Co-Housing Durham

Durham Co-Housing Conference on 4th June ’16.  Eileen will be speaking at this event about building with straw.  Other building methods will also be discussed throughout the day.  Click here for more information about the event

Earth Floor Workshop

Learn how to create the perfect mix from local soil, about different mixing techniques, how to lay the floor smooth and level and how to finish the floor to be hardwearing and waterproof, while working in a gorgeous straw bale roundhouse in Hertfordshire.  Places limited to 8 participants.  Lunch provided / Camping available on site / Talk on Natural Building on the Friday night 7pm. Price: Sliding …

Register in the Skills Database

A skills database has been set up on the ESBA website. If you are interested to offer your work also in other countries, please fill out this form (its free): If you would like to see what others offer, then check out

Living North Fayre

Straw Works is exhibiting (and speaking) at the Living North Fayre at Newcastle on Tyne race course 15-17th April, why not come along and join us there? Visit to find out more!