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Tue, 21 May



From the Office to the Fields

Have you ever considered ditching the office for the fields? Hear from Jeff Green as he discusses why he did just that with the ancient art of dry stone walling.

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From the Office to the Fields
From the Office to the Fields

Time & Location

21 May 2024, 11:45 – 14:00

FarmED, Station Rd, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton, OX7 6BJ

About the Event

After careers in the military, healthcare and higher education sectors, Jeff Green hung up his suit and tie and took up drystone walling. Now in his sixth year as a professional, Jeff invites you to a lunchtime talk where he explores the history and practice of this ancient craft. Discover the pros and cons of exchanging the office for a life working outdoors. This talk is for anybody who wishes to learn more about drystone walling, particularly those considering a career change to rural employment.

About the speaker:

Jeff Green is a registered drystone walling professional from Bath. He has spent the last 6 years restoring and maintaining numerous dry stone walls in and around the city. He also runs our 2-day drystone walling course, where participants learn about the theory and history of drystone walling, and get the opportunity to take down and rebuild a local wall. To find out more about this course, click here.

Please arrive at 11:45 am. The talk will start at midday, and lunch will be served at 1:00 pm. 

Cancellation Policy

We understand that there may be times when you need to cancel your booking.  Our cancellation policy is outlined here.

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  • Talk + Lunch

    Our price covers the talk and lunch. If you can't stay for lunch, please bring a tupperware so you can take lunch away with you.

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