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    Can we encourage as many as possible to sign and/or organise petitions - and if possible to attend the "Day of Action" at the Carmarthen Guildhall on Saturday 30th August at 10am.

    If the TTIP goes ahead, as is being discreetly negotiated at present, it will make billions for the US global corporations and ruin our society, economy and environment in the process.



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  • The new Three Towns Food Network, linking Knighton, Presteigne and Kington to increase local food resilience, will be showing at Knighton Agricultural Show on 30 August (next to the tea tent, with Tene Valley Environmental Group and Knighton Tree Allotments Trust. Read more ...  

  • The 2014 Spring Greens Fair


    Bigger, better, bursting with good things green, but still intimate and charming...the 2014 Spring Greens Fair is back this weekend, 3/4 May at the wonderful Court of Noke, Staunton on Arrow. Mid Wales Permaculture Network will be there, of course (perennial forest garden plants for sale and adopt-a-plant with free plants for children. This year there will be even more wonderful food, activities, forum discussions, demonstrations, crafts, performace... see it all here:

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    Memorial Hall, Presteigne, 9am -1pm


    LOCAL PRODUCE inc fresh organic veg, local cheeses, meats, eggs, smokerie, scrummy bites, homemade Indian foods, apple juice ...

    A SPECIAL stall for April from Whitton WI

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Natural weaving workshops

WORKSHOPS in MID WALES during Powy's Arts Month October 2011

Basket making -  Beginners/refreshers: two days, make your own basket using traditional techniques.


Sat 1st and Sun 2nd October  10am – 4pm daily

Rush Hat making – come and learn how to make a hat from rush

Sun 9th October,  9.30 am – 4pm

Two day Weaving workshop using a floor loom – learning the basics of using a floor loom

Sat 15th and Sun16th October  - 10am – 4pm

Living willow Structure  workshop  - Learn how to create a Living willow structure, will include cutting willow, building small structure and maintenance advice

Sat 29th October  - 10am – 4pm

Places are limited so please book early. Extra cost for materials used on the day.  These workshops take place at my Studio.

Further details:

Beryl Smith, Goetre, Van, Llanidloes, Powys, STY18 6NS

01686 430314  -  07779 873778  - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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