Workshops Advance Notice


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         April & May 2018


7th  Dowsing for Beginners Contact Chris 01244 509933, 

14th & 15th   Reiki 1 The Healing Centre, Tregarth, Bangor LL57 4NP. Viv 01248 601388,

20th   Super Vitality Foods Chester CH4 8SG. Teresa Keast 07876 254518,

20th – 27th   Evolve Yoga Teachers Training Trigonos, Nantlle LL54 6BW, 01286 882388,

20th – 22nd   Walking Weekend with Cerdded Conwy Walks. Sian Williams 01492 575543,

21st   Practical Candle Making LlanfairPG, LL61 6RP, 07770 894281,

21st   Ancient Woodland Restoration in Action For woodland owners and professionals. Coed Llys, Glyndwr Uni, Northop. 0343 7705604,

21st   Yoga/Meditation Home Practise Workshop Mochdre Village Hall, Colwyn Bay. Bookings:

28th   The Mountain Environment Nature’s Work, Snowdonia 01248 361142,

29th   Glaciation of Snowdonia Nature’s Work, Snowdonia 01248 361142,

29th   Gentle Yoga, Tai Chi and Qi Gong with Rose Preston. Trefriw Village Hall, Conwy. LL27 0NQ. Rose 01407 769571, 07759 105504,


4th  Pastels Workshop: Dormice Kaz Turner, 01978 363539, 07809 687740,

5th  Yoga Day Coed Y Brenin, Dolgellau. Bookings: 07737 261614,

5th  Practical Candle Making LlanfairPG, LL61 6RP, 07770 894281,

11th  Creative Crochet and Clothing Up-Cycling Trigonos, Nantlle. Bookings: 07391 930719,

11th  – 13th  Yoga Rocks: Yoga & Hiking Menai Bridge. Laura Bell, 07989 512859,

14th  Karma Yoga Retreat Dru Yoga, Bethesda. Enquiries 01248 602900,

18th  – 20th  Yoga & Stand Up Paddling Weekend Menai Bridge. Laura Bell, 07989 512859,

19th  & 20th  Reiki 1 The Healing Centre, Tregarth, Bangor LL57 4NP. Viv 01248 601388,

20th  Meditation Workshop Mochdre Village Hall, Colwyn Bay LL28 5HU. Kate Hamilton Hunter 07778 134846,

25th – 27th  Ayurveda Health Coach Diploma Course 1 yr course/starts May. Dru Yoga, Bethesda. Enquiries 01248 602900,

25th – 28th  Yoga and Walking Retreat Dru Yoga, Bethesda. Enquiries 01248 602900,

26th  The Mountain Environment Nature’s Work, Snowdonia 01248 361142,

26th  Practical Candle Making LlanfairPG, LL61 6RP, 07770 894281,

27th  Alpine Flowers Nature’s Work, Snowdonia 01248 361142,

27th  Indian Head Massage Diploma Ruabon, Wrexham. Contact 01978 810300.

28th  Glaciation of Snowdonia Nature’s Work, Snowdonia 01248 361142,

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

BODNANT ART STUDIO Tal y Cafn, Conwy LL28 5RR; 01492 650016,

No details so far …

CAE MABON, Brynrefail, Llanberis LL55 3HB  01286 871542,


4th – 8th  Spring Working Party

9th – 12th  Sound Medicine Retreat

20th – 22nd  Pixi Camp


9th – 13th  The Oracle of the Shapeshifter

20th – 24th  Mindfulness & Wellbeing Retreat

25th – 28th  Forest Church Retreat

30th May – 3rd June    Doula Retreat 2018

CENTRE FOR ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY (CAT) Machynlleth, SY20 9AZ ~ 01654 705959,


1st  Reedbeds and Waste Water Management

2nd – 5th  Installation of Dry Appliances & System  Chimneys

2nd – 6th  Timber Frame Self Build

2nd – 7th  Biomass for Installers and System Chimneys

7th  Willow Basket Making  

10th & 11th  Stove Installers Course

10th – 12th  Advanced Timber Frame Joints

16th – 21st Ecosystem Services: Land use, water and waste management

16th – 21st Energy Generation from Solar

27th – 29th Bird Identification

27th – 29th Permaculture Design Course 3

28th  Herbal Medicine – Spring tonics and digestive health

28th & 29th Build a small wind turbine

29th April – 8th May A Spring Work Retreat – Working Towards a Sustainable Future


2nd – 4th  Zero Carbon Britain

5th – 6th  Building with Rammed Earth

12th  Earth Oven Building

14th – 19th  Sustainable Building Materials

22nd – 23rd  Designing Sustainable Start-ups

26th – 27th   Installing Stoves in tiny homes and temporary buildings



7th – 14th   Teacher Training Retreat, Level 1 Held in Trigonos, Nantlle

15th – 20th   5 Day Silent Mindfulness & Self- Compassion Retreat Held in Trigonos, Nantlle

18th Apr – 13th Jun   8 Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course


4th & 5th  2 Day Inquiry Training Held in Chester

8th May – 12th  Jun 6 Week Staying Mindful

14th & 15th  Learning to use the MBI: Teaching Assessment Criteria Held in Chester

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


6th – 8th   Utterly Human: Art, Faith and Failure

13th – 15th   Celtic Christianity: Deconstructed and Reconstructed

27th – 29th   You’ve Got To Have A Dream: The Theology of Musicals


11th – 13th  Taming Shakespeare

26th   Writing Creative Non-Fiction

HERMITAGE OF THE AWAKENED HEART Tibetan Buddhist Retreat Centre Ynys Grainiog, Criccieth LL52 0NT, 01766 530839,

No details so far …

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


21st  Nuno Felting

28th  Silver Stacking Rings

29th  Introduction to Green Woodworking, Spoon Carving


12th & 13th     Exploring Slate

Maentwrog, LL41 3YU, 01766 772600,


2nd – 6th   Snowdonia Coastal Walks

6th – 8th   Embroiderer’s Guild

16th – 20th   Landscape Photography


4th – 6th  Chamber Music

6th – 11th  Society of Botanical Artists Residential

11th – 13th  Wildlife Photography Weekend

14th – 18th  Springtime in the Gardens of Snowdonia

25th – 27th  Slates to the Sea

25th – 28th  Picture Making for Beginners

27th May – 3rd June  Practical Industrial Archaeology

SNOWDONIA MOUNTAIN LODGE Nant Ffrancon, Bethesda, Bangor, LL57 3LX ~ 01248 602900,  

No details so far …

TRIGONOS Plas Baladeulyn, Nantlle LL54 6BW; 01286 882388,


20th – 27th  Evolve Yoga Teachers Training


7th – 11th  TLC Holistic Therapies

11th  Creative Crochet

18th – 20th  Yoga Weekend Retreat

20th – 24th  Connect Drawing: A Mindful Approach

24th – 27th  ReWilding the Mind; and Weaving with Colours

Tŷ NEWYDD WRITING CENTRE Llanystumdwy, Criccieth LL52 0LW, 01766 522811,


7th  Short Story Writing

9th – 14th  Songs and Lyric Writing

16th – 21st  Spring Poetry Masterclass

21st   Welsh Poetry Measures


5th & 6th  Scriptwriting

11th – 13th  Storytelling from the Start

14th – 18th  May Retreat

18th – 20th  Translating Literature: Poetry & Prose

28th May – 2nd June  Poetry at the Start

UCHELDRE CENTRE Holyhead LL65 1TE, 01407 



6th – 15th   Dhyana Through The Body

21st April – 1st May   Simply Being

WOODLAND SKILLS CENTRE  The Warren, Bodfari, Denbigh LL16 4DT, 01745 710626,


1st   Introduction to Greenwood Crafts

2nd   Family Day in the Woods

7th   Bushcraft Explore;  Grey Squirrel Control;  Gypsy Crafts 1

8th   Gypsy Crafts 2; Rake Making                                            

14th .  Plan a Herb Garden

14th & 15th   Bowl Turning on a Pole Lathe

15th   Willow Plant Support

21st – 22nd        Basket 1;  Family Weekend in the Woods

28th – 29th .  Bushcraft Net Making


1st  Charcoal Burning

4th – 6th  Post & Rung Stool

5th & 6th  Make a Traditional Long Bow

7th – 11th  Timber Frame Building

12th & 13th  Willow Animal Sculpture; Bushcraft Cooking

15th  Charcoal Burning

18th – 20th  Coracle

20th  Corn Dollies

26th  Bee Keeping Swarm Control

26th  & 27th  Make A Bushcraft Knife

27th  Rustic Stool

30th & 31st  Holiday Club