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Thatching Course, World Peace Centre, Dumfries

12th August - 14th August

The course will be held at the World Peace Centre, Allanton Sanctuary, Auldgirth, Dumfries DG2 ORY and be taught by master thatcher Jem Cox. All aspects of thatching will be taught - suitable materials, harvesting, suitable buildings, planning regs etc. The round house being thatched in reed and will be used for an outdoor classroom for Forest School activities 10am-5pm each day. The 3 day course costs £120 and includes all tuition, lunches, refreshments. Camping is available in a wonderful woodland site and close to amenities with Dumfries only 8 miles away.

You may come for one or two days if you can't manage all 3 but 3 days is recommended to really get a grasp of thatching - daily cost is £45. For more information please contact Jessica on 01387 740642 or email

   Thatching Course, World Peace Centre, Dumfries
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