Meteorology Workshop with Andrew Gallop


Meteorology Workshop with Andrew Gallop

Thursday, November 8
6:45pm until 9:00pm
St.Johns Church, Keynsham. Upper Rectory Room
£3.50 Each

For all you people who would like to have a better basic understanding of the weather. Including how the weather is generated, terminology of weather, pressure symbols, cloud types, beaufort scale and weather maps. Useful knowledge and skills for events, activities, growing food, travel, leisure, etc

To reserve a place please e-mail:

First come, first served basis and only room for 25+.

See you there!


Food Foraging Walk and 2 Part Bushcraft Workshop


Places are limited. Please email a.s.a.p in order to book your place.

Food Foraging Walk 
£3 Suggested donation 
Sunday 13th May 
Meet @ 2.00pm. Finishes approx 3.30pm. 
Meet on the corner of Walnut Close, Keynsham, BS31 2RP. 
An afternoon walk to identify roots, tubors, plants, leaves, stems, nuts, berries, fruit, mushrooms and ransoms (type of wild onion). From the top of Charlton Rd and across the valley towards Queen Charlton. 
2 Part Bushcraft Workshop 
(You need to have completed part 1 in order to participate in part 2) 
£5 per person 
Part 1 – Bends and Hitches 
Friday 18th May 
Doors open 6.30pm for 6.45 start. Finishing approx 9.15pm. 
Meeting @ Community @ 67, 67 Queens Rd, Keynsham, BS31 2NW 
(Last shop in row, nr to Indian takeaway, opposite the Methodist Church) 
‘A 2.5hr indoor evening preparation session to learn the 11 most practical and useful bends and hitches (knots). Including the terminology of understanding rope terms and its uses. This will include the overhand knot, fig of 8, reef knot, clove hitch, rolling hitch, round turn and two half-hitches, fishermans knot, single sheet bend, double sheet bend, timber hitch and a bowline.’ 
Part 2 – Bushcraft workshop in Abbots Wood 
Sunday 20th May 
Meet @ 1.30pm. Finishing teatime approx 6pm. 
Meet @ the Holmoak Rd entrance to Abbots woods (next to the childrens park) 
(Directions: Holmoak Rd Gate: Enter Holmoak Rd from Longmeadow Rd at the end closest to Charlton Rd. After turning the corner there is a set of garages to your right. The entrance to the park is at the end of the garages.) 
A halfday outdoor workshop in Abbots wood; including choosing the right spot and building a basic shelter, making cordage out of bark and natural materials, using a flint lighter demo and hopefully a fire stick and fire drill/bow demo