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20 July   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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21 July   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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27 July   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 and home owners…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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10 August   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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10–11 August   Woodland Activities to promote Wellbeing

Course Cost: £180 Location: May Hill, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17 0NP This is 2 day camping weekend and social with a focus on wellbeing. The course is designed for Social…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £180
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10 August   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 and home…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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17 August   Hazel stick stool Making

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Course Cost: £85 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   You will make a traditional stool using hazel rods with mortise and tenon joints…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85.00
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17 August   Positive Environmental Planning for Woodlands

Course Cost: £90 Venue: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR A new course for woodland owners, woodland workers, and woodland managers. The course will help you have a clearer…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £90
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18 August   Tree Spirit Carving

Course Cost: To be confirmed… Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR The carving of tree spirits into round wood comes from the “Vaettir” or supernatural being from Old Norse. I saw…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £85
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23–25 August   Coracle Making

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 experience and ability. The coracle…
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Course duration - 3 day
Course cost - £350
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31 August–1 September   Grow Your Own Business

‘Our Woodlands Need YOU! (to grow your business and use more wood) This is the most important time for British woodlands since the industrial revolution. In order mitigate against climate…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £180
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31 August–1 September   Cleft Gate

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL Course Cost: £180 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   Design and build a unique and beautiful garden cleft gate using either oak, chestnut…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £180
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31 August–1 September   Timber Measuring

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR The course is designed to provide woodland owners, managers, agents and contractors the ability to calculate accurately timber volumes in standing…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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31 August–1 September   NPTC (201/202) Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting

Course Cost: £400 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR 002003 (CS30) 2 days training + 1 day assessment You will learn: Selecting a chainsaw appropriate to use Correct PPE…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £400
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7 September   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 - £85.00
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7 September   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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14 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 - £75
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14 September   Introduction to Chainsaw Use

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 who use a chainsaw on…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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28–29 September   Introduction to Woodland Management OCN L3

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR   Completely redesigned in line with new Forestry Commission Guidelines, this two day course will give you the background knowledge to enable…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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28 September   Tool Sharpening – Crosscut Saws

Course Cost £80 Venue – GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR  Learn how to sharpen and maintain a 2 person cross cut and felling saw. The iconic forestry tool is still…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £80
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28 September   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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29 September   Tool Sharpening – Billhooks and Axes

Course Cost – £80 Venue – GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR  Billhooks and axes are used because they are still the most effective tool for felling and timber reduction and  conversion for some…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £80
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29 September   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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5–6 October   Introduction to Hedgelaying

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This is a 2 day practical course covering all aspects of hedge laying. The purpose of the course is to provide…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160.00
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5–6 October   Wonderful World of Trees

Course Cost: £140 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This course investigates the structure and mechanisms of trees and how they interact within the woodland environment. The course and…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £140
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5 October   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 October   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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9–11 October   Coppice Camp 2019

Cost: £60 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…
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Course duration - 3 day
Course cost - £60
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11 October   Woodland Landscape History

Course Cost: £120 Location: May Hill, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17 0NP Great opportunity for new woodland owners and managers to learn the broad concepts of woodland history and how it…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £120
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12 October   Managing Groups in Woodlands

Course Cost: Location: May Hill, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17 0NP  The course is designed for woodland owners, managers and wildlife officers- who are considering working with volunteers and referral groups…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £120
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14–18 October   NTPC (201/202/203) Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling of Small Trees

Course Cost: £820 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR NPTC Qualification 002003 (CS30) 002004 (CS31) 5 days training + 1 day assessment. This course combines two NPTC qualification cross…
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Course duration - 5 day
Course cost - £820
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26–27 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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26 October   Positive Environmental Planning for Woodlands

Course Cost: £90 Venue: …South West Venue to be confirmed… A new course for woodland owners, woodland workers, and woodland managers. The course will help you have a clearer idea…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £90
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26 October   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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26 October   Introduction to Chainsaw Use

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 who use a chainsaw on…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £140
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27 October   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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2–3 November   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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9–10 November   Introduction to Hedge Laying

Course Cost: £160 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR This is a 2 day practical course with tutor Karl Liebscher covers all aspects of hedge laying. The purpose of the course…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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9–10 November   NPTC (201/202) Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting

Course Cost: £400 Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR 002003 (CS30) 2 days training + 1 day assessment You will learn: Selecting a chainsaw appropriate to use Correct PPE…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £400
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9 November   Christmas Crafts – Reindeer & Trees

Come and get festive with some Christmas crafting. You will learn how to make your very own unique reindeer out of logs, as well as a truly sustainable Christmas tree,…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £55
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16–17 November   Practical Woodland Management

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. The course will provide the…
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Course duration - 2 day
Course cost - £160
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16 November   Christmas Crafts – Reindeer & Trees

Come and get festive with some Christmas crafting. You will learn how to make your very own unique reindeer out of logs, as well as a truly sustainable Christmas tree,…
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Course duration - 1 day
Course cost - £55
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