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Big Skill Weekend – Penpont House, Brecon 17-19 September

Try a rural skill in the Green Man Maze, join a craft workshop in the newly converted stables,cast a fly in the River Usk, learn a woodland craft in the Forest Garden, have a go at cider making in the Walled Garden, get on board the recycling drive, picnic on the lawns, whilst basking in the autumn sun, laugh at the comedy on Friday night & enjoy the Saturday night music.

A day’s ticket for this new annual event is just £12 which includes trying one craft, or a two day ticket for £20 includes the opportunity to try three crafts. Weekend camping costs just £30 (including entry to the show and evening entertainment). A family camping and show ticket costs just £60.

Crafts on offer include Dry Stone Walling, Fencing, Shire Horse Ploughing, Animal Husbandry & Tracking, Bee Keeping, Hurdle Making, Bodging, Horn Carving, Walking Sticks, Wild Foods, Thatching, Fly Fishing, Duck Decoys, Wheelwrighting, Blacksmithing, Whittling, Willow Work, Basketry, Clay Ovens, Glass Workshops, Felt Making, Spinning & Dyeing, Weaving, Cooking, Cider Making, Art, Photography, Sheep Care , Divining, Coracle Making. Plus-Recycling in Action. Rural Comedy Club–Friday evening, Music-Saturday evening

(Try mixing all those skills up and what do you get….. a hurdle maker, eating wild food with a horn spoon, while watching a fly fisherman bodging his cast as he ducks as the decoy drops from the thatch from wheelwrights’ cottage as the blacksmith passes …… and on and on and on….

We make and source beautiful things from natural materials

We are specialists in hand made Leather goods including studded Dog Collars and wallets from 200 year old Russian Reindeer Leather; offering for sale a range of ethical tailored Clothing and wool knitwear and a collection of useful but beautiful Homeware made from HornLeatherWool: old and new Welsh blankets and textiles; Slate and Wood . As well as an eclectic selection of one-off collectibles in our Originals section

Take a visual tour of our shop with our You Tube clip

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