An archive of some of the past 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.

2023 Summer Timetable
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.

Disposable Device Reclamation

Disposable Vapes, what a nightmare. These nicotine dispensers contain rechargeable lithium batteries that just get thrown away. Blake from Green Dragon Productions will be showing us how to repurpose the batteries and cases to make useful (or at least pretty) things. Along the way,…

Natural Building with Nicola Talbot

Nicola surrounded by wooden frames on a house building site

Nicola has learnt a wide variety of natural building methods over the past 4 years since deciding to leave her consulting civil engineering role. In 2019 she completed her Permaculture Design Course and in 2022 she completed the Princes Foundation Building Arts programme. She…

Repair Cafes – Mending The Deckchairs On The Titanic with John Hodge

A discussion in two parts. One is about Repair Cafes themselves, the other is a broader discussion around our relationship/dependency on manufactured consumer items. Repair Cafes are regular community events where people bring in broken household items, and volunteers help fix them. This is…

Hand-Powered Scything

Looking for a hands-on experience with traditional rural skills? Look no further than Handpowered’s scything workshop at Radical Bakers Summer Gathering! Whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced scyther, the workshop is suitable for everyone over the age of 16. Expert instructor Danny…

Lemon Jousting: Royally Silly

Lemon Jousting is the exhilarating sport that has captured the hearts and minds of countless fans across the globe. As competitors dance towards each other, armed with their trusty wooden spoons, they display a combination of skill, strategy, and sheer zest for life. This…

Small Scale Solar Power with Seggy Segaran

Seggy will be running an introductory workshop “small off-grid solar power systems”. A basic system consisting of a 20 Watt solar panel and 7 Ah battery will be demonstrated and attendees will be shown how to build one themselves at home. The system will…

How to Look After Your Body 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. You can find her on Facebook Here. Crabapple Community have a beautifully bio-diverse site with mature trees all round including lots of fruits and nuts. There are areas…

Bird Language and Marvellous Mammals with Scruff Stuff

Sam from Scruff Stuff will be delivering 2 sessions on Wildlife. 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 be really fun and informative….

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. Neil helps us appreciate nature. Join us at Radical Bakers and hone your…