Current Courses

 On this one-day course you will learn standard basket-makers' weaves, as you create your own willow plant support.
Charlotte Blyth

Available dates: 

Saturday, 24 February, 2018
Willow plant supports course

£95.00

The ukulele is currently experiencing it's 'third wave' of 
popularity, and shows no sign of stopping. All over the country people 
Phil Doleman

Available dates: 

Sunday, 25 February, 2018
Phil Doleman, tutor on the Ukelele course at Assington Mill, Suffolk

£95.00

On this one-day course, Jane Williams (click on her name above to see more about her) will aim to answer questions about your dog, such as why does my dog:

Jane Williams B.Sc., M.A., M.Sc. (Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist), ABTC listed

Available dates: 

Saturday, 3 March, 2018
Toby the border collie - Dog behaviour & psychology course

£90.00

This one-day course will help you to build walls, curved walls, plinths, brick edgings, brick paving, and shed bases.

Mac Knox Weir

Available dates: 

Sunday, 4 March, 2018
Bricklaying course: learning how to build small walls

£110.00

 

Wayne Tanswell

Available dates: 

Tuesday, 6 March, 2018
Students on the signwriting course at Assington Mill, Suffolk

£140.00

Gary Phipps

Available dates: 

Saturday, 10 March, 2018 to Sunday, 11 March, 2018

£230.00

Every Day Mindfulness – an introduction to mindfulness and basic mindfulness techniques for your daily life.

Pam Evans

Available dates: 

Saturday, 17 March, 2018
Assington Mill in its own valley

£90.00

This course is an introduction to the subject, with the emphasis on the practical aspects of bee-keeping and is designed for beginners.  We will have a look at some beehives but not the inhabitants

Simon Cousins - bees

Available dates: 

Sunday, 18 March, 2018
Students on the hands-on the hive course at Assington Mill, Suffolk

£90.00

A one-day course on everything you need to know to start keeping a few sheep: 

Chris Eastcott

Available dates: 

Saturday, 7 April, 2018
Collecting the Hebrideans on the Assington Mill sheep husbandry course,

£90.00

Darren Clarke

Available dates: 

Friday, 13 April, 2018
Assington Mill, set in its own valley in Suffolk

£90.00

Learn how to make your own fine hand-crafted blank book, with professional book-maker Stephen Cook.

Stephen Cook

Available dates: 

Saturday, 14 April, 2018
Handmade books - course at Assington Mill in Suffolk

£140.00

A one-day course to explain the principles of fruit tree pruning, the use of tools and how to sharpen them.  This will be followed by a practical demonstration in Chris's orchard on how to prune ne

Chris Heseltine

Available dates: 

Friday, 20 April, 2018
Fruit tree pruning course at Assington Mill

£90.00

This is a one-day course foraging for food available at this time of the year, mainly salads, with explanations of how it can be used and eaten.  In the afternoon Vanessa  will show you how to cook

Jude Greenan & Vanessa Neville MNIMH

Available dates: 

Saturday, 21 April, 2018
Foraging for food at Assington Mill

£90.00

Roy Connelly

Available dates: 

Friday, 27 April, 2018
Landscape painting course at Assington Mill, Suffolk

£100.00

This is a very practical, hands-on, one-day course on how to build your own clay oven for baking pizzas, bread, etc.  Jon Dyvig (click on his name above to see more about him) will give you the con

Jon Dyvig

Available dates: 

Saturday, 28 April, 2018
Clay oven course at Assington Mill

£95.00

Spend an afternoon and evening learning about the life cycle and habits of badgers,  how to tell a badger sett from a rabbit hole and how to watch them in the wild.

Bob Cowlin

Available dates: 

Friday, 11 May, 2018
Badger-watching cou at Assington Mill (note visibility of light-coloured jacket)

£90.00

Simon Cousins - bees

Available dates: 

Saturday, 12 May, 2018
Beekeeping course at Assington Mill

£45.00

Scything is a "green" way of cutting grass, nettles, brambles, and paths between borders and allotments, without the use of heavy machinery and fossil fuel.  In a recent competition, a person usi
Chris Riley

Available dates: 

Saturday, 12 May, 2018
 Assington Mill scything course

£110.00

Beverley Whelan

Available dates: 

Friday, 18 May, 2018
Goat kid born at Assington Mill to a Saanen mother

£90.00

Jane Williams B.Sc., M.A., M.Sc. 9CABC), ASAB (CCAB), ABTC listed CAB, APBC Chair, APDT Member, BVBA Member

Available dates: 

Saturday, 19 May, 2018
Jane Williams, the tutor, inspecting a tortoise

£90.00