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Full UK Permaculture Design and UK Introduction to Permaculture Courses are listed FREE in Permaculture and on this page for approximately 3 months. Special Courses listings cost £10 per entry to cover administration.

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Full Permaculture Design

AUSTRALIA
Venue: Djanbung Gardens, NSW
Dates: 9 - 23 January 2015
Led by: Robyn Francis & PCA team
Phone: +61 66 891 755
Web: www.permaculture.com.au/courses/

AUSTRALIA
Venue: Fair Harvest, WA
Dates: 11 - 25 January 2015
Led by: Jeff Nugent & guests
Phone: +1 8 97 588 582
Web: www.fairharvest.com.au 

AUSTRALIA
Venue: 107 Rooftop Garden, Sydney, NSW
Dates: 4 -17 January 2015
Led by: Nick Ritar & the Milkwood team
Phone: +61 2 5300 4473
Web: www.Milkwood.net/courses/ 

CUMBRIA
Venue: English Lake District, based at the National Trust Footprint Building, Windermere
Dates: Various, weekends 
Led by: Justin & Evelyn Marsh
Phone: 01539 431 158 
Web: www.lakelandpermaculture.co.uk

DERBYSHIRE
Venue: Derbyshire Eco Centre
Dates: 9 January - 6 June 2015
Led by: Derbyshire Eco Centre
Phone: 01629 533 038
Web: www.derbyshire.gov.uk/adulteducation

DEVON
Venue: High Heathercombe Centre, Manaton, Dartmoor
Dates: 8 - 22 November 2014, 7 - 21 November 2015
Led by: Aranya, Klaudia Van Gool & guests
Phone: 01297 20 908
Web: www.designedvisions.com 

DEVON
Venue: High Heathercombe Centre, Manaton, Dartmoor
Dates: 11 - 25 April 2015
Led by: Aranya, Mel Bambury, Sharon Dismore
Phone: 01297 20 908
Web: www.designedvisions.com

DEVON
Venue: Landmatters Community, near Totnes
Dates: 22 August - 5 September 2015
Led by: Aranya, Sharon Dismore & guests
Phone: 01803 712 718
Web: www.designedvisions.com

EAST SUSSEX
Venue: Stanmer park, Brighton
Dates: Various 2015
Led by: Brighton Permaculture Trust
Phone: 07746 185 927
Web: www.brightonpermaculture.co.uk

EIRE
Venue: Bunbeg, Donegal
Dates: 2 - 16 May 2015
Led by: Aranya
Phone: 01297 20 908
Web: www.designedvisions.com

ESSEX
Venue: Apricot Centre
Dates: 25 - 26 October 2014 - June 2015, 1 or 2 days a month 
Led by: Marina O’Connell and others
Phone: 01206 230 425
Web: www.apricotcentre.co.uk 

HEREFORDSHIRE
Venue: South Herefordshire
Dates: April - September 2015, weekends
Led by: Looby Macnamara, Chris Evans
Phone: 01981 540 121
Web: www.designedvisions.com

INDIA
Venue: Auroville, Tamil Nadu
Dates: 12 - 29 December 2014
Led by: Rico Zook
Web: www.healthesoilcsa.org

INDIA
Venue: Kagal Karnataka
Dates: 19 - 31 January 2015
Led by: Mark Garrett & Panchabhuta Conservation Foundation
Phone: +91 9986 592 608
Web: https://www.facebook.com/panchabhuta.permaculture 

IRELAND
Venue: Carraig Dúlra
Dates: June - July 2015
Led by: Suzie Cahn, Hannah Mole, Lusi Alderslowe, James Carrol Stickman & guests
Phone: +353 868 069 289
Web: www.dulra.org

IRELAND
Venue: Kinsale Further Education College
Dates: Annual course
Led by: Graham Strouts
Web: www.kinsalefurthered.ie

IRELAND
Venue: CELT, East Clare Comm, Co. Clare
Dates: Various 2015
Led by: Various
Phone: +353 61 640 765
Email: info@celtnet.org

ITALY
Venue: NuArc Ecological & Wellness Centre, Puglia
Dates: 25 - 29 April 2015 and 30 May - 3 June 2015, 10 days total
Led by: Graham Burnett, Niki Hull
Web: NuArc.org

KENT
Venue: 5 Acre Farm, Downe
Dates: Summer 2015, 10 days total
Led by: Graham Burnett, Nicci Del Rio
Web: www.spiralseed.co.uk

LEICESTERSHIRE
Venue: Various
Dates: 24 January - 25 October 2015,weekends
Led by: Hannah Thorogood
Phone: 07890 587 611
Web: transitionleicester.org.uk/projects/permaculture

LONDON
Venue: Victoria park, Hackney
Dates: March - May 2015, weekends
Led by: Graham Burnett, Claire White, James Taylor
Web: springintoactionpdc.blogspot.co.uk/

NEW ZEALAND
Venue: Takaka, New Zealand.
Dates: Various 2015
Led by: Brian J Weston, BSc. Ag., PDC
Email: goldenbayz@gmail.com

NORFOLK
Venue: Park House, Rackheath, Norwich
Dates: 25 July - 8 August 2015
Led by: Aranya & guests
Phone: 07931 636 337
Web: www.designedvisions.com 

PORTUGAL
Venue: Corga da Pereira
Dates: 30 May - 14 June 2015
`Led by: Peter Cow + guests
Web: http://corgadapereira.wordpress.com/permaculture-design-course/ 

SCOTLAND
Venue: Urban Roots, Glasgow
Dates: January - June 2015, weekends
Led By: Lusi Alderslowe & guests
Phone: 01557 814 810
Web: www.urbanroots.org.uk 

SCOTLAND
Venue: The Hermitage Café,11 Braid Hills Drive, Edinburgh, EH10 6GZ
Dates: Starts January 17 - 18 January 2015. Six weekends over six months 
Led by:James Chapman
Phone: 07561 883 097
Web: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/23369444/PDC%202015%20info.pdf 

SPAIN
Venue: Gran Canaria
Dates: Start anytime to suit you
Led by: Efren Gonzalez
Phone: +34 690 335 967
Web: Permaculturacanariensis.blogspot.com

SWEDEN
Venue: Lärjeåns trädgårdar, Gothenburg
Dates: 25 November - 5 December 2014
Led by: Peter Cow, Klara Hansson, Pontus Dowchan
Phone: +46 704 406 504
Web: www.stadssallad.se

USA
Venue: Lost Valley Ctr., Oregon
Dates: 4 - 16 December 2014
Led by: Jude Hobbs, Rick Valley, Marisha Auerbach
Phone: +1 5419 373 351 x202
Email: programs@lostvalley.org

USA
Venue: Mad River Valley, New England
Dates: 10 - 19 July 2015
Led by: Whole Systems Designs
Phone: +1 8023 439 490
Web: www.wholesystemsdesign.com

WALES
Venue: Centre for Alternative Technology
Dates: 20 February - 20 April 2015
Led by: Angie Polkey, Kate Hamilton
Email: info@purposefulpermaculture.co.uk

WALES
Venue: George’s Woodland, Swansea
Dates: 30 May - 13 June 2015
Led by: Aranya, Tony Martin
Phone: 01326 251 302
Web: www.designedvisions.com 

WALES
Venue: George’s Woodland, Ystradgynlais
Dates: 30 May - 13 June 2015
Led by: Aranya, Tony Martin
Phone: 01639 845 144
Web: www.designedvisions.com

WEST YORKSHIRE
Venue: Hollybush Conservation Centre
Dates: 10 January - 12 July 2015, weekends
Led by: Andy Goldring, Niels Corfield, Joe Atkinson, Helen White & guests
Web: leedspermaculturenetwork.org

WORLDWIDE
Venue: Online. Accredited in 30 countries
Dates: Start any time to suit you
Led by: Various
Web: www.PermacultureVisions.com

WORLDWIDE
Venue: Online
Dates: Start any time to suit you
Led by: Patrick Whitefield
Phone: 01458 832 317
Web: patrickwhitefield.co.uk

WORLDWIDE
Venue: Online
Dates: Start any time. 100 hours
Led by: ACS Distance Edu. Diana Cole, Martin Powdrill, Bob James
Phone: 08003 284 723
Web: www.acsedu.co.uk

Introduction to Permaculture

AUSTRALIA
Venue: Permaculture Pathways, Eudlo, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Dates: Various 2015
Led by: Sonya Wallace & guests
Phone: +61 754 573 961
Email: permaculturepathways@yahoo.com.au

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
Venue: LILI, Redfield Community, Winslow
Dates: Various 2015
Led by: Bryn Thomas
Phone: 01296 714 184
Email: lili@lowimpact.org 

CUMBRIA
Venue: English Lake District, based at the National Trust Footprint Building, Windermere
Dates: Various 2014/2015
Led by: Justin & Evelyn Marsh
Phone: 01539 431 158 
Web: www.lakelandpermaculture.co.uk

EAST SUSSEX
Venue: Stanmer Park, Brighton
Dates: 13 - 14 December 2014
Led by: Brighton Permaculture Trust
Phone: 07746 185 927
Web: www.brightonpermaculture.co.uk

ESSEX
Venue: Dial House
Dates: Spring 2015
Led by: Graham Burnett
Web: www.spiralseed.co.uk

FRANCE
Venue: La Brande Woodland, Nr Poitiers
Dates: Various 2014/2015
Led by: Various
Phone: 02076 106 452
Email: Labrande16@aol.com

HEREFORDSHIRE
Venue: South Herefordshire
Dates: April 2015
Led by: Looby Macnamara, Chris Evans
Phone: 01981 540 121
Web: www.designedvisions.com

LANCASHIRE
Venue: Offshoots Permaculture Project
Dates: 6 - 7 December 2014
Led by: Joevanka Gregory
Phone: 01512 435 340
Web: www.nw.wea.org.uk

LEICESTERSHIRE
Venue: Various
Dates: 24 - 25 January 2015, 7 - 8 February 2015 
Led by: Hannah Thorogood
Phone: 07890 587 611
Web: transitionleicester.org.uk/projects/permaculture

LONDON
Venue: In & around London
Dates: Various 2014/2015
Led by: London Permaculture Network
Web: www.londonpermaculture.com 

SCOTLAND
Venue: The Hermitage Café,11 Braid Hills Drive, Edinburgh
Dates: 17 - 18 January 2015
Led by:James Chapman
Phone:07561 883 097
Email: courses@jameschapman.org.uk 

SCOTLAND
Venue: Urban Roots, Glasgow
Dates: 24 - 25 January 2015
Led by: Lusi Alderslowe 
Phone: 01557 814 810
Web: www.urbanroots.org.uk

USA
Venue: Permaculture Homestead, WA
Dates: 22 - 24 May 2015
Led by: Douglas Bullock, Sam Bullock, Dave Boehnlein
Phone: +1 3608 408 483
Web: www.permacultureportal.com

WALES
Venue: Various locations
Dates: 21 - 23 November 2014, 30 January - 1 February 2015, 20 - 22 February 2015, 3 - 5 July 2015
Led by: Angie Polkey
Web: www.denmarkfarm.org.uk

WORLDWIDE
Venue: Online
Dates: Start any time to suit you
Led by: ACS - Distance Education
Phone: 08003 284 723
Web: www.acsedu.co.uk

Special Courses

7 WAYS TO THINK DIFFERENTLY 
Venue: South Herefordshire
Dates: March 2015
Led by: Looby Macnamara, Kerry Lane
Phone: 01981 540 121
Web: www.thrivingways.org

ANIMALS AS AGENTS OF CULTURE
Venue: Hawkwood, Stroud
Dates: 14-16 November 2014
Led by: Bernard Jarman
Phone: 01453 759 034
Web: www.hawkwoodcollege.co.uk 

BEN LAW WOODLAND HOUSE OPEN DAYS
Venue: Ben’s woodland, West Sussex
Dates: 4 April 2015
Led by: Ben Law
Phone: 01730 823 311
Email: emma@permaculture.co.uk
Web: www.ben-law.co.uk

BUILD A SMALL WIND TURBINE
Venue: Guinea, Nea Makri, Greece
Dates: 19 - 28 December 2014
Led by: Kostas Latoufis
Web: www.neaguinea.org

DESIGN FACILITATION SUSTAINABLE AID
Venue: Djanbung Gardens, NSW, Australia
Dates: Various, 2015
Led by: Robyn Francis
Phone: +61 66 891 755
Web: www.permaculture.com.au

FAMILY FUN PERMACULTURE ADVENTURE
Venue: Anam Cara, Inverness
Dates: Summer 2015
Led by: Amy Clarkson, Lusi Alderslowe 
Phone: 01463 711 702
Web: www.anamcara.org

FOOD, LAND AND HEALING
Venue: Hawkwood, Stroud
Dates: 5 - 7 December 2014
Led by: Touchstone Collaborations
Phone: 01453 759 034
Web: www.hawkwoodcollege.co.uk

FOREST GARDENING
Venue: Dartington, Devon
Dates: May 2015, and further dates
Led by: Martin Crawford
Web: www.agroforestry.co.uk

FOREST GARDENING
Venue: High Heathercombe Centre, Dartmoor, Devon
Dates: 11 - 15 February 2015
Led by: Aranya, Phil Gamble
Phone: 01297 20 908
Web: www.designedvisions.com

FOREST GARDENING
Venue: South Herefordshire
Dates: June 2015
Led by: Chris Evans
Phone: 01981 540121
Web: www.designedvisions.com

INTERNATIONAL SEPP HOLZER WORKSHOP
Venue: The New Holzerhof, Jennersdorf, Burgenland, Austria
Dates: Various 2015
Led by: Sepp Holzer & PermaVitae team
Phone: +43 66 473 499 035
Web: www.seppholzer.at

I’VE BOUGHT A WOODLAND, WHAT DO I DO NOW?
Venue: Ben’s woodland, West Sussex
Dates: 15 November 2014
Led by: Ben Law
Phone: 01730 823 311
Email: emma@permaculture.co.uk
Web: www.ben-law.co.uk

THE LAND COURSE
Venue: Online
Dates: Start any time to suit you
Led by: Patrick Whitefield
Phone: 01458 832 317
Web: www.patrickwhitefield.co.uk

NATURAL SWIMMING POOLS
How To Build Your Own
Venue: Saxthorpe, North Norfolk
Dates: Various 2015
Led by: David Pagan Butler
Phone: 01263 585 022
Web: www.organicpools.co.uk
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ONSITE DESIGN TRAINING
Venue: South Herefordshire
Dates: 24 - 28 June 2015
Led by: Aranya
Phone: 01297 20 908
Web: www.designedvisions.com

PERMACULTURE EARTHWORKS & WATER HARVESTING INTENSIVE
Venue: Blue Paradise Farms, Westmoreland, Jamaica
Dates: 23 - 28 February 2015
Led by: Jeremiah Kidd, Sam Burnett-Ragueneau
Phone: +44 7432 072 677
Web: www.blueparadisefarms.com/earthworks-2015

PRACTICAL COPPICING
Venue: Ben’s woodland, West Sussex
Dates: 24 January 2015
Led by: Ben Law
Phone: 01730 823 311
Email: emma@permaculture.co.uk
Web: www.ben-law.co.uk

ROUNDWOOD TIMBER FRAMING
Venue: Ben’s woodland, West Sussex
Dates: April 2015
Led by: Ben Law
Phone: 01730 823 311
Email: emma@permaculture.co.uk
Web: www.ben-law.co.uk

SHAMANIC PERMACULTURE IMMERSIVE PRACTICE
Venue: Paititi Institute, Peru
Dates: Various 2014/2015
Led by: Andrew Jones, Cynthia Robinson & guests
Phone: +51 947 042 693
Web: www.paititi-institute.org 

SOAP MAKING
Venue: Hawkwood, Stroud
Dates: 30 November 2014
Led by: Jonathan Code
Phone: 01453 759 034
Web: www.hawkwoodcollege.co.uk

SOCIAL PERMACULTURE
Venue: TBC
Dates: August 2015, before IPCUK
Led by: Starhawk, Looby Macnamara
Phone: 01981 540 121
Web: www.designedvisions.com

SPECIAL ADVANCED PERMACULTURE TRAINING
Venue: Djanbung Gardens, NSW
Dates: Various 2014/2015
Led by: Robyn Francis
Phone: +61 66 891 755
Web: www.permaculture.com.au

SUSTAINABLE AID TEACHER TRAINING
Venue: Djanbung Gardens, NSW, Australia
Dates: Various 2015
Led by: Robyn Francis
Phone: +61 66 891 755
Web: www.permaculture.com.au/courses/short-courses/professional-development.html

TEACHER TRAINING
Venue: South Herefordshire
Dates: July 2015
Led by: Looby Macnamara, Chris Evans, Aranya
Phone: 01981 540 121
Web: www.designedvisions.com

THRIVING WAYS FACILITATOR TRAINING
Venue: South Herefordshire
Dates: November 2015
Led by: Looby Macnamara, Peter Cow
Phone: 01981 540 121
Web: www.thrivingways.org

TRAINING OF TEACHERS
Venue: Sieben Linden Ecovillage, near Hanover, Germany
Dates: 7 - 12 December 2014
Led by: Aranya, Chris Evans
Phone: +49 39 000 905 923
Web: www.permakultur-siebenlinden.de 

URBAN PERMACULTURE IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
Venue: Schwartz Living Market, Pittsburgh, PA
Dates: 7 - 9 November 2014
Led by: Darrell Frey & guests
Phone: +1 412 491 0303
Web: www.bioshelter.com

VEGAN PERMACULTURE DESIGN
Venue: Brook End, Compton Dunton, Somerset
Led by: Graham Burnett, Nicole Vosper
Dates: June - August 2015, 10 days
Web: www.spiralseed.co.uk