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,  Bishopston Swansea on Saturdays 10.00 – 4pm

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

Help to build a drying shed for the harvested material from the community willow bed. This is beginning in Nov 2019

Please contact Jules to tell us you are coming mob 07964530436

We Also Pick up Volunteers in Swansea, on Request please contact us

26th October

2nd November

9th November

30th November

14th December

21st December

The Community Fund supports our volunteering programme on Mansel Green

Willow Craft Community Skills Workshops

Spread the Word, Spread the Skills!

Learn the skills to make a willow basket and learn about the willow craft project, which is about meeting regularly and building a community of people who wish to learn new weaving skills to use locally grown materials and make useful containers for our everyday lives.

Coming Events

Sat 2nd Nov 10- 4pm Make a willow basket Cost £10

Location: Murton Church Hall

Mon 25th Nov 1-4 pm Make a Small Frame Basket Cost £10

Location: Wesley Rooms, Murton Methodist Church (side door on left) 

Sat 14th Dec 10-4 pm Christmas Willow Craft Cost £10

Make Reindeers, mini christmas trees, stars and wreaths, plastic free decorations!

Location: Murton Church Hall

Sat 30th Nov Willow Craft Open Day 11-4pm Free

Join us at the willow bed where we will have a shelter, fire, refreshments and cake. Also a short talk and tour of the willow craft project and how you can get involved. There will also be time to make some willow crafts.

Location the willow bed on Mansel Green,(opposite  Bishopston recreation ground)

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Please contact us via email climateandcommunity@btinternet.com 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