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Courses, Workshops and Lectures for 2018

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

  Tuesday 8th October 2018 – Garden Course and Lecture 

Our Senior Gardener – Phil Cormie will start with a short lecture and slide show on the history and development of the Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park. This will be followed by a friendly and entertaining course, which will focus on the seasonal jobs in the garden at this time of year, and the planting of a border to create interest in the autumn and winter months.

10H00 Lecture and Slide Show
10H45 Refreshment Break with cake
11H00 Garden Demonstration and advice
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 £45 per person includes lecture and course, lunch & refreshments and garden entrance

Tuesday 16th October 2018 – Needle Felted Robin or Blue Tit Work Shop 

Androulla Jefferies is an experienced textile artist and craft tutor, who loves to create bespoke items. On this course she will teach you the skills of needle felting, showing you how to create and join different shapes in the form of either a Robin or Blue Tit , how to felt around wire and which fleece to choose, resulting in the creation of a stunning garden bird. A perfect Christmas decoration or present. This workshop is ideal for beginners and those with some experience.

10H00 Talk and demo
10H45 Refreshment Break with cake
11H00 Needle Felting
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

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

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

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