Events at the Garden

We regularly add to our programme of events - please check back for updates, and don't miss our courses page.

Rococo Garden Sprites
Tuesdays during term time plus school holiday specials, 10am-12noon
A chance for children between 18 months and 4 years to stroll through our gorgeous Garden to the enchanted woodland to play, explore and create some natural crafts. The sessions are a mixture of guided activities and free play for which we have a range of resources on hand. There's mud play, walks, stories, wild art, bug hunting and generally having a lovely, relaxing time.  Limited availability - book direct with Nature Connections.

Apple juicing
2-30 October, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays, 11am & 2pm
Bring your apples and leave with bottled, pasteurised juice! We are once again hosting the Painswick Orchard Group’s wonderful apple press this autumn, and you are welcome to join our team to juice your own fruit.  Morning and afternoon sessions are available on each operational day - advance booking is essential.  To find out more and book a morning session, click here.  To book an afternoon session, click here.

See the Garden with fresh eyes - Mindful Photography Workshop with Ruth Davey
Sunday 7th October, 10.30am-3pm
Develop your photography skills and discover a mindful approach to this art form.  This workshop will help you to slow down and use photography, mindfulness and walking to look more deeply at the world around you.  You can use any device you choose, from a mobile phone, tablet or a digital camera, and the workshop is suitable for all abilities.  For more information and to book, visit Ruth's website.

Family Autumn Festival

Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st October, 10.30am - 5pm
Our annual celebration of everything harvest, including apple juicing, heritage produce displays, tastings, an autumn trail and a chance to bake an apple on our open fire. Normal admission applies.  For further info, see our poster.

For more information about any of our events please get in touch and a member of our team will be more than happy to help. See also our courses which run throughout the year.