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, Milling and Baking

As part of the Radical Bakers Team Bake-off, we will be selecting heritage flours and grinding grains and there will be the option to mix this flour with a sourdough starter (there will be a choice of strains). There will be 2 sessions each…

Raku Pottery with Julian

Raku pottery is used in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies. It is something we can do 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…

Wild food foraging with Chris Phyto

Chris Phyto wild food hands picking Hawthorn berries

Chris Hope, aka ‘Ipso Phyto’ is your wild plant guide for Radical Bakers. A wild food experimenter and educator for a number of years, Chris hosts walks and courses all year round, and publishes foraging resources such as playing cards, calendars, and colour-coded harvesting…

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…

The Baker’s Arms

Our pop-up pub is the Baker’s Arms. Serving cold drinks inc local real ale and cider, G&T and Organic wines. We have confirmed with Salopian Brewery that they can rack us off a cask or two of their Shropshire Gold before they add the…