Coed Panteg Woodland- Just up the road from Ferryside on the Carmarthen Road will be running a week end course about charcoal making on Saturday and Sunday the 2nd and 3rd May. Day one, using an oil drum to produce small quantities of charcoal and loading and firing up a large kiln to make big quantities.Barbecue in the evening. Day 2, sieving and bagging the charcoal and guidance on working in a small woodland including coppicing good practice. Course leader Martin Samphire. Further details are available from Mike Evans ( email@example.com Mob: 07904313156 )
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This exciting charcoal making course is taking place in Coed Panteg woodlands just outside Ferryside on the week end the 21st and 22nd of June.
Course Poster June 2014
Woodland Coop Ltd are running the two day “hands on” course about making small quantities of top grade charcoal using coppiced wood in steel drum kilns. They will also use a professional 6′ kiln to demonstrate how larger quantities of charcoal can be produced.
Over the course of the two days they hope to show you the coppiced woodland, appreciate the woodland ecology , view newly planted woods and see the various interesting projects ongoing at Coed Panteg
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details about this exciting local course. Places are limited.
COME ALONG AND LEARN TO DANCE SALSA WITH
A PROFESSIONAL DANCE TEACHER RICHARD GRECO
A COURSE OF LESSONS STARTING ON THURSDAY THE 13TH MARCH
7.30 IN FERRYSIDE VILLAGE HALL.
£10 PER COUPLE.
COMPLETE BEGINNERS WELCOME.
RING LUCY 01267 267147 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Promoted by The Ferryside Village Forum- A registered charity
JOIN US on Sunday 2nd February
– FERRYSIDE VILLAGE FORUM – MASSIVE BEACH CLEAR UP-
11-00 – Meet at the Ferryside Yacht club
13-00 – Refreshments for the workers after the pick.Any contributions to the refreshments would be welcomed Gloves, Pickers and Bags provided by Tidy Towns. Although well-behaved dogs are welcome you may struggle to handle bag, picker and dog! Please keep your dog on a lead and pick up any mess!!
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