Saturday 4 - Sunday 5 February 2017
THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED
An introduction to hedgelaying. You will learn how to thin out and lay. Working in pairs, the selected material will be cut and layered to form a mini stock proof hedge
Phil Hart has 25 years experience, lecturing in Agriculture and countryside at Plumpton College, He is chairman of the South of England hedgelaying society.
Participants are asked to wear suitable outdoor clothing. Please also bring gloves and sturdy footwear (steel toecap boots are recommended.) The workshop is designed for up to 8 participants.
£150 per person. This includes tuition, a light lunch and tea/coffee mid morning and mid afternoon.
The Weald & Downland Living Museum has over 45 historic building exhibits. It is also home to the award winning and innovative Downland Gridshell, which houses a conservation workshop and artefact store, and is also used for many practical courses. The Museum runs a full programme of courses in historic building conservation and traditional rural trades and crafts, along with MSc programmes in Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation validated by the University of York. Please telephone for further details.