Newsletter August 2016


After our break for August, courses will be starting again in September.  If they are full, please email me with your name and phone number if you would like to go on the reserve list.  We start with:


Jam & chutney-making on the 10th ( and Cider-making on the 11th  (


Landscape painting in oils for those with some experience is on the 17th.  Roy Connelly encourages  you to complete four small canvases during the day.  Here is the link:


The Novel in a day course is on 24 September – all you need to know about writing and publishing  ( followed by:


Book restoration for beginners and improvers on the 25th.


Traditional signwriting on 27 September is an opportunity to learn a new trade, or to create your own signs.


A new course, Taxidermy, is on 8 October, where you will learn how to preserve a mouse.


This is followed appropriately or not by Cat behaviour & psychology with Roger Tabor.  He was Johnny Morris’s assistant on TV.  Remember him?


Natural skin-care will interest those who don’t want to use potentially carcinogenic chemicals.


Foraging is mainly fungi at this time of the year.  A very popular course, but someone might well drop out at the last minute.


Have a look at the website, for full details and booking.


Look forward to seeing you in the following season,


Anne Holden

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