Diary Dates

Diary dates

Saturday 25 November: Details for 25 November

Carymoor Environmental Centre - Green Skills Workshops

Working in partnership with SS&L CIC

Fri 8th & Fri 15th December (2-day course): Introduction to Coppicing & Pollarding
Mon 11th & Mon 18th December (2-day course): Hedgelaying

Time: 10 am - 4 pm

Booking essential: e-mail neil.gemmell@carymoor.org.uk or phone 01963 351350 to find out more.
All participants must be aged 19 or over and be current England resident.

Blackdown Hills AONB  Free hedge-laying training for local volunteers
Churchinford - 9 December
Bishopswood - 13 January
Combe St Nicholas - date tbc
for details email james.maben@devon.gov.uk

Hedge Group Meetings

Open to all - just let the Chair know you are coming. Heather Harley, on Tel: 01398 322277 or Email: HJHarley@exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk

All at 10:00 a.m.


National Hedge Laying Championships - See the Blackdown Hills Hedge Association site and http://www.hedgelaying.org.uk/champ09.htm for details of this year's competition.
2016 - National Hedgelaying Championship - Further details from the secretary: nhls.enquiries@gmail.com

Somerset Hedge Group Photographic Competition 2017 - The competition has closed and due to low numbers of entries is being deferred to 2018.


Blackdown Hills Hedge Event - 2016, "Skills of the Hills". Held in March 2016 and was very succesful.

Details on the Blackdown Hills Hedge Association site.

Training courses and workshops

Hedgerow crafts
Hedgerow house, green woodworking and traditional hurdles amongst many others. Details on the Blackdown Hills Hedge Association site. Contact Mrs Margaret Edwards, Burnt House Farm, Ham, Combe St Nicholas, Chard TA20 3HX Tel: 01460 234222

Somerset Rural Training :Tel. 01823 601438

Hedge laying course with George Pidgeon Tel. 01404 881634 and Henry Trott Tel. 01404 891219. Overday Farm (Blackdown Hills Hedge Association)
Details of new courses, as available.

Hedge Laying Courses at Carymoor Environmental Centre, Castle Cary
For more details or to book a place on future courses please call 01963 350143 or email enquiries@carymoor.org.uk

Free Hedgelaying courses: Liz Eley, Eley Angoras, Frome, Somerset
Contact Liz Eley, 01373 472312. E-mail: liz.eley@uwclub.net