Straw Bale Building UK event

SBUK are proud to present the inaugural ‘Big Straw Bale Gathering’ – a gathering to discuss and learn straw bale construction and share the latest and best thinking within the industry. The weekend will feature talks, discussions and hands-on workshops, for all levels, led by the UK’s best natural builders and leading associated professionals.

Craig White, of ModCell, will be one of the speakers at the event The event starts at 7:00pm on Friday the 10th of August and wraps up at 5:00pm on Sunday the 12th of August. Craig will be speaking 4:30pm on Saturday the 11th.

The Event is being hosted by:
Down to Earth
Little Bryn Gwyn,
Near Llanrhidian,


When you are full of knowledge you can relax with great local organic food, music, dancing, yoga, ‘Strawbale Ale’, children’s activities and a host of extracurricular events ranging from walks to canyoneering on the beautiful Gower peninsular!

Speakers include:

Barbara Jones - Straw Works
Ed & Rowena Jones - Self Builders
Down to Earth - Story of the Roundhouse
Craig White - ModCell & White Design
Peter & Henrik - Structural Solutions
Paul Jennings - Permaculture
Peter Walker - Bath University
Judith Thornton - Aberystwyth Universitiy
Emma Appleton
James Shorten - Regenerative SettlementTrust
Pete Schubert - Capital [A] Architects
Paul Jennings - Criafolen Permaculture
Chris Vernon - One Planet Council

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