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Care of Fruit Trees at Brighton

May 16, 2015 from 9:30am to 4:30pm
Stanmer Park, Brighton BN1 9PZCost: £55-£145Tutors: Bryn Thomas, Peter May.Learn how to care for new and established fruit trees and orchards, to ensure health and productivity.  This course complements the course, Planning and Planting a Small Orchard.Website: www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk***NOTE bookings can only be made via our…See More
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Introduction to Photovoltaics at Stanmer Park,

June 20, 2015 from 9am to 5pm
The course covers the basics of photovoltaics, including system design, load calculation, various types of solar panels, batteries and inverters, and their suitability in different situations. A practical session, setting up a small photovoltaic system, is included in the day.  There is also a tour of the award-winning Earthship Brighton.Tutor: Alex Saunders.Cost: £88-£184 See website for full details.***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website:…See More
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Building with Straw Bales at Stanmer Park

April 10, 2015 at 9am to April 12, 2015 at 5:30pm
*Repeats 17-19 July 24-26 JulyCost: £145-£280Tutor: Ian Brown.    An intensive practical and theoretical building course, covering all basic skills needed to build with straw bales. Full details and bookings: www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk/straw-bales ***NOTE bookings can only be made via our websiteSee More
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Mushroom Cultivation at Stanmer Park

April 25, 2015 to April 26, 2015
This course looks at the significant role fungi play in the cycles of life and how they enhance the environment. Hands-on practical activities will give participants skills in cultivating mushrooms suitable for small spaces.  Take home a shiitake-inoculated log and oyster mushroom-inoculated straw. Tutor: Bill KnightCost: £100-£220See website for full details.***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website…See More
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SELF-BUILDING AN EARTHSHIP at Stanmer Park

June 6, 2014 at 9am to June 8, 2014 at 5:30pm
 This course is for anyone interested in learning about the construction of an Earthship. It includes practical workshops and aims to give a thorough understanding of the process.Cost: £145-£280Tutors: Rebecca Sarll, Jon Kalviac, Paulina Wojciechowska, Mischa Hewitt. Full details and bookings: www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk/earthship ***NOTE bookings can only be made via our…See More
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Scything at Brighton

August 16, 2014 to August 17, 2014
This course covers the practical and theoretical elements of scything, giving participants the practical skills and techniques necessary to scythe lawns, larger areas and thorny undergrowth. Day 1: 10am - 5pmDay 2: 9.30am - 3.30pm (with an optional 7am start)Cost: £80-£200 (depending on income)Tutors:  Simon Fairlie, Stefan Gehrels, Beth TilstonVenue: Stanmer Park, Brighton BN1 9PZSee website for full details.***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website:…See More
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FRUIT TREE GRAFTING at Stanmer Park

August 9, 2014 from 10am to 5pm
The course encourages participants to develop practical skills in the propagation of fruit trees.  Experience will be gained in the use of a grafting knife, concentrating on the technique of “Chip Budding” to graft an apple variety onto a rootstock.  Venue: Stanmer Park, Brighton.  Course fee (depending on income) £55-£145  Tutors: Peter May, Stephan Gehrels. See website for full details. www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk/grafting***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website:…See More
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APPLE DAY AT STANMER at Stanmer Park

September 28, 2014 from 11am to 5pm
A wonderful, annual family event, in and around the orchards of Stanmer Park.  The day features masses of apple-themed activities, food & drink, storytelling, plays, music, apple identification and a wonderful range of stalls selling local produce and a lot more.  Not to be missed... the sun always shines!  This is a free event but there is a £5 parking charge.www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk *If any organisation is interested in renting…See More
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Building with Rammed Earth & Chalk at Stanmer Park

October 11, 2014 to October 12, 2014
 This course covers the basics of rammed earth and chalk, from the benefits of building with rammed earth, finding the right earth, choosing a formwork system, different construction methods, design detailing, different approaches and the various tools used. There will be a large practical component to the course, with the construction of a section of rammed earth wall.  Course fee (depending on income) £90-£225.  Tutors:Rowland Keable, Mischa Hewitt.  See website for full details.***NOTE…See More
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Building with Straw Bales at Stanmer Park

July 18, 2014 at 9am to July 20, 2014 at 5:30pm
Cost: £145-£280Tutor: Ian Brown.    An intensive practical and theoretical building course, covering all basic skills needed to build with straw bales. Full details and bookings: www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk/straw-bales ***NOTE bookings can only be made via our websiteSee More
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Planning & Planting a Small Orchard at Stanmer Park

November 29, 2014 from 9:30am to 5pm
This course covers the process of initial orchard planning, along with the selection and planting of fruit trees.  There will also be discussions and advice on community aspects of the subject matter.  Cost includes lunch, tuition, refreshments, hand-outs and information sheets.  Course tutors: Anne-Marie Bur, Bryn Thomas, Peter May, Robin van Creveld, Stephan Gehrels.Cost: £55-£145See website for full details.***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website:…See More
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Eco Renovate your Home at Phoenix Community Centre

November 15, 2014 from 9am to 5:30pm
 A one-day course run in partnership with Low Carbon Trust and in association with RESET. This course looks at making the home more energy efficient and highlights areas where savings can be made and carbon footprints, reduced.  It is tailored to the individual participant’s needs and is suitable for beginners and those familiar with eco-building.  Course fee £72-£162.Tutors: Rebecca Sarll and Mischa Hewitt See website for full details and booking information:…See More
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Fruit Cookery and Juicing at Brighton

October 11, 2014 from 9:30am to 4:30pm
Venue: Stanmer Park, Brighton BN1 9PZThis comprehensive, practical course covers topics including:Harvesting and storing fruit;Correct use of an apple press;Planning and running group orchard activities (including harvesting,preserving and cooking with fruit);Orchard fruit sustainability and health benefits. Part of the day will be spent creating a delicious shared lunch and some samples offood to take home.Cost (depending on income): £70-£145Tutors: Anne-Marie Bur, Robin van Creveld, Stephan…See More
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Brighton Permaculture Trust promotes greener lifestyles and sustainable development through design. We run courses and events and apply permaculture principles to our projects.
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