Saturday, June 19, 2010

Commonwork Summer Workshop - Edenbridge 18th July

Commonwork Summer Workshop Summer Workshop
celebrate our shared heritage
from iron age to low carbon age
Sun 18 July 2010
at Bore Place
nr Edenbridge
Adults £6 Children £3

Between Edenbridge and Tonbridge.
Turn off B2027 between Chiddingstone Causeway and Bough Beech.
Follow road signs to Bore Place.
Historic house and organic gardens
Discover the heritage of Bore Place on a guided tour with a local historian and with the head gardener.
Children’s heritage crafts
Make and play games and crafts for children of all eras: shields, jewellery, quill writing, face painting, dressing up, pond dipping... and much more.
Low carbon energy
Discover how we are progressing towards a low carbon future with our buildings, heating, food and gardens.
Bread of ages
Discover the origins of bread, make a heritage dough and then bake it in our low carbon, wood-fuelled oven.
Tales of time and places
Join our story teller in tales of old and new, and discover the place of story in the heritage of Bore Place.
Spinning wool and natural dyes
Spin yarns about woolly wear and natural dyes, and discover the ancient colours of plants.
Modern day milking
Enter the milking parlour and discover the sights, sounds and smells of modern milking times.
• Traditional farm tools
Discover the farm tools of the past. Find out how these have changed through the ages.
• Eras of energy
Find out the latest on low-carbon heating for your homes and how the Feed In Tariffs can help you.
Heritage veg plot
Find out about crops and food plants of the past, where they come from and how they have developed.
Grow2Grow and Grow Cook Eat
Visit the growing site of these exciting new projects; find out what they are, who they are for and how you can be involved.
Coppice crafts
Discover the heritage of traditional tools and techniques for working with wood.
Market stalls
Locally produced and fairtrade goods for sale, including Commonwork’s own milk and cream from our dairy.
• Live music
Enjoy live music with local musicians. Entry charge covers all workshops and activities.
Food, glorious food
Enjoy a feast made from local, organic and fairly-traded food, accompanied by fairly-traded wine, local Larkins’ beer, fruit juices, teas and coffees.
Food and drinks available to buy throughout the day, or you are welcome to bring a picnic.
Lunch available 12-2pm.
• Free transport
A shuttle minibus will run regularly from Tonbridge train station from 10.30am (download the bus timetable). There are also cycle racks and cycle route maps available.
In the event of any unforseeable circumstances, Commonwork may need to make last-minute changes to the programme.
Heritage Lottery FundContact Lyn Kelly for further details
01732 463255 ext 229

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