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Courses and Events 2016

Old Sleningford offers a superb venue for courses and events. Its quiet, rural location with facilities both inside and out makes it ideal for any activity to take place.

We run a varied programme of courses and events throughout the year, see below for the course dates arranged at the moment. All course information and the booking form are now online, please click in to the link underneath the course listing to access them.

Join our mailing list and we will keep you up to date with any new courses and dates that are arranged.

If you would like to use the facilities at Old Sleningford Farm to run a course then please contact us to discuss further.

We have a workday on the first Sunday of every month, see the Workdays page for details of dates and times and an idea of the jobs we might be tackling. 

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Basket Making - Sunday 15th May 2016

 

Baskets

Make a willow basket with Jo-Ann Bolton

10am to 4pm

£50 per person includes lunch, refreshments and all materials

Basket Making Course Information and Booking

Open Gardens - Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June 2016

 

Old Sleningford Gardens

The gardens of Old Sleningford Hall and our Forest Garden are open for charity this weekend

Open Gardens Information

Wild Medicine, Wild Food - Saturday 18th June 2016

 

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A day of collecting and connecting with natures bountiful harvest with Ross Menzies.

10am to 4pm

£50 per person including lunch, refreshments and an ointment made on the day

Wild Medicine, Wild Food Course Information and Booking

Natural Dyeing - Sunday 19th June 2016

 

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NEW FOR 2016

Create a rainbow of colours using plants gathered on the day with Debbie Fisher

10am to 4pm

£50 per person including all materials, lunch and refreshments

Natural Dyeing Course Information and Booking

Forest Gardening - Saturday 30th July 2016

 

Forest Garden

An introduction into the theory and practicalities of Forest Gardens

9.30am to 4pm

£50 per person including lunch and refreshments

Forest Garden Course Information and Booking

Sausage Making - Saturday 13th August 2016

 

Sausage Making

A hands on day making delicious sausages from our pork

10am to 4pm

£50 per person, includes lunch, refreshments and sausages to take home

Sausage Making Course Information and Booking

Curing and Smoking Food - Sunday 14th August 2016

 

Curing and Smoking

Learn the artisan way of smoking and curing a variety of foods

10am to 3pm

£60 per person includes lunch, refreshments and an abundance of tastings

Curing and Smoking Food Course Information and Booking

Sausage Making Course - Saturday 12th November 2016

 

Sausage Course

Learn how to make sausages using only the finest and freshest ingredients.

10am to 4pm

£50 per person, includes lunch and some sausages to take home

Sausage Making Course Information and Booking

Curing and Smoking Food - Sunday 20th November 2016

 

Curing and Smoking

Come and learn the ancient methods of preserving food through curing and smoking.

10am to 3pm

£60 per person including lunch, refreshments and lots of tastings

Curing and Smoking Food Course Information and Booking

Apple Juicing 2016

 

Apple Juicing

Details of our Apple Juicing Days will be advertised in the summer. Join our mailing list to hear when the dates are announced.


Christmas Crafty Workshops - dates TBC 2016

 

We are planning some crafty Christmas workshops, making things out of natural materials. Could be wreaths, fairies and other decorations. More details to follow nearer the time.

Join our mailing list to hear when dates are confirmed, and let us know if you have any ideas of workshops you'd like us to run.


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Art Courses at Old Slen Art

There is a varied programme of art courses at the Stables Gallery at Old Sleningford Hall. See their website www.oldslen.co.uk for more details.