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Blackdown Hills Hedge Association


Enthusiastic group of people living and working on the Blackdown Hills who are dedicated to preserving the craft of hedgelaying and other related skills in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Association runs training courses and the annual Skills of the Hills event.

Hedgelaying workshop

Saturday 1 February @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Saturday 12 October 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday 9 November 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday 7 December 2019 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday 4 January 2020 at 9:30am

One event on Saturday 1 February 2020 at 9:30am

A hands-on, one-day workshop teaching hedgelaying in the Devon style.

Location: Yarcombe Village Hall EX14 9AD
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Hedgelaying. Photo: Blackdown HIlls Hedge Association

Hedgerow chair making

Sunday 16 February @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday 16 February 2020 at 9:00am

Make your own strong and comfortable hedgerow chair, using traditional techniques and materials sourced from hedges, woods and gardens

Location: Buckland St Mary Village Hall, Beech Hill Buckland St Mary, Somerset TA20 3SP
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Hedgerow chairs

Skills of the Hills

Saturday 7 March @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A celebration of hedgelaying and hedgerow crafts. Hands-on activities for the whole family, craft demonstrations, hot food and refreshments, live music and a free-to-enter cookery competition.

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