Events and Workshops 2020

Every year we organise a series of gardening workshops, creative workshops and special events at Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens. Our main event is our Wildlife Day in June, which is a family event, with plenty of activities and information about the wildlife of the area.

You can see a full list of all our forthcoming workshops further down the page. Alternatively click on the images below to take you to the events you are interested in.

 

Gardening Courses

Creative Courses

Art Exhibitions

Charity Open Days

How to book

To reserve your place/s on the courses, please select the course you wish to attend and use the Buy Now buttons beside each workshop. Alternatively complete and return the downloadable booking form. 

All courses include entry to the garden plus coffee and biscuits. Materials are provided unless stated and you will leave each workshop with plenty of reference information.

Please note that course fees cannot be refunded if cancelled less than 7 days prior to date of workshop.

herbs in the vegetable garden

Growing Fresh Vegetables All Year Round

August 12 at 10:00 - 12:30
£40

Join Tony Chalcraft on this half-day Organic Vegetable Gardening Course where he will show you how to get the most from your vegetable garden, whatever the size, and have fresh vegetables all year round. This course is suitable for anyone who is starting out with an allotment or garden or…

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wire alliums by Chris Moss

SOLD OUT Making Wire Alliums

August 19 at 13:30 - 16:00

The wire sculpture courses here with Chris Moss are so popular that she has agreed to put on an additional half day session this year. On this course you will learn how to make wire alliums, perfect as an extra feature in your garden borders or pots. The workshops will…

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wire alliums by Chris Moss

SOLD OUT Making Wire Alliums

September 2 at 10:00 - 12:30
£40Sold out

By popular demand, Chris Moss is putting on these additional wire sculpture course following the sell-out workshop in August. On this course you will learn how to make wire alliums, perfect as an extra feature in your garden borders or pots. The workshops will be suitable both for beginners to…

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wire alliums by Chris Moss

Making Wire Alliums

September 2 at 13:30 - 16:00
£402 tickets left

By popular demand, Chris Moss is putting on this additional wire sculpture course following the sell-out workshop in August. On this course you will learn how to make wire alliums, perfect as an extra feature in your garden borders or pots. The workshops will be suitable both for beginners to…

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onions drying

Introduction to Growing Vegetables

September 9 at 10:00 - 12:30
£407 tickets left

Aimed at aspiring, beginning and improving vegetable gardeners, this session looks at what vegetables are best to grow in the north of England with emphasis on: designing and planning a productive garden basic techniques for growing common crops rotation how easy and worthwhile particular crops are to grow. We’re delighted…

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Wire stag's head

SOLD OUT Wire Sculpture Course – Make a Wire Stag’s Head

September 10 at 10:00 - 16:00

This full day workshop provides an opportunity to make your own wire stag’s head under the expert guidance of Chris Moss. These sculptures will make a stunning centre piece in any home. This course is perfect for those of you who loved the small wire bird course and now want…

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peacock butterfly on inulas

National Garden Scheme

September 13 at 13:00 - 17:00

Each year we open the garden as part of the National Garden Scheme. Regular admission prices apply. The National Garden Scheme is a registered charity which opens gardens of quality, character and interest to the public. Since 1927 they have raised funds to support nursing and caring charities, and over £25 million…

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A Tree for All Seasons

September 16 at 10:00 - 12:00
£28 – £35

Choosing a tree to give you maximum interest, from flowers in the spring to berries and autumn colour, making sure the size and shape is ideal for the space. Small trees are an important feature of any garden and yet are frequently over looked. In this course, Vanessa aims to…

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Make a 3D Animal Needle Felted Sculpture

September 21 at 10:00 - 16:00
£758 tickets left

This full day workshop provides a great introduction to needle felting a 3D sculpture. On the day Pam will provide all the equipment, materials and tuition that you need to create your own wonderful animal sculpture to take home. With plenty of examples to inspire you, and lots of choice…

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tomatoes

Tomatoes and Other Tips for Greenhouse or Polytunnel Growing

September 23 at 10:00 - 12:30
£408 tickets left

Join Tony Chalcraft for a look at how to get the best out of greenhouse, polytunnel or other protected growing space all through the year. As well as focusing on commonly grown crops such as tomatoes, this course will look at more unusual greenhouse fruit and veg, both those for…

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Garden design by Tracey Foster

Improve Your Garden through Design

September 30 at 10:00 - 12:00
£405 tickets left

One of Yorkshire’s most renowned garden designers, Tracy Foster will be leading this workshop. Learn about the principles of garden design and how to apply them to your garden. Tips to help you disguise an awkward shaped garden, make a small garden seem bigger, make your plot feel more private…

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art course in the garden

Developing a Garden Sketchbook

October 5 at 10:00 - 16:00
£503 tickets left

A sketchbook is an ideal way to record the changing seasons in the garden and is a valuable resource for developing artwork. This day course with tutor Peter David Scott, is designed to help students improve their sketching technique and to assist in developing a visual garden journal from their…

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