National Hedgelaying Society

NHLS Diary of Events and Courses

(Click on any of the diary entries to see more details)

February 2018
Thu 01
Fri 02
Sat 03

BHHA Hedgelaying Training Course

LWHLA Grand Prix Competition. Westmorland Country Show

WBHS Hedgelaying Course (Day 3)

"Hedges & Hurdles" Hedgelaying Training Course (2 days)

Hedgelaying Course

"Hedge Laying for Beginners" Training Course (2 days)

Sun 04
Mon 05

Hedgelaying Course (2 days)

Tue 06
Wed 07
Thu 08
Fri 09
Sat 10

WBHS Hedgelaying Course (Day 4)

Sun 11

Blackmore & Sparkford Vale Hunt Hedgelaying Competition

Mon 12
Tue 13
Wed 14
Thu 15
Fri 16

CCB Hedgelaying Training Course (2 days)

Sat 17

LWHLA Grand Prix Competition. Wyre & Myerscough ***NEW VENUE***

LWHLA Grand Prix Competition. Hy Fly *** CANCELLED ***

WBHS Hedgelaying Course (Day 5)

"Hedges & Hurdles" Hedgelaying Training Course (2 days)

Sun 18

SEHLS South of England Hedge Laying Society Annual Competition

MSAS Hedgelaying Competition

Mon 19

CCB Hedgelaying Training Course (2 days)

Tue 20
Wed 21
Thu 22
Fri 23
Sat 24
Sun 25
Mon 26
Tue 27
Wed 28

Blackdown Hills Hedge Association

Date: 03 February 2018

Location: Yarcombe, East Devon

Start: 09:00, Finish: 16:00

Training Style: Devon

"Hands on" hedgelaying course in the Devon style.

See http://bhha.info/pg/hlc/main.aspx for more details

Lancs. & Westmorland Hedge Laying Association

Date: 03 February 2018

Location: TBA

Further details from Ann Kendal on 01539 824276 or clifford@beaconteam.org.uk

Wrington & Burrington Hedging Society

Date: 03 February 2018

Location: TBC

Training Style: North Somerset

Day 3 of 5 day hedgelaying course.
Contact Clive Bethell for details: mowbarton@btinternet.com

Hedges & Hurdles

Date: 03 February 2018

Location: New Pond Farm, Reigate

Start: 09:00, Finish: 16:00

Training Style: South of England

Info

See www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hedglaying-training-courses-tickets-34858886869?aff=es2 for more details

The Sustainability Centre

Date: 03 February 2018

Location: The Sustainability Centre, Droxford Road, East Meon, Petersfield Hampshire GU32 3PF

Start: 09:30, Finish: 16:30

Training Style: South of England

Cost £75
You will gain practical, hands on experience in the ancient art of hedgelaying (South of England style). A local hedge will be laid using traditional tools i.e. billhook, broad axe and hand saws. The stock proof barrier created will then be trimmed by hand and secured with stakes and top binding. The history of hedgerows in our landscape and their habitat importance will also be covered.

See www.sustainability-centre.org/hedgelaying-course.html for more details

Date: 03 February 2018

Location: Shropshire Powys Borders

Start: 09:30

Training Style: Midland

Stiperstones & Corndon Hill Country Landscape Partnership Scheme
A two day practical hedge laying course for beginners with tutor Allan Housman. Learn the traditional craft of laying a hedge using hand tools in the Midlands style.
£65 - Booking Essential.
To book your place and for more details please contact us on 01938 561741 or email info@stiperstonesandcorndon.co.uk.

See www.stiperstonesandcorndon.co.uk/event/hedge-laying-beginners/ for more details

Lowe-Maintenance

Date: 05 February 2018

Location: North Yorkshire / Lancashire border yet to be confirmed

Start: 09:00, Finish: 16:30

Training Style: Lancs & Westmorland

Two day Introduction to basic hedge laying with Andrew Kirkwood.

For more information please contact Demelza at
info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk

See www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk/hedgelaying for more details

Wrington & Burrington Hedging Society

Date: 10 February 2018

Location: TBC

Training Style: North Somerset

Day 4 of 5 day hedgelaying course.
Contact Clive Bethell for details: mowbarton@btinternet.com

Date: 11 February 2018

Location: TBC

Contact Peter Fitzgerald on 01747 840895

Cotswolds Conservation Board

Date: 16 February 2018

Location: Westonbirt, Gloucestershire

Training Style: Midland

See www.cotswoldsruralskills.org.uk/events/view/504/hedgelaying-beginners-midlands-style for more details

Lancs. & Westmorland Hedge Laying Association

Date: 17 February 2018

Location: Cote Walls farm, Acres Lane, Preesall, Lancs FY6 0HS

Further details from Ann Kendal on 01539 824276 or annkendal43@gmail.com

Lancs. & Westmorland Hedge Laying Association

Date: 17 February 2018

Location: N/A

Further details from Ann Kendal on 01539 824276 or clifford@beaconteam.org.uk

Wrington & Burrington Hedging Society

Date: 17 February 2018

Location: TBC

Training Style: North Somerset

Last day of 5 day hedgelaying course.
Contact Clive Bethell for details: mowbarton@btinternet.com

Hedges & Hurdles

Date: 17 February 2018

Location: New Pond Farm, Reigate

Start: 09:00, Finish: 16:00

Training Style: South of England

Info

See www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hedglaying-training-courses-tickets-34858886869?aff=es2 for more details

South of England Hedge Laying Society

Date: 18 February 2018

Location: TBA

See sehls.weebly.com for more details

Mid-Somerset Agricultural Society

Date: 18 February 2018

Location: Tadhill House Farm, Old Wells Road, Leigh on Mendip BA3 5QX

See www.midsomersetshow.org.uk/events/view/hedge-laying/ for more details

Cotswolds Conservation Board

Date: 19 February 2018

Location: Sopworth, Wiltshire

Training Style: North Somerset

See www.cotswoldsruralskills.org.uk/events/view/497/hedgelaying-beginners-somerset-style for more details