OUR CRAFT COURSES & WORKSHOPS

  • A one-day course to explain the principles of fruit tree pruning, the use of tools and how to...

    £85 including home-made lunch & all other refreshments
    26 April 2014
    10.00 - 16.30
    12 / 12
  • Wild Medicine

    This is an unusual chance to forage and make your own...

    £85 including home-made lunch and materials (£10 )
    27 April 2014
    10 - 5
    9 / 15
  • An afternoon with Simon Cousins inspecting his beehives and learning how to find the queen,...

    £40 including tea and cake.
    27 April 2014
    2 - 4.30
    6 / 6
  • This is a one-day course foraging for food available at this time of the year, with the emphasis...

    £75 including wild or home-made food and all other refreshments.
    10 May 2014
    10 - 4
    10 / 12
  • A one-day practical workshop for the tortoise owner or enthusiast, led by Jane Williams. ...

    £75 inc. home-made lunch etc.
    11 May 2014
    10 - 4.30
    9 / 12
  • Spend an afternoon and evening learning about the life cycle and habits of badgers,  how to...

    £80 including high tea (salads, scones & cakes etc.)
    Bob Cowlin
    16 May 2014
    4.00 - 10.30 (depending on the badgers/weather)
    2 / 8
  • A one-day course on everything you need to know to start keeping a few sheep:  breeds,...

    £85 including home-made lunch
    Dek Mckinnon
    17 May 2014
    10 - 4.30
    2 / 12
  • 26 January 2014 sees the return of our DIY plumbing courses, led by professional plumber Bob...

    £75 inc. home-made lunch and all other refreshments
    Bob Owen
    18 May 2014
    10 - 4
    4 / 12
  • Beginner’s Bread-making.  John Lawrence will be running an intensive one-day course to...

    £120 including lunch & materials for 4/5 loaves
    John Lawrence
    31 May 2014
    10 - 4.30
    5 / 10
  • Gundog Training in the beautiful rolling countryside surrounding Assington Mill....
    £70 inc. home-made lunch, biscuits and cakes etc.
    1 June 2014
    10.30 - 4.30
  • A new and unusual opportunity for all our beekeepers! 

    Come and learn how to rear...

    £185 for two days, including lunch and all refreshments
    7 June 2014 - 8 June 2014
    10 - 4.30
    11 / 16
  • This one-day course is aimed at beginners; people who haven't kept chickens before or those who...

    £70 inc. home-made lunch and all other refreshments
    Helen Perry
    14 June 2014
    10 - 4
    4 / 12
  • Course Overview:


    This course is designed to remove the mystery from...

    £140 inc. materials and lunch
    Glyn Jones
    15 June 2014
    10 - 4
    2 / 8
  • This is a two-day course on traditional upholstery.  Bring your own furniture to be re-...

    £205 including home-made lunch, biscuits & cakes
    Gary Phipps
    19 June 2014 - 20 June 2014
    10.00 - 4.30
    9 / 9
  • A two-day photographic shoot in and around Assington Mill, led by professional photographer Jon...

    £195 for two days, including lunch & breakfast on Sunday
    Jon Sturdy
    28 June 2014 - 29 June 2014
    10 - 4.30
  • Scything is a "green" way of cutting grass, nettles, brambles, and paths between borders and...
    £95 including use of tools and all refreshments
    Beth Tilston
    5 July 2014
    10 - 4
    3 / 8
  • An afternoon with Simon Cousins inspecting his beehives and learning how to find the queen,...

    £40 including tea and cake.
    6 July 2014
    2 - 4.30
    2 / 6
  • The complete beginner's guide to dyeing with native plants.  Learn how to identify suitable...

    £70 inc. home-made lunch, biscuits and cakes etc. Materials £10 to be paid on the day
    Fay Jones
    6 July 2014
    10 - 4.30
    2 / 10
  • Do you want to be able to walk the dog, prune the roses and play with  your grandchildren?...

    £110 for two days, including home-made lunch etc.
    Rachel Morgan
    10 July 2014 - 11 July 2014
    10 - 4.30
  • Learn to make a clay oven for baking bread or pizzas just in time for the summer holidays....

    £95 including home-made lunch, biscuits & cakes
    Jon Dyvig
    19 July 2014
    10 - 4.30
    10 / 12
  • A  storytelling one-day workshop for those wishing to tell stories to children or to other...

    £75, including home-made lunch
    Paul Jackson
    20 July 2014
    10.00 - 16.30
    1 / 16
  • This one-day course is an introduction to the fascinating hobby of metal detecting.

    COURSE...

    £80 inc. home-made lunch, biscuits & cakes etc.
    27 July 2014
    9.45 - 4.30
  • Cyder (fermented from apples) and perry (from pears) are amongst the oldest drinks produced in the...
    £85 inc. home made lunch, biscuits & cakes etc.
    Simon Reed
    6 September 2014
    10.00 - 4.30
    11 / 12
  • Learn some tricks of the trade from professional jam-maker Hannah Taylor!

    On this one-day...

    £75 inc. home-made lunch, biscuits & cakes etc.
    Hannah Taylor
    7 September 2014
    10 - 4.30
    2 / 10
  • This one-day blacksmithing course at Assington Mill is designed to introduce you to the craft of...

    £130 inc. materials, home-made lunch etc. Safety glasses (essential) £.4.50 extra
    Nigel Barnett
    13 September 2014
    9 - 5
    7 / 8
  • This practical course is for those who already have some painting experience and want to paint...

    £85 including home-made lunch, biscuits and cakes
    Roy Connelly
    14 September 2014
    10 - 5+
  • Get ready for all the winter work:  cutting firewood, removing fallen or dead trees and...

    £95 including home-made lunch etc.
    Neil Reekie
    20 September 2014
    9 - 4
    3 / 10
  • This is a new course on learning how to work with Harris hawks, and maybe other hunting animals...

    £95 including home-made lunch
    21 September 2014
    10 - 4.30
    3 / 9
  • Bestselling author, Victoria Connelly, teaches all you need to know to get that novel written...

    £85 including home-made lunch
    4 October 2014
    10 - 4.30
  • Beginner’s Bread-making.  John Lawrence will be running an intensive one-day course to...

    £120 including lunch & materials for 4/5 loaves
    John Lawrence
    5 October 2014
    10 - 4.30
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