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Ten years on, we continue to learn and evolve in response to the challenges we see in the world.

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Slow Flow Yoga

August 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until 4th April 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until 24th October 2018

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Vinyasa Flow Yoga

August 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 26th October 2018

Folk at The Fold

Folk at the Fold

August 25 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every fourth Saturday of the month
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Life and death at The Fold

Life for wild creatures in our countryside has never been more difficult and the evidence is there for all to see - just look at the windscreen on your car after driving 50 miles. Do you remember 25 or even 50 years ago. The screen would require cleaning afterwards...
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Teaching your child and your family good sleeping habits

If you ask parents what they wished they had done before having children, they will often say “I wish I had appreciated my sleep more!”   There is no coincidence that sleep deprivation has been used as a method of torture through the ages.  When you are not getting...

When saying goodbye is difficult: Coping with Separation Anxiety

It can feel heart rendering when you need to peel your toddler or little one from your leg to allow them to go into nursery or school.  This is something that all parents will face at one stage or another.  I have certainly had my fair share of difficult goodbyes over...

Looking after wildlife at The Fold

The ever improving activity at the Fold with new crop growing areas and poultry farming as well as the increasing popularity of fishing (as the size of the carp in the reservoirs gets larger), does practically mean that there is now less time when wildlife can do its...

Raising Children in a Digital Era

‘How can I retrieve my child from the far away land of ‘screen time’ and ‘how much screen time is safe for my child’ are the frequently heard cries of parents today.  Research has shown that parental concern about children’s media use across TV, online, mobile phones...

Building healthy self-esteem for you, your child and your family

Respect and approval or ‘esteem’ for all aspects of the self is key to: psychological well-being; good relationship building; feeling a sense of belonging; and having the ability to be compassionate towards all living things.  Healthy self-esteem allows people to face...
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Staying Healthy This Winter

Colder days, longer nights and enticing festive indulgences all take their toll on our immune health and energy levels. So what can we do to make sure we come out the other side, well defended and with a spring in our step? Eating a varied and balanced diet is the key...
DIY Wind Turbine Hugh Piggott Design Construction, Stator Casting After Removal From Mould

DIY Wind Turbine ready to go out into the world

The Fold do-it-yourself wind turbine is ready to leave the workshop and go out into the world! The pictures show the construction of a homemade wind turbine produced by following Hugh Piggott's design. The rotor has three wooden blades made from glued laminated wood...