Bountiful Bristol Bulletin


LEARN SOMETHING NEW DAYS FOR ADULTS – LAWRENCE WESTON COMMUNITY FARM by nadiacatkinhillman
January 26, 2015, 8:41 pm
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LEARN TO SPIN Sat 31st Jan and Sat 14th Feb 2015 10.30am –
12.30pm

Spinning for beginners – learn the basics of turning raw wool
into yarn using a drop spindle. We have hand shorn fleeces from our
Jacobs sheep. Bags of wool will be available to buy at a very
reasonable cost so that you can carry on spinning at home. With Juley,
our Community Farmer £5
WHEEL SPINNINGS at 28th Feb 2015 2pm – 4pm

Learn to spin on a spinning
wheel. Participants should either bring their own spinning wheel or
else let us know and we will lend one for the day. This will be a
chance to spin in a group, look at any problems and issues with
spinning, techniques, etc and to use different types of wool and
fibres. £5

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SPOON MAKING Sat 21st March 2015 10.30am – 4.30pm

Learn how to make a
spoon with James. Starting with a log you will use traditional tools
to; split, axe, shave, carve and whittle. The day is held outside in
our Water Vole Woodland with a camp fire to sit around. £40
INTRODUCTION TO KEEPING SHEEP

Sat 28th March 2015 10am – 3pmThis
workshop is suitable for people thinking about keeping sheep and those
new to sheep keeping who want to be self sufficient in caring for
their animals. It will cover the shepherd’ s calendar, sheep care and
basic sheep maintenance including foot care, and welfare checks. Bring
your own lunch. £35/ £10 concessions
CHICKEN KEEPING DAY

Sat 11th April 2015 10am – 3pmAre you thinking of
keeping chickens? This day will give you all you need to know to get
started including; chicken history and different breeds, chicken
anatomy & behaviour, day to day care, suitable housing and
environment, diet, natural behavioural needs, how to do a health check
on a chicken. With Juley, our Community Farmer £35 (£10 concessions)

2015PLEASE GO TO WWW.LWFARM.ORG. UK/LEARNING FOR BOOKING FORM

01179 381128  www.lwfarm.org. uk

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