Lectures and Events 2012 -2013
We pride ourselves in having a stimulating range of events in the course of the garden year. If you would like to purchase tickets, please contact the Garden Secretary for a form. Completed forms and cheques should be returned to us by post.
Sunday, 24 February 2013 11am-4pm
Chase away those winter blues, wrap up warm and visit the garden when it is not normally open. The Head Gardener will be on hand for tours around the garden and the Tea Room will be open.
Admission £6.00 per person
SUMMER STROLLS 2013
Dates to be confirmed November 2012
From 6.00pm onwards an opportunity to relax and savour the night scents of the garden by candlelight, and maybe make up a party with a group of friends. A glass of wine is served on arrival to enjoy as you explore the garden, and a delicious supper is served from 7.30pm onwards. The Summer House and Garden Annex are available for parties of more than six.
AUTUMN OPEN DAY 2012
Friday, 12 October 2012 11am-4pm
As the nights draw in, Wollerton becomes awash with the brilliant colours of Autumn. Visit the garden when it is not normally open for ONE DAY ONLY this Autumn. Tints of Autumn colour on display amongst the asters, dahlia's, salvias and the vibrant eunonymous spindle.
The Tea Room will be open for soup, tea and cakes.
Admission £6 per person
ART CLASS WINTER 2013
Tuesday 15 January - 19 March 2013 (1.30 - 3.30pm)
Edward Jenkins will be running this 10 week drawing & painting class. Beginners, keen amateurs and lapsed professionals are all welcome here at Wollerton in the Tea Room.
This 10 week course is designed to work towards developing the necessary skills & confidence using oil paints. You will be guided through the process from initial sketches exploring composition to a final outcome on canvas. Edward has 10 years teaching experience in this media.
Tea/Coffee and biscuits will be served.
Enrolment by 7 January 2013. Please contact the Garden Secretary for further details.
£100 per person
DELIGHTFUL DAYS AT WOLLERTON OLD HALL GARDEN
CELEBRITY LECTURES AND EVENTS 2012
(2013 celebrity events to be confirmed at the end of November).
A whole day at Wollerton
The Wollerton Old Hall Garden Lectures are an opportunity to visit the garden when it is not normally open. Stimulating lectures are given by experts in their own field. The day starts at 10.30am with coffee and biscuits and then the lecture will commence at 11.00am, after which wine will be served in the Old Hall. A 3-course seasonal lunch of home-cooked food will be served in the Courtyard Tea Room. Visitors are then free to explore the gardens and John and Lesley Jenkins will be on hand to answer any questions on gardening. The day finishes at 3.30pm with tea and cake.
|Saturday, 15 June 2013||Roses all the way!||Michael Marriott||£70.00||Available|
|Wednesday, 7 August 2013||Garden Pharmacy||Chris Beardshaw||£70.00||Sold out|
|Wednesday, 4 September 2013||A Country Life||Jules Hudson||£70.00||Available|
|Saturday, 23 November 2013||Yet more favourite houses, rooms and gardens||David Brown & Selina Godsal||£70.00||Available|
|Saturday, 27 April 2013||30 years at Wollerton||Lesley & John Jenkins|
|Saturday, 9 March 2013||Organic Vegetable Growing||Edward Jenkins|
|Saturday, 2 March 2013||Organic Vegetable Growing||Edward Jenkins|
|Saturday, 16 February 2013||Organic Vegetable Growing||Edward Jenkins|
|Saturday, 2 February 2013||Organic Vegetable Growing||Edward Jenkins|