Upcoming Courses

  • January 2017

  • Saturday 28th

  • This one-day workshop is designed for those who have an interest in working with their mind in ...
  • Come and explore the land of the colossal and learn how to paint botanicals larger than life. Focusing ...
  • February 2017

  • Saturday 4th

  • Winter identification of deciduous trees relies on things like the shape, colour, position and ...
  • Saturday 11th

  • An introduction to the fundamental features of lichens. This one-day workshop will include a lab-based ...
  • Saturday 25th

  • As new life begins to emerge from winter twigs, Lizzie will demonstrate fine dry-brush techniques ...
  • March 2017

  • Wednesday 1st

  • A spring extravaganza of flowering bulbs. Using the enormous range of colourful spring bulbs as ...
  • Saturday 4th

  • Learn how to get the most out of your digital camera and discover the advantages of taking plant ...
  • Saturday 11th

  • On this one-day workshop filled with practical remedy making, you will create a collection of remedies ...
  • Learn how to make the most of your garden soil. A beginner’s course that will help you understand ...
  • An introductory to intermediate level workshop on epiphytes and how to identify them. We strongly ...
  • Saturday 18th

  • The beauty of willow is its flexibility, which allows it to be moulded into architectural shapes ...
  • April 2017

  • Sunday 2nd

  • This workshop will include the ecology and distribution of bryophytes and the construction of keys ...
  • Thursday 6th

  • Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique that enhances everyday walking with the use of poles. ...
  • Thursday 20th

  • Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique that enhances everyday walking with the use of poles. ...
  • Learn to how to view nature through the eyes of ten international artists. Each week we will look ...
  • Saturday 22nd

  • As buds are bursting and the garden reawakens, spring is one of the busiest times for the plants ...
  • Monday 24th

  • Explore the techniques, and expressive joys of landscape watercolour painting. This ten-week course ...
  • This eight-week class introduces students to techniques in botanical painting. Students will develop ...
  • This course will explore both the theory and practise of working with colour using acrylic paints. ...
  • Explore the techniques, and expressive joys of landscape watercolour painting. This ten-week course ...
  • This ten-week class introduces students totechniques in botanical painting. Students willdevelop ...
  • Designed to help those moving on from the beginner’s courses, this course will introduce ...
  • Tuesday 25th

  • This ten-week garden design course has been developed in response to our students’ interests. ...
  • This class helps students to consolidate and develop their skills before moving on to the more ...
  • This ten-week class introduces students to techniques in botanical painting. Students will develop ...
  • Wednesday 26th

  • Drawing is at the heart of botanical art, whether decorative or scientific, monochrome or full ...
  • This ten-week practical drawing course aims to inspire confidence in the beginner by achieving ...
  • The indigenous healing herbs of these northern climes are part of a truly remarkable botanical ...
  • A ten-week theoretical course covering a range of topics, from soil science to pruning to plant ...
  • May 2017

  • Saturday 6th

  • Transform waste paper and plants into an array of beautiful handmade papers and sculptured landscapes. ...
  • Tuesday 9th

  • Mindfulness-based techniques to maximise the benefits of time spent in beautiful places. Held ‘on ...
  • Saturday 13th

  • This one-day workshop is designed for those who have an interest in working with their mind in ...
  • This weekend workshop will cover some of the techniques and Dos & Don’ts for drawing ...
  • Tuesday 16th

  • Mindfulness-based techniques to maximise the benefits of time spent in beautiful places. Held ‘on ...
  • Sunday 21st

  • Finish off your botanical painting with a beautiful handwritten title. Learn the basics of modern ...
  • Tuesday 23rd

  • Mindfulness-based techniques to maximise the benefits of time spent in beautiful places. Held ‘on ...
  • Tuesday 30th

  • Mindfulness-based techniques to maximise the benefits of time spent in beautiful places. Held ‘on ...
  • Wednesday 31st

  • It is time to discover big blousy blooms such as vintage roses and hydrangeas, and seasonal flowers ...
  • June 2017

  • Saturday 3rd

  • Learn how to get the most out of your digital camera and discover the advantages of taking plant ...
  • Saturday 10th

  • Creating a study page enables the artist to really get to know their subject in an exploratory ...
  • There are around 70 species of fern and on this one-day workshop you will learn some of the simple ...
  • Saturday 17th

  • This one day workshop will look at cultivation and propagation techniques for successfully growing ...
  • This is a one-day workshop which will show you how to measure your garden and produce a scale plan. ...
  • The beauty of willow is its flexibility, which allows it to be moulded into architectural shapes ...
  • Saturday 24th

  • A one-day advanced course, suitable for those who have attended Digital Plant Photography I or ...
  • With everything in full swing in the garden in summer, there are a host of jobs to do – find ...
  • September 2017

  • Saturday 2nd

  • Sunday 3rd

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