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CELT Weekend in the Woods Traditional Skills and Ecology Training

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Centre for Environmental Living and Training, Main Street, Scariff, Clare, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)61640765
E: info@celtnet.org

Choose one from up to 15 introductory skills courses on offer - free camping, free parking, organic food available, music and singing Saturday night.

Choose one from up to 15 introductory skills courses on offer - free camping, free parking, organic food available, music and singing Saturday night.

Learn a new skill - or enhance an existing one. Make new friends. Skills on offer for adults (age 14+ yrs) include copper-craft, greenwood furniture, dry-stone walling and intro to use of lime mortar, herb lore, basketry, silversmithing, natural building, blacksmithing, wood carving, stone carving, wet felting, needle felting, tipi living, leatherwork, gate-hurdle making, Sugan chair making, spinning / weaving / natural dyeing, pole lathe, shave-horse construction, woodland management, longbow making - and, for youngsters (8 - 14 yrs), woodcrafts / felting / rustic art.

Course fee €120 (limited number of concessions for volunteer helpers). Eat in the 'Rustic Restaurant' - also refreshments at the 'Tea-shop in the Woods' and pizzas Saturday evening at the Clay Oven. Enjoy a walk in the tranquillity of 80 acres of beautiful oak woodlands by the shores of Lough Derg on the River Shannon.