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Sat 12 Dec 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Christmas wreath-making workshop
Five A Day Market Garden, The Street, Englefield, Theale, RG7 5EL

Celebrate Christmas with your own special willow wreath made from colourful stems from Five a Day Market Garden, seasonal foliage and decorations!

These 2-hour workshops (one in the morning and one in the afternoon) are held outdoors in the garden and in our polytunnels, gazebo and pergola. There's plenty of space for people to spread out and be socially-distanced.

Cost £15 per person includes hot drinks and mince pies. Pay cash or cheque on the day.

Sat 12 Dec 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Christmas wreath-making workshop
Five A Day Market Garden, The Street, Englefield, Theale, RG7 5EL

Celebrate Christmas with your own special willow wreath made from colourful stems from Five a Day Market Garden, seasonal foliage and decorations!

These 2-hour workshops (one in the morning and one in the afternoon) are held outdoors in the garden and in our polytunnels, gazebo and pergola. There's plenty of space for people to spread out and be socially-distanced.

Cost £15 per person includes hot drinks and mince pies. Pay cash or cheque on the day.

Sun 13 Dec 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Christmas wreath-making workshop
Five A Day Market Garden, The Street, Englefield, Theale, RG7 5EL

Celebrate Christmas with your own special willow wreath made from colourful stems from Five a Day Market Garden, seasonal foliage and decorations!

These 2-hour workshops (one in the morning and one in the afternoon) are held outdoors in the garden and in our polytunnels, gazebo and pergola. There's plenty of space for people to spread out and be socially-distanced.

Cost £15 per person includes hot drinks and mince pies. Pay cash or cheque on the day.

Sun 13 Dec 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Christmas wreath-making workshop
Five A Day Market Garden, The Street, Englefield, Theale, RG7 5EL

Celebrate Christmas with your own special willow wreath made from colourful stems from Five a Day Market Garden, seasonal foliage and decorations!

These 2-hour workshops (one in the morning and one in the afternoon) are held outdoors in the garden and in our polytunnels, gazebo and pergola. There's plenty of space for people to spread out and be socially-distanced.

Cost £15 per person includes hot drinks and mince pies. Pay cash or cheque on the day.

Thu 7 Jan 2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Microbed gardening online workshop
Online via Zoom

Microbed gardening uses raised beds that are just one metre square, Colin pioneered this way of growing. He has been running trials over several years and continually producing amazing yields including over 14kg of potatoes and 10kg of onions. His current garden of about 16 square metres in on track to produce over 100Kg of food this year.

This is the second in a series of three linked presentations.

Each one-hour presentation uses Zoom in full screen mode which is like having a speaker project onto a screen. It includes video, images, and sound as appropriate. There is a question and answer session at the end where participants can ask questions or go over specific points again.

There is no charge but we ask for a voluntary donation to cover costs. Any extra will go towards the Eyam Green Group community composting/growing project - http://www.eyamgreengroup.org.uk/

Sat 6 Feb 2021
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Hedgelaying course
The Ormandy Centre, Waltham Place, Church Hill, White Waltham SL6 3JH

Hedge laying has great conservational value and with the associated benefits to wildlife, it really is important to preserve and share this skill. In this one day training session, expert instructor Clive Leeke will cover the fundamentals of hedge laying, teaching all the necessary skills and techniques. This course is designed for absolute beginners wanting to learn, through to the more experienced hedge layer wanting to practice and improve. By the end of the day you will have laid your own section of hedge, which will become a wildlife haven for years to come. Please dress warmly. All tools provided. Price: £75 to include a warming organic lunch and refreshments.

Thu 11 Feb 2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Making compost online workshop
Online via Zoom

Make compost in as little as 8 weeks. Learn how to use it to improve soil fertility and soil structure. Colin is a master composter in every sense and has been making hot compost for 30 years.

This is the third in a series of three linked presentations.

Each one-hour presentation uses Zoom in full screen mode which is like having a speaker project onto a screen. It includes video, images, and sound as appropriate. There is a question and answer session at the end where participants can ask questions or go over specific points again.

There is no charge but we ask for a voluntary donation to cover costs. Any extra will go towards the Eyam Green Group community composting/growing project - http://www.eyamgreengroup.org.uk/

Sat 24 Apr 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Level 2 Biodynamic Gardening Course Module 1
The Ormandy Centre, Waltham Place, Church Hill, White Waltham SL6 3JH

With Harry Astley and André Tranquilini.

A course designed for those who have already completed the Waltham Place Biodynamic Gardening Course and wish to develop and deepen their understanding of biodynamic gardening and the making and use of biodynamic preparations.

The Spiritual Foundations of Biodynamic Agriculture, with guest Judith Byford, curative eurythmist. 

Cost £200 for all four modules, to include refreshments. For further details and to book your place email estateoffice@walthamplace.com

Sat 22 May 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Level 2 Biodynamic Gardening Course Module 2
The Ormandy Centre, Waltham Place, Church Hill, White Waltham SL6 3JH

With Harry Astley and André Tranquilini.

A course designed for those who have already completed the Waltham Place Biodynamic Gardening Course and wish to develop and deepen their understanding of biodynamic gardening and the making and use of biodynamic preparations.

The Spring Biodynamic Preparations.

Cost £200 for all four modules, to include refreshments. For further details and to book your place email estateoffice@walthamplace.com

Sat 5 Jun 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Level 2 Biodynamic Gardening Course Module 3
The Ormandy Centre, Waltham Place, Church Hill, White Waltham SL6 3JH

With Harry Astley and André Tranquilini.

A course designed for those who have already completed the Waltham Place Biodynamic Gardening Course and wish to develop and deepen their understanding of biodynamic gardening and the making and use of biodynamic preparations.

Growing with your garden..

Cost £200 for all four modules, to include refreshments. For further details and to book your place email estateoffice@walthamplace.com

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