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.

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.

Herbal first aid with Knight-fox Wild about Learning

We are Ryan, Cathryn & Savannah, a family of gatherers. We are passionate about re-discovering the skills of our ancestors and passing on this knowledge. We have been gathering seeds this year to start growing a herbal medicine garden as well as planting and…

Paper Weaving with Sara from Smptree

Paperweaving, creating useful containers from waste printed matter, the more ethical the printed matter the better the weave. Paperweaving is for all ages, it does require a degree of accuracy, lighter paper is better than heavy paper, china clay finish (weekend colour supplements) is…

Raise the Roof – Poetry Performance by Lucy Aphramor

Raise the Roof (48 mins) takes the audience through a mesmerizing, provocative and shocking narrative weaving abuse, fat shame, flawed public health messages, queer identity, Grenfell Towers and the Black Lives Matter movement. Here’s what reviewers have said: ‘Lucy holds your attention breathlessly throughout’…

Effective Activism with Sami

My workshop is ‘Effective Activism in a Police State’. I’ll be talking about activism experiences, modern resistance in the UK, and the implications of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. I will be covering police brutality, land occupations, direct action and the legal…

WET Water Systems with Jay Abrahams from Biologic Design

Jay Abrahams is a microbiologist and permaculture designer who specialises in creating WET water treatment systems for domestic sewage, farming and industry. He coined the term “Treebogs” and talks about designing and building these willow-based composting toilets. Jay runs Biologic Design Ltd. In 2022…

Cold Smoking and Working Towards Self-reliance with Andy Alder

Cold Smoking Andy demonstrates how to oak-smoke food using a cold smoker. Whilst the food is smoking, he talks about how he set up a small permaculture business (Home Farm) covering: Growing and harvesting Willow, sustainable energy at Home Farm, cider making, perennial growing,…

Fermenting Vegetables with Annie Levy

Annie Levy teaching basic fermenting skills surrounded by people in a small marquee

Fermenting vegetables is an ancient food skill in renaissance as a modern kitchen art. I teach creative kraut and kimchi making, starting with the basics and encouraging a sense of empowerment towards developing a personal practice at home. Fermenting is easy and I present…

Upcycled Jewellery with Julie Dawson

We will be learning some basic jewellery making techniques that will allow us to do basic repairs as well as make our own pieces. We’ll then transform found and natural objects and waste materials into wearable upcycled art. All materials will be supplied, but…

Permaculture Introduction with Tammi Dallaston

Permaculture symbol

Permaculture is a system of regenerative design, influenced by natural systems with the core ethics of Earth Care, People Care and Fair Shares/Future Care. It is a response to social, economic and environmental challenges and is a tool for personal transformation and social change….

Haybox cooking with Jane and Small scale Solar with Seggy

jane and Seggy demonstrating retained heat cooking

Jane is looking forward to doing a Haybox Thermal Cooking workshop. There has been a lot of interest in it generally since the fuel price hike. Haybox cookers are so called because the early versions used hay as insulation. It is also referred to…