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Full Permaculture Design


PDC

ARGENTINA
IPC14 PDC & Convergence
Venue:    Ná Lu’um Permaculture Institute
Dates:    November - December 2022
Led by:    Beatriz Ramirez & IPC14 team
Web:    http://internationalpermacultureconvergence.org
 
AUSTRALIA
Venue:    Crystal Waters EcoVillage
Dates:    Variou 2022
Led by:    Robin Clayfield & guests
Web:    https://crystalwaters.org.au/permaculture-design-course

AUSTRALIA & WORLDWIDE
Venue:    Zaytuna Farm, NSW & others
Dates:    4 - 15 July 2022
Led by:    Geoff Lawton
Web:    https://zaytunafarm.com/courses-events

CANADA
Venue:    Coast Mountain College
Dates:    6 - 17 June 2022
Led by:    Ken Shaw, Delvin Solkinson
Web:    https://coastmountaincollege.ca

CROATIA
Venue:    Yogiville, Vezmar
Dates:    8 - 21 September 2022
Led by:    Michel Thill
Web:    www.sociallandscapes.co.uk/events/yogiville-permaculture-design-course-p...

ENGLAND, CHESHIRE
Venue:    Broadbottom Community Centre
Dates:    September 2022 - August 2023
Led by:    Angus Soutar
Web:    https://northernschool.info

ENGLAND, CORNWALL
Venue:    Kents of Cornwall, near Bude
Dates:    13 - 27 August 2022
Led by:    Aranya
Web:    www.learnpermaculture.com

ENGLAND, CORNWALL
Venue:    Trelowia, East Looe
Dates:    18 June - 2 July 2022
Led by:    Aranya
Web:    www.learnpermaculture.com

ENGLAND, DEVON
Venue:    High Heathercombe Centre
Dates:    5 - 19 November 2022
Led by:    Aranya, Klaudia Van Gool
Web:    www.learnpermaculture.com

ENGLAND, DEVON
Venue:    The Apricot Centre, Totnes
Dates:    September 2022 - February 2023
Led by:    Marina O’Connell & guests
Web:    www.apricotcentre.co.uk/training-courses

ENGLAND, DORSET
Venue:    Ourganics Evolving Systems
Dates:    16 - 30 July 2022
Led by:    Aranya, Pat Bowcock
Web:    www.learnpermaculture.com

ENGLAND, DORSET
Venue:    Riverbank Cottage, Wareham
Dates:    7 - 21 May 2022
Led by:    Aranya
Web:    www.learnpermaculture.com

ENGLAND DORSET

Venue: Ourganics Evolving Systems, Bridport

Dates: 16 - 30 July 2022

Led by: Aranya, Pat Bowcock

Phone: 01503 240 946

Web: www.learnpermaculture.com

ENGLAND, DURHAM
Venue:    Alington House, Abundant Earth
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Wilf Richards
Email:    [email protected]

ENGLAND, EAST SUSSEX
Mainly online, but with some site visits
Venue:    Brighton & Sussex locations
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Brighton Permaculture Team
Phone:    07746 185 927
Web:    brightonpermaculture.org.uk/permaculture-design-course

ENGLAND, GREATER MANCHESTER
Venue: Manchester Road Community Arts Centre
Dates: Starts 18 June 2022
Led by: Angus Soutar
Phone: 07973 856 528
Web: https://northernschool.info/bury
    
ENGLAND, HEREFORDSHIRE
Venue:    Applewood Permaculture Centre
Dates:    Various 2022, weekends
Led by:    Chris Evans, Tomas Remiarz
Web:    www.applewoodcourses.com

ENGLAND, LONDON
Venue:    Furtherfield Commons, Harringay
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Graham Burnett & guests
Web:    https://spiralseed.co.uk/product/design-4-action

ENGLAND, OXFORDSHIRE
Venue:    Oxford, various locations
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Rachel Hammond
Web:    https://incredibleedibleoxford.wordpress.com

ENGLAND, SOMERSET
Venue:    Alfoxton Park House, Holford
Dates:    May - September 2022
Led by:    Tomas Remiarz, Jed Picksley
Phone:    07849 408 753
Web:    www.alfoxtonpark.org.uk/retreats-events/permaculture-design-course-2022

ENGLAND, SOMERSET
Vegan Permaculture Design Course
Venue:    Brook End LAND Centre,         
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Graham Burnett, Nicole Vosper
Web:    https://spiralseed.co.uk/vegan-permaculture

ENGLAND, TAMESIDE
Venue: Broadbottom Community Centre
Dates: Starting 24 September 2022
Led by: Angus Soutar
Phone: 07973 856 528
Web: https://northernschool.info/broadbottom

ENGLAND, WEST YORKSHIRE
Venue:    Hollybush Conservation Centre
Dates:    September 2022 - May 2023
Led by:    Leeds Permaculture
Email:    [email protected]

GREECE
Venue:    Tinos Ecolodge, Tinos Island
Dates:    20 May - 3 June 2022
Led by:    Peter Cow & guests
Web:    www.tinosecolodge.gr/news/permaculture-design-course-2022

IRELAND
Two-year full-time course in Sustainable Horticulture/Permaculture Design
Venue:    Cork College of Further Education, Kinsale Campus
Dates:    September 2022 - May 2023
Led by:    Donal Chambers, Thomas Riedmuller & guests
Phone:    +353 214 772 275
Web:    www.kinsalecollege.ie

NEW ZEALAND
Venue:    Golden Bay, South Island
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Robina McCurdy & guests
Web:    www.gbslc.org/sustainable-living-course

NEW ZEALAND
Venue:    The Waihōanga River Lodge & Retreat, on the Kapiti coast
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Gary & Emily Williams & guests
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/yyljmo7q

PORTUGAL
Venue:    Pachawa Retreat Centre, Alentejo
Dates:    10 - 24 July 2022
22 August - 5 September 2022
Led by:    Eduardo Terzidis
Web:    www.eduardoterzidis.com/pdc

PORTUGAL
Plus details of Post-PDC Practicals
Venue:    Quinta do Vale, Benfeita
Dates:    10 - 24 July 2022
    31 July - 14 August 2022
Led by:    Wendy Howard & guests
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/32vycd97

PORTUGAL
Venue:    Sitio Craveira, Aljezur
Dates:    28 May - 11 June 2022
Led by:    Eduardo Terzidis
Web:    www.eduardoterzidis.com/pdc

PORTUGAL
Venue:    Terra Alta, Ulgueira, Sintra
Dates:    12 - 25 June 2022
    3 - 16 July 2022
    24 July - 6 August 2022
    14 - 27 August 2022
    4 - 17 September 2022
Led by:    Pedro Valdjiu
Web:    www.terralta.org/permaculture-courses

PORTUGAL
Venue: Keela Yoga Farm
Dates: 19 September  - 2 October 2022
Lead by: Tom Henfry, Laurence Manchee
Website www.keelayogafarm.com

SCOTLAND
Venue:    Findhorn Ecovillage, Forres
Dates:    25 June - 8 July 2022
    27 August - 9 September 2022
Led by:    Lusi Alderslowe & guests
Web:    www.findhorn.org/workshop/permaculture-design-certificate

SCOTLAND
Venue:    The Concrete Garden, Glasgow
Dates:    2022, various weekends     Led by:    Lusi Alderslowe & guests
Web:    https://lusialderslowe.wordpress.com/glasgow-pdc

SCOTLAND
Venue:    The Garden Cottage,Coldstream, Berwickshire
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Graham Bell, Nancy Woodhead
Web:    http://grahambell.org

SPAIN
Venue:    Soil Sun Soul, Can Lliure
Dates:    12 - 27 August 2022    
Led by:    Roman Eisenkölbl
Web:    https://soilsunsoul.net

SPAIN
Venue:    SuperNatural Permaculture Center, Orgiva, Granada
Dates:    5 - 20 November 2022    
Led by:    Ras John Cresswell
Web:    http://supernatural-permaculture.com

TAIWAN
IPC15 PDC & Convergence
Venue:    TBC
Dates:    October - December 2024
Led by:    Hui-i Chiang & IPC15 team
Email:    [email protected]
Web:    http://internationalpermacultureconvergence.org

USA, CALIFORNIA
Venue:       Santa Cruz Permaculture Education Centre
Dates:        July – September 2022
Led by:       John Valenzuela & guests
Web: https://santacruzpermaculture.com/immersion/

USA, FLORIDA & ONLINE
Venue:    Central Florida & Online
Dates:    Across 2022 & ongoing
Led by:    Koreen Brennan & the Grow Permaculture team
Web:    https://growpermaculture.com

USA, ILLINOIS
Venue:    Midwest Permaculture
Dates:     Various 2022
Led by:    Bill and Becky Wilson
Web:    midwestpermaculture.com

USA, MISSOURI
Venue:    Earth Dance Organic
        Farm School
Dates:     Various 2022
Led by:    Jason Gerhardt, Pandora Thomas
Web:    https://earthdancefarms.org/farmers/classes

USA, NORTH CAROLINA
Venue:    The Ruby Roost, Asheville
Dates:     2022 TBC
Led by:    Laura Ruby & guests
Web:    www.wildabundance.net/permaculture-courses

USA, WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS
Venue:    Sowing Solutions
Dates:    2022 weekends, TBC
Led by:    Kay Cafasso & guests
Web:    www.permacultureseries.org/about-the-permaculture-design-course-pdc.html

WALES, NORTH PEMBROKESHIRE
Venue:    Cynefin Farm
Dates:    19 June - 2 July 2022
Led by:    Nim Robins & guests
Web:    www.nimrobinspermaculture.co.uk

Introduction to Permaculture


AUSTRALIA
Venue:    Permaculture Pathways, Eudlo
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Sonya Wallace and guests
Email:    [email protected]

AUSTRALIA
Venue:    Zaytuna Farm, NSW
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Geoff Lawton
Web:    https://zaytunafarm.com/courses-events

ENGLAND, CORNWALL
Permaculture, Plants, Connecting to Nature
Venue:    Plants for a Future, Lostwithiel
Dates:    12 - 14 August 2022
Led by:    Jo Barker, Addy Fern
Phone:    07747 386 994
Email:    [email protected]
Web:    www.dynamic-equilibrium.co.uk

ENGLAND, DERBYSHIRE
Venue:    Bulls Head, Belper
Dates:    7 May 2022
Led by:    Ryan Sandford-Blackburn
Web:    www.earthedup.com

ENGLAND, DEVON
Venue:    Snapdragons CIC, Plymouth
Dates:    21 June 2022
Led by:    Klaudia van Gool, Tess Wilmot
Phone:    07816 841 129
Web:    http://klaudia.co.uk/plymouthpdc

ENGLAND, DEVON
Venue:    The Apricot Centre, Totnes
Dates:    10 - 11 September 2022
Led by:    Marina O'Connell, Bob Mehew, Rachel Phillips
Phone:    07540 445 851
Web:     www.apricotcentre.co.uk/training-courses

ENGLAND, EAST AND WEST SUSSEX
Venue:     Stanmer Park, various venues
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Brighton Permaculture Trust
Phone:    07746 185 927
Web:    https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses-and-events

ENGLAND, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Venue: Stroud, Hawkwood College outdoor classroom
Dates: 13-14 July 2022
Led by: Emily Howgate, Shila Fletcher
Web: www.muckandmagic.com/events
 
ENGLAND, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Venue: Stroud, Paganhill Community Garden
Dates: 8-9 October 2022
Led by: Emily Howgate, Shila Fletcher
Web: www.muckandmagic.com/events

ENGLAND, HAMPSHIRE
Venue:    Sustainability Centre, East Meon
Dates:    29 September - 2 October 2022
Led by:     Aranya
Phone:    01730 823 166
Web:    www.sustainability-centre.org

ENGLAND, KENT
Venue:    Abbey Physic Community Garden, Faversham
Dates:    12 June 2022
Led by:    Jo Barker, Helen Smith
Phone:    07747 386 994
Email:    [email protected]
Web:    www.dynamic-equilibrium.co.uk
 
ENGLAND, KENT
Venue:    Rebel Farm, Wye near Ashford
Dates:    24 June 2022
Led by:    Jo Barker, Helen Smith
Phone:    07747 386 994
Web:    www.dynamic-equilibrium.co.uk

ENGLAND, LONDON
Venue:    Morden Hall Park, South London
Dates:    2 July 2022 & 3 July 2022
Led by:    Liz Darley
Phone:    07960 804 969
Web:    www.growsouthpermaculture.com

ENGLAND, NORTH DEVON
Venue:    Wyld Edges
Dates:    6 September - 8 November 2022
Led by:    Wenderlynn
Web:    www.wyldedges.com/courses-workshops

ENGLAND, OXFORDSHIRE
Venue:    Braziers Park
Date:     7 - 8 May 2022
    16 - 17 July 2022
Led by:    Trish Whitham, Phil Pritchard
Phone:    07974 916 954
Web:    www.braziers.org.uk/programme

ENGLAND, WEST SUSSEX/KENT
Venue:    Various
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Chloe Anthony
Web:    www.sunrisepermaculture.org.uk

NEW ZEALAND
Venue:    Kahikatea Farm, Wellington
Dates:    2022 TBC, weekends
Led by:    The Kahikatea Farm Team
Phone:    +21 02 223 582
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/2fb5mf6d

SCOTLAND
Venue:    Lochgilphead, Argyll
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Ed Tyler
Phone:    01546 510 589
Email:    [email protected]

Special Courses

ACTIVATING CULTURAL EMERGENCE
Venue:    Applewood Permaculture Centre
Led by:    Looby Macnamara
Dates:    10 - 12 June 2022
Web:    https://applewoodcourses.com/courses

BEN LAW COURSES & OPEN DAYS
Venue:    Ben’s woodland, West Sussex
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Ben Law
Web:    www.ben-law.co.uk

BUILDING RESILIENCE CAMPS
Venue:    Swn Y Coed, Wales
Dates:    10 - 12 June 2022
    8 - 10 July 2022
    19 - 21 August 2022
    9 - 11 September 2022
Led by:    Peni Ediker, Melissa Holloway
Phone:    07811 455 767
Web:    www.swnycoed.org

CEED
Cultural Emergence Effective Design
Venue:    Applewood Permaculture Centre
Dates:    12 - 17 July 2022
Led by:    Looby Macnamara
Web:    https://applewoodcourses.com/courses

COMPOSTING GRIEF
Venue: Online
Dates: Start whenever
Led by: Circlewise Team
Web: https://circlewise.org/grieving

ECO-GARDENING ESSENTIAL TRAINING
Venue: Laudato Si Centre, Manchester
Dates: Starts 8 October 2022
Led by: Teresa Pereira
Phone: 07790 386 869
Web: https://northernschool.info/eco-gardening-course-laudato-si

FOOD FOREST & AGROFORESTRY
Venue: Keela Yoga Farm, Portugal
Dates: 3 - 9 October 2022
Lead by: Laurence Manchee
Website www.keelayogafarm.com

FOREST GARDENING
Venue:    Applewood Permaculture Centre
Dates:    21 - 22 May 2022
    3 - 4 September 2022
Led by:    Chris Evans
Web:    https://applewoodcourses.com/courses

FOREST GARDENING / FOOD FORESTS
Venue:    Dartington, Devon
Dates:    Various 2022
Led by:    Martin Crawford
Web:    www.agroforestry.co.uk

FOREST GARDENING / FOOD FORESTS
Venue:    Abbey Physic Community Garden, Faversham, Kent
Dates:    21 May 2022, 11 June 2022
    16 July 2022, 15 October 2022
Led by:    Jo Barker, Helen Smith
Web:    www.dynamic-equilibrium.co.uk

FOREST GARDENING & FOOD FORESTS
Venue:    The Forest Garden, Cornwall
Dates:    Various 2022/2023
Led by:    Simon Miles NCH RHS
Phone:    07964 750 565
Web:    www.theforestgarden.co.uk

GROWING FOR SELF-SUFFICIENCY
Venue:    Swn Y Coed, Wales
Dates:    30 July 2022
    24 September 2022
Led by:    Peni Ediker
Phone     07811455 767
Web:    www.swnycoed.org

INTRODUCTION TO AGROFORESTRY AND DESIGN
Venue:    The Apricot Centre, Devon
Dates:     24 - 25 September 2022
Led by:    Marina O'Connell
Phone:     07540 445 851
Web:    www.apricotcentre.co.uk/training-courses

INTRODUCTION TO ENGAGING CHILDREN IN PERMACULTURE
Led by:    Lusi Alderslowe, Nim Robins
Web:    http://childreninpermaculture.com/cip-intro-online

KINSHIP WORKSHOP
Venue:    Various locations across the UK
Dates:    May - October 2022
Led by:    Tom Goodwin, Katye Coe
Web:    www.kinshipworkshop.info

KITCHEN GARDENING WEEKENDS
Venue:    Sustainability Centre, East Meon
Dates:    11 - 12 June 2022
Led by:     Caroline Aitken
Web:    www.sustainability-centre.org/kitchen-gardening-course.html

MEDICINAL HERBS & NATURAL HEALING
Venue:    The Forest Garden, Cornwall
Dates:    Various 2022/2023
Led by:    Simon Miles NCH RHS
Phone:    07964 750 565
Web:    www.theforestgarden.co.uk

MEDICINAL HERBS: SPRING HERBS
Venue:    Sustainability Centre, East Meon
Dates:    26 June 2022
Led by:     Sarah Hillyer
Web:    www.sustainability-centre.org/medicinal-herb-workshops.html

PEACE RETREAT – Peace, Empowerment & Cultural Emergence
Venue:    Applewood Permaculture Centre
Dates:    1 - 7 August 2022
Led by:    Looby Macnamara and guests
Web:    https://applewoodcourses.com/courses

PRACTICAL SUSTAINABILITY
Venue:    Bristol Centre (various)
Dates:    6 September 2022 - 30 July 2023
Led by:    Over 40 Tutors & Practitioners
Web:    www.shiftbristol.org.uk

REGENERATIVE FARM DESIGN
Venue:    Henbant, North Wales
Dates:    30 July - 8 August 2022
Led by:    Richard Perkins
Web:    www.henbant.org

SUNSEED
Currently, we are looking for participants for our drylands course at the end of April (details here: https://www.sunseed.org.uk/courses/) so if you know of anyone who'd be interested in that, please do share the link! Brief info below:

Sunseed's 'Introduction to semi-arid dryland restoration' course is going into the second round! If you have always been interested in the restoration of natural ecosystems and want to learn more about it in an ecovillage in the south of Spain, join this 5 day introduction course and learn how to protect and restore the beautiful desert environment around Sunseed in the province of Almería. You will learn about all the important points of drylands restoration and apply the knowledge directly. Only 10 spaces available! Sign up here: https://www.sunseed.org.uk/courses/


SUSTAINABLE BUILDING
Venue: Keela Yoga Farm, Portugal
Dates: 10 - 16 October 2022
Lead by: Laurence Manchee
Website www.keelayogafarm.com

WANT TO BUILD A ROUNDHOUSE
Venue:    May Hill, Gloucestershire
Dates:    9 - 17 July 2022
Led by:    Bryher Bloor & team
Web:    https://sheltercraft.co.uk

WILD THINGS:
A year of seasonal wild food and medicine
Venue: Online classes and resources
Monthly in-person herb walks in Glasgow or Edinburgh (limited spaces)
Dates: Fortnightly releases March - October, after release, available to watch and read forever
Led by: Grass Roots Remedies
Phone: [email protected]
Web: www.grassrootsremedies.co.uk/learn-with-us/

ONLINE COURSES

Online PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSES

PM subscriber offer, use code: PERMACULTUREUK
Led by:    Noosa Forest Retreat
Web:    www.permaculturecourseonline.com/enrolment/?plan=1803

Led by:    David Holmgren, Nick Ritar, Kirsten Bradley
Web:    www.milkwood.net/courses

Led by:    Wilf Richards, Abundant Earth
Email:    [email protected]

Led by:    Various
Web:    www.PermacultureVisions.com

Led by:    Scott Pittman, Durga
Web:    http://organiclifeguru.com/course/permaculture-design-course

Led by:    Matt Powers & guests
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/mattpowersAPSO

Led by:     Andrew Millison
Web:    https://open.oregonstate.edu/courses/permaculture

Led by:    Verge Permaculture
Web:    https://vergepermaculture.ca

Led by:    Joshua Gomez
Web:    www.permaculturekernow.org

Led by:    Caroline Aitken with guest tutors
Web:    http://patrickwhitefield.co.uk

Led by:    Angus Soutar
Web:    https://northernschool.info/permaculture-design-course-online

Led by:    Aldeia do Vale Project, Portugal
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/y4mjh3jk

Led by:    Applewood Permaculture Centre
Web:    https://applewoodcourses.com

Led by:    Heather Jo Flores
Web:    www.permaculturewomen.com/permaculturedesigncourse

Led by:    Dr. Alan Enzo, Jessica Enzo & team
Web:    permacultureeducation.com

Led by:    Douglas Barnes
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/yhdttbzv

Led by:    Permaculture Association Britain
Web:    permaculture.org.uk/permaculture-course

Led by:    Learn Permaculture
Web:    https://freepermaculture.com

Led by:     Graham Burnett and guest tutors
Web:     www.spiralseed.co.uk/courses

Online Vegan Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Online
Dates: April - September 2022
Led by: Graham Burnett and guest tutors
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.spiralseed.co.uk/courses

INTRODUCTION TO PERMACULTURE COURSES

Led by:    Diana Cole, Bob James
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/5dktda5d

Led by:    Paul Paine
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/bddwb9kd

Led by:    Wenderlynn
Web:    www.wyldedges.com

Led by:    Giuseppe Tallarico
Web:    https://tinyurl.com/28vxh7e2

Led by:    Angie Polkey
Email:    [email protected]

Led by:    Teresa Pereira, Marie Edwards
Web:    https://northernschool.info/intro-permaculture-design-course

SPECIALIST ONLINE COURSES

600 Online Courses
Led by:    ACS Distance Education
Web:    www.acsedu.co.uk

Active Hope
Led by:    Chris Johnstone, Joanna Macy, Rob Hopkins & others
Web:    https://activehope.training

Biodynamics
Led by:    Biodynamic Agricultural College
Web:    www.bdacollege.org.uk

Composting Grief
Led by:    Circlewise Team
Web:    https://circlewise.org/grieving

Incredible Edible Garden
Led by:    Morag Gamble
Web:    https://ourpermaculturelife.com/the-incredible-edible-garden

Introduction to Engaging Children in Permaculture
Led by:    Lusi Alderslowe, Nim Robins
Web:    http://childreninpermaculture.com/cip-intro-online

Medicinal Forest Gardening
Led by:    Anne Stobar
Web:    https://medicinalforestgardentrust.thinkific.com

Permaculture Educators Program
Led by:    Morag Gamble
Web:    https://permacultureeducationinstitute.org

Wild Ways to Writing / Mentoring / Workshops / Retreats
Led by:    Helen Moore
Web:    www.helenmoorepoet.com/wild-ways-to-writing

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