Courses

Courses for 2018 - scroll down for details

Whittling and Wood Turning - FULL
8 September
Alpaca and Silk Nuno Felting - FULL
9 September
Rope Techniques 15 September
Goat Husbandry 15 September
Rag Rug Making 29 September
Chicken Dispatch, Pluck and Dress - FULL
13 October
Sheep Husbandry 21 October
Fungi Foray 27 October
Beeswax Candles 28 October
Small Engine Servicing 3 November
Willow Gifts
24 November

If a course is full you can still register your interest with Jan in case of cancellations, these often happen so it is worth doing.

For any enquiries about a course, please contact the training officer Jan Scott This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All bookings should be made using the Course Application form (download here) and accompanied by the relevant fee. Course fees must be paid via a cheque made payable to "NSTG".

The training officer can be contacted to make a provisional booking.These provisional bookings will be held for a limited time and the booking form/cheque needs to be sent without delay otherwise the place may be released and made available to other members

 

Whittling and Wood Turning- FULL

Make a spoon, mushroom or tree, small bowl, try out the lathe

Cost: Members £25 per person non-members £50

Location: Hindolveston, NR20

Date:  8th September

Time: 10am - 3pm

Please contact Jan Scott 01379 688340

Course Tutor Joshua Hubbard 

 

Alpaca and Silk Nuno Felting- FULL

Melding alpaca fibres and chiffon silk to create a new individual fabric

Cost: Members £30 per person non-members £60

Location: Horning NR12

Date:  9th September

Time: 10am - 4pm

Numbers: maximum of 6

Please contact Jan Scott 01379 688340

Course tutor Ann Nickerson

 

Rope Techniques

Useful rope techniques, learn how to splice a rope and make a haynet etc.

Cost £25, £50 for non members

Location Hindolveston Village Hall NR20

Date 15th September

Time 10.30 to 2.30

Tutor Julie Lovett

 

Goat Husbandry

An introduction to breeds and the care of goats - more details to follow

Cost 

Location Norfolk Showground

Date 15th September

Time

Tutor Callum Williams, Norwich Goat Club

 

Rag Rug Making

Learn 3 different ways to make a rug from strips of fabric.  Recycle old T Shirts and curtains etc.  Start saving now!

Cost £25, £50 non members

Date 29th September

Time 10.30 to 3pm

Numbers maximum 8 people

Tutor Jan Scott

 

Chicken Dispatch, Pluck and Dress - FULL

Learn how to prepare your chickens for the table.  Birds are available at the venue; other preparations is needed if you bring your own

Cost £25, £50 non members

Location Little Barningham NR11

Date 13th October

Time 10am to 2pm

Numbers Limited spaces

Tutor Sally Feistner

 

Sheep Husbandry

Breeds, day to day care, feeding, feet, breeding, lambing, care of ewes, regulations, tags etc.

Cost: Members £25 per person nonmembers £50

Location: Ditchingham, NR35 2RQ

Date:  21st October

Time: 10.30am - 3.00pm

Please contact Jan Scott 01379 688340

Course tutor Jason Shorten

 

Fungi Foray

Find and identify a variety of fabulous fungi on a gentle nature ramble.  Sorry, no dogs.

Cost: £10 per person

Location: Stody Estate

Date:  27th October

Time: 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Course tutor Tony Leech

 

Beeswax Candles

Making candles, polish and decorative blocks with beeswax

Cost: Members £20 per person non-members £40

Location: Bergh Apton NR15 1AA

Date:  28th October

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm

Please contact Jan Scott 01379 688340

Course tutor Avis Judd

 

 

Small Engine Servicing

Bring your own strimmers, mowers, chainsaws etc. get support from qualified engineers

Cost: Members £25 non-members £50

Location: Clinks Care Farm NR34 0ET

Date:  3rd November

Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm 

Please contact Jan Scott 01379 688340

 

Willow Gifts

Stars, hearts, reindeer etc.

Cost: Members £20 per person non-members £40(plus £5 for materials)

Location: TBA

Date:  24th November

Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm 

Please contact Jan Scott 01379 688340

Course tutor Karen Lawrence https://karenlawrencebasketry.com/