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Tue 14/2/2017 at 10:49 by Amy Yates
An exciting opportunity has opened to become…
Castle’s TRAINEE ROUTE SETTER
The Castle Route setting department is looking for a keen learner with little or no route setting experience but strong enthusiasm for the sport of climbing to join our team as a part-time trainee route setter on a three-year learning programme. You will work 20-28h a week and will hold a number of duties and responsibilities within the route setting department while learning how to route set to a high standard.
Fri 3/2/2017 at 17:32 by Amy Yates
This season our Garden is looking for two volunteer trainees:
Monday: Herb trainee
Thursday: Kitchen garden trainee
Work with the Castle garden team, learn to manage a productive and fun food growing project and grow vegetables, fruit and herbs for a commercial kitchen and café.
Tue 5/7/2016 at 9:15 by Lauren Ballard
Families from Tower Hamlets attended a fun day, in spite of a morning of gales and downpours, focussed on health and well-being.
The day combined climbing sessions, with a nature discovery walk along the local New River path to the London Wildlife Trust’s recently opened Woodberry Wetlands, yoga, and garden activities - exploring the Castle Garden, seed sowing, harvesting leaves and herbs, making pizzas with healthy garden grown toppings, firing them in the cob oven and eating together at the end!
Sun 26/6/2016 at 12:11 by Lauren Ballard
Sean Hearn will be running a Sustainable Beekeeping Course at the Castle, on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July.
To give you a sense of the course's approach, here's a link to his blog
People gathered around the fire to sing songs led by the Castle Choir whilst children made recycled musical instruments and helped to hang cider soaked toast in the apple trees for birds. A Wassail is a traditional celebration of orchards, the rituals performed help to ensure a good and plentiful harvest for the coming year.
Mon 8/2/2016 at 12:41 by Claire Lee
Coming Soon - Castle Climbing Technique Clinics!
Now that the dust has settled on the New Year and many people’s resolutions are starting to flag, we thought we would come up with something to reinvigorate everyone’s good intentions – a series of clinics where you can pick up key tips and tricks on specific techniques from our experienced climbing coaches and have all your technique questions answered!