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Life Drawing

Untutored session with life model.  A2 drawing boards and some easels are available. 

Please bring your own paper and materials.  Includes light lunch afterwards.  More info

Friday 16th Dec

10:00 - 13:00 

£20

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Solstice Golden Gong Bath

SOLD OUT.  Led by yoga teacher, sound artist and therapist Cassandra Collins.  Gongs are played in no specific  pattern or rhythm.  Just lie down, or sit, and be with the sound.  Ideally bring own mat.

Wed 21st Dec

19:00 - 20:30

£15

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Heart-Warming Gong Wash with Cassandra Collins

SOLD OUT.  Get cozy and allow the gongs’ sounds to wash away the winter chill and revive your soul. A deeply meditative space awaits. Bring a mat and blanket; lie or sit and be with the sounds.  

Sat 21st Jan

15:00 - 16:30

£15

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'Unashamed' - Harry Baker - World Poetry Slam Champion

From reviewing toilet seats to writing falafel-based diss tracks for Chris Evans, Harry brings his most heartfelt & playful show yet. “The greatest performer on earth” (BBC Radio 1). Burns night! More info

Wed 25th Jan

19:30 - 21:30 

£12

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The Shapes I Love - collage workshop with Lisa Parkyn

Explore collage, mark-making, Gelli plate printing and transfer technique. Process-led with a curious, playful approach to materials and tools. Includes lunch.  More info

Sat 18th Feb

10:00 - 17:00

£90

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Spring Equinox Gong Sound Bath

Led by yoga teacher, sound artist and therapist Cassandra Collins.  Gongs are played in no specific  pattern or rhythm.  Just lie down, or sit, and be with the sound.  Ideally bring own mat.

Mon 20th March

19:00 - 20:30

£15

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Eatweeds Foraging Course with Robin Harford

Plus Agroforest Tour with Sue Holland.  Foraging is an ancient way to sustain ourselves. Learn to identify & cook wild edible plants. Hear some folklore and plant uses as food and medicine. More info

Thur 13th April

10:00 - 15:30

£115

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Gestalt, Mindfulness & Creativity

A weekend immersive retreat that will enhance your sense of self in the present, build awareness further and thus enable more contact in conversations with self and clients.  More info

Fri 21st - Sun 23rd Apr

13:00 - 16:00

£480

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Foraging & Preserving

Explore what we can safely forage in hedgerows then preserve these foods.  May include cordial, jams, birch-tapping, smoking, herbal teas & tinctures. Camp by the agroforest. 2 tutors.  More info

Fri 28th Apr, 19:00 -

Sun 30th,16:00

£210

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Eatweeds Foraging Course with Robin Harford

Plus Agroforest Tour with Sue Holland.  Foraging is an ancient way to sustain ourselves. Learn to identify & cook wild edible plants. Hear some folklore and plant uses as food and medicine. More info

Thur 11th May

10:00 - 15:30

£115

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Hospiscare Open Gardens

Open garden fund-raiser for Hospiscare. Wander round The Old Rectory gardens, by a stream along a tranquil goyle & through a 4-year-old agroforest.  Refreshments (tea & cake).  Cake sale.  Plant sale.  

Sat 10th / Sun 11th June

12:00 - 17:00 

DONATION

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Play with Clay - sculpting a torso

2 days working from a life model in a lovely light studio.  Suitable for all - emphasis is on enjoyment of the process.  Includes tuition from Martin Staniforth, clay, tools, refreshments and lunches.  More info

2023 TBC

10:00 - 17:00

£180

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Find & Explore Your Creative Flow

Inspired by nature, explore with 6 tutors: sketching, botanical printing, images with words, shibori technique & collaging. Build & curate collections of marks, notes and textures.  More info

 2023 TBC

10:00 - 17:00

£369