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Knife Making

: 26 Sep 2021 - 26 Sep 2021

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Coppice Restoration

: 02 Oct 2021 - 03 Oct 2021

: Long Coppice, Westhope, Shropshire

Explore all aspects for restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland in the beautiful setting of Long Coppice in Shropshire.

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Knife Making

: 09 Oct 2021 - 09 Oct 2021

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Hazel Basket Making

: 09 Oct 2021 - 10 Oct 2021

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Discover the skills and learn the techniques for making a traditional split-hazel frame basket, known as a "whisket" in Mid Wales.

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Introduction to Hedge Laying

: 09 Oct 2021 - 10 Oct 2021

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

This is a 2 day practical course that covers all aspects of hedge laying.

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Knife Making

: 10 Oct 2021 - 10 Oct 2021

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Coppice Restoration at Westonbirt Arboretum

: 13 Nov 2021 - 14 Nov 2021

: Westonbirt Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Explore all aspects for restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland in the beautiful setting of Westonbirt Arboretum.

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Shrink Pot Making

: 23 Apr 2022 - 23 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn how to carve a greenwood branch to make your very own shrink pot.

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Charcoal Making (Ring Kiln & Retort)

: 23 Apr 2022 - 24 Apr 2022

: Westonbirt Arboretum

This is a great opportunity to learn and compare the two key charcoal and Bio-char making techniques using a ring kiln and retort methods.

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Intro to Whittling

: 24 Apr 2022 - 24 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn some basic whittling techniques, to create a variety of objects including carving your very own woody character using a process of knife cuts which release the spirit from the wood.

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Traditional Fencing - Hazel Hurdle Making

: 05 May 2022 - 06 May 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

You will learn how to make a traditional woven hazel hurdle working alongside a professional hurdle maker Brian Williamson.

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Round Basket Making

: 07 May 2022 - 08 May 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

A great opportunity to spend time with a professional basket maker to make a round shopping basket with a handle.

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Square Basket Making

: 09 Jul 2022 - 10 Jul 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

This two day course will guide you through the process of making a square/rectangular basket with a handle.

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Courses
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Knife Making

  • The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR
  • 26 Sep 2021 - 26 Sep 2021
Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. more...

Events
Birch Sap Syrup

Between the Trees - Wild Woodland Products as a resource

  • Online 11am -12pm
  • 30 Sep 2021 - 30 Sep 2021
Maria Wilding from Llais Y Goedwig and Lucy, Jenny, and Brian from the Dewis Gwyllt (Choose Wild) project are coming along to talk to us about their non-wood forest product project. Read More...