Topic to be confirmed. 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
What’s OnFrom Mayday and Pumpkin day to garden workshops, Godinton is home to a great variety of fun and informative events.
Theme, Bridal Beginnings (Bridal Posy, Buttonhole and Top Table Arrangement). Join Caroline Miller who has over 28 years’ floristry experience covering many areas of the industry. This workshop is suitable for beginners, experienced florists looking to up-skills, especially those entering wedding/event floristry. Contact Caroline Miller for more information. email@example.com, 01580 765610, 07979 933 869. £150.00 per person
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 this fun, informative session with the talented Mandy Munroe. Create your own patchwork pin cushion, join like minded people and gain the confidence to tackle small stitching projects. Mandy will guide and reacquaint you if you bring your machine or teach you to hand sew. For a fun creative day email email@example.com, £30 per session.
A celebration of the fabulous delphinium collection in Godinton’s walled garden.
Trials and tribulations of Delphiniums. Karen Robbirt, RHS Trails Team Leader and Clive Rowe, Herbaceous Plant Committee Member visit the gardens to give specialist talks offering advise and answering questions. Initially we have 50 tickets available, these are free but you need to apply, normal garden entry applies. Talks will run from 2pm through until approx. 3.30pm
Expert advice and plant sales.
Supporting the work of St John Ambulance Kent. Remember to bring your chairs, rugs and picnics! A delightful mix of show tunes, novelty numbers and jazz classics from the Swing Era. Featuring the music of Duke Ellington amongst others. The musical arrangements are fresh, everyone sings and the band swings with infectious vitality. Booking advised, ticket price £12.00. Performance 7pm, picnics from 6pm
Enjoy an evening with Jen and Bek from Blooming Green, organic cut-your-own growers, and Viv Hunt, Godinton’s Head Gardener. Start with a walk round the cut flower beds in Godinton’s walled garden discussing what to grow and how to maintain an area for year round cut flowers. After a glass of wine, Jen and Bek will talk about how they set up their company and demonstrate constructing a bouquet giving tips and answering questions. Booking required, £25.00 pp inc. refreshments
Supporting the work of the National Gardens Scheme. Tearoom open, house tours.