in natural and traditional building, greenwood and rural skills
run Environmental Education Centre at Orchard
Barn, Ringshall, Suffolk, UK, IP14 2LY
Thanks to funding from Heritage Fund and Tesco Bags of Help we can now
provide new opportunities for Volunteers to not only learn how to fit
wattle and make/apply daub, but also Medieval Style Timber
Weekly sessions are on-going. Interested? Email Carole to apply.
Come and visit us on our Heritage Open Afternoon 2-4.30 on Saturday 7th September 2019
Like what we do? Make a donation to
support the work of OBee Community Interest
COURSES CALENDER for 2019
a leading social enterprise we specialise in the delivery of Timber
Skills, Timber Framing, Wattle and Daub and Lime
courses for professionals,
home-owners, self-builders, and
anyone with an interest in getting hands-on with natural materials (or
learning how to instruct a builder more knowledgably). IHBC CPD
We also run Natural Building Experience days to
give you a taste of what we do. Accompanied children over 12 and
Bespoke parties can be arranged for other dates.
Wise words from
one local woman who has just discovered us!
- plans passed to reinstate 1580 Suffolk Long
House in a 'like-for-like' manner. Enrole on a Timber Framing course with us,
and get involved in this unique framing
To check availability on courses, book a course, discuss bespoke training, or arrange a talk,
please email or phone
01473-658193 / 07766-054042.
Vouchers for courses
are available. They make excellent birthday, retirement or retraining
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the latest offers on courses, volunteer tips and highlights, stories
about the project, AND we'll enter you for a competition
to win a one
day course with us.
17th 2019 OBee CIC wins Greenest County award. The Valuing Water award
was in recognition of our water-free compost toilets and rainwater
harvesting. These initiatives help visitors, volunteers and trainees
see where our water comes from and hopfeully encourages the reduction
of water use elsewhere.
passes his skills down to his grand-daughter. Keeping old skills alive
and relevant to the 21st century ..... whilst learning from the past
how to build a greener future (and keeping fit at the same time)
Looking to learn a new hobby? Live within 10 mile radius of Orchard
Barn (Ringshall)? We have some funding from the Pargiter Trust to
provide FREE training in Greenwood work. Starts September 26th 2019.
Please email Sarah if you are interested.