Education Courses

Nordic Walking

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

Art masterclass: Leaves up close

This workshop will focus on the illustration of leaves, looking at the structure of leaves, how to paint pale and dark veins and also capture the many different surface textures of leaves.

Two Feet, One Mind - A Contemplative Walking Workshop

In this two hour workshop you will develop techniques for mindfully engaging with the environment. It is held ‘on the hoof’ in the botanics after closing time. It is suitable for absolute beginners or people with some experience of meditation.

Trainings in Mindfulness

This course is designed for those who have an interest in working with their mind in a clear and relaxed way.

Calligraphy

Learn the basics of Modern Italic Script on this one-day workshop with calligrapher Michael Ashley.

Two Feet, One Mind - A Contemplative Walking Workshop

In this two hour workshop you will develop techniques for mindfully engaging with the environment. It is held ‘on the hoof’ in the botanics after closing time. It is suitable for absolute beginners or people with some experience of meditation.

Two Feet, One Mind - A Contemplative Walking Workshop

In this two hour workshop you will develop techniques for mindfully engaging with the environment. It is held ‘on the hoof’ in the botanics after closing time. It is suitable for absolute beginners or people with some experience of meditation.

Botanical artistry skills and techniques - Bright Country Garden

Learn to use a loose style watercolour technique to depict and enhance the sensual forms of these classic garden flowers during this intense 5-week course.

Natural Dyeing

This practical workshop gives you the opportunity to “dabble in dyes” and build up a selection of samples of both yarns and fibres.

Digital Plant Photography I

Learn how to get the most out of your digital camera and discover the advantages of taking plant photographs digitally. This introductory course will teach you how to use your camera for the best results. It also includes ways of presenting your images.

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