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Courses, Workshops and Lectures for 2018

Choose from a variety of courses, workshops and lectures held at the garden.

Tuesday 23rd  October 2018 – Nature Impressed Porcelain Lantern Workshop

Join local Ceramic Artist Anna Whitehouse on an observational day of the Himalayan Gardens through clay www.anna-whitehouse.co.uk 
The first part of the session will be a group walk to enjoy the gardens. Exploring the Autumnal setting whilst collecting leaves, seed pods and other natural material to use in the workshop.

Armed with your personal collection of natural treasures, experiment with impressing techniques in combination with the wonderful translucency of porcelain to create delicate, slab-built tealight holders and window hangers. Perfect for capturing the beauty of Autumn and enjoying as the nights creep in. At the end of the workshop Anna will take all the pieces back to her studio to fire in her kiln. Work can be collected from her studio in Harrogate or at the Himalayan Gardens.

09H30 – Meet and Group walk around the Garden
10H45 – Refreshment Break with Cake
11H00 – Experimenting with the natural materials collected from the garden, creating texture sheets
13H00 – Lunch – Choose your favourite dish from our delicious tearoom menu (drink included)
14H00 – Choose your favourite textures from the morning session to create t-light holders.
16H00 – Finish

Price £65 per person – includes workshop, materials, lunch & refreshments and garden entrance

Tuesday 30th October 2018 – Modern Calligraphy Workshop 

Learn how to write beautifully using ink and nib on this modern calligraphy course with Sophie Roberts. Suitable for complete beginners this class will teach you everything you need to know starting right at the basics.

After a brief introduction to the tools, you will start by practising shapes and strokes and then move onto letterforms, learning how to write each calligraphy letter. By the end of the course you will have started to do joined up lettering to take onto work on any phrase, or word you wish. Sophie will be on hand to give you tips and techniques to improve your beginners hand and create your own unique style of lettering.

All attendees will be provided with a Calligraphy Starter Kit, including handouts, paper, pen and ink to use and take home, providing everything you need to start your calligraphy journey!                                                   Instagram: Sophie Roberts Calligraphy 

10H00 Talk and demo
10H30 Refreshment Break with cake
11H00 Modern Calligraphy
13H30 Lunch – Choose your favourite dish from our delicious tearoom menu (drink included)
Afternoon – Enjoy a walk around the beautiful autumnal Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park

Price £55 per person – includes workshop, materials, lunch & refreshments and garden entrance.

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop Tuesday 4th December 2018 – 10:30am start
Selina Shackleton will show you how to create your very own unique Christmas wreath using berries & foliage from the garden, and other natural materials. Find your inner artist & create a one of a kind Christmas welcome to your home!
£70 per person – Includes instruction, all materials, refreshment break with tea / coffee & mince pies plus 2 course lunch with a glass of Prosecco!

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop Tuesday 4th December 2018 – 10:30am start

Selina Shackleton will show you how to create your very own unique Christmas wreath using berries & foliage from the garden, and other natural materials. Find your inner artist & create a one of a kind Christmas welcome to your home!

£70 per person – Includes instruction, all materials, refreshment break with tea / coffee & mince pies plus 2 course lunch with a glass of Prosecco!

10H30 Talk and demo
11H00 Refreshment Break 
11H15  Create your own wreath
13H30 Lunch 

If you have time, feel free to enjoy an afternoon walk around the beautiful  Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park

For Further information on any of the workshops or to make a booking please call or Email: info@himalayangarden.com         Tel: 01765 658009

 

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