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Attending a strawbale building course or a volunteer workshop is a great way to learn more about strawbale building and meet other like minded people, and they are usually very good fun! If you are interested in volunteer opportunites and courses/workshops and would like your details to be held on the mailing list, please enter your email address in the subscription box on the left hand side of this page, then click GO and you will be automatically added.

  • I am going to be holding several workshops/courses this year dates still to be finalised. If you want to attend any of these please email me in spring/summer, places are usually limited so booking early is recommended.

  • Other peoples courses.

  • The Dharma House
    in the languedoc region of southern France

    Strawbale building and Lime rendering workshops, for full details check out their website.

  • The Hollies
    Centre for Practical Sustainability,
    Castletown, Enniskeane,
    Co. Cork,
    Tel--00 353 23 47001

    For details of the courses held at The Hollies
    Contact Rob Hopkins

    The Hollies strawbale building

  • Carymoor Environmental Centre
    Dimmer Lane,
    Castle Cary,
    Somerset. BA7 7NR
    Tel--01963 350143

    For details of the courses held at Carymoor Contact Jill Gilbert


  • The Yarner Trust
    Wellcombe Barton
    Wellcombe, Bideford
    Devon. EX39 6HF
    Tel--01288 331692

    For details of the courses held at The Yarner Trust contact Sandra Helsby

  • International Workshops in Poland organized by Earth Hands & Houses.
    Learn to construct with straw bale

  • Mike Wye & Associates
    Buckland Filleigh Sawmills,
    Buckland Filleigh, Beaworthy,
    Devon. EX21 5RN

    One day Lime workshops held by Mike Wye & Associates who also supply lime products, Natural Paints, oils, waxes, natural decorating products. See entry under suppliers

  • I.J.P Building Conservation
    Hampstead Farm, Binfield Heath,
    Nr Henley-on-Thames,
    Oxfordshire. RG9 4LG
    Tel--0118 969 6949

    One day workshops held by IJP Building Conservation who are also suppliers of traditional building materials and Repairers of Historic Buildings. See entry under suppliers

  • J&J Sharpe
    Woodside, Merton,
    Okehampton, Devon. EX20 3EG
    Tel--01805 603587

    Strawbale building and lime/mud plastering and Cob workshops, One day workshops held by Jan and Jerry Sharpe who run an old buildings restoration company. They also supply lime products.See entry under suppliers

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