Courses calendar

29 March   Knife Making

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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4 April   Introduction to Pole Lathe Turning

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL! Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   A great opportunity to spend a day with a master pole lathe turner to…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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4 April   Intro to Chainsaw Use

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Course Cost: £140 Location: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This is a practical hands-on 1 day course designed for woodland owners and home owners…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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11 April   Tree Spirit Carving (Intro to whittling)

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL! Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn some basic whittling techniques, to create a variety of objects including  carving your very…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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11 April   Knife Making

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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12 April   Knife Making

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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18 April   Spoon Carving

Course Cost: £80 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Spoon carving is a great way to start carving and to learn about the properties of wood. Each spoon is completely…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £80
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18 April   Traditional Fencing (Willow Hurdles)

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   Using a traditional Somerset pattern you will how to make a woven willow panel to take home. The woven…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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19 April   Traditional Fencing (Framed Hurdles)

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn how to make a simple framed hurdle using ash or chestnut frame and hazel weavers. Framed hurdles make attractive…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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19 April   Spoon Decoration Techniques

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the wonderful art of Kohlrosing and Milk Painting with Pete Llewellyn.           BOOKING AND PAYMENT…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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21–24 April   Social Forestry OCN Level 3

Course Cost: £500 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This course explores the use of woodlands to promote social and human wellbeing, and offers you the tools to start applying Social…
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Course duration - 4 day
Course cost - £500
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25–26 April   Charcoal Making (Ring Kiln & Retort)

Course Cost: £160 Venue: Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire This is a great opportunity to learn and compare the two key charcoal and Bio-char making techniques using a ring kiln and retort…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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25–26 April   Basket Making

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR A great opportunity to spend time with a professional basket maker to make a range…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £140
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25 April   Bowl Turning

Course Cost: £120 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn to turn a wooden bowl on a traditional pole lathe. From log to bowl, you’ll learn the following processes:  …
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £120
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25 April   Knife Making

Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In this session you will make…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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26 April   Knife Making

Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In this session you will make…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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1–3 May   Sustainable Woodland Management OCN L3

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Course Cost: £240 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR A course designed for woodland owners and managers who want to manage their woodlands to…
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Course duration - 3 day
Course cost - £240
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2 May   Gourmet Mushroom Cultivation

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Mushrooms are a valuable food-source with an important role to play in our lives: nutritionally, medicinally and environmentally. This course…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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8–10 May   Ash Splint Basketry

This course will take you through the full process of creating your own unique Ash Splint Basket. You will learn: How to select appropriate wood To pound an Ash log…
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Course duration - 3 day
Course cost - £240
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9 May   Knife Making

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL! Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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9 May   Tree Felling with Axe and Crosscut Saw

Course Cost: £85 Venue: Edge Wood, Shropshire Learn how to fell a mature Oak tree using traditional techniques. You will learn: How to use a felling axe and crosscut saw…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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10 May   Knife Making

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL! Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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10 May   Timber Reduction – Log to Lath

Course Cost: £85 Venue: Edge Wood, Shropshire Learn how to process a felled tree using traditional tools and techniques as well as having a go with a chainsaw mill. You…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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16–17 May   Woodland Ecology

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   This course is designed to provide an understanding of woodland ecology to support woodland management decisions.       …
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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23–24 May   Shave Horse

Course Cost: £180 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn how to make your own Shave horse in the traditional English Bodgers style. The shave horse will be made…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £180
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23 May   Knife Making

Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In this session you will make…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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24 May   Knife Making

Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife. In this session you will make…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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6 June   Introduction to Chainsaw Use

– THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL – Course Cost: £140 Location: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   This is a practical hands-on 1 day course designed for woodland owners…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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8–9 June   Mindfulness in Woodland Settings

Course Cost: £160 Venue: Edge Wood, Shropshire   The Course has use of a classroom and access to beautiful woodland locations. You will explore and experience a rich variety of…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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13 June   Make a Milking Stool

Course Cost: £75 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Using a single log you will make a simple traditional 3 legged stool with a shaped solid seat designed to…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £75.00
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20 June   Bowl Carving

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   Learn how to carve your very own bowl using traditional tools and techniques, with master craftsman Pete LLewellyn.…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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21 June   Kuksa Carving

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn to carve your very own Scandinavian style Kuksa using traditional tools and techniques. You will learn; How to…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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27 June   Rake Making

Course Cost: £80 Location: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This course will give you the full step-by-step process of making a classic hay rake. Rakes have been used extensively…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £80
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4–5 July   Paddle Making

Course Cost: £180 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Work along side boat builder and artist Clinton Chaloner to make your own personalised paddle. A course suitable for water…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £180
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11 July   Introduction to Pole Lathe Turning

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   A great opportunity to spend a day with a master pole lathe turner to learn the basic principles and…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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18 July   Viking Chair Making

Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Choose from a selection of British hardwoods to make your own unique viking chair with a sculptured finish. Design to…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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25–26 July   Spoon Carving Weekend

This two day course will provide an in depth learning of the full process involved from tree to spoon. Over the weekend, Harry will teach you the basics of carving green wood and…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £170
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17–18 August   Square Basket Making

Would you like to improve your basketmaking by learning how to make square baskets? If you have made several round or oval baskets and want to move on to the…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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28–30 August   Coracle Making

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Course Cost: £350 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Build an Ironbridge style coracle using simple tools and techniques to suit all levels of…
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Course duration - 3 day
Course cost - £350
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12 September   Shrink Pots

  This is a great introduction to greenwood carving and whittling. Using simple techniques and tools you will learn how to carve a drinking cup or pot using one piece…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £80
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12–13 September   Advanced Pole Lathe Turning

This course is an opportunity to work on all those things that have been bugging you about pole lathing, for example, correct use of chisels and gouges, as well as…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £170
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13 September   Intro to Whittling

Learn some basic whittling techniques, to create a variety of objects including  carving your very own woody character using a process of knife cuts which release the spirit from the wood. You…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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19–20 September   Framed Round Basket

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR Learn how how  to make a traditional framed basket with professional basket maker Rachel Evans. Framed baskets are strong and versatile,…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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19–20 September   Cleft Gate Making

Course Cost: £180 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   Design and build a unique and beautiful garden cleft gate using either oak, chestnut or ash you will use…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £180
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25–27 September   Introduction to Green Woodworking

A great opportunity to learn the key elements of Green Wood crafts over the course of the weekend and have a go at a range of different techniques. You will…
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Course duration - 3 day
Course cost - £240
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1–4 October   Coppice Camp 2020

Cost: £100 subsidised places available Location: May Hill, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17 0NP Coppice camp is an annual gathering to help restore an ancient coppice woodland. This years coppice camp…
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Course duration - 4 day
Course cost - £100
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10–11 October   Introduction to Hedge Laying

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This is a 2 day practical course covers all aspects of hedge laying. The purpose of the course is to…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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17–18 October   Practical Woodland Management

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL! Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This course will provide an introduction to the woodland tasks needed to manage a woodland.…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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24–25 October   Coppice Restoration

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   All aspects for restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland will be covered.     You will learn:…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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