You can book upcoming courses and events at Monkton Wyld Court and pay by bank transfer — we will send you our bank details once we receive your booking enquiry. Please contact us if you have any questions. This is the event list, you can also view as a calendar…

Course Bookings Terms and Conditions

Home-Ed Gone Wyld Engineering Club

Come to Monkton’s morning workshops

and/or lunchtime socials for all the family

 

 Starting Wednesday 13th April – 5 week Design and build a mini wind turbine  

Starting Thursday 14th April – 5 week design and build a mini wind turbine  

Starting Tuesday 19th April – Monthly gardening fun! 

 

 

Details are available at

http://monktonwyldcourt.co.uk/home-ed-gone-wyld/  

Advance booking required

 

We can’t wait to see you soon!

Starts On:
May 19, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
May 19, 2016
11:30 AM
Home-Ed Gone Wyld Engineering Club
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Starts On:
May 19, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
May 19, 2016
11:30 AM
Starts On:
May 18, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
May 18, 2016
11:30 AM
Home-Ed Gone Wyld Engineering Club
Design and build (£7.50)
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Starts On:
August 11, 2016
3:00 PM
Ends On:
August 11, 2016
3:00 PM
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Scything & Land Management Course contact: info@monktonwyldcourt.org

With Simon Fairlie

6pm Friday - 5pm Sunday  (Whole course)

  6pm - 8pm Friday AND 10am - 5pm Saturday (Beginner course only)

  10 am - 5pm Sunday (Advanced course only)

 

Whole course £135 per person includes supper on Friday and lunch on Saturday and Sunday

 

Beginner course £80 per person includes supper on Friday and lunch on Saturday

 

Advanced course £65 per person includes lunch on Sunday

 

From the course leader:

Beginners often imagine that a two day course is a bit excessive, just to learn how to use a garden tool; and that is true if all you want to do is knock down weeds. But anyone who wants to mow grass on any scale will benefit from a two day course, and people who do the course come away saying "I don't know how you could cram all that into one day".

 

Two days gives you enough time to practice different peening methods; I also spend more time on grass management, and demonstrate how to make and stack a hay rack, which enables you to make hay even in changeable weather.

 

Beginners may opt to come only on Friday evening and Saturday. Improvers who have done a beginner's course with me or someone else can opt to come only on the Sunday.

 

Friday Evening:

  • Brief history and sociology of the scythe

 

Saturday:

  • Selecting the right blade and snath for the job (or making best use of what you've got):
  • Setting up a scythe and snath;
  • Sharpening;
  • Basic mowing technique;
  • How to avoid damaging the blade, and how to repair chips and cracks;
  • Basic peening demonstration.

 

Sunday:

  • Early morning mowing
  • Managing grass with scything in mind;
  • Small-scale haymaking techniques
  • Peening practice with jig and bar peen anvil

 

TO BOOK please email info@monktonwyldcourt.org or telephone 01297 560342. 

 

Scythe importer and grass management enthusiast Simon Fairlie heads Chapter 7 of The Land is Ours and The Land Magazine (among other things) from his stable block offices here at Monkton Wyld Court.

 

 

 

Starts On:
September 16, 2016
5:00 PM
Ends On:
September 18, 2016
5:00 PM
Whole course (excluding accommodation)
£135.00
Beginner
£80.00
Advanced
£65.00
Scything & Land Management Course contact: info@monktonwyldcourt.org
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Wyld Toddlers - Thursdays at 10am

Just turn up to our laid back and friendly toddler group. It is a lovely way to spend a morning. Come and join us to:

Meet other parents and children

Make and then eat bread

Outdoor play when the weather is fine

Indoor craft on cold or rainy days

Tea or coffee (donations welcome)

Have informal and happy meet-up and play time and a chance to explore or toddle around our beautiful grounds and buildings.

Price: £2 per family 

Starts On:
September 29, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
September 29, 2016
12:00 PM
Wyld Toddlers - Thursdays at 10am
Upcoming Dates:
Starts On:
September 29, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
September 29, 2016
12:00 PM
Starts On:
October 6, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
October 6, 2016
12:00 PM
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October 13, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
October 13, 2016
12:00 PM
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October 20, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
October 20, 2016
12:00 PM
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October 27, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
October 27, 2016
12:00 PM
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November 3, 2016
10:00 AM
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November 3, 2016
12:00 PM
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November 10, 2016
10:00 AM
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November 10, 2016
12:00 PM
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November 17, 2016
10:00 AM
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November 17, 2016
12:00 PM
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November 24, 2016
10:00 AM
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November 24, 2016
12:00 PM
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December 1, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
December 1, 2016
12:00 PM
Starts On:
December 8, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
December 8, 2016
12:00 PM
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Starts On:
September 22, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
September 22, 2016
12:00 PM
Wyld Toddlers - Thursdays at 10am
Per family (£2.00)
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Fiddlesticks Toddler Group - Mondays at 10am

 Term-time Toddler Group led by Kathy Kelly

Price: £32-40 for the 5-week Easter term PLEASE BOOK AHEAD

 

February 22nd - Wake and shake: outside music and movement and play 

February 29th - Visit to David & Mandy's beautiful garden and little shop; cheesy rolls & homemade leek & potato soup

March 7th - Spring flowers: mixed media, paint and collage pictures 

March 14th - Planting beans and making beanbags: bring your colorful clean odd socks!

                   Plus Jack and the Beanstalk puppet show

March 21st - Egg rolling, marboling paper, making Hot Cross Buns 

 

 

 

Please contact Kathy Kelly on 07776 141 824 at least a day ahead to reserve your place

Starts On:
October 3, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
October 3, 2016
12:00 PM
Fiddlesticks Toddler Group - Mondays at 10am
Upcoming Dates:
Starts On:
October 3, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
October 3, 2016
12:00 PM
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October 10, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
October 10, 2016
12:00 PM
Starts On:
October 17, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
October 17, 2016
12:00 PM
Starts On:
October 24, 2016
10:00 AM
Ends On:
October 24, 2016
12:00 PM
Fiddlesticks Toddler Group - Mondays at 10am
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Shakti Puja Yoga - Thursdays at 6pm

Come and join Shakti Puja at Monkton Wyld Court for a weekly yoga class on Thursdays from 6pm to 7.45pm. 

Just turn up, no advance booking required.

Bring your own mat. £5pp

 

Starts On:
October 6, 2016
6:00 PM
Ends On:
October 6, 2016
7:30 PM
Shakti Puja Yoga - Thursdays at 6pm
Upcoming Dates:
Starts On:
October 6, 2016
6:00 PM
Ends On:
October 6, 2016
7:30 PM
Starts On:
October 13, 2016
6:00 PM
Ends On:
October 13, 2016
7:30 PM
Starts On:
October 20, 2016
6:00 PM
Ends On:
October 20, 2016
7:30 PM
Starts On:
November 3, 2016
6:00 PM
Ends On:
November 3, 2016
7:30 PM
Starts On:
November 10, 2016
6:00 PM
Ends On:
November 10, 2016
7:30 PM
Starts On:
November 17, 2016
6:00 PM
Ends On:
November 17, 2016
7:30 PM
Starts On:
December 1, 2016
6:00 PM
Ends On:
December 1, 2016
7:30 PM
Starts On:
December 8, 2016
6:00 PM
Ends On:
December 8, 2016
7:30 PM
Shakti Puja Yoga - Thursdays at 6pm
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Local Lunch - 1st Saturday and 3rd Wednesday every month

 Fundraising event giving you the opportunity to enjoy and share the produce of Monkton Wyld Court whilst learning about our sustainable living methods

Price: £8, £4 for 14s and under. PLEASE BOOK AHEAD

 

Arrive from 12:30pm, lunch served at 1pm, informal grounds tour at 2pm

 

Exceptionally there will be no Local Lunch on Saturday, April 2nd, due to a Private Event being held at Monkton Wyld Court 

 

Come share a taste of Monkton Wyld Court. Join us for a delicious homemade meal made with fresh organic seasonal ingredients from our own walled kitchen garden and other local producers. Following lunch take a tour around the house and grounds. We look forward to seeing you here.

 

Please contact us at least a day ahead to reserve your place.

Starts On:
October 19, 2016
12:30 PM
Ends On:
October 19, 2016
3:00 PM
Local Lunch - 1st Saturday and 3rd Wednesday every month
Upcoming Dates:
Starts On:
October 19, 2016
12:30 PM
Ends On:
October 19, 2016
3:00 PM
Starts On:
November 5, 2016
12:30 PM
Ends On:
November 5, 2016
3:00 PM
Starts On:
November 16, 2016
12:30 PM
Ends On:
November 16, 2016
3:00 PM
Starts On:
December 3, 2016
12:30 PM
Ends On:
December 3, 2016
3:00 PM
Starts On:
December 21, 2016
12:30 PM
Ends On:
December 21, 2016
3:00 PM
Local Lunch - 1st Saturday and 3rd Wednesday every month
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£8.00
£8.00
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Yoga and Meditation Weekend

With Sunnah and Sallie Rose

Thursday 28th July (3pm) - Sunday 31st July(3pm)

 

£320 Dormitory

£370 Per person twin/double

£450 Single room

Price includes yoga, meditation, accommodation, food and refreshments

 

Come join Sunnah and Sallie Rose for a wonderful LONG mid summers weekend of Yoga and Meditation set in the rolling hills of Dorset and within walking distance of the stunning Jurassic coast. There will be free time to explore this wonderful area.

 

Over the retreat there will be Yoga practices taught by Sunnah and Meditation sessions taught by Sallie to open the body and calm the mind.  The practices will weave themselves together in a gentle flowing way and you will leave this retreat feeling nourished and centred.

 

Yoga Sunnah teaches a combination of Hatha and gentle Vinyasa yoga to release the spine, tone and mobilise the body and help generate a healthier and clearer mind. On this retreat Sunnah will mainly teach a Mindful Yoga practice to compliment the meditative work that you will be embarking on but there will be opportunities for stronger practices throughout the weekend. All are welcome including complete beginners and pregnant ladies.

 

MeditationSallie teaches Mindfulness Meditation. This practice helps you to deal with life’s stresses in a calm and centred way. By developing a regular practice you will experience increased awareness, feel more present, more connected and able to cope with the inevitable challenges that occur.

Meditation involves amongst other things focusing on the breath as the object of concentration. In this way we learn to train the mind, reduce stress and deepen our awareness.

 

For more information and to book:

Email: Sunnah@stretchingpeople.co.uk

Tel: 07941 321 772 www.stretchingpeople.co.uk

For more information about the Yoga please feel free to contact Sunnah

or if you would like to discuss anything to do with the Meditation please feel free to contact Sallie sallie@meditationow.co.uk or visit www.meditationow.co.uk

 

Starts On:
May 1, 2017
4:00 PM
Ends On:
May 1, 2017
2:00 PM
Yoga and Meditation Weekend
May 1, 2017
Quantity
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Total Cost
£320.00
£320.00
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