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Workshop: Drawing Butterflies, Beetles, and Bees

Saturday 11 June, 10am - 4pm

Natural history artist Cath Hodsman takes you on a journey through the fascinating anatomy, form, and colour of both exotic and indigenous insects. Using microscopes, macro photographs, and specimens, you will create your own detailed and unique microscopy sketch.

£45. Booking essential. Please get in touch to book.

Workshop: Interiors Illustration

Friday 17 and Saturday 18 June, 12noon- 4.30pm

Starting with the inspirational interiors painting of American artist Andrew Wyeth, this course will explore the use of windows as a bridge between interior and exterior spaces. Andrew Lansley will guide participants to develop sketches into egg tempera painting.

£75 for whole course. Booking essential. Please get in touch to book.
Plus £20 for materials to be paid on the day.

Workshop: Beer and Cheese Tasting with Left Handed Giant

Sunday 24 July, 1-3pm

Left Handed Giant Brewing Co. presents an afternoon of beer and cheese tasting including an introduction to the British and American craft beer scenes, an overview of the brewing process, and the opportunity to taste five locally brewed American-style beers matched with cheese.

£36. Booking essential. Please get in touch to book.

Workshop: Plant, Prune, and Propagate with the Head Gardener

Saturday 6 August, 1-4pm

Head Gardener Andrew Cannell teaches participants how to plant trees and shrubs to ensure their successful establishment and future growth.  From cultivating the ground, knowing how deep to plant, and how to stake correctly, there really is more to it than you would imagine.  Learn how to prune newly planted and established plants from magnolias to wisteria.  Finally, learn the secrets of semi-ripe cuttings and their aftercare to ensure you keep hold of your favourite half-hardy and tender perennials through the winter.

£35. Booking essential. Please get in touch to book.

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