Workshops Advance Notice

WORKSHOPS: ADVANCE NOTICE & CENTRES

Do you run workshops or events for a bright, positive world?

If so, we can print them in the monthly paper version and online.

Contact: info@network-news.org

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            APRIL & MAY 2019

APRIL

5 Blasu Crefft / Ceramic Decoration Workshop with Kay Mai Webster, Galeri, Caernarfon 01286 685222, galericaernarfon.com

5 – 7 Yoga & Hiking Snowdon Weekend Menai Bridge LL59 5NH. Laura Bell 07989 512859, thezestlife.co.uk

5 – 7 Yoga, Walking & Exploration Beddgelert LL55 4UY. Bookings: morrismountains.co.uk

5 – 7 Meditation Retreat Dru Yoga, Bethesda, 01248 602900, druyoga.com

12 Snowdon Moonlight Guided Walk with Mountain Walks, mountain-walks.co.uk

12 – 14 Ayurveda Tailored Retreat Dru Yoga, Bethesda 01248 602900, druyoga.com

12 – 14 Yoga & Hiking Snowdon Weekend Menai Bridge LL59 5NH. Laura Bell 07989 512859, thezestlife.co.uk

12 – 15 Yoga Long weekends in Llandudno Bookings: Elaine 01248 430147, yoganorthwales.co.uk – elaine.yoga@tiscali.co.uk

13 Snowdon Guided Walk with Mountain Walks, mountain-walks.co.uk

13 Martin Daws: Rhwng – the Point Between Holyhead 01407 763361, ucheldre.org

14 Yoga Workshop Portmeirion, nr Minfordd. Bookings: Tracey 07809 485323, traceyyogamassage.co.uk

14 Discover the Carneddau Walk with Mountain Walks, mountain-walks.co.uk

15 – 18 Karma Yoga Retreat Dru Yoga, Bethesda 01248 602900, druyoga.com

20 & 21 Downhill Skills for The Trail Rider Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig 01690 720241, pyb.co.uk

27 The Mountain Environment Snowdonia, Nature’s Work, 01248 361142, natureswork.co.uk

27 & 28 Discover Canoeing Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig 01690 720241, pyb.co.uk

28 Glaciation of Snowdonia Snowdonia, Nature’s Work, 01248 361142, natureswork.co.uk

29/4-2/5 Biking: Shred Snowdonia Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig 01690 720241, pyb.co.uk

29/4-3/5 Foundation Course in Crystal Therapy Ewloe, Deeside CH5 3AU. Details: hope-college.co.uk (5 days total)

28/4-9/5 Spring Vision Quest Snowdonia. Pip Bondy 07814 959613, pippa@ancienthealingways.co.uk

MAY

3 – 6  What’SUP ~ Yoga and SUP Weekend Menai Bridge LL59 5NH. Laura Bell 07989 512859, thezestlife.co.uk. Also 10th – 12th.

11  Mindfulness 8 week Course Ruthin Library LL15 1DS, 07792 784451, artofmindfulness.co.uk

11  Stitching Stories Ruthin Craft Centre 01824 704774, ruthincraftcentre.org.uk

12  Appliqué and Simple Stitch Ruthin Craft Centre 01824 704774, ruthincraftcentre.org.uk

24 – 28  Spirituality of Yoga Snowdonia Lodge, Bethesda 01248 602900, druyoga.com

25  The Mountain Environment Snowdonia, Nature’s Work, 01248 361142, natureswork.co.uk

26  Alpine Flowers Snowdonia, Nature’s Work, 01248 361142, natureswork.co.uk 

 

An A – Z of Centres in North Wales: Workshops in April & May

CAE MABON, Brynrefail, Llanberis LL55 3HB  01286 871542, caemabon.co.uk

APRIL

5 – 7 Yoga with Mary Townsend

8 – 21 Spring Working Party

MAY

3 – 6 Silent Retreat

10 – 12 The Art of Erotic Prayer ~ Women’s Initiation Retreat

24 – 27 Forest Church Eco Retreat

27 – 29 Pixi Camp

CENTRE FOR ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY (CAT) Machynlleth, SY20 9AZ ~ 01654 705959, cat.org.uk  

APRIL

1 – 3 Advanced Timber Frame Joints

2 – 5 Social Forestry OCN

6 & 7 Plastic and Earth Building

8 – 13 Ecosystem Services – Land use, water and waste management

8 – 13 Energy Generation from Solar

13 DIY Furniture – Upcycling with Pallets

13 Earth Oven Building

20 Spoon Carving

20 – 22 Wildlife Tracking & Bird Language

26 – 28 Bird Identification: An Introduction

27 – 28 Building with Rammed Earth

27 – 29 Permaculture Design Course 3

29/4-3/5 Timber Frame Self Build

MAY

1 & 2 Zero Carbon Britain

3 Climate Emergency Solutions Summit

6 – 11 Hydroelectric and Marine Energy Generation

13 – 18 Sustainable Building Materials

20 – 23 Build a Tiny House

27 – 31 Build a Natural House

FIELD STUDIES COUNCIL Rhyd-y-Crenau, Draper’s Field Betws-y-Coed, Conwy LL24 0HB, 01690 710494, enquiries.rc@field-studies-council.org

APRIL

12 – 15 An Introduction to Bird Watching

12 – 17 Discover Snowdonia Residential

MAY

3 – 5 Rambling in Snowdonia with My Sketchbook

3 – 6 The Geology of Snowdonia

3 – 8 Sphagnum

24 – 27 Birds of the NW Coast, Woodlands and Uplands

GLADSTONE’S LIBRARY Hawarden, nr Chester CH5 3DF,  01244 532350, gladstoneslibrary.org

APRIL

26 – 28 Art & Faith from Eden to Gethsemane

29 The Book of Books: Rare Books and Religious Texts

MAY

10 – 12 Subverting Shakespeare

16 – 18 Through Palestinian Eyes: Contemporary Christianity in the Middle East

18 Faith in the Face of Empire: The Bible Through Palestinian Eyes

HERMITAGE OF THE AWAKENED HEART Tibetan Buddhist Retreat Centre Ynys Grainiog, Criccieth LL52 0NT, 01766 530839, hermitage@ahs.org.uk

More later ….

IARD Parc Glynllifon, nr. Caernarfon  LL55 1RR, 01286 672472,  iard.co.uk

APRIL

27 Stone Set Ring

MAY

11 & 12 From the Quarry to the Workshop

18 Contemporary Calligraphy

 

NORTH WALES RETREAT The Old Rectory, Llanfachraeth, Ynys Mon 07970 409724, northwalesretreats.com

APRIL

6 A Day of Bellydance and Yoga

MAY

4 & 5 Introduction to the Medicine Wheel

25 – 29 Poppy Perinatal Yoga Teacher Training


PLAS TAN Y BWLCH
 
Maentwrog, LL41 3YU, 01766 772600, eryri-npa.gov.uk
 

APRIL

8 – 12 With a Camera in Snowdonia

12 – 14 Embroiderer’s Guild

22 – 26 Easter Mountain Rambling

26 – 28 Chamber Music 

MAY

5 – 10 Society of Botanical Artists Residential

10 – 12 Botanical Art in Coloured Pencil

10 – 12 Wildlife Photography Weekend

13 – 17 Springtime in Gardens of Snowdonia

24 – 26 Inkle Loom Weaving

24 – 26 Historic Towns

27 – 31 Painting: Where do I go from here?

24 – 26 Journey in Samuel Holland’s Footsteps

TRIGONOS Plas Baladeulyn, Nantlle LL54 6BW; 01286 882388, trigonos.org

APRIL

6 – 13 7 Day Mindfulness Teacher Training

13 – 17 Mindful Movement Retreat

22 – 26 Foundations of Mindfulness

26 – 28 Pause & Connect SUP Retreat

MAY

9 – 12 Approaching the Landscape: Photography

12 – 15 ReWilding the Mind

22 – 26 Weaving Course

Tŷ NEWYDD WRITING CENTRE Llanystumdwy, Criccieth LL52 0LW, 01766 522811, www.tynewydd.wales

APRIL

13 Welsh Language: Prose

27 Welsh Language: Writing Poems

MAY

17 – 19 Storytelling from the Start

 VAJRALOKA BUDDHIST RETREAT CENTRE Corwen LL21 0EN, 01490 460406, www.vajraloka.org  

APRIL

5 – 8 Spring Weekend Retreat

13 – 22 The Buddha’s Teaching on Mindfulness

26/4 – 5/5 The Radical Embrace ~ Compassion

MAY

10 – 19 Emptiness and the Heart Sutra

24 – 31 Embodying Love

WOODLAND SKILLS CENTRE  The Warren, Bodfari, Denbigh LL16 4DT, 01745 710626, www.woodlandskillscentre.co.uk

APRIL

6 Willow Plant Support

6 & 7 Bowl Turning on a Pole Lathe

13 Rake Making

13 & 14 Intro to Basket making

14 Fan Bird

17 Grey Squirrel Control

26 & 28 Make a Coracle

27 Textiles

27 & 28 Bushcraft – Camp Cooking

28 Plan a Herb Garden

MAY

4 Open Workshop

4 & 5 Spoon Carving

5 Make A Rustic Stool

7 Charcoal

11 & 12 Willow Animal Sculptures

13 – 17 Timber Frame Building

18 & 19 Make A Longbow

19 Corn Dollies

21 Charcoal Production

25 – 27 Make a Post & Rung Stool