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Course: Hedgelaying Course

St Fagans National Museum of History
30 January & 6 February 2018, 9am-4pm
Cost £100 / £75
Suitability Age 18+

The art of hedge-laying is a centuries-old skill for creating living fences. Traditionally intended for keeping your livestock in the fields – a well laid hedge is also a thing of great beauty and a haven for wildlife.

On this hands-on one day course you’ll learn to use simple hand tools and master the basic techniques. From clearing the ground and preparing the materials, to pleaching, staking and finishing – you’ll work as part of a small group to lay a section of hedge here at the Museum.

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This is a winter sport so you need to be prepared to get wet and muddy! Remember to wear practical outdoor clothes and bring a pair of thornproof gloves if you have them. All tools will be supplied. Light refreshments will be provided. You are welcome to bring a packed lunch or visit our on-site catering facilities. The price of this course includes parking – meet your tutor at the Main Entrance to receive your parking pass.

Use postcode CF5 6XB for satnav

All tickets for this event must be purchased in advance.

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