Permaculture Design Course at Broadbottom

By admin, 16 January, 2024

Permaculture Design Course at Broadbottom

This full Permaculture Design course, certificated internationally by the Permaculture Research Institute will run on one Saturday per month, starting on Saturday 21 September 2024 (scroll down for the full dates).

The course will be held at The Broadbottom Community Centre. Broadbottom is on the road from Hattersley to Glossop. There are good public transport links to get there..

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The course is open to all, regardless of any previous experience or literacy levels. We will follow the international guidelines to cover the course syllabus in full. The content and teaching style is aimed at those wishing to apply permaculture in any setting, although it is particularly suitable for those interested in developing livelihoods and enterprises. We want to help you apply permaculture thinking to a wide range of applications, in a flexible way. We aim to provide you with the tools to facilitate family and community-based projects of all kind. Many of our students go on to set up permaculture-inspired initiatives of their own. You can read more about people who will benefit from the course.

The course will be led by Angus Soutar  with  Marie Edwards and Paula Moses  Angus has rich experience of guiding and implementing permaculture design in a variety of commercial settings. He is keen to share this growing body of knowledge during, and after, the life of this course.

What will we study?

The aim is to help you to make the transition to a practical and peaceful future, in the way that you want it to. You can read more about the course topics here.

What will it cost and how can I pay?

The price for the complete course (12 days) is £600. We will ask for a deposit of £200 when you book to secure your place.

The fee includes on-going access to our virtual learning environment.

You may read more about our pricing policy and what you can expect from us. We are offering several ways to make this affordable for people on low income and, if the fee is difficult for you to find, you are encouraged to negotiate with us.

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Permaculture Design Course


Venue for the course

The Broadbottom Community Centre is a modern building on the main road through the village that is home to pre-school activities in the village as well as the usual social functions. The venue has good transport links and is also accessible by wheelchair. Read more 

Location of the venue


We start on  Saturday 21 September 2024 and continue for one Saturday a month for 12 days in all.

Day 2: Saturday 12 October 2024

Day 3: Saturday 23 November 2024

Day 4: Saturday 07 December 2024

Day 5: Saturday 25 January 2025

Day 6: Saturday 08 February 2025

Day 7: Saturday 15 March 2025

Day 8: Saturday 12 April 2025

Day 9: Saturday 10 May 2025

Day 10: Saturday 07 June 2025

Day 11: Saturday 12 July 2025

Day 12: Saturday 09 August 2025

The day starts at 10.00am and finishes at 5.00pm. We enjoy a shared lunch in the middle of the day.

Additional information

Permaculture Design Course

For further enquiries, contact Angus on 07973 856 528 or e-mail us

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Location of the venue

 Some feedback from previous course participants:

... and participants talk about life after the course