South West Permaculture Convergence

Nicole Vosper nicolevosper at
Wed Apr 17 08:35:57 BST 2013

Saturday 25  May 2013, Compton Dundon near Glastonbury, Somerset
The  convergence is a one day gathering for people from across the South
West who are interested or already active in permaculture and applying 
design to their lives.

For information on the Diploma Support Day on the Sunday 25, click here.


•    There will be a diversity of practical, inspiring workshops, 
including an introduction to permaculture, mushroom cultivation, people
care, permaculture &  resilience, medicinal landscaping, design tools &
•    Local permaculture designer, Patrick Whitefield, will be
leading a Living Landscape talk up the beautiful Dundon Beacon.
•    Discussions will be taking place to explore how can we use
permaculture for social justice? Ecological regeneration?
•    Activities will be taking place for kids & families –
please  let us know who is coming so we can design something fun & 
•    A big shared lunch with produce from across the South West.
•    A site tour of LAND Learner Centre, Brook End.
•    Lots of opportunities for socialising & connecting with people.


Saturday 25 May 2013. Starts: 10am Finishes: 5pm. There is also food 
available from 5-7pm for those who are camping/staying locally. Followed
by a Diploma accreditation event from 7-9pm.


The convergence is taking place at Compton Dundon Village Hall, Ham 
Lane TA11 6PQ. The village is a few miles from Glastonbury & Street. 
Click here for directions.  <>

The Hall is very accessible by public transport, you can get the 376 
from Bristol that turns into the 377 to Yeovil, which stops in the 
village. The stop is called `Compton Cross'. For bus times
visit: <>

The nearest train station is Castle Cary, however bus links are  limited
from the station. We may be able to arrange a pick-up depending  on
numbers. It is about 15 minutes away. You can also get a bus from 
Yeovil train stations (Pen Mill or Junction if you travel to Yeovil Bus 
Station and get the 377).

If you are interested in car sharing please email 
nicole at – we have already had requests
from  Cornwall & Devon if you are able to share transport.

The hall is accessible for wheelchair users, however the LAND learner
centre may be more challenging, depending on the weather.

Cost: Donations are sought to help cover the cost of  the hall,
publicity & workshop materials. It is an entirely  grassroots events.
For those just attending for the day, bringing lunch  to share, the
suggested donation is £10.

Accommodation: If you are interested in camping the  night before or
after at Brook End, please fill in your details on the  booking form. We
ask for a small donation of £6 per night.

How to book: A booking form is online here:

To offer a workshop or to get more involved email:
nicole at
<mailto:nicole at>

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