Courses & events

Permaculture in the Pub

Permaculture in the Pub (PiP)
8 September 2016
For anyone who wants to have a conversation about permaculture
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Introduction to permaculture
Introduction to permaculture
Four courses with places available:
10-11 September 2016, 19-20 November 2016, 28-29 January 2017, 8-9 April 2017
A look at permaculture ideas
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Introduction to photovoltaics

Introduction to photovoltaics
17 September 2016
The basics of small scale off-grid and on-grid solar electrics
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Wood fuel and home heating

Wood fuel and home heating
18 September 2016
Heat your home sustainably with wood
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Apple Day

Apple Day Brighton at Stanmer Park
2 October 2016
A seasonal celebration
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Permaculture design course

Permaculture design course
Oct - Dec 2016, 12 weekend days
Building sustainable communities
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Building with rammed earth and chalk

Building with rammed earth and chalk
8-9 October 2016
Build strong walls using only the ground beneath your feet
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Building an Earthship

Self-building an Earthship
14-16 October 2016
How tyres, bottles and earth make it possible to live off-grid
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Green roofs

Green roofs
29-30 October 2016
Build your own green roof
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Planning and planting a small orchard

Planning and planting a small orchard
26 November 2016
Fruit tree selection and planting techniques
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Fruit tree planting

Fruit tree planting workshop
27 November 2016
Learn how to plant a fruit tree so that it will flourish
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Pruning old fruit trees

Pruning old fruit trees
21-22 January 2017
Hands-on course in an old apple orchard
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Green architecture day

Green architecture day
25 March 2017
Talks by designers, practitioners and professionals
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Practical permaculture gardening

Practical permaculture gardening
Provisional date:  25-26 March 2017 
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Create beautiful, productive, wildlife-friendly gardens
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Building with straw bales
Building with straw bales
Two courses with places available:
7-9 April 2017
6-8 April 2018
A low impact way of making your own house
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Growing mushrooms

Mushroom cultivation
15-16 April 2017
Grow shiitake, oyster mushrooms & other tasty fungi
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Building with cob

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

Forest gardening
1-2 July 2017
Grow a mini woodland of fruit, nuts, herbs & veg
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Building with hempcrete

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

Fruit tree grafting
Date to be announced
Learn how to propagate fruit trees by grafting
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Scything

Scything
Date to be announced
Cut grass & weeds without a lawnmower or strimmer
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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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Eco open houses

Eco open houses
Visit eco-houses in Brighton & Hove
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Earthship Brighton tour

Earthship Brighton tour
Guided tours of England's first Earthship
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The Origins of the Apple

The Origins of the Apple
Documentary film about the humble apple's origins
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Rendering on straw bales
Rendering on straw bales
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Learn how to render with clay and lime
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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
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Flint knapping

Flint knapping
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Repair flint walls, mix mortar and more
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Diploma in applied permaculture design

Diploma in applied permaculture design
Involves a minimum of 2 years self-managed study
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