The underlying theme of our Workshops programme is how to beat the recession, and be more sustainable at the same time.
BASIC COOKERY SKILLS:
SUNDAY AFTERNOONS, 2-4PM
12th JANUARY - Pies & Pasties
26th JANUARY - Cooking with Pasta
9th FEBRUARY - Rice, Cous cous etc
23rd FEBRUARY - Microwave Cooking
9th MARCH - Vegan Cooking
23rd MARCH - Bread-Making (2-5pm)
You don't have to sign up to all the sessions, you can pick and choose, but you do need to book a place as numbers are strictly limited. Contact Charles by email or on 077 696 27133.
Not strictly 'cooking', but there's also:
18th JANUARY, 2-5pm - WINE MAKING - contact Janet or call 01298 71041.
Later in the year we hope to run sessions on JAMS & JELLIES and PICKLES & CHUTNEYS - watch this space.
GROW YOUR OWN FOOD:
SUNDAY AFTERNOOONS, 2-3:30PM(ish)
Topics chosen according to the season, so may change, but provisionally:
19th JANUARY - Winter Pruning
16th FEBRUARY - Constructing Cloches
16th MARCH - Cuttings, Container Growing
13th APRIL - Sowing Seeds, Water Collecting
18th MAY - Potting on, Planting out, Pests & Weed Control
15th JUNE - Composting
13th JULY - Fruit Pruning
10th AUGUST - Mulching, Green Manures
14th SEPTEMBER - Sowing Winter Veg
12th OCTOBER - Hedging and Windbreaks
THURSDAY 23RD JANUARY - 'STITCH' - repair, alter and decorate clothing
THURSDAY 20TH MARCH - KNITTING, CROCHET & DARNING
All our workshops are free, but we do ask for a donation to help towards our costs.
Past events - that we may of course run again sometime in the future, included:
ENERGY SAVING IN THE HOME
BASIC COOKERY SKILLS - previous sessions were: Nine Ways to Cook an Egg, Cooking with Cheese, Soups and Stews, Cooking for Kids, Finger Food and Cooking for Christmas
GROW YOUR OWN - "PREPARING THE GROUND".
BASIC TEXTILES SKILLS - Hand Sewn Patchwork and Rag Rugs
MAKE YOUR OWN TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS - workshops for the festive season, on food, fun & games, gifts and decorations.