Sunday, 9 February 2020

Permaculture Design Course,
Finsbury Park, fortnightly starting March 2020
https://spiralseed.co.uk/product/design-4-action-full-permaculture-design-course-finsbury-park//


Description

Design 4 ACTION – London’s Permaculture Design Course offers positive design for your life, your community and your world by empowering the genius inside all of us! Running in Spring 2020 at Furtherfield Commons in Finsbury Park, this course is about regenerative learning, enabling individuals, organisations and communities to come together over six weekends to create empowering solutions to the real world challenges we are all facing in these times of change. Adapted from the Permaculture Association (Britain)’s PDC core curriculum, this is a person-centred, fun, lively and inclusive course, exploring and utilising concepts such as Systems Thinking, Holistic Design, Community Empowerment, ‘Whole Person’ Health, Skill Sharing, Critical Thinking, Appreciative Inquiry, Right Livelihoods and much more.
The format is participatory and dynamic using diverse visual, audio and kinesthetic learning methods such as individual and group work, games, problem solving, discussion, observation, field trips, practical activities, lectures and slideshows. This course is hosted and organised in partnership with Furtherfield. This is a unique opportunity to learn about Permaculture with  instructor Graham Burnett, author of The Vegan Book of Permaculture and experienced Permaculture Designer.
Location: Furtherfield Commons, Finsbury Gate, Finsbury Park, London N4 2DE
Led By: The course will be taught by Graham Burnett (Dip. Perm Des) and some great guest teachers.
Dates: March 2020 – May 2020, 6 weekends (total 12 days)
Sat 7 – Sun 8 March 2020
Sat 21 – 22 March 2020
Sat 4 – Sun 5 April 2020
Sat 18 – Sun 19 April 2020
Sat 2 – Sun 3 May 2020
Sat 16 – Sun 17 May 2020
Times: 10am – 4.30pm
Cost: Full cost £590 for 12 days. Note that we are able to offer a strictly LIMITED number of subsidised/bursary places for people on lower incomes. We also offer a higher rate payment option in order to help support a subsidised place for those less able to pay.
Concessionary places are limited so please only apply for one if you really need it. Please contact us  if you wish to apply for a subsidised/bursary place. We would also ask you to read our article ‘Can’t Afford A Course?’ for other creative ideas for raising your fees such as crowdfunding, available grants, etc before applying for a subsidised place.
NB. Your place on the course will be reserved upon receipt of a £95 deposit and secured upon receipt of full payment. Please contact us  if you wish to apply for a subsidised/bursary place. If you have further queries relating to the course, please check our Frequently Asked Questions to see if they are answered there, if they are not then contact us and we will get back to you.
What folk have said about previous courses by Spiralseed
“I can totally recommend this. I’ve done 2 courses under Graham’s tutelage and have thoroughly enjoyed each one. The second changed my life (for the better) and gave me the courage to ditch a a job that was wearing me down, in favour of self-employment that has left me happier than ever before as an adult. The Introduction to Permaculture course I did opened my eyes and broadened my outlook. Worth it for that alone, but when you add in a weekend of fun with like-minded people – priceless!”
“Graham’s teaching style is open, non-ego, relaxed, positive and BRILLIANT – A natural educator, thank you!”
“If anyone is considering this course I would really recommend it”
“The course was terrific and was paced in such a way as to ensure maximum benefit”
“A wonderful weekend”
“I’ve done a lot of training courses and Graham is by far one of the best trainers I’ve had”
“I believe that we all left richer for the experience and, speaking for myself, happier and more hopeful. I am now just looking for an excuse to return, because the whole experience was just too good to have only once”
Can’t afford the course fees? Have a look at some ideas here or fundraise for your tuition with We The Trees!

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