Floristry workshops

Why not come along and try one of our floral workshops with our tutor Kathryn from Beauty and the Rose? No experience needed. All materials provided.

Booking essential; select Short Courses at the University shop.

October Pumpkin Arrangement

Date: Saturday 30 October 2021, 10.30am

Location: Beaumont Hall, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby LE2 2NA

Come and enjoy creating an explosion of colour in a pumpkin.

Kathryn from Beauty and the Rose florist will guide you how to make this fun arrangement whilst taking in the beautiful surroundings at University of Leicester Botanic Garden. You will use an abundance of bright and bold fresh wild flowers, greenery and dried flowers.

Why not make it as a gift or share the experience with a loved one.

Tea and homemade cake will be provided to make it extra relaxing.

Includes all the take home materials.

Cost per person: £40 (£35 for Friends of the Garden, university staff and students).

Autumn Wreath Workshop

Date: Saturday 30 October 2021, 1.30pm

Location: Beaumont Hall, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby LE2 2NA

Using an abundance of autumn berries, dried seed heads and rich red foliage create a stunning wreath to add colour to your home exterior; add your own candle for a table display.

This is a lovely workshop to do with friends or family.

Whatever your skill level this is the chance to learn something new and take away a stylish wreath.

Tea and homemade cake will be provided to make it extra relaxing.

Includes all the take home materials.

Cost per person: £45 (£40 for Friends of the Garden, university staff and students).

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Date: Saturday 27 November or Saturday 11 December 2021, 10.30am or 1.30pm.

Location: Beaumont Hall, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby LE2 2NA

Come along to the Botanic Garden for a Christmas Wreath-making workshop. Kathryn from Beauty and the Rose florist will show you how to make a wreath full of fresh greenery and an abundance of Winter and Christmas decorations.

It will be a fabulous addition to your door or have it in the home as a table decoration, and add your own candle for a centrepiece.

Tea and homemade cake will be provided to make it extra relaxing.

Includes all the take home materials.

Cost per person: £45 (£40 for Friends of the Garden, university staff and students).