An archive of some of the activities at our gatherings. It doesn’t count the impromptu skill shares, conversations and chance meetings that really make it worthwhile (or the ones without articles written yet…). Radical Bakers Gatherings have full days of workshops in nice canvas spaces. Our focus is on self-reliance and sustainability.

2022 Harvest Timetable
2022 Summer Gathering Timetable
2021 Harvest Timetable
2021 Summer Gathering Timetable
2019 Summer Gathering – Thurs/Fri
2019 Summer Gathering – Saturday
2019 Summer Gathering – Sunday
2018 Summer Gathering Timetable – Thurs/Fri
2018 Summer Gathering Timetable – Saturday
2018 Summer Gathering Timetable – Sunday

Scroll down to find full articles on our past workshops or check the event pages for details of this year’s confirmed activities. Summer Gathering, Harvest Camp.

Personal Resilience with Christine Conroy

Christine is a retired osteopath who, during her career, developed a particular interest in how the body and mind are interconnected, why different people react differently, both mentally and physically, to personal injury and challenging life events, and that it is possible to return…

Foraging walks at Crabapple with Eleri

Resident forager Eleri will be leading wild food foraging walks around the grounds of Berrington Hall. Crabapple Community have a beautifully bio-diverse site with mature trees all round including lots of fruits and nuts. There are areas devoted to forest gardens. They are one…

Poetry with Bethany Rivers

A fun and relaxing time in nature, being inspired by trees and birds, you will be provided with easy writing prompts from experienced tutor and nature lover, Bethany Rivers. You will be invited to jot down what is significant to you in the present…

Recycled Wire Jewellery with Irene

Irene is an artist and has run recycling workshops for almost 40 years. Her favourite workshop is making copper spiral jewellery from electrical wiring. She teaches the easiest way to reclaim the copper from old electrical wiring. You can dismantle unwanted jewellery and add…

Singing with Sylvia

Simple song sharing for the love of singing. Sylvia says: Having recently trained with Singing Mamas, I have been singing in my dreams, when I wake up, on my dog walks, on the bicycle, in the car … Simple predictable songs/ Mantras in English,…

Birdsong and Animal tracks with Scruff Stuff

Sam from Scruff Stuff will be delivering 2 sessions on Wildlife at our Summer Gathering 2022. They are based in Shropshire and run courses in the local area. Sam is full of energy and enthusiasm and Crabapple is really biodiverse, so these sessions will…

Bushcraft and Green Wood Working with Neil from Forgeways

green woodwork

Neil of Forge Ways is a green woodworking and bushcraft instructor and delivers workshops in his own woodlands, at the Centre for Alternative Technology and at sustainable gatherings throughout the year. Join Neil at Radical Bakers and hone your skills for self-reliance. Neil has…

Merched Y Berllan – Orchard Management

Orchard Daughters

Orchard Daughters – Merched Y Berllan are based near Machynlleth with decades of experience, mostly operating across Mid Wales including Powys, Shropshire, Gwynedd, and Ceredigion. Machynlleth is at the centre of the UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere Reserve, a valley internationally recognised for its natural beauty,…

Textiles with Julie Henderson

julie talking to people in the textiles tent

The Textiles tent is a calm yet busy space inside a lovely, white canvas marquee. Julie will be providing support, advice and sewing skills to upcycle textiles and fabric throughout Radical Bakers, concentrating on what you need for low impact living. Come along to…

Green Woodworking with Mike Craig

Mike giving his green woodwork workshop to smiling people drining tea at radical bakers

Mike Craig gives us a general introduction to the basic skills used in green woodwork. He will encourage you to see the woodland ecology through a woodsmith’s eyes. Tree selection and sustainable timber use will be discussed as will the connections between green woodwork…