Trug Making Appreciation Course

Trug Making Appreciation Course

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A Two Day Course



This course is a practical introduction to the craft of Trug making skills and techniques. You will learn from experienced local craftsmen all about the history of the Trug and be guided through the process to make your own Trug to take home. 



Course Programme:
Saturday & Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm


What To Expect:



1. Introduction to the History of Trug Making

The course commences with an hour's talk on the history of the Trug and an insight into what you will be doing over the weekend.   A Master Trug Maker will be present during the weekend to discuss Trugs and Trug Making with you, he will explain the process of trug making, its rich history and the current state of the industry. 

2. Have a go

Your two main instructors will be Master Trug Maker Chris Tuppen and Craftsman Caleb Pimm. Both of whom have lots of experience in running Trug Making Courses and will guide you through the Trug making process.  

The course is unhurried and you will obtain all the support you need from the instructors.


A fun, practical weekend learning traditional Trug Making skills.

You will take home a Trug that you have made over the weekend.

All materials and tools required to make your Trug will be provided.

Refreshments will be provided including a homemade cake.

 Please bring a packed lunch with you*

Parking is available at the entrance to our farm and our training room is just a short walk down our track.

What To Bring:

 Just bring your lunch and a pad and pencil if you wish to make notes

Please arrive at 15 mins before the start of the course for a prompt start


Cancellation Policy:

To ensure all attendees get the best experience from their training we only run our courses in small groups. 

We therefore have to operate with a strict cancellation policy:  Refunds or booking transfers are not given for cancellations made within 2 weeks of the course.  If a cancellation is made with more than 2 weeks notice but within 6 weeks of the course date then we will try to re-sell your tickets if we are successful then a refund will be issued for the full amount less a £10 administration fee.  If a cancellation is made with more than 6 weeks notice then a full refund will be issued.


Course Tutors:  

An introduction to each of our tutors


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Trug Making Appreciation Course with Robin Tuppen - Sat 13th and Sun 14th August 2022

Make a Sussex Trug - learn about the history and make your own Trug

£198.00 / ticket(s) *
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