Paul Jennings is speaking at the Big Straw Bale Gathering

Name: Paul Jennings Organisation: Criafolen Permaculture Lecture title: Permaculture Design for Builders Brief description: Permaculture design offers a whole site and beyond basis for builders looking to fit their projects sensitively and sustainably into the landscape and community. This lecture will provide a brief…

Barbara Jones will be speaking at the Big Straw Bale Gathering

Barbara Jones speaking at he Big Straw Bale Gathering

Very excited to announce that Barbara Jones of Straw Works and The School of Natural Building will be sharing her wealth of knowledge with you all at the Big Straw Bale Gathering. Speaker Name: Barbara Jones. Organisation: Straw Works and The School of Natural Building….

Judith Thornton from Aberystwyth University is giving a talk at the BSBG

How into bales is Judith? Well, she just bought her own baling machine to play with! Name: Judith Thornton Company: Aberystwyth University Talk title: What’s in a bale and why it matters Talk description: General discussion on what affects straw bale degradability, alternative straws, potential for bale…

Craig White is giving a talk at The Big Straw Bale Gathering

We are delighted to add Craig White to the lineup for The Big Straw Bale Gathering. Name: Craig White Company: White Design, ModCell Talk Title: We Can Make – Affordable Homes Renewable Materials Talk description: In a world where an affordable home is the…

Peter Schubert [RIBA] is giving a talk at the Big Straw Bale Gathering

Next up we have Peter Schubert who will be joining us from Vienna. Buy your tickets here Name: Peter Schubert Company: Capital [ A ] architects, Vienna Talk Title: Straw and other regrowing building materials for multi storey housing constructions. Talk description: Structural possibilities, thermal insulation…

Dr Chris Vernon is giving a talk at the Big Straw Bale Gathering!

And we are off! We are very excited to announce Dr Chris Vernon will be giving a talk at The Big Straw Bale Gathering 2018. Chris and his wife Erica have recently built a two story, roundwood timber frame, straw bale house on their…

The Big Straw Bale Gathering – Last few days of early bird tickets and lineup announcements

On Thursday the 1st of March we will start releasing our lineup of speakers for the 2018 Big Straw Bale Gathering. Early bird ticket prices will end at 23:00 Wednesday the 28th of February. We have also updated the event info, so please check…

Big Straw Bale Gathering – Early Bird Tickets Now on Sale!

We are very pleased to announce the early bird tickets for The Big Straw Bale Gathering 2018 are on sale now. Get them early to take advantage of this discount price.     SBUK Presents: The Big Straw Bale Gathering 2018 Theme: Sowing the…

The Big Straw Bale Gathering 2018

SBUK Presents: The Big Straw Bale Gathering 2018 Theme: Sowing the inspiration, growing the industry & harvesting the knowledge About Speakers Workshops Running order Location Accomodation Food Excursions & Other Activities Tickets Event Sponsorship About The Big Straw Bale Gathering Down To Earth –…