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At present we have nowhere to meet or offer hospitality. We plan to build a straw-bale barn as the centre of activities. This will house the gathering space, a library and study area, refectory, kitchen, and showers.
We need to raise £70,000. Both the Archbishop of Canterbury and our own Bishop of Carlisle have given to us financially, but we still have a long way to go. Will you join us to help bring this vision to life?
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Category Archives: Greenholme – an experiment in permaculture
Everyone seems to have an abundance of apples this year, many of which have ripened early. If you still have apples, our pressing day this year is on [..]
Well what a great time we had! Juice everywhere, sticky fingers, mucky clothes, mashed apple and wasps! It was good to welcome new faces as well as old. [..]
Saturday, 1st October, 2pm to 5pm, apple juicing at Greenholme, Bewcastle. Bring along your surplus apples that you would like to be juiced, and some clean containers to [..]
Trying to listen to our land and find ways of enalbing it to sing while providing for us is proving to be difficult. Constant rain, heavy waterlogged but [..]
Our first swallows arrived today, Thursday 16th April, exactly the same date as last year (2014), and 3 days earlier than 2013 (19th April). Today also heralded the [..]
The view of the eclipse from Greenholme, where we had an eclipse magnitude of 0.93, or 93% of the sun eclipsed at around 09.35GMT.
The 19th July seems like a long time ago now, but we remain humbled that so many made the effort to come despite the rather damp weather. Folk [..]
Community Apple-Juicing day on Saturday 18th October, Greenholme, 12pm-4pm. Everyone welcome. Bring your own apples (if you have any) and containers for your juice (plastic milk bottles work [..]
A short video introduction to Bewcastle by Rev Philip Greenhalgh for the BBC in 2009.
…who stilleth the raging of the sea and the noise of his waves, and the madness of the people. (Ps 65:7) If we are to establish resilience in [..]