Education & courses

Coppicewood College

Coppicewood College promotes and supports sustainable woodland management and runs courses using traditional methods and tools. These affordable courses cover all aspects of coppice practice, hedgelaying and coppice craft in our own woodland in Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire, West Wales. Coppicewood College provides training in woodland based traditional rural skills and related crafts.

01239 881 394

See their website for more information:

Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust

Drefach Felindre

Scythe, peening and hand hay making workshops with Philip who has won medals for the quality of his scything. Also apple grafting  & natural dyes.

Michelle_laine@yahoo.co.uk

07813 464990

http://dyfedpermaculturefarmtrust.org.uk/training-workshops-events/

Earth Play Forest School

Providing opportunities for children to reconnect in nature: having fun, developing confidence and making friends, while learning new skills. 

We offer well planned, fun and stimulating learning opportunities for children including:

  • green wood working skills,
  • bush craft skills,
  • foraging and medicinal plants preparations,
  • nature observation and knowledge,
  • poetry, movement, drama, play, stories.
  • Games that involve: the development of the senses and awareness, pair and group work, listening and communicating , imagination and confidence building.

Contact Claire : cloudtumble28@gmail.com

www.earthplay.org.uk

Elemental Adventures CIC

Organisation based in West Wales, focused on reconnecting people with nature.

Elemental Adventures CIC
1 Clos Y Graig Cottages
Penbontrhydyfothau
SA44 6DA
01239654021
07812067949

 

Snail Trail Handweavers

Weaving, spinning and dyeing courses near Rhosygilwen

01239 841 228

http://www.snail-trail.co.uk/courses/

 

Troed y Rhiw Organic Farm

Llwyndafydd

Courses in beekeeping and organic farming and growing.

01545 560 475

Wild pickings

Wild food walks and courses with Jade Mellor . Learn how to identify, gather and use wild food

wildpickings@gmail.com

01239 654021

07816639519

 

http://www.wildpickings.co.uk/

 

Wenchwear

 

Clothes upcycling workshops

Most workshops are held at our quirky workshop, Melfed in Cardigan, West Wales.

We offer an array of workshops to suit age, skill and experience.

6 The Arcade, Cardigan

carys@wenchwear.co.uk

www.wenchwear.co.uk

 

 

 

Michelle Cain Willow Sculptures

Creates giant willow sculptures and runs willow weaving workshops

michicain@aol.com

http://twistedhedge.blogspot.com/

 

Brithdir Mawr

Sustainable, off grid community, aiming for self-sufficiency. Running courses in a huge range of topics.

01239 820 164

https://www.brithdirmawr.co.uk/courses-events

Lammas

Housing

Lammas Ecovillage is a low-impact, off-grid ecovillage near Crymych in Pembrokeshire, West Wales, comprising nine households and a community hub on a 76 acre site.

They run tours and courses related  to sustainable and eco village living.

To find out more see  

www.thelammasecovillage.co.uk

and

www.lammas.org.uk