go" was great, but the tutor was brilliant in explaining all the techniques

- - #20229

Christmas in a jar

Great tutor wonderful recipes, and lovely produce to take home.

- - #18287


Christmas in a jar

The whole course was most enjoyable.

- - #18288

Wheelwrighting - a three day course

Used several tools I haven't used before and learnt a lot about the techniques involved in a pleasant atmosphere with a likeminded group. Very enjoyable.

- - #18284


Wheelwrighting - a three day course

Having everything prepared and ready to work on. Attention to detail and expert help readily given. The patience of the tutor.

- - #18285

Summer Dyes from the Countryside - one day course

I have loved everything from collecting the bits and pieces to seeing the wonderful results. Also love being with like minded people - great pea and potato soup.

- - #18027


Summer Dyes from the Countryside - one day course

The background information (history etc) was very interesting

- - #18028

Poultry keeping - half day course

very hands on and lots of opportunity practice handling of poultry. Lots of very useful information

- - #18025


Poultry keeping - half day course

The best part was the practical aspects e.g. the correct way to hold a chicken and mite identification and diease/health

- - #18026

One Day Introduction to Blacksmithing

The best part was getting to do every step yourself and having something to take home at the end. Frazer was an excellent tutor, easy to talk to and gave good guidence.

- - #18015