Draft Animal Power Network 2016: A meeting of experienced & aspiring teamsters
The Landworkers’ Alliance will be launching the UK’s first Draught Animal Power Network (DapNet) on Sunday 3rd April at Tinkers Bubble in Somerset. The day will include demonstrations of horse-powered field work & logging, presentations of modern and traditional draught-powered tools and a seminar to discuss the potential of a network for connecting and training draught-animal landworkers in the UK. The day will also offer an opportunity to have a go at leading or driving a working horse and using draught-powered cultivation tools.
Due to the interactive nature of this first DapNet event there will be a strict limit on numbers based on a first-come basis. In the first instance you should register that you would like to attend by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 07858381539. You will then be asked to complete an online booking form including a £10 booking fee to help cover costs.
The event will run from 10.00am – 5.00pm on Sunday 3rd April and will include a shared lunch. There is an option of arriving at Tinkers Bubble on the evening of Saturday 2nd April & staying on Sunday 3rd for a bring & share meal, fire, music & camping. Attendees are encouraged to share cars as much as possible, further information & directions will be supplied on completion of booking.