Discovery Day – 22nd July

Our next Discovery Day is Saturday 22nd July at Hay Castle from 10am – 2pm! Come along for free

We will be showcasing our educational offers, including our one-year-long NVQ’s in partnership with NPTC Group of Colleges*:

– Level 2 in Regenerative Horticulture

– Level 2 in Sustainable Coppicing and Greenwood Trades

– Level 2 in Nature Recovery (NEW!)

Come and learn about our brand-new degree course: BA (Hons) Sustainable Futures: Arts, Ecology and Systems Change.

These courses are practical, hands-on, and multi-disciplined, which will help you develop a sustainable and rewarding career! Read more about the course content by following the links above.

What to Expect? 

Our Discovery Day will provide you with an insight into what BMC can offer you, as well as giving you the opportunity to get involved in our interactive activities.

  • Watch demonstrations
  • Take part in hands-on woodworking activities and have a go on the ‘Shave Horse’
  • Meet and greet some of our fabulous, knowledgeable NVQ and Higher Education tutors
  • Meet and chat to some of our 2022 NVQ students
  • Find out more information on our brand-new degree programme and our new NVQ Level 2 in Nature Recovery!
  • Find out about our past, present and future one-day and residential short courses, and buy your tickets
  • Refreshments available


Scheduled Sessions:

10am – Welcome and refreshments

10.30am – 12pm – NVQs in Regenerative Horticulture, Sustainable Coppicing and Greenwood Trades and Nature Recovery

  • Discover more about the course content and meet the tutors & some 2022 students
  • Get involved in some interactive activities
  • Come and have a go on the ‘Shave Horse’
  • Q&A – Break & Short Courses

  • Take a quick break, have a wander around, grab a snack and chat to us about our remaining short courses & residentials!
  • Book your tickets whilst you’re here!

12.30pm – Higher Education

Lock in your place now by emailing or just come along on the day! We welcome those of all ages.

Remember – our NVQ applications close the Wednesday after this event, so be sure to apply before midnight on July 26th!

*Known as Practical Horticulture, Work-Based Trees and Timber & Countryside and Environment (C&G)
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