Preparing To Build with Bales

An essential one day seminar for all strawbale self-builders.  £45.00

With Barbara Jones, author of the best-selling self-build manual ‘Building with Straw Bales’.

This popular seminar focuses on the project management of your strawbale build, explaining techniques you can use to bring in your project: on quality, on budget, on time.

We explore the following topics:

  • what to do first
  • legal requirements
  • budget
  • managing the project
  • stages of build
  • tools
  • materials
  • training
  • case study



   Venues                  Dates
Todmorden September 2017
London September 2017
Lincolnshire October 2017
Newcastle November 2017
Bristol January 2018
Cambridge February 2018


All courses begin at 10 am and end at 4 pm. Please bring your own lunch. Tea & coffee provided. A pen and notebook will be useful.

To book your place, please email Clair at or pay direct with PayPal

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