NEW SCHEDULE FOR 2020 COMING SOON (Below are some of 2019’s great worshops)

Come and join us at The Walled Garden and learn new skills and make new friends.  There’s something wonderful about working with your hands. Our workshops are all designed to inspire. You’ll leave full of confidence and an urge to create.

For friends, for teams, for flower lovers flying solo. Beginners or seasoned snippers, young and old. The experience is relaxed, fun and filled with flowers and creativity.

To book please use the contact form or call Kate on 013873 80830

Pressed Flowers

Every Thursday, drop in from 10am-3pm, Great for all ages. Prices vary from £5 p/p

 

Come and learn (or remember) how to press flowers. Exceedingly talented and local florist Ellen Cummings will be at hand all day to help you choose the best flowers to press and help you create your own beautiful pressed flower and foliage displays.

 

Fresh floral crown workshop with Euphorbia Floral Design

Every Friday 10.30am-12.30pm. Booking advised, £10 per person. Perfect for ages from 8 upwards or younger with supervision

Come and get flowery with us in the garden and learn how to make one of our signature fresh flower head dresses. We will teach you how to select the best blooms for the job and show you how to create your very own flower crown to take home.

TRADITIONAL SIGNWRITING COURSE WITH AMY GOODWIN

Saturday 13th July, 10 am-5pm, £90 (including a delicious lunch and refreshments throughout the day)

This one-day workshop will introduce you to the basics of traditional signwriting (layout and design, lettering and shading) in which the techniques are first demonstrated to you and then practised by you.  At the end of the workshop each participant will have undertaken their own panel, to take home.  All materials are provided.

Growing up spending summers travelling with a steam fairground has heavily influenced Amy’s practice as a traditional signwriter and fairground artist, thus the traditions and heritage of the fairground industry – the elaborate and visual typography, flamboyant colours and meticulous lines – are reflected in both her commissions and own practice. Amy works extensively in the heritage industry and is passionate about giving an insight into the skills, techniques and love of signwriting.

 

Floral Appreciation Supper Club

Friday 28th June and Friday 2nd August.  From 6.30pm, £40 p/p.  Limited spaces so booking essential.

Join us for an evening of floral appreciation along with a delicious supper.   You will pick the best fresh blooms from the garden and create your own beautiful displays or sculptures to take away.

Meanwhile supper will have been prepared and with the table decorated with your displays you can sit back and enjoy an evening filled with laughter and delicious delights.

Due to licensing issues, please feel free to bring your own wine but I am unable to provide any alcohol with the meal.

 

Blacksmithing Workshop with Agnes Jones

Saturday 24th August, 10 am-5pm, £100 (including a delicious lunch and refreshments throughout the day)

Agnes Jones is an exciting female artist blacksmith who makes a range of work, from small homeware pieces to large public art commissions. Based in Glasgow, she has work all around the UK and the world.

You will use the forge to create your own piece of metalwork to take home, design and create something for the garden. You can take inspiration from our stunning gates here at the garden that Agnes designed and made this year.

The group will be very small and you can expect to get a lot from this day course that can be tailored to your needs.  Please get in touch to discuss this fantastic workshop.

Agnes Jones Blacksmith

Glamping - The Wagon

Come and stay in our beautiful wagon. Hand crafted by Kate in 2016 it is cozy, comfortable and a perfect get-away. With a small wood burner and unlimited logs it is glamping at its very warmest and most glamorous. Kate will even provide you with a delicious cooked breakfast in the morning to make sure you get off to a good start before you go exploring the local area. See the fantastic reviews and book it at Airbnb

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