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Ancient Arts, Creative Futures – Introduction to Thatching

April 25, 2008

Introduction to Thatching

Weekend course at Old Chapel Farm (mid-Wales)
By Master Thatcher Alan Jones.
7th and 8th June 2008

A mixture of illustrated presentation and hands-on experience, this course will not only give an insight into the techniques, styles and practicalities of thatching, but will contain latest experimental results in growing longstraw and managing reed beds in Wales.

Limited Spaces. Accommodation and evening meal available Friday. (Arrival after 5pm).
Teaching 10am Sat – 4.00pm Sun Accommodation in yurts, all food provided, mostly from our organic holding.
All inclusive price £163;180 per person, concessions £163;150. Special rates for local people traveling in daily

Bookings by post or email:
Kevin or Fran Blockley, Old Chapel Farm,
Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6JR.
Tel: 01686 413857. Email:
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