National Hedgelaying Society

NHLS Diary of Events and Courses

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December 2017
Fri 01
Sat 02

SEHLS Tool Sharpening Course

Sun 03
Mon 04

Hedgelaying Training Course (2 days)

Tue 05
Wed 06
Thu 07
Fri 08

Cotesbach Hedgelaying Course (3 days)

Sat 09

SEHLS Hedgelaying Training Course

Sun 10
Mon 11
Tue 12
Wed 13
Thu 14
Fri 15
Sat 16
Sun 17
Mon 18
Tue 19
Wed 20
Thu 21
Fri 22
Sat 23
Sun 24
Mon 25
Tue 26
Wed 27
Thu 28
Fri 29
Sat 30

Plygu Gwrych Pandy Tudur Hedgelaying Competition

Sun 31

South of England Hedge Laying Society

Date: 02 December 2017

Location: Plumpton College, Sussex BN7 3AE

Start: 08:00, Finish: 16:00

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Date: 04 December 2017

Location: North Yorkshire / Lancashire border yet to be confirmed

Start: 09:00, Finish: 16:30

Training Style: Lancs & Westmorland

Two day Introduction to basic hedge laying with Andrew Kirkwood.

This course is being subsidised through Stories in Stone, a four-year programme of conservation and community projects concentrated on the Ingleborough area. The scheme has been developed by the Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership and is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Aimed at people local to the Ingleborough area, although if places aren’t filled we can accept people from further afield.

For more information please contact Demelza at

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Cotesbach Estate

Date: 08 December 2017

Location: Cotesbach Estate near Lutterworth

Training Style: Midland


Two day hedgelaying weekend (Fri Eve - Sunday) on the organic farmland at Cotesbach. Tutored by a professional NHLS accredited hedgelayer

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South of England Hedge Laying Society

Date: 09 December 2017

Location: Nodes Farm, Magham Down, Hailsham BN27 1PW

Start: 08:30, Finish: 15:30

Training Style: South of England

Day 3 of 4 day course

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Date: 30 December 2017

Location: BRYN-IBOD Waengoleugoed, Llanelwy LL17 0BA

Start: 09:30, Finish: 15:00


Secretary - Emrys Owen on 07787 561185 or 01745 860333