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South West Permaculture Convergence

Event Details

South West Permaculture Convergence

Time: May 25, 2013 from 10am to 5pm
Location: Compton Dundon
Event Type: convergence
Organized By: Wild Heart Permaculture
Latest Activity: May 1, 2013

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Event Description

The convergence is a one day gathering for people from across the South West who are interested or already active in permaculture and applying design to their lives.

For information on the Diploma Support Day on the Sunday 25, click here.

**Click here to book**

What?

•    There will be a diversity of practical, inspiring workshops, including mushroom cultivation, people care, permaculture & resilience, medicinal landscaping, design tools & more.
•    Local permaculture designer, Patrick Whitefield, will be leading a Living Landscape talk up the beautiful Dundon Beacon.
•    Discussions will be taking place to explore how can we use permaculture for social justice? Ecological regeneration?
•    Activities will be taking place for kids & families – please let us know who is coming so we can design something fun & appropriate.
•    A big shared lunch with produce from across the South West.
•    A site tour of LAND Learner Centre, Brook End.
•    Lots of opportunities for socialising & connecting with people.

When?

Saturday 25 May 2013. Starts: 10am Finishes: 5pm. There is also food available from 5-7pm for those who are camping/staying locally. Followed by a Diploma accreditation event from 7-9pm.

Where?

The convergence is taking place at Compton Dundon Village Hall, Ham Lane TA11 6PQ. The village is a few miles from Glastonbury & Street. Click here for directions.

The Hall is very accessible by public transport, you can get the 376 from Bristol that turns into the 377 to Yeovil, which stops in the village. The stop is called ‘Compton Cross’. For bus times visit: http://www.travelinesw.com

The nearest train station is Castle Cary, however bus links are limited from the station. We may be able to arrange a pick-up depending on numbers. It is about 15 minutes away. You can also get a bus from Yeovil train stations (Pen Mill or Junction if you travel to Yeovil Bus Station and get the 377).

If you are interested in car sharing please email nicole@wildheartpermaculture.co.uk

The hall is accessible for wheelchair users, however the LAND learner centre may be more challenging, depending on the weather.

Cost: Donations are sought to help cover the cost of the hall, publicity & workshop materials. It is an entirely grassroots events. For those just attending for the day, bringing lunch to share, the suggested donation is £10.

Accommodation: If you are interested in camping the night before or after at Brook End, please fill in your details on the booking form. We ask for a small donation of £6 per night.

How to book: Click here to book

To offer a workshop or to get more involved email: nicole@wildheartpermaculture.co.uk

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