Building with Rammed Earth and Chalk (Brighton)

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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.

Dates: 
10 October 2020 to 11 October 2020
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9am to 5.30pm
Teachers
Rowland Keable, Mischa Hewitt
Cost: 
Course fee (depending on income) £124-£275
Telephone number: 
07746185927

Fruit Tree Grafting - Brighton

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The course encourages participants to develop practical skills in the propagation of fruit trees.
Learn the technique of chip budding, using a grafting knife to graft an apple variety onto a rootstock. This method is used to propagate fruit trees such as apple, pear, plum and cherry, for both commercial and garden production and is carried out between late July and the end of August. Background information will be provided on the selection and purchase of rootstocks, collection of propagating material and growing on of the trees. The techniques learned can also be applied to a wide variety of ornamental trees. The course also covers maintenance and sharpening of grafting knives.

Dates: 
29 February 2020
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10am - 1pm
Teachers
Peter May
Cost: 
Course fee tbc
Address: 
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9PZ
Telephone number: 
07746185927

Scything - Brighton

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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.
See website for full details.
***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website: www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk

Dates: 
16 August 2014 to 17 August 2014
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Day 1: 10am - 5pm Day 2: 9.30am - 3.30pm (with an optional 7am start)
Teachers
Simon Fairlie, Stefan Gehrels & Beth Tilston
Cost: 
£80-£200
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Address: 
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9PZ
Telephone number: 
07746185927

Building with Straw Bales

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An intensive practical and theoretical building course, covering all basic skills needed to build with straw bales.

***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website

***For all courses & events: https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses

Dates: 
3 April 2020 to 5 April 2020
17 July 2020 to 19 July 2020
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17-19 July 9am to 5.30pm
Teachers
Ian Brown
Cost: 
£140-£340
Address: 
Stanmer Park, East Sussex BN1 9PZ
Telephone number: 
07746 18 59 27

Introduction to Photovoltaics

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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.
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***For all courses & events: https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses

Dates: 
16 June 2018
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9am – 5pm
Teachers
Andy Reynolds, Mischa Hewitt
Cost: 
£130 - £280

Self-building an Earthship

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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.

***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website: http://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/index.php/courses/ecobuild/earthship

***For all courses & events: https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses

Dates: 
6 July 2018 to 8 July 2018
5 October 2018 to 7 October 2018
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9am – 5.00pm
Teachers
Rebecca Sarll, Jon Kalviac, Mischa Hewitt, Gillian Trott
Cost: 
Course fee (depending on income) £175-£340
Address: 
Stanmer Park
Contact name: 
Brighton Permaculture Trust
Telephone number: 
07746 18 59 27

Pruning Old Fruit Trees

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The course is held in the old apple orchards at Stanmer Park. Learn how to improve health and productivity by appropriate pruning.

Full details and bookings: https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses/fruitorchards/pruningcourse
***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website

***For all courses & events: https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses

Dates: 
20 January 2018 to 21 January 2018
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10am - 5pm
Teachers
Bryn Thomas
Cost: 
£105-£247.50 depending on income.
Address: 
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9PZ
Telephone number: 
07746 18 59 27

Eco-construction workshop in budding Ecovillage south of Antalya

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Superadobe sandbag houses are environmentally friendly, safe, economical, and easy to make.
They are built without any wood materials and are earthquake and fire resistant.

Want to learn how to build one?
Come join one of our hands-on 3 day Workshops this autumn and learn to build your own Spacedome!

05 November – 07 November

Capacity: 12 – 15 People

We will spend 2 days building with eartbags and 1 day plastering the adobe walls.

And don't worry, we'll make sure that you wont be working only, there will also be plenty of time for swimming and social time!

Other features include: Village Breakfast, Silent Fishing Trip, Barbecue Party

After all this hands-on experience, you will easily be able to built your own Superadobe Sandbage House wherever you might want/need to build one. All workshop attendees will recieve a Construction package at the end of the course.

Dates: 
5 November 2010 to 7 November 2010
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Micro-organic Growing Course for Negative Carbon Farming and Growing, CCS

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Winter course
How to turn grassland or bramble land into a Micro-organic farm/plot in one season
That will provide intensive vegetable production in the spring

How to prepare for Organic Box Schemes and Local Food Grant production
for disease and pest free intensive vegetable growing

Also teaches
Includes thermophilic composting technique
Rates of application and economy with/w/o Bio char
How to make ‘sheet compost’ mulch
How to preserve slugs and snails in the Eco System without having to catch tehm
How to avoid green manuring with much better results
How to avoid fallow or set aside and thus produce more
The ancient Chinese mastered all these things

Dates: 
2 November 2010 to 4 October 2011
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Courses run from 9am to 4pm and includes full veg/veg lunch and refreshments. Please book minimum of two days before course starts. on 11 November 2010
Teachers
Richard Higgins
Cost: 
£55.00 or £45.00 unwaged
Contact name: 
Richard Higgins
Telephone number: 
0208 3864594