Author: astrid

Skills for Life

TouchWood South West has received funding to work with 6 Primary Schools to pilot a programme to bring back practical Skills at Primary Level. This is what we have made so far!

TouchWood South West team up with Proper Job

We are excited to be collaborating with Proper Job for our first workshop for children where they can bring an adult along!

Go to Courses for details!

Here is an interview with Astrid Arnold of TouchWood South West on BBC Radio 4’s “Open Country” programme:

Helen Mark travels to south-east Devon, to the Dartington Estate. This 14th century estate was reinvented by an off-shoot of the Bloomsbury set in the mid-1920s as a …

The interview is 15 min into the programme. Astrid is talking about women and carpentry. Check it out!

Natalie Fenwick of Carpenter Oak blogs about the peg (with Astrid Arnold)

To read about ‘The Humble’ Peg click here.