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5-week Life Drawing Course

Make marks in a warm studio, inspired by different life-models (1 each week). Lightly-tutored sessions. Occasional brief demos. Beginners welcome. Includes refreshments & light lunch after. Course flyer

Fridays from Jan 26th

10:00-13:00 + lunch


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Spring Yoga & Sound Sound Bath with Cass

A gentle journey from the head to the heart & beyond.  Led by Cassandra Collins.  Ideally bring your own mat.  (Sound Bath only is £20 and starts at 16:00.  For payment enquiries click button below.)

Sat 16th Mar

15:00 - 17:00

£26 / £20

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Sing with Suthering

A joyful, engaging 4-part harmony course with singing & breathing techniques for Heg & Julu's folk arrangements. End the day singing by candle-light. Includes meals & refreshments. More info in flyer

Sat 23rd Mar

11:00 - 21:00


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Colour & Texture: Abstract Drawing from Nature 

2 places left.  Tutored by Katie Sollohub. Use rhythmical process to build up marks on large sheets, responding to sensation of deep immersion in nature, evoking sounds, smells, view.  More info in flyer

Sat 20th - Sun 21st Apr



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Foraging & Preserving

Explore foods that can be safely foraged in hedgerows & preserve them.  May include cordial, jams, birch-tapping, smoking, herbal teas & tinctures. Camp by the Food Forest. 2 tutors.  More info in flyer

Fri 3rd May 19:00 -

Sun 5th,16:00


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Agroforestry Open Day

Drop in and learn about Agroforestry on our Open Day.  Take a wander round an acre of Food Forest.  Refreshments available.

Sun 19th May

10:00 - 16:00


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Willow Obelisks tutored by Rachel Dixon

Create a willow plant obelisk, using traditional techniques.  Embellish with foraged materials. Your completed structure will be functional & decorative.  Includes materials & lunch.  More info in flyer

Sat 25th May

10:00 - 16:00


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Food Forestry - an introduction with Sue Holland

Learn a little about Food Forests and whether you might want to grow one (you can even create one in the corner of a garden).  Includes tour, discussion, lunch & refreshments.  More info in flyer

Sat 8th June

10:00 - 16:00


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Sculpting a Twisted Figure

Suitable for all - emphasis is on enjoyment of the process as we create from a life model.  Includes tuition from Martin Staniforth, clay, tools, prep for firing, refreshments, lunches.  More info in flyer

Thur 4th - Fri 5th July

10:00 - 17:00


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Wild Fibres from the land with Alice Fox

Full. Join waitlist. Produce a selection of fibre & cordage samples & learn about times to gather, process & store wild fibres (nettle, bramble, etc). Includes materials, lunches & refreshments. More info

Fri 19th July 10:00 - 

Sun 21st 16:00


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Confluence - Where Imaginations Meet - evening performance

Two poets, one musician, three landscapes, three journeys through memory, roots and spirit of place. Join poets Chris Fogg & Chris Waters plus saxophonist Rob Yockney.  Cash bar from 19:00.  More info

Sat 5th Oct

19:30 - 21:30


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Botanical Contact Printing with Sue & Sue

Join for a creative nature-connection workshop.  Experiment with the natural pigments in autumnal leaves to make botanical prints.  No experience required.  Lunch included.  More info in flyer

Sat 19th Oct

10:00 - 16:00


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Sculpting With Attitude - tutored by Lucianne Lassalle

After sketching from a life model, we'll build on an armature.  Then choose to move into abstraction or remain focused on realism.  Includes materials, model, lunches.  £150 deposit.  More info in flyer

Mon 28th - Thu 31st Oct

10:00 - 16:30


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