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Introduction to Building a Wind Turbine

Friday 26th February to Sunday 28th February 2010

The Workhouse, Llanfyllin, Powys, SY22 5LE

This weekend course covers all the practical elements of building a wind turbine and gives an overview of all the technical aspects needed to create a wind based renewable energy system.  We hope to build a working 1.2m wind turbine over

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Courses at Denmark Farm near Lampeter

Spring 2010 at Shared Earth Trust

In early 2010 Shared Earth Trust are piloting a varied programme of practical skills and leisure interest workshops, including Permaculture, pv panel installation, hedgerow basket making and rag rug textile recycling skills.  See details by clicking the 'read more' button.

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Peoplecare and Permaculture course postponed

Stop Press!

Having just sent out the newsletter, I got this from Chris Evans today about Looby Macnamara's Permaculture and Peoplecare course at the Cerridwen Centre:

'The People Care course has been postponed till 20th Jan due to the weather, so the problem being the solution, there is more time for others to sign up! 

Meanwhile, there are just a few places left on the Trainers' Training at Ceridwen Centre 11-19th Feb (see'

See earlier listing on this site for details.

Weekends at Primrose Earth Centre

Residential 2-Part Weekend Course 2010:

Growing Sustainable Food Solutions

Gardening & Cooking for Life and a Sustainable Future

£220 / £180 concession per weekend – includes food & accommodation

Primrose Earth Centre, Felindre, Brecon Powys LD3 0ST

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Forest Garden and Permaculture Courses at Coed Hills

Jess Clynewood and Charly le Marchent are running some exciting courses this year at the wonderful Coed Hills Rural Artspace, where art and Permaculture come together in a beautiful rustic setting.

Forest Garden Courses

To book – please call Coed Hills Rural Artspace on 01446 774084 to reserve your place, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fees - £70 or £60 concessions.  Concessionary places are limited so please book early.  £170 if all three weekends are booked together.

Course times – each weekend course will run from 9 til 4, with an hour’s break for lunch between 12 and 1.  Please bring food to share.  Teas, coffee and refreshments will be provided.

Course contents :

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