Adult learning in action

Sorbus Learning helps you to understand the natural world, learn about British wildlife and acquire the skills required to create, restore, maintain and improve places for nature. We achieve this by providing a range of courses, workshops and talks on varied topics associated with key themes of ecology, conservation, wildlife gardening, countryside skills and rural crafts.


Thu 23 Apr 2020 10am - 3pm

Wildlife Gardening for Beginners

Thu 28 May 2020 10am - 3pm

Tree Biology & Identification

Wed 22 July 2020 10am - 3pm

Summer Apple Tree pruning

Wed 29 July 2020 10am - 1pm

Soils - A foundation for gardens

Wed 05 August 2020 10am - 1pm

Ponds - a wet place for wildlife

Wed 12 August 2020 10am -1pm

Grasses - mini prairies for wildlife

Wed 19 August 2020 10am - 1pm

Pollinators - providing B&B for insects

Wed 26 August 2020 10am - 1pm

Homes - making havens for wildlife

See Surrey Wildlife Trust website for booking: https://www.surreywildlifetrust.org/whatson/wildlife-courses 


Sat 29 February 2020 10am - 1pm

Tool Sharpening - A practical session at Nower Wood to unlock your tool maintenance skills.

Fri 22 May 2020 10am - 3pm

Spoon Carving - Chance for those new to green wood working to carve your own spoon.

Sat 13 June 2020 9am - 12pm

Wildlife Gardening - Let us introduce you to wildlife gardening and ideas to make space for nature.

Sat 13 June 2020 1pm - 5pm

Open Garden - Visit our wildlife garden and discover how we make space for nature.


We can provide your group with a talk about a variety of topics such as ancient trees, managing and conserving woodland, wild bees or gardening with wildlife.

Mon 20 Apr 2020 7pm - 10pm

Wildlife Gardening with Brockham Horticultural Society

Thu 21 May 2020 7pm - 10pm

Wildlife Gardening with Felbridge & District Horticultural Society