Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Calling Woody Women Everywhere...

Our friend Ruth Stafford sent us this:
Woody Women:
A Two Day Woodland Skills Experience for Women
  • A chance for women to try a variety of woodland activities and crafts including axe work and fire-lighting.
  • Enjoy a tree folklore walk in the beautiful setting of the Silk Wood Barn, Westonbirt Arboretum, near Bristol.
  • Join us for fun in the woods and take home your own hand-made spatula!
Dates for 2011:
22nd – 23rd June    and    25th – 26th June

28th – 29th September

1st – 2nd October
Led by professional coppice workers Ruth Goodfellow and Jenna Higgins.
For June courses contact Ruth: 07794 054623 rgoodf@hotmail.com
For Sept courses contact Jenna: 07921 256466 jennahiggins@ymail.com
Cost: £135, which includes camping, materials and entry to the arboretum.
Ruth talked about coppicing on Radio 4's 'Women's Hour' April 20th:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b010dq6r

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