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sailors creek

Meeting Weeds and Waste: Natural Cordage and its uses

A workshop to learn how to make cordage from weeds

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Meeting Weeds and Waste: Natural Cordage and its uses
Meeting Weeds and Waste: Natural Cordage and its uses

Time & Location

08 Sept 2023, 10:30 – 14:30

sailors creek, Flushing, UK

About the event

A workshop to learn how to make cordage from weeds. Explore nettle, bramble and more as a medium for creating twine. Come sit in the shady canopy, by the water or our fire and make together. Busy the hands and quiet the mind. Thois workshop has been inspired by the amount of synthetic rope removed from the river and will explore simple techniques to make rope from nothing but the plants around us.

Accessibility to the creek is limited to the coastal footpath and is a 15 minute walk from Flushing or 40 minutes from Penryn.

How to find us: https://www.sailorscreekcic.org/find-the-creek

As we want to increase the accessibility of our workshops we are offering a limited number of income based concessionary tickets to those in receipt of the following support: Universal Credit; Working Tax Credit; Income Support; Job Seeker’s Allowance (JSA); Income based housing benefit; Council Tax Benefit; Employment Support Allowance and Local Housing Allowance.

We also have limited bursary tickets for the workshops. These will be offered on a first come first served basis. If you would like to attend one of our workshops and are on limited income but do not qualify for a concessionary ticket please contact us at sailorcreekinfo@gmail.com.

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