Healthy Cakes with Pam Tanka

Substituting ingredients and nutrition for people with health problems. How to make sugar, gluten free and dairy free cakes including a Polenta cake. Better for you with unprocessed fresh ingredients.

Solar power and batteries

Basic low voltage DC fusing, wiring and safety for beginners. Everyone needs lights in their kitchen. This is a basic talk with hands-on demonstrations aimed at people with no experience of solar power, batteries or LEDs. Learn to test batteries using meters and indicators…

Practical Herbal Medicine with Iain Stewart – make ointments and salves

Ian will be running a workshop entitled Practical Herbal Medicine at Radical Bakers Gathering. Iain will guide you through how to make a number of herbal remedies including a syrup, an ointment, a salve and a tincture. You take home everything you make. The…

Film showing: In Our Hands

Food and farming is in crisis. In just over a decade we’ve lost more than 33,000 farms from our countryside, and alongside this, bad diet is now causing more health problems than smoking! The fundamental link between people, food and the very land we…

Spinning and Dyeing with Stella Berg

Stella Berg, herbalist and textile maker, has been spinning and dyeing yarns and making textiles for fifty years. She will talk about wild collection, cultivation and preparation of dye plants and the basics of how dyeing is done with British yarns (nettles, hemp, linen,…

Julian Cowderoy – electricity from heat

A lot of the wood and coal we burn goes into waste heat. Why not take the heat and convert it into electricity? This can be done with thermoelectrics. Julian will be giving a talk on generating electricity from heat. He also makes quality…

Heritage Grains and Milling

As part of the Radical Bakers Team Bake-off, we will be selecting heritage flours and grinding grains with both a bike powered and a solar powered stone grain mill. There will be the option to mix this flour with a sourdough starter and there…

Raku Pottery with Julian

Raku pottery is used in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies. It is something we can make over the weekend and get startling results. On Friday you can mold your own pots, on Saturday you can glaze those pots or use ones provided, on Sunday these…

Maintaining a forest and Orchard with Matthew Bishop

Over the last 19 years Matt has planted nearly two thousand native trees and an orchard on his land in West Tipperary. During this time he has acquired some very useful skills, both theoretical and practical, on maintaining a woodland. He will be discussing…

Shakira’s Cafe

There is a fully catered ticket option for Radical Bakers. The meal deal is every meal from Friday eve til Sunday lunch, plus all day tea and coffee and cakes in the afternoon. Also included is pizza on Thursday and Sunday nights. The food…