workshop

Rope weave round basket making course

Event Date: 
11/03/2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Reed base, Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2DP

Make a Rope Weave round bottom basket with Windrush Willow

Come and learn how to weave a Rope Weave round bottom basket with an expert from Windrush Willow.

The course is suitable for beginners as Richard from Windrush Willow will talk you through how to make everything and provide you with all the equipment you require.

The course takes place in the Reed Base in the heart of the beautiful Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve.

Two good hands and eyes needed to work with the willow.

Spaces limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Please bring...

Wildlife gardening at Seaton Wetlands

Event Date: 
14/02/2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Wildlife Garden, Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Devon, EX12 2SP

Help the Seaton Wetlands Rangers in the wildlife garden

Pick up hints and tips to make your garden wildlife friendly as you help the rangers at the Seaton Wetlands wildlife garden.

Make your own bird feeder or a bee box to take home and watch wildlife make itself at home in your garden!

Find out more here; http://eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events/february-2017/wil...

Weaving with rush

Event Date: 
11/02/2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Reed Base, Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

Make willow items with an expert from Windrush Willow

Come and learn how to weave with willow with an expert from Windrush Willow.

Learn how to make mats and vases out of willow and take home your own unique pieces.

The course is suitable for beginners as Richard from Windrush Willow will talk you through how to make everything and provide you with all the equipment you require.

The course takes place in the Reed Base in the heart of the beautiful Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve.

Please bring a packed lunch. Hot drinks, biscuits and fresh fruit...

Wreath making at Seaton Wetlands

Event Date: 
11/12/2016 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Reed base, Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Devon, EX12 2SP

Get that festive feeling with the Countryside Rangers at Seaton Wetlands

Make a beautiful Christmas wreath using natural materials for your front door.

Follow instruction from the Countryside Ranger to create your handmade wreath in the heart of the beautiful Seaton Wetlands.

All materials will be provided.

Enjoy mince pies, mulled wine and Christmas carols as you get creative.

There are two sessions:

10am - 12noon: http://eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events/december-2016/wre...

2pm to 4pm: http://eastdevon.gov.uk/...

Living Willow structure maintenance

Event Date: 
03/12/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Reed Base, Seaton Wetlands, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2DQ

During this course you will learn how to plant and maintain a Living Willow Structure.

This course is suitable for beginners (children over eight welcome). All tools and materials will be provided. Work with Richard, an expert from Windrush Willow  to develop your knowledge of working with willow.

This course will run outdoors whatever the weather!

Good mobility is needed for this course.

Hot drinks and some refreshments will be available during this course.

Free places are available for regular East Devon District Council Countryside volunteers,...

Hedgelaying day course

Event Date: 
02/11/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Knapp Copse Car park, Putts Corner, Sidbury, EX10 0QQ

Learn to lay a hedge in the Devon style

At the start of the autumn learn the skills required to lay a hedge in the traditional Devon style.

A full day practical course with the Countryside Ranger.

The price includes full instruction, a soup lunch and tea and coffee refreshments.

A moderate level of fitness is required.

http://eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-events/november-2016/hedgelaying-day-course-booking-required/

Cygnet Summer School

Authored by Cygnet Theatre
Posted: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 11:17am

Cygnet Theatre in Exeter is running its annual Summer School August 1st – 5th

Open to anyone interested in performing (aged 16+) the 5 day course will use Shakespeare and Contemporary texts to explore approaches to acting and characterisation.

Voice, movement and improvisation are key focusses as participants work towards an informal showing of work in progress at the end of the week guided by a range of tutors including Alistair Ganley (Artistic Director of Cygnet), Stephen Copp (Actor and Voice specialist) and Steve Bennett (Actor Broadchurch, Peep Show , Panto Dame and...

The hills of Dartmoor National Park come alive with the sound of celebration

Authored by Marina Morgan
Posted: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 3:56pm

Campaigning organisation 38 Degrees celebrates Campaign for National Parks 80th Anniversary at Dartmoor National Park

On Saturday 30th July campaigning organisation 38 Degrees and the charity Campaign for National Parks are celebrating our nation’s most beautiful landscapes. They're hosting free organised walks and natural art workshops at every national park in England, Scotland and Wales. We’re delighted to announce that Dartmoor National Park will be part of the celebrations!

80 years ago a group of people came together to launch a campaign get these magnificent places...

38 Degrees celebrate Campaign for National Parks 80th anniversary with walks and workshops

Event Date: 
30/07/2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Venue: 
Dartmoor National Park

On Saturday 30th July campaigning organisation 38 Degrees and the charity Campaign for National Parks are celebrating our nation’s most beautiful landscapes. They're hosting free organised walks and natural art workshops at every national park in England, Scotland and Wales.

80 years ago a group of people came together to launch a campaign get these magnificent places protected. These events across the country celebrate this incredible achievement, and the things that can be done when people work together. The theme for the events is 'inspired by nature', and brings together...

An afternoon with the Cathedral Flower Arrangers

Event Date: 
20/07/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Wednesday 20th July, 14.00-16.00 in the Chapter House Please join us for ‘Fun with Foliage’. This is not a workshop (so no advance booking) but we make a small charge on the day of £3.00 to cover our expenses. Tea and home-made cake will be provided and you will be made very welcome.

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