RHS Gardens Wisley
Wisley is the historic home of the RHS and houses one of the largest plant collections in the world. The gardens delight through every season: enjoy swathes of bulbs and blossom in spring, unforgettable mixed borders and roses in summer, autumn’s bountiful colours, and frost-sparkled walks in winter. And don’t miss the stunning Glasshouse, set to transport you to far-flung shores.
4th-5th July – Soft Fruits – Intermediate
Book direct on 020 3176 5830 or RHS Gardens Wisley
Field Breaks Art Workshops – Derbyshire
All levels are welcome including beginners, and we start on the first afternoon after tea and cake, preparing our compositions then we work a full day and finish after lunch on the third day with a review of our work.
16th – 18th April 2018 – Losehill House Hotel & Spa, Hope Valley
Venture along a leafy lane and almost by chance you’ll happen across somewhere rather special; Losehill House, the only 4 star hotel located within the heart of The Peak District National Park.
22nd – 24th October 2018 – Hassup Hall Hotel, Near Bakewell
Hassop Hall Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Hassop, near Bakewell, close to all the attractions of the Peak District. Set in beautiful gardens and rolling parkland, the hotel offers you a retreat where you can relax and enjoy the comforts offered in this family run establishment.
To book contact Sue Field on 01433 621420 or www.fieldbreaks.co.uk
West Dean College
West Dean College in West Sussex is internationally recognised for conservation and creative arts. It has one of the greatest restored gardens open to the public.
18th June – Introduction to Botanical Drawing
20th – 23rd September – Botanical Drawing with Coloured Pencils
Book directly with West Dean at www.westdean.org.uk or 01243 818300
Art Courses Bath at Bathwick Hill House
Bathwick Hill House is an impressive listed home surrounded by mature gardens, with spectacular views of the city of Bath. Courses are held alongside their indoor pool and in the mature gardens during the warmer months.
27th September – Taster Day for Beginners
11th & 12th – Botanical Drawing
Book directly with Art Courses Bath at www.artcoursesbath.com or 01225 447 808.