Workshops

Green Gathering Workshop

In addition to providing electrical power we are also able to offer a range of workshops:

  • Artist charcoalMaking artist charcoal
    • This hands-on workshop takes people on a journey from gathering hedgerow twigs through to the alchemy of charcoal-making. Participants leave with a tin of nature’s very best artistic material. This also includes discussion about the process of combustion and charcoal making; other uses of charcoal, and biochar.
    • We can also hold a life-drawing space using charcoal made at the event. It’s usually possible to find willing models!
  • Introduction to solar power
    • A tour of our rig, covering the basic concepts of electricity generation, storage, and end-use, including a little geeky stuff on voltage and current etc.
  •  Burning wood cleanly and efficiently
    • A well-worn popular workshop that covers that basics of how combustion works, what happens in an open fire, and how to improve it. The workshop covers how to design a rocket stove, with plenty of practical examples and demonstrations. This has been run by sister company Wild Stoves for many years.

Sometimes our crew are able to offer other workshops, and we’re always open to suggestions.

We always have space for about 12 in fair-weather, and can bring a larger canvas structure by arrangement. All our structures are made of canvas and natural wooden poles.

Comments

  1. Hi, I am interested in your charcoal making workshops…will you be doing more? If so, when?

    1. Hi Fiona. I’ll be running them on the road this summer – but could also do one in Bridport anytime if there was a small group interested to spread the cost. Have a think and we can have a chat…

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