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MORE NEW COURSES IN 2016

NEW  ASSINGTON  MILL  COURSES  2016

Here are some more new additions to the programme for 2016:

CANE  &  RUSH  CHAIR  SEATING.  This is such an expensive chair repair to have done professionally.  Once you have learnt the basic skills and done one chair, you can then tackle others.  Mary Butcher will help you use cane, rush, Danish cord or seagrass.

July & August

JULY  2015 

AUGUST 2015 NEWSLETTER

The last courses for the summer have just taken place and, apart from time off in August, we are looking forward to the Open Day on bank holiday Monday 31 August, when you and friends and family can meet the tutors and discuss their courses, watch demonstrations, and enjoy tea and home-made cakes, wild swimming, rowing and canoeing.

GIFT VOUCHERS


Need a present for someone who has everything?  Just send a cheque, made out to Anne Holden, to Assington Mill, Assington, CO10 5LZ, for any amount you wish to give, and I will send you a gift voucher, plus the latest brochure.  Or buy one for £70 on our website, www.assingtonmill.com, which would be quicker and easier.

 

The NEW BROCHURE for 2014 contains several new courses:

 

Christmas 2013 and the brochure for 2014

GIFT  VOUCHERS

Need a present for someone who has everything?  Just send a cheque, made out to Anne Holden, to Assington Mill, Assington, CO10 5LZ, for any amount you wish to give, and I will send you a gift voucher, plus the latest brochure.  Or buy one for £70 on our website, www.assingtonmill.com, which would be quicker and easier.

The NEW BROCHURE for 2014 contains several new courses:

Article in Platform505 - The Thinking Woman's Website

You might be interested in the background to Assington Mill.

If so, do have a look at the article on the Platform505 website.  Here is the link:   http://www.platform505.com/finding-a-huge-asset-in-assington-mill/

Platform505

Platform505 have just published a piece on our involvement with Assington Mill; how we came to be here.

Have a look at:   http://www.platform505.com/finding-a-huge-asset-in-assington-mill

This is an interesting site, entitled, "The Thinking Woman's Website". 

Do have a look!

CALLIGRAPHY for BEGINNERS - "Uncommon Uncials"

 

On this day, 13 October, you will discover the pleasure of writing with the broad-edged pen.  Looking at calligraphy history, we will consider the beautiful St Cuthbert Gospel, from the Wearmouth-Harrow monastery, written sometime before 716AD.  Calligraphy techniques:  after practising how to make the letters, we will adjust a few elements of the Uncial script to make it more modern, then write out a short quotation.

ASSINGTON MILL OPEN DAY - SUNDAY 1 SEPTEMBER - 11-5pm

  • Would you learn more about bees and maybe how to keep them? 
  • Would you like to develop more rural skills and crafts?
  • Are you yearning to keep animals?

  You can meet the tutors for beekeeping, birds of prey, bricklaying for amateurs, pig-keeping, sheep husbandry, goat husbandry, badgers and landscape painting en plein air and many other rural skills and crafts.

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