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 The Big Straw Bale Gathering

Down To Earth – Swansea, UK – 10th,11th & 12th of August 2018:
SBUK are proud to present the inaugural ‘Big Straw Bale Gathering’ – a gathering to discuss and learn straw bale construction and share the latest and best thinking within the industry.

Held at Down To Earth’s beautiful strawbale roundhouse in South Wales. The weekend will feature talks, discussions and hands-on workshops, for all levels, led by the UK’s best natural builders and leading associated professionals. So come down and get excited about building with straw, learn some new techniques or get stuck into the geeky technical stuff.

When you are full of knowledge you can relax with great local organic food, music, dancing, yoga, ‘Strawbale Ale’, children’s activities and a host of extracurricular events ranging from walks to canyoneering on the beautiful Gower peninsular!

Tickets on sale now in our store

The Big Straw Bale Gathering will collect up everyone with an interest in straw bale building in the UK. No matter what level you are engaging with straw bale construction, there will be lots to learn at the BSBG.  Jeffrey Hart – Events Director – SBUK


StrawBale Building UK – SBUK – is a Community Benefit Society, formed in 2016 with the aim: To promote straw bale building and best practice within the sector.




6 Comments on “The Big Straw Bale Gathering 2018

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  2. Hi looking to arriving by public transport. Is there anyone to speak to about ways of getting back Sunday ( no buses). Also to check out camping situation as £50 for two nights seems a bit steep for pop up tents!

    • Hi Laurel, you can try posting on the car share page ?

      • Hello is anyone going to the straw bale gathering from Redditch? If yes my no is 07799594714 and my name is Fiona. Thank you

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