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Our Permaculture Intro Weekend!

Just a month now before our friendly introductory Permaculture weekend at Allanton House on 10th and 11th May 2014.  Time to book your places! Permaculture is about creating sustainable human habitats through holistic design. The ethics of Earth Care, People Care and … Continue reading

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And… Our Permaculture Course for Families in August

We’re delighted to offer a family permaculture experience will enable both you and your children to learn about permaculture whilst having lots of fun, spending most of your days in nature. You can camp or take a family room in Allanton House for 5 … Continue reading

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Permaculture Weekend This May!

Find out more about permaculture at a friendly introductory weekend at Allanton House on 10th and 11th May 2014. Permaculture is about creating sustainable human habitats through holistic design. The ethics of Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share, together with the … Continue reading

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Living From The Heart – a weekend retreat

A long weekend retreat at Allanton House with renowned teacher Pir Shabda Kahn.  Living From The Heart is a chance to focus on Sufi teachings and practices, meditation and Dances of Universal Peace. The retreat starts on Thursday 28 November … Continue reading

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Learn Permaculture at Allanton

We have just a few spaces left on this introductory permaculture course on 12th and 13th October.  It’s run by Lusi Alderslowe – and it’s a great opportunity to learn about permaculture locally!  For more info and to book please … Continue reading

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Our October Permaculture course booking now!

Permaculture is a holistic design for sustainable living, and we’re delighted to be hosting this introductory weekend course at Allanton World Peace Sanctuary on 12th – 13th October.  For information or to book please contact Lusi on 01557 814810 or … Continue reading

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Bamboo Sculpture and Basketry Skills Course

A special UK opportunity to work with and learn from the renowned Japanese Sculptor Ueno Masao at Allanton World Peace Sanctuary, Dumfriesshire  DG2 0RY in SW Scotland 16th – 18th August 2013 Cost :  £150  Please book by Friday 9th August … Continue reading

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Young Visitors from Cantu, Italy

We’re delighted to welcome to Allanton for the fifth year, a group of teenagers from Cantu, Italy.  Here they are enjoying the sun in Dumfries… And learning Scottish songs in the garden…

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Peace Pole at the Pales

A lovely story in from Wales – where a  Peace Pole has just been dedicated in a well-attended ceremony at the Pales Quaker Meeting House at Llandegley, on Saturday 18th May. The Pales Peace Choir, carrying its song of peace, … Continue reading

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Hares and Rabbits to you! It’s the 1st of May

We wish you all the sunniest, loveliest May!  And here at Allanton preparations are already in hand for this year’s World Peace Festival, which will be our fifteenth! You’ll like to know that we moved the outdoor urinal to a … Continue reading

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