Events at Bluebell Cottage Gardens

Throughout the year Bluebell Cottage Gardens hosts a range of practical workshops and charity fundraising events. We also appear at flower shows around the region. Our workshops for 2014 include propagation, flower photography and painting in the garden. See below for dates and details.

April 2014

Mon 21st April: Bluebell Cottage Gardens open for NGS
Bluebell Cottage Gardens opens in support of the National Garden Scheme charity. Refreshments served and nursery open for plant sales.

Date: Monday 21st April 2014 Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Cost: 4 per person. Children free, but must be accompanied by an adult. All garden entry proceeds to NGS

Thu 24th April: Spring propagation workshop (RHS event)
Sue Beesley leads a hands on, half-day workshop on propagation using our nursery stock plants.

Date: Thursday 24th April 2014 Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Cost: 23.00 (RHS members 18.50) Includes all materials, tour of garden and refreshments. Booking: We regret this event is fully booked.

Tue 29th April: Improve your Flower Photography (RHS event)
Professional photographer Jane Burkinshaw helps you get your camera off automatic and take better flower and garden photos. Suitable for anyone with an SLR or programmable camera.

Date: Tuesday 29th April 2014 Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Cost: 65.00 per person (52.00 for RHS members) A garden tour and lunch is included in the price. Please bring your camera and any accessories. More info: Jane's website Booking: Advance Booking is required for this event.

June 2014

Wed 4th June: Painting in a cottage garden
Enjoy a full day painting in the garden with expert support and tutorials by Chris Beesley. Wet weather cover available. Suitable for painters of all skill levels in any medium.

Date: Wednesday 4th June 2014 Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Cost: 42.50. Includes lunch, refreshments and painting tuition. Please bring painting materials More info: Chris Beesley's website Booking: Advance Booking is required for this event.

Tue 24th June: Improve your Flower Photography (RHS event)
Professional photographer Jane Burkinshaw helps you get your camera off automatic and take better flower and garden photos. Suitable for anyone with an SLR or programmable camera.

Date: Tuesday 24th June 2014 Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Cost: 65.00 per person (52.00 for RHS members) A garden tour and lunch is included in the price. Please bring your camera and any accessories. More info: Jane's website Booking: Advance Booking is required for this event.

August 2014

Tue 26th Aug: Bluebell Cottage Gardens open for NGS
Bluebell Cottage Gardens opens in support of the National Garden Scheme charity. Refreshments served and nursery open for plant sales.

Date: Tuesday 26th August 2014 Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Cost: 4 per person. Children free, but must be accompanied by an adult. All garden entry proceeds to NGS

September 2014

Wed 3rd Sept: Painting in a cottage garden
Enjoy a full day painting in the garden with expert support and tutorials by Chris Beesley. Wet weather cover available. Suitable for painters of all skill levels in any medium.

Date: Wednesday 3rd September 2014 Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Cost: 42.50. Includes lunch, refreshments and painting tuition. Please bring painting materials More info: Chris Beesley's website Booking: Advance Booking is required for this event.

Tue 16th Sept: Improve your Flower Photography (RHS event)
Professional photographer Jane Burkinshaw helps you get your camera off automatic and take better flower and garden photos. Suitable for anyone with an SLR or programmable camera.

Date: Tuesday 16th September 2014 Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Cost: 65.00 per person (52.00 for RHS members) A garden tour and lunch is included in the price. Please bring your camera and any accessories. More info: Jane's website Booking: Advance Booking is required for this event.

If you have any questions about any of the events that we run at Bluebell Cottage Gardens, please do not hesitate to contact us.