Botanic Garden and Attenborough Arboretum

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.

Autumn Wreath workshop

Using an abundance of autumn berries, dried seed heads and rich red foliage, create a stunning wreath to add colour to your home exterior or add your own candles at home 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 takeaway a stylish wreath. 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.

Location: Beaumont Hall, Botanic Garden, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby LE2 2NA
Date: Saturday 29 October 2022
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Cost: £55

Discount available for Friends of the Garden, plus University of Leicester students and staff (cost £50). 

Pumpkin workshop

Come and enjoy creating an explosion of colour in a pumpkin. Use an abundance of wild fresh flowers, greenery and dried flowers. Why not make it as a gift or share the experience with a friend or family member. Whatever your skill level this is the chance to learn something new and takeaway a stylish display.

Includes all take-home materials. Tea and homemade cake will be provided to make it extra relaxing.

Location: Beaumont Hall, Botanic Garden, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby LE2 2NA
Date: Saturday 29 October 2022
Time: 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Cost: £50

Discount available for Friends of the Garden, plus University of Leicester students and staff (cost £45).

Christmas Wreath workshops

Come and enjoy creating a wreath full of fresh greenery and an abundance of winter and Christmas decorations. Make it as a fabulous addition to your door or have it in the home as a table decoration and add your own candle for a centrepiece. Whatever your skill level this is the chance to learn something new and takeaway a stylish display.

Includes all take-home materials. Tea and homemade cake will be provided to make it extra relaxing.

Location: Beaumont Hall, Botanic Garden, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby LE2 2NA
Dates: Saturday 26 November 2022, 10.30am to 12.30pm or 2.00 to 4.00pm
           Saturday 10 December 2022, 10.30am to 12.30pm or 2.00 to 4.00pm
Cost: £55

Discount available for Friends of the Garden, plus University of Leicester students and staff (cost £50).

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