Events 2019

Ysgol Amgylchedd

Environment School

Do Something, help create an example of what we should be doing with woodland, to produce fuel, and materials to replace coal, oil and gas

Learn how to use hand tools:axes, scythes, billhooks etc to produce Hazel Coppice, basketry willow plantation, Hornbeam Pollards and Timber trees. To produce materials which are an alternative to plastic and composite materials which won’t naturally breakdown.

We are all Volunteers

Volunteering on Mansel Green, Murton Swansea on Wednesdays and Saturdays 10.30-4pm

We Also Pick up Volunteers in Swansea
On Wednesday and Saturday we pick up volunteers from Tesco car park on Oystermouth Road at 10am. You will be dropped off around 4.30pm in the afternoon.

Mansel Green is a 2 hectare site in Murton village. Activities change with the season and include controlling Bracken and Japanese Knotweed using Austrian Scythes, footpath improvement, coppicing, tree planting, hedgerow restoration.

Basketry Skills Workshops

Spread the Word, Spread the Skills!

These sessions are for those interested in learning willow basketry skills in a regular group and practising those skills to make plastic free containers for everyday use.

29th June 10.30- 4pm Mansel Green Murton

Please phone or email to book a place, giving full contact details and a brief description of why you would like to attend. These sessions will focus on constructing a round willow basket or a frame basket.

Cost £10 to book a place Children £5

Hedgelaying Courses on Murton Green, Swansea

4 day Course providing in depth tuition for each student, to enable them with the skills and knowledge to lay a hedge on their own.

Dates: Midweek Mon 30th Sept- Thurs 3rd Oct and Weekends 28th-29th Sept and 5th-6th October 2019

Cost £120 for 4 day course,

Please contact us via email or mobile Bob 07572500946 Jules 07964530436 to tell us when you would like to volunteer or book a place on workshops.

Willow Craft Community project funded by

I Dig Trees partnership logo