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Ever wanted to build your own cob oven?

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Ever wanted to build your own cob oven?

Time: March 7, 2015 from 10am to 3pm
Location: Beelarong Community Farm
Street: Crn Beverley & York Street
City/Town: Morningside
Website or Map: http://www.beelarong.org.au
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Beelarong Community Farm
Latest Activity: Mar 3, 2015

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Event Description

This is your opportunity to see exactly how it’s done. By attending a Cob Oven Building workshop at the Beelarong Community Farm on Saturday 7th March, you will have the opportunity to learn with a specialist from Rockcote Enterprises who will demonstrate how easy it is using techniques that are centuries old. Secondly, and most importantly it will inspire a fantastic day with your family & friends where you will have gained the skills to build your oven.

You will love the opportunity to get your hands dirty mixing up clay and forming newly mixed straw and clay into the cob. By lunch time the fruit of everyone's labour, starts to show as lunch served on the day includes ‘bounty from the Beelarong Garden’! The workshop will run from 10am until 3pm. There is a limit of 20 participants. Bookings are essential - the cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members. The fee includes a full ‘hands-on’ experience in building a cob oven, morning tea and lunch.

To confirm your place full payment must be made at the time of booking and no later than 4th March. Please pay your monies using bank details as follows using your surname as the reference on the deposit. BSB 313-140; Account No 12026785 This will help us when co-ordinating the payments.

To confirm your booking, please email Beelarong Community Farm at education@beelarong.org.au or call Jean on 0412 699 082

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Comment by Lissa on March 3, 2015 at 6:08

Sounds great!

You might want to edit out the RSVP on this Event listing. Many people don't read info to the end and think hitting "Will Attend" here amounts to a booking. People have turned up on the day to other Events thinking they are booked in.

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