Sunday, March 13, 2011

Weekend in the Woods, Co. Clare

Weekend in the Woods, April 30th & May 1st 2011, 
Bealkelly Oak Woods, Tuamgraney, Co Clare
2 day training courses at introductory level in , Wet Felting, Basketry, Spinning & Weaving, non-textile workshops include Blacksmithing, Natural Building, Herblore, Dry Stone Walling, Sugan Chair making, Longbow-making, Greenwood Furniture making Wood Carving, Dry-Stone Walling, Silversmithing, Coppersmithing,
Summer in the Woods, July 2nd & 3rd, Bealkelly Oak Woods, Tuamgraney, Co Clare - 2 day training courses at Intermediate level in Natural Building, Silversmithing, Spinning & Weaving, Woodcarving & Felting.

Also 1st & 2nd October, Weekend in the Woods (introductory courses), Bealkelly Oak Woods, Tuamgraney, Co Clare.

Bealkelly Woods is a privately owned and sustainably managed woodland on the eastern shore of Lough Derg.

Further descriptions of these courses, and photographs, can be viewed on

Course fees are €120 for the Spring and Autumn weekends
(Early booking rate when paid before 31st March (or 31st August), ( €150 after this date)
Fees for 8-18yrs olds are €100.
Fee for 6-weekend Boat Building course is 360 euro (subsidised by
LEADER funding and payable in instalments)

Annual Membership of CELT is a requirement for all courses, at €15 individual rate, or €25 for a family.  Annual membership will cover you for all CELT events within a calendar year.

All courses are held outdoors, under shelter in a woodland setting, so appropriate footwear & clothing is required. A cafe will be serving teas, coffees & homebaked goods throughout the  weekend.  Lunches are available on-site at very reasonable cost. Handmade pizzas will be served in the evenings from our handbuilt Cob Oven.
Free camping is available (for participants only).

Full details & directions will be given when confirming bookings. To book, please send a cheque / PO, payable to CELT, to : CELT, Main Street, Scariff, Co Clare. Please ensure you give your name, contact details and course choice(s).

CELT Centre for Environmental Living & Training
Main St, 

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