Courses & events

Annual General Meeting 2016

Annual General Meeting 2016
9 December 2016
Find out what we've been up to over the past year

Permaculture in the Pub

Permaculture in the Pub (PiP)
12 January 2017
For anyone who wants to have a conversation about permaculture
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Introduction to permaculture
Introduction to permaculture
Two courses with places available:
28-29 January 2017, 8-9 April 2017
A look at permaculture ideas
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Green architecture day

Green architecture day 
25 March 2017
The future of housing: architecture that responds to climate
Talks by designers, practitioners and professionals
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Building with straw bales
Building with straw bales
Three courses with places available:
7-9 April 2017, 28-30 July 2017
6-8 April 2018
A low impact way of making your own house
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Building an Earthship

Self-building an Earthship
4 courses available in 2017:
28-30 Apr, 9-11 Jun, 7-9 Jul, 13-15 Oct 2017
How tyres, bottles and earth make it possible to live off-grid

Building with cob

Building with cob
20-21 May 2017
12-13 May 2018
Make a cob pizza oven

Care of fruit trees

Care of fruit trees
Two courses with places available:
20 May 2017, 22 May 2017
Learn how to care for fruit trees and orchards
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Building with hempcrete

Building with hemp lime
3-4 June 2017
9-10 June 2018
Hempcrete walls, finishes and insulation

Introduction to photovoltaics

Introduction to photovoltaics
22 July 2017
16 June 2018
The basics of small scale off-grid and on-grid solar electrics

Hand built wind turbine

Hand-building a wind turbine
2-3 September 2017 9am-5pm
Build a wind turbine from scratch using basic materials

Building with rammed earth and chalk

Building with rammed earth and chalk
7-8 October 2017,13-14 October 2018
Build strong walls using only the ground beneath your feet

Planning and planting a small orchard

Planning and planting a small orchard
25 November 2017
Fruit tree selection and planting techniques
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Rendering on straw bales
Rendering on straw bales
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Learn how to render with clay and lime
Fruit cookery and juicing

Fruit cookery and juicing
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Making the most of your fruit harvest
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Eco renovate your home

Eco renovate your home
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Make your home warmer, healthier and cheaper to run

Flint knapping

Flint knapping
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Repair flint walls, mix mortar and more

Stanmer Park tour

Stanmer Park tour
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A guided tour of our plot, orchards, and Fruit Factory at Stanmer Park
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Hollingdean projects tour

Hollingdean projects tour
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Visit school forest gardens, estate orchards, edible plantings in parks
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