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Permaculture Scotland Gathering

…is nearly upon us. Most frequent requests currently are for the timetable, so here it is:
Timetable for the gathering (as of 29 May 2016)

Friday
9am Set up starts. Graham to meet with Community Association Chair, John Forrest
12 pm onwards – Arrivals throughout the day and set-up
2 pm onwards – Open space – large hall (no access to small hall till 4 pm)
Offer from Jason Patient to meet anyone cycling from Berwick railway station and guide to Coldstream
5:30 – 5:55 Bread workshop part 1 – sourdough refreshment (Nancy, Nenya) – outside / tent or could be Garden Cottage
4-5pm? Kids settling in session
4.30-5.30 Guided Tour of Garden: Garden Cottage

6 – 7:15 pm – Evening meal
7:30 pm Opening Circle

11 pm onwards – Quiet time on campsite

Saturday

7:30 – 8:00 am Yoga session (Please bring a mat if you have one): (Annie) Meet in large hall
7 – 8:30 am Breakfast
9 am – 12 pm Workshops:
9 – 10: ‘Abundant Earth LAND Centre Story’ (Wilf Richards, 1 h, projector+laptop) – large hall
10 – 11: Bread workshop part 2: Making the sourdough and leave to rise (Nancy, Nenya) – outside / tent / Graham’s kitchen
10 – 11: ‘The value & values of foraging in Scotland: some insights from the StarTree research project’ (Emma Chapman, 1 h; projector and laptop, flipchart ) – large hall
11 – 12: Plant ID walk (Nenya, 1 h, walk)
11 – 12: Knitting for beginners (Carole Egner, 1 h, flipchart) – small hall
Local walks to hidden treasures with Jason Patient
Children’s activities:
12:30 – 13:30 pm Lunch
2 – 5 pm Workshops:
2 – 3: ‘Wild comb in Scotland: working with the bees’ (Emma Chapman, 1 h; projector and laptop) – cafe
2 – 3: ‘Scottish Book of Bioregions’ (Ed Tyler, 1-1.5h; flipchart) – small hall
3 – 4: Kids Craft session (Elspeth English) -Kids Tent? Or small hall if its free and she prefers?
3 – 4: Bread workshop part 3: Checking the rise and baking (Nancy, Nenya) – outside / tent / Graham’s kitchen
3 – 4: ‘Money – the good, the bad and the ugly’ (Scott and Carole Egner, 1 h, projector) – large hall
4 – 5/5:30: ‘Permaculture for the Uninitiated’ (Kate Everett, 1-1.5 h; projector) –
cafe
4.30-5.50 Guided Tour of Garden: Garden Cottage
Children’s activities:

6 – 7:15 pm Evening meal
7:30 – 10:30 pm Ceilidh

11 pm onwards – Quiet time on campsite

Sunday

7:30 – 8:00 am Yoga session (Please bring a mat if you have one): (Annie)
7 – 8:30 am Breakfast
9 am – 12 pm
Workshops:
9 – 10 ‘Europe – should we stay or should we go?’ (Carole Egner and Judy Martin, 50 min, debate; flipchart) – large hall
9-10 Guided Tour of Garden: Garden Cottage
10 – 11: Why consider adaptation to climate change in your designs (David Stutchfield, flipchart) – small hall
10-11 The World of the Working Horse- past or future Kate Everett Café (Back of large hall)
11 – 12: Diploma information session (Wilf Richards and Ed Tyler, 1+h) – small hall
11 – 12: ‘Next Big Step’- where do we take Permaculture from here (Andy, TBC) – large hall
Local cycle ride with Jason Patient
Children’s activities:
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 SGM Large Hall
15:00 – 15:30 Clear-up
15:30 – 16:00 Closing circle Large Hall or garden
16:00 Departures

No doubt more detail will get added between now and then. Further information here:

https://scotland.permaculture.org.uk/articles/fantastic-workshops-offer-gathering-weekend

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