Activities for all the family to enjoy, garden trail, traditional garden games, children’s crafts. Entry £5 adults, £4 children. Activities run from 1pm until 4pm, gardens open until 6pm. Monday – Ashford Younger Farmers with small animals, Tuesday – Godinton Garden Staff making miniature gardens, Wednesday – Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership with the AquaLab, Thursday – Onondrimwoods, Eco-Art, Friday – Godinton House Staff sock bunnies.
What’s OnFrom Spring Week and Autumn Week to garden workshops, Godinton is home to a great variety of fun and informative events.
Join Doug and Sue of Capture and Create for a relaxed, educational and friendly day learning superb macro photography tips and techniques. Discover how best to photograph flowers and insects, followed by an afternoon of image editing using Adobe’s Lightroom. A delicious lunch and refreshments are all included. Purchase tickets directly from: capture-and-create.com/shop/spring-macro-godinton-workshop. Booking Essential.
Join Fiona Abrahams as she guides you through the gardening year on a monthly basis. Stay up to date with seasonal tasks, techniques to get the best results and practical activities. Draw inspiration from the beautiful gardens at Godinton as you watch the changes that each season brings. Contact Fiona Abrahams for more information. Fiona.firstname.lastname@example.org or 07941 580 613 £40.00 per session
Join Head Gardener, Viv Hunt, for a morning looking at choosing and growing annuals for cut flowers, pots and colour in your borders throughout the season. Booking essential, £35.00 including coffee.
Join professional artist Brenda Burgess to explore the wonderful qualities of clay sculpture. A real ‘get away from it all’ day with quality sculpture tuition. Suitable for all levels of ability from beginners wanting to ‘have a go’ to experienced artist wanting to try a new medium. Small class sizes ensure plenty of time with each student. For more information visit www.brendaburgessartsuk.info
Join orchid enthusiast, Christine Bartlett, and learn how to get the most from your orchids, understand the ways to water, feed, repot and get them to flower again. Watch a demonstration and then have a go yourself at repotting a flowering orchid that you can then take home. Booking essential £35 including homemade refreshments, materials and an orchid to take home. Contact: email@example.com Tel:07503000504
Join Nick Sandford, Estate Manager for a walk around the wider estate. Booking essential, £7.00 including garden entry, hot drink and homemade cake. Wellington boots or walking boots recommended due to uneven ground.
Local specialist nurseries sell a great range of unusual plants.