Sep & Oct 2009
Learning and Doing Opportunities at Denmark Farm
Denmark Farm near Lampeter is a 40 acre nature conservation centre. The following courses still have some spaces. It’s free and a great opportunity.
NATURAL LINKS – AUTUMN PROGRAMME ‘A HEDGEROW HARVEST’
Our next seasonal programme, which will involve a variety of practical activities & crafts connected with hedgerows, runs from mid September until the end of October.
This is how the programme will be run:
· Each group will include a minimum of 6 / maximum of 8 participants.
· So that they can get as much benefit as possible, all participants need to commit to 4 visits (3 visits - Group D).
· Activity days begin PROMPTLY at 10am (9.30am for tea/coffee) and run to 4pm as follows:-
GROUP A 4 x Tues from Tues 22nd Sept (almost full)
GROUP B Wed 23rd & 30th Sept, Thurs 8th & 20th Oct
GROUP C * Totally full
GROUP D Tues 27th, Wed 28th & Thurs 29th Oct
* Group D will run during half term week. This is open to local individuals and small family groups. Young people 13+ are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian and those aged over 16 can take part independently.
· The 4 day programme includes: biodiversity of hedgerows (½ day) , medicinal hedgerow herbs (½ day) , basket making using hedgerow materials (1 day), making peg loom fleece rugs incorporating fleece dyed with hedgerow materials (1 day) & hedge-laying (1 day). Please note that the hedge-laying day involves sharp tools & takes place outside.
· As well as making a lasting contribution to Denmark Farm, all participants will have mementos to take away.
· Groups can be residential - simple dormitory style/self catering accommodation available if required.
· A seasonal Celebration Event will be held during the evening of Sunday 1st November (more details to follow).
· Please note that Natural Links is only available to adults and young people of 13+.
· There is no charge to take part in the Natural Links programme, however there is a refundable deposit of £25 to be paid when booking, which will be refunded in full after you attend all sessions.
Interested? If so, please telephone or email us to check availability of dates and I will send you a booking form.
Natural Links Project Officer
Shared Earth Trust,
Denmark Farm Conservation Centre,