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SAT 11 OCT

Building with Rammed Earth and Chalk

Stanmer Park, Brighton

Run by: Brighton Permaculture Trust

This two-day course covers the basics of rammed earth and chalk.

This is running on 11th and 12th of October from 09:00 to 17:30.

clock09:00–17:30

Suitable for 16+

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Rammed earth building

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From the benefits of building with rammed earth, finding the right earth, choosing a formwork system, different construction methods, design detailing, different approaches, to looking at the various tools used. There will be a large practical component to the course, with the construction of a section of rammed earth wall.

Tutors: Rowland Keable, Mischa Hewitt. See website for further details.

Please note bookings can only be made via our website: www.brightonpermaculture.org.uk

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Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Cost

Course fee (depending on income) £90.00 to £225.00. Cost recovery basis e.g. venue hire, tutors and materials.

Special requirements

Woodland location.

Venue

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Stanmer Park

Stanmer Park, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN1 9SE

About this location

This huge landscaped park with its wide-open spaces, woods and farmland is perfect for bracing walks and woodlands Show more… strolls. One of its most unusual features is an entire village - including an 18th century stately home - that was completely private and hidden away until bought by the city in 1947. Stanmer Church stands adjacent to the village pond and was rebuilt in 1838. On Saturdays and Sundays the number 78 bus goes into the park. During the week you can catch a train to Falmer or take the 25 bus to get to the park - it is a short walk from the bus stop and the train station.Show less…

This huge landscaped park with its wide-open spaces, woods and farmland is perfect for bracing walks and woodlands strolls. One of its most unusual features is an entire village - including an 18th century stately home - that was completely private and hidden away until bought by the city in 1947. Stanmer Church stands adjacent to the village pond and was rebuilt in 1838. On Saturdays and Sundays the number 78 bus goes into the park. During the week you can catch a train to Falmer or take the 25 bus to get to the park - it is a short walk from the bus stop and the train station.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Brighton Permaculture Trust.

Please register in advance.

All booking is via the website.

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