2018


26th November 2018

Woodland and Hedgerow Work Party 11/2018

We will continue to coppice in the woods at Moor Farm. Moor Farm Risk Assessment Moor Farm Emergency Procedures Chainsaw Use at Moor Farm ...


12th November 2018

Woodland and Hedgerow Work Party 10/2018

We will continue to coppice in the woods at Moor Farm. Moor Farm Risk Assessment Moor Farm Emergency Procedures Chainsaw Use at Moor Farm ...


29th October 2018

Woodland and Hedgerow Work Party 9/2018

Frosty start, still, with a clear blue sky. A good turn out of eight in number, four chainsaws and four brash rack builders. We all enjoyed the cool fresh air and soon warmed up. We agreed with the forest owner a new area to work. The idea is to create light for the woodland floor by removing bramb ...


15th October 2018

Woodland and Hedgerow Work Party 8/2018

Overcast, mild, dry and in the wood perfectly still. A good turn out of three saws and three brash rack builders. A short day as the farm track was being repaired, tarmac arriving at 3pm. A good if short, day out. We will continue to coppice in the woods at Moor Farm. Moor Farm Ris ...


1st October 2018

Woodland and Hedgerow Work Party 7/2018

We will continue to coppice in the woods at Moor Farm. Moor Farm Risk Assessment Moor Farm Emergency Procedures Chainsaw Use at Moor Farm ...


16th August 2018

Wood Collection

We collected the wood coppiced during the last season's work parties from beside the track and transported it with the help of Robert and his tractor- trailor to the roadside. ...


CD Release Party Bucanneers Bar East Street Crediton Friday 4th May 8pm
4th May 2018

Shobrooke Moon by The Woodmen CD Release Party

Tickets £5 on the door or advance bookings to 07981 811729 All profits to go to Force Cancer Charity and Hospicecare ...


26th March 2018

Woodland and Hedgerow Work Party 6/2018

Eddy Kay writes "A beautiful spring day, last outing of the season. Five members of the team to start, two chainsaws seemed sufficient. The wood owner Wendy brought chocolate cakes topped with mini Easter eggs. She thanked us for the work we have undertaken, allowing light in rejuvenating the overs ...


14th March 2018

'Wood Party' by the Woodmen (Official video)

The Woodmen Band, including Pete Mason and John Downes members of our Woodland and hedgerow Group, are about to release an album called Shobrooke Moon. Proceeds from the sale of the album will go to cancer charities. The attached video "Wood Party" is on the album and features a video of action sh ...


12th March 2018

Woodland and Hedgerow Work Party 5/2018

This was the work party postponed from the previous week due to snowy weather. Despite a foreboding forecast and a drizzly start, the the rain held off and the sun almost came through on a couple of occasions. A select turn out, of four coppicers (Eddy, Pete, Alan and Charles) and two chain saws, t ...


19th February 2018

Woodland and Hedgerow Work Party 4/2018

Five of us started work on a mild overcast morning. Alan manned the chainsaw whilst Pete, John, Ian and Charles cleared up after him. Much hazel coppicing was achieved through good teamwork. We will continue to coppice in the woods at Moor Farm. Moor Farm Risk Assessment Moor Farm Emergenc ...


5th February 2018

Woodland and Hedgerow Work Party 3/2018

Chill with heavy cloud cover, dead still. A good turn out, seven in number with three chainsaws. Tackled a sizeable fallen oak bough, brought down by storm Eleanor at the top of the valley side. Hazel stools were coppiced, brash was racked, poles were cross cut, to something approximating standard ...


22nd January 2018

Woodland and Hedgerow Work Party 2/2018

This work party was cancelled due to the woods being water logged and dangerous to work in. We will continue to coppice in the woods at Moor Farm. Moor Farm Risk Assessment Moor Farm Emergency Procedures Chainsaw Use at Moor Farm ...


8th January 2018

Woodland and Hedgerow Work Party 1/2018

Write up by Eddy Kay: Chill with heavy cloud cover, dead still. A good turn out, seven in number with three chainsaws. Tackled a sizeable fallen oak bough, brought down by storm Eleanor at the top of the valley side. Hazel stools were coppiced, brash was racked, poles were cross cut, to something ...