March Highlife Adult Education Courses 2016


Map Reading and Navigation
with Brian Kerr
Thursday 3rd March – 1000 -1230
Sunday 6th March – 1030 -1300
At the Tree House
£3 per person, for 2 x sessions
.Don’t know north from South? Never sure about grid reference numbers on maps? This introductory course, includes classroom and outdoors practical guidance to help you find your way around when walking the local area.

Making Bird and Bat Boxes
with Brian Kerr and Terry Hitchen
Tuesday 15th March – 1330 -1600
Thursday 17th March – 1830 –2100
At the Small workshop, The Smithy Hub
£3 per person, per session
Woodwork skills for beginners, learn basic skills while helping wildlife, create bird, bat and owl Boxes for use in Kirkton Woodland and at the Smithy, come to both classes or just one.
wear suitable work clothes.

Design and Build a Bird Hide
with Brian Kerr
Wednesday 9th March – 1030 -1530
Saturday 19th March – 1030 -1530
Wednesday 23rd March – 1030 -1530
At Kirkton Woodland
£3 per person, per session
Design and build a bird hide using some locally sourced natural materials from Kirkton Community Woodland. Bring a packed lunch and wear warm outdoors work clothes.

Gaelic Trees and The Tree alphabet
with George Hendry
Tuesday 29th March – 1900 -2030
Tuesday 5th April – 1900 -2030
At the Tree House
£3 per person, per session
Please wear outdoor footwear as some of the course may take place outside. A fun and practical exploration of the Gaelic tree alphabet, how each letter was associated with a tree.

Making Viewpoints and Seats
with Brian Kerr
Saturday 12th March – 1030 -1530
Sunday 13th March – 1030 -1530
At Kirkton Woodland
£3 per person, per session

Please wear outdoor clothing. bring a packed lunch  A workshop in using natural materials within the landscape to create attractive bench seating to enhance scenic viewpoints.

Bush Craft– Bush Tucker
with Lynda Beveridge
Saturday 26th March – 1200 -1500
At the Smithy Hub
£3 per person.
Fancy cooking outdoors bush tucker style?  Learn to use a Dutch Oven, cook over a fire and make some tea using a Kelly Kettle.   Share recipes & stories and learn the ancient craft of outdoor cooking.  Wrap up well, bring waterproofs, wear sturdy footwear and bring a sense of adventure. 

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