Permaculture Scotland Gathering Draft Programme

 3rd - 5th of June in Coldstream


The programme for our 2016 gathering is shaping up! 

Scroll down to see the timetable for the weekend.

The fantastic range of workshops and activities on offer include:

Wild comb in Scotland: Working with the bees

A Visit to the Chain Bridge Honey Farm

Exploring Bioregions in Scotland (with opportunities to collaborate on a future book)

Plant Identification

The Value & Values of Foraging in Scotland: Insights from the StarTree research project

Sourdough Bread Making

A Compost Loo in Your Home*

Identifying Edible Mushrooms for the Worried Beginner*

Working Horses – A history and a future*

The Story of The Abundant Earth LAND Centre

Diploma Information and Support

Money -The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Europe -Should we Stay or Should We Go

Considering adaptation to climate change in your designs


Knitting for Begginners

Permaculture for the Unwary

Childrens Crafts and Nature Activities

Diploma Accreditation and presentation

Tours of the Garden Cottage Britain’s Oldest Intentional Food Forest Garden


Early Morning Yoga

Cycling and Walking in the Borders

Pipe Music – A Borders Tradition


And much, much more!

* Still TBC

If you have a workshop to offer we would love to hear from you, all workshop leaders recieve a discount on their ticket. We are particularly looking for people to help  run kids activities and we hope to have enough of these to allow parents to attend all the workshop sessions.

Permaculture kids activity

For more information and how to book click here

For an idea of the timetable for the whole gathering see below:


From 12:00  Arrive at Campsite

14:00 - 17:00 Open Space

18:00  Evening meal

19:30 -Opening Circle

7:30 - 8:00 Yoga Session

7:00 - 8:30 Breakfast 

9:00 -12:00 Workshops

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

14:00 - 17:00 Workshops

18:00 - 1915 Evening meal

19:30 - 22:00 Ceilidh


7:30 - 8:00 Yoga Session

7:00 - 8:30 Breakfast 

9:00 -12:00 Workshops

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

14:00 - 15:00 Scottish Annual General Meeting

15:00 - 15:30  Clear up

15:30 - 16:00 Closing Circle

16:00 Depart