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Free Tree Spree

As part of the Queen's Green Canopy, collect a free tree(s), provided by Devon Wildlife Trust, to plant in your garden, field or hedgerow.  Agroforest tours.  Coincides with Village Hall Soup 'n'Puds.  More 

Sat 5th Feb

10:30 - 15:00 

FREE

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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

Fri 25th Feb

10:00 - 13:00 

£20

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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 11th - Sun 13th Mar

13:00 - 16:00

£480

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Woosey // Parker // Small - acoustic blues / rock

British blues/rock songwriter Matt Woosey will be back from the Black Forest, this time with percussion and double bass. "Very, very good indeed!" Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2. Bar from 7:30.  More info

Sat 19th Mar

20:00 - 22:00

£16

warm life drawing studio lots of natural light

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

Fri 25th Mar

10:00 - 13:00 

£20

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Foraging & Preserving - SOLD OUT - enquire about waiting list

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

Sat 30th Apr, 10:00 - 

Sun 1st, 16:00

£190

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Capture Nature’s Colours in a Textile Form 

Tutored by Jeanette Appleton. Explore tones by layering or hand-mixing Merino wool tops. Pre-felt can be shaped or collaged. Includes some materials, lunches & refreshments. More info

Sat 14th - Sun 15th May

10:00 - 17:00

£220

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Floral-Inspired Loosening-Up Workshop with Lisa Parkyn

Process-led with a playful approach to materials & tools. Join a short walk to tune in to colours, scents & textures (bring boots). Includes all materials, concertina sketchbook, lunch, refreshments.  More info

Sat 21st May

10:00 - 17:00

£90

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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 and through a 4-year-old agroforest.  Refreshments.  Cake sale.  Plant sale.  

Sat 11th - Sun 12th Jun

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

Thur 16th - Fri 17th Jun

10:00 - 17:00

£180

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Find & Explore Your Creative Flow

6 tutors, inspired by nature, will explore (e.g.) sketching, botanical printing, creative jottings, shibori textiles & collaging. Build & curate collections of marks, notes and textures. £70 deposit.  More info

Mon 8th - Fri 12th Aug

10:00 - 17:00

£369

foraging for teas and preserving berries

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

Sat 3rd Sep, 10:00 - 

Sun 4th, 16:00

£190

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Casting Plant Fragments in Porcelain Paperclay

Explore the delights of combining natural plant materials and porcelain paperclay, with ceramicist Claire Ireland. Make an eclectic set of brushes, to create gestural marks on a mounting surface.  More

Fri 9th - Sat 10th Sep

10:00 - 17:00

£195

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Sculpting With Attitude (armature)- with Lucianne Lassalle

4 days with life model (tbc male or female) & expert tutor. Begin with sketching then move to clay on an armature.  Final pieces can be taken away for casting (additional cost).  Deposit £150.  More info  

Tue 18th - Fri 21st Oct

10:00 - 16:30

£435

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Sculpting With Attitude (slab building) - with Lucianne Lassalle

4 days with life model (tbc male or female) & expert tutor. Begin with sketching then move on to slab-built clay.  Final pieces can be taken away for firing (additional cost).  Deposit £150.  More info  

Tue 25th - Fri 28th Oct

10:00 - 16:30

£410

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Winter Colour: natural dyes, contact printing & found objects

Tutored by Alice Fox, who exhibits internationally and is a member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen.  Includes making natural inks, dying threads and hand stitch.  More info

Sat 5th - Sun 6th Nov

10:00 - 17:00

£220

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Play with Cyanotypes - creative mark-making with Jane Woods

Come and join us for a day of play, making beautiful images with this magical and early photographic art form.  Lunch & refreshments included.  

2022 date TBC

10:00 - 13:30 

£45

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Maps, Kists & Caskets

Using the creative art of map-making to orientate and deepen our conversations with ourselves and others  Includes refreshments, 2 light lunches and materials. 

Winter 2022  Fri - Sun TBC

18:00 - 16:00

£150

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Topic TBC

An opportunity for personal development.  Delivered via Zoom and using breakout rooms for small group conversation. Please reserve your place online. More info

Winter 2022

9:30 - 11:00

Free