john waller, underwoodsman ltd the green wood workshop
hedgelaying course - 2 days
18-19 Jan 2014
A practical, hands-on course, suitable for beginners and improvers Use our coppiced stakes and binders (cut during the coppicing course earlier in the season), and undertake an ancient hedge restoration and stock-proofing technique. An immensely satisfying and effective weekend.
day 1: 9.30am tea/ introductions for 10am start day 2: 10am
approx 1pm - 2pm each day please bring a packed lunch. Hot drinks will be provided and there will be a bonfire if you’d like to bring a jacket potato in foil to cook in the embers.
approx 4.30pm each day
£120 per person
we will provide a full refund if you cancel your place more than 14 days in advance of the course start date. Please note that we will be unable to refund your course fee or transfer you to another course if you cancel your place less than 14 days before the start of the course.
what to wear:
Wear sturdy shoes or boots at all times. Please also wear warm, comfortable clothes that are suitable for the current weather conditions. You will be outside for most of the course.
what to bring:
all tools and materials will be provided, but please feel free to bring along any interesting tools!
how to book:
To secure the place, you will need to complete a booking form. Booking forms can either be returned by email, along with payment by bacs, or returned in the post with a cheque. You will then be sent a booking confirmation, outlining where to go and what to bring. If you haven’t received confirmation with 10 days of sending in your booking form, please contact us on email@example.com. Please note that once payment has been banked, the course will run as advertised, and we will expect to see you on the day unless you have notified us otherwise. We will issue a full refund if you give us 14 days notice of cancellation. Unfortunately if you cancel your place within 14 days of the course date, we will not be able to refund your course fee.
Bore Place, nr Edenbridge, Kent Courses and volunteer days are held at Bore Place, near Sevenoaks, Kent (www.commonwork.org) - an environmental and educational charity on a 500 acre organic dairy farm, set in beautiful low weald countryside. Converted farm buildings and a Jacobean Manor House offer accommodation if required, with walks and local pubs to enjoy when you’re not wooding! Directions will be sent to you once you’ve booked on a course and can also be accessed from the contact us page.
Depending on availability, Commonwork can offer B&B to course participants from £45 per person/night. Camping opportunities are limited; we have a hot shower and toilets, but no cooking facilities. It is essential that you contact us in advance to book either camping or bed and breakfast, and we ask that all guests respect each other’s privacy and, where appropriate, the peace and quiet of Bore Place.