Past and Present workshops

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.

Click the links or scroll down to find a full article or check the event pages for details of this year’s confirmed activities.

Radical Bakers Gathering, Crabapple Community, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
12-14th June 2020.

More details, confirmed workshops and tickets HERE.

Radical Bakers Harvest Camp, Cerddin Farm, Llanymawddwy, Gwynedd, Wales
11-13th September 2020.

More details and tickets HERE.

Low Impact Architecture

John will be talking about Low impact design and Passivhaus building. He will also be talking about Machynlleth’s reaction to Climate emergency. He is creating an online tool for collaboration and organisation around making actual change. John Williamson has designed & built Low Impact…

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…

Bulk Baking with Andy’s Bread

Andy ran bulk baking sessions in 2019 to bake the bread for the café each morning. Andy’s Bread is a small artisan bakery based in Llanidloes, Powys. Their range includes slowly fermented rye and wheat sourdough breads, traditional tin loaves and viennoiserie products. Andy…

Nutrition with Isy Morgenmuffel

Isy cooking nutrition

One of the keynote talks in 2018 was on Nutrition. Isy will be demystifying nutritional science (e.g. fats, digestion, blood sugar), and giving ideas for developing a healthy relationship with food. A chance to ask questions and discuss practical solutions for improving how we…

Home Brewing with Scott Rewild

wild cafty brewing scott and son

Brewing is one of the oldest crafts known to humans. The age-honoured hobby of making wines and beers from fruits, vegetables, flowers, grains, honey and herbs. Home Brewing has never been easier. You can choose to not add unnecessary sugars, preservatives and other chemicals….

Soil Building and Biochar with Ed Revill

We are increasing food production, whilst expecting ever cheaper food. Intensive farming is causing alarming rates of soil erosion and climate change. Ed Revill’s workshop on Biochar and soil building aims to understand and explore a path back to living within the Earth’s capacity…

Willow-be-Hooked

Willow Be-Hooked help you make your own willow creation – something for your home or garden or a present for a friend. Its a beautiful mellow space for meeting and crafting. Willow-be-Hooked will be making the wicker part of some Bannetons for baking sourdough…

Colds and Flu Remedies with Iain Stewart

iain stewarts workshop a woman labels and weighs small bottles

Iain ran workshops in 2018 and 2019 For anyone who wants to become more confident in treating either themselves or their children through common illnesses … before going to see the doctor. This workshop will provide tried and tested, easy and practical ways to…

Dynamic Fermentation with John Baker

Dynamic Fermentation is a new approach to making yogurt that focuses on quality and simplicity. Designed with the vegan kitchen in mind, Dynamic Fermentation takes place in a simple but unique fermentation chamber with no heating or stirring and requires no more than 5…

Young Bakers

This is when the baking area is turned over to the Kids. Make bread, cakes or Pizza. Learn to bake in ovens. This is a guided baking session for parents and kids and we will be organising a Kid’s team for the Bake-Off. Families…