As part of the Foresters’ Forest partnership programme funded by the
heritage lottery, The Rewild Project is running a series of FREE workshops to promote learning heritage crafts and edible forest gardening. See below for flyers and a list of workshops coming up:
ALL OUR WORKSHOPS ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED!
Please still get in touch if you are interested and we can add you to a reserve list and contact you when further opportunities come up.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 07811517096
Design a Forest Garden and Permaculture Orchard.
Learn how to design and implement an edible perennial space from a micro forest garden to a community orchard, including a look at the history of orchards and local heritage variety fruit trees.
Saturday 30th January. 10am-4pm. Berry Hill.
Pruning fruit trees.
Learn how to prune fruit trees to ensure healthier and productive trees.
Saturday 20th February. 10am-4pm. Ruardean.
Propagation: learn how to graft your own fruit trees.
Learn about different root stock and how to graft your chosen variety fruit tree onto it, and take your tree home to plant!
Saturday 12th March. 10am-4pm. Newnham.
Planting: learn how to plant fruit trees and fruit bushes.
Learn how to protect and care for your trees, including mulching and making aerated compost teas.
Sunday 13th March. 10am-4pm. Ruardean.
learn how to tap birch trees for sap. Including its uses and making a tasty fermented drink.
Saturday 19th March. 10am-4pm. Parkend.
The Edible Forests series of workshops is run by Scott Baine, local forest garden practitioner and community grower.
HERITAGE CRAFT SKILLS
GREENWOOD WORK AND WOODLAND SKILLS.
Make a green wood stool
An introduction to green woodworking with local coppice worker Jimbo Saunders.
Saturday 9th April. 10am till 4pm. Dean Heritage Centre.
Beginner’s day in Blacksmithing with local blacksmith Gareth Thomas.
Saturday 16th April. 10am till 4pm. Dean Heritage Centre.
TANNING: ORGANIC & TRADITIONAL
Learn to make fish skin leather with Tanner Scott Baine.
Saturday 23th April. 10am till 4pm. Dean Heritage Centre.
Learn to drop spin and wheel spin with Stella Berg.
Saturday 14th May. 10am till 4pm. Coleford.
Places are limited so book early, to book a place e-mail: email@example.com or telephone: 07811517096
See the ‘Courses’ page for regular updates on upcoming workshops: Click here
Dates and locations are subject to change, if you are booked on a course we will let know of any changes by e-mail.