September News

Autumn at the Barn

Apple varieties on display at Orchard Harvest Day

Events still available for 2019:

Wet-Felting Workshop                 – Sat 12 Oct, 10am – 1pm.  £35
AGM – building update and social            – Tues 15 Oct, 7.30pm
Talk: Honey – from Flower to Jar       – Thur 17 Oct, 7 – 9pm.  £5
Kids’ Halloween Costume Workshop     – Sat 26 October. Free
Talk: Brewsters, Alewives & Beer Witches   – Thu 14 Nov 7pm
Fabric Xmas Wreath-making Workshop    – Sat 7 Dec 10 -12.30
Talk: The Twelve Plants of Christmas         – Sat 14th Dec, 2pmComing up in the next month:
Wet-Felting Workshop – Make your own unique felt
one-strap shoulder bag with expert Fi Harris. A
perfect next step for those who have tried wet-felting
before. £35 includes all materials and tuition.
Talk: Honey – from Flower to Jar –  Hear from Master
Beekeeper Marin Anastasov how bees find suitable
flowers, collect nectar, and process it in to honey.
Learn about the organisation in a hive and how the
bees communicate to form a cohesive unit.

Missed out?
Some of our workshops and visits are already fully booked, but keep an eye on our website and facebook page to check for additional sessions that might be added at short notice.

Currently ‘sold out’:
Halloween workshop – 10am, 26 October
Family Advent Workshop – 30 November
Fused Glass workshops – 1.30 & 4.30pm, 30 Nov

Still thinking of booking?
Best do it now!

There may be last minute tickets available for some talks, although this cannot be guaranteed. All workshops and tours must be pre-booked, even if there is no charge.
Full information is on the website

Donations to WMBT that cost you nothing!

WMBT is signed up to both Give as you Live and
Amazon Smile,
so that when you buy things online the Trust receives a percentage of the sale price as a donation.

Just register and log into these websites when you are shopping online, and WMBT will benefit at no extra cost to you.
Contact us if you have any queries about how this works.


Tues 15 October 7.30pm All welcome.
Followed by Barn activities update and social.

The full site will re-open again mid-way through next year – details to be announced nearer the time.
Before that, activities will continue in the Cart Shed.

The first event of 2020 will be another Apple-grafting workshop run by Ben Raskin of the Soil Association on 22 February from 10am – 4pm.  The cost is £45 for the day.  This workshop might make an unusual present for a keen gardener. Bookings can now be made on Ticketsource


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