Courses & Learning

Leatherwork

14/10/2017 10:00
14/10/2017 17:00

Event Description

Make a made to measure belt whilst learning all about bevelling, stitching, riveting and dyeing leather. With Maud van den Broecke.

Intermediate Wildlife Photography

08/10/2017 10:00
08/10/2017 15:00

Event Description

In each of these workshops professional photographer Andrew Walmsley will cover a different aspect of photography so you can build up a more in-depth knowledge. This workshop will cover macro photography.

Wildlife Photography Walk

16/09/2017 08:00
16/09/2017 10:00

Event Description

Join photographer Andrew Walmsley for a morning stroll around the nature reserve. Check out our beginner and intermediate workshops too.

Foraging Walk

24/09/2017 11:00
24/09/2017 15:00

Event Description

Discover the autumn bounty in the local area and use what you find to make something delicious.

London Permaculture Festival

30/07/2017 11:00
30/07/2017 18:00

Event Description

Come along for workshops (intro and advanced), ‘how-to’ sessions, films, a stalls market and a ‘families at the festival’ zone. Enjoy discussions, networking and learning about creative solutions for a sustainable, healthy future.

Workshops in 2017 include:

See the timetable here

Advanced Facilitation Training - London

06/12/2017 09:45
06/12/2017 16:15

Event Description

A unique day of interactive and participatory learning to build your skills and confidence as a facilitator, meeting organiser or workshop leader.

This will be unlike training you’ve experienced before – you’ll be challenged, engaged and hopefully excited while experiencing the power of deep facilitation. While this is a day of learning, it is also time for you to think about your work and share your experiences. You’ll be asked to analyse difficult situations and come up with your own solutions. Read more »

Volunteer Management Training - Edinburgh

08/11/2017 10:00
08/11/2017 16:00

Event Description

Successful organisations and social enterprises are transformed by enthusiastic and engaged participation in voluntary work.

This course makes recruitment, management and, most importantly, engagement of volunteers easy. It encourages you to look closely at the motivations of volunteers and the organisations that use them, and draws on contemporary approaches including co-production and the use of non-hierarchical teams.

Learn:

  • Why people get involved in volunteering and why understanding motivations is so important
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Advanced Facilitation Training - Edinburgh

06/12/2017 09:45
06/12/2017 16:15

Event Description

A unique day of interactive and participatory learning to build your skills and confidence as a facilitator, meeting organiser or workshop leader.

This will be unlike training you’ve experienced before – you’ll be challenged, engaged and hopefully excited while experiencing the power of deep facilitation. While this is a day of learning, it is also time for you to think about your work and share your experiences. You’ll be asked to analyse difficult situations and come up with your own solutions. Read more »

Spring Forage & Wild Cooking Demo

07/05/2017 10:30
07/05/2017 15:30

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Management Training - Edinburgh

21/09/2017 10:00
21/09/2017 16:30

Event Description

Every group is different, and every individual has different needs, desires and ideas on how things should be done. Managing both your staffs’ and your own expectations can be challenging at times. However, with a good understanding of group dynamics and some useful tools, you can work with your team to produce brilliant results.

The course covers:

  • The difference between management & leadership
  • Understanding and addressing conflict
  • Which organisational approaches foster good management
  • Alternative non-hierarchical structures
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