Family Events

Make a Sun Catcher

Come along and make a sun catcher using petals and leaves collected from the garden to hang in your window at home.

Seaweeds for Food and Health

Seaweeds are increasingly eaten by us as foods and in foods. Following the extremely successful 2013 event, this year will bring more amazing opportunities to taste, touch and learn about the incredible health benefits of seaweed, that already go into many everyday products.

Give Bugs a Home

Come along and join staff from Logan and the RSPB to build your very own 'Buggingham Palace'!!

Make an Autumnal Mobile

Come along and make a mobile using all manner of nature’s autumnal harvest for you to hang at home or give away to your Grandma, Grandpa, Auntie or Uncle.

End of Season Shopping Event

Why not pop along and get some bargins to get the Christmas shopping on the way!! Open to everyone. Full price only if going in to visit the garden.

Botanical Artistry: Medieval Manuscripts - Intermediate

A follow on course for those who already attended the introduction class

Rags to Rugs

A beginners hands-on course concentrating on basic tapestry weaving skills incorporating rags as weft.

Planting Ideas for Atmosphere & Visual Richness

Chelsea Gold Medal-winning designer Paul Hervey- Brookes will lead an intensive weekend workshop which explores the character of plants and how best to use them to create atmosphere in both planting schemes and when laying out the structure of a new garden.

Calligraphy

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

Botanical Artistry: Bees at the Botanics - Ali McLeod

Over five weeks we will use miniature paintbrushes and watercolour to create an exquisitely detailed illustration of a bee and flowers from RBGE, whilst learning about the essential role these insects play in all our gardens.

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