NCFed Gathering and AGM 2017

Hosted by The Avon and South Cotswold Coppice Group

Date & Venue

Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth, Glos., 21st and 22nd October 2017.  Ruskin Mill is a

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Friday 20th


Saturday 21st

Yet to be finalised, but will feature a number of hands-on and interactive sessions including: re-handling and sharpening billhooks; coppicing with an axe; tree felling with axe and crosscut saw. There will be tours around the site and to a neighbouring wood, and an evening talk on the History, Manufacture and Use of Billhooks.

Sunday 22nd

Discussion Groups on NCFed chosen topics (including Affordable Housing) and craft demonstrations Departure around lunch time. Details following soon.


Members £35 Non-members £50 Coppice Apprentice £28 (20% off) – note: you must still be a NCFed member to be eligible


There is plenty of camping space available. Limited space is available for camper vans and this will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. You will need to book your camper van slot on the booking form below.

Food & Refreshments

Friday evening…..Covered BBQ area for our use – please bring your own food but barbecues and charcoal will be provided


To be confirmed, but lunches and evening meal will be included in the cost, as will breakfast foods.



Tea, coffee, water…details tbc

BOOK A PLACE – (not available till mid-august)

  • Please complete and ‘submit’ the form below.
  • Once you have done this you will have to pay using the payment button below
  • If you would rather pay by cheque or BACS , details will be sent to you once you’ve submitted the form

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email bookings@ncfed.org.uk