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June 2018

Woodland Women – Meet the Sweet Chestnut Tree

June 24 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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£20 15 tickets left

This session will be focussed around the veteran sweet chestnut trees at Tortworth. Learn about the habits and traits of the species, how to identify them and where ours come from. We will use the sweet chestnut tree as the focus of our day to learn how to experience nature more closely, using all of our senses. From folklore to medicinal and edible uses, get to know this amazing tree just as the flowers are emerging.

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July 2018

Wild Women Retreat

July 20 @ 3:00 pm - July 22 @ 2:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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The Wild Women Retreat is an all female escape to the woods to deepen our connection with nature. * Learn the traditional skills of fire-lighting * Start each morning with a nature meditation * Practice yoga under the trees * Rediscover your creativity with woodland crafts including willow baskets, charcoal or whittling * Relax with nature walks * Share communally cooked food around the camp fire * Explore your connection with nature through shiatsu * A weekend of learning, camping,…

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Spinning natural fibres with a drop spindle

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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We will start the day learning about animal fibres and the versatile drop spindle, an ancient tool used to spin animal and plant fibres. We will each try out spinning various fleeces, including ethically sourced sheep and our very own angora goat. Lunch will be a simple campfire meal with unlimited tea and coffee. In the afternoon we will ply our yarn, learn about making up skeins and (if we have time), we can make a simple drop spindle out…

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August 2018

Woodland Women

August 26 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day Fourth of the month, happening 12 times

Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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£20

Escape from the noise and business of the city and join us under the extraordinary trees at Tortworth Arboretum, where we will be immersed in nature, free to relax and unwind around the campfire. Whether you come along just to sit and enjoy the peacefulness of the trees, or want to explore and discover the wildlife that this woodland offers, you will be welcome to try out a range of woodland crafts and skills in your own time and at…

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September 2018

Women’s Solo Wild Camp

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - September 9 @ 12:00 pm
Tredean Woods, United Kingdom + Google Map

Join HoneyWoods for a supported solo wild camp in a beautiful woodland near Chepstow. We will meet at the woodland at midday and set up a base camp, collect firewood and start a fire together. We will conjure up a fantastic feast over the fire and share it together while learning the skills you need for your solo camp, including how to set up a shelter, light your fire and find help in an emergency. After an afternoon's training, you…

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