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Friends Events 2024

Friends Events 2024

Wreath

Friends Christmas Wreath-Making Workshop: 02 Dec 24, 1.30 - 4.30pm

Description

Our popular wreath-making workshops return for Christmas 2024. With the assistance of award-winning florist, Sam Cotterell, you will create your own beautiful door wreath. Using the traditional method of moss and wire, we will have an array of interesting foliage, seedheads, fresh fruit and decorations, together with a bit of sparkle. Both sessions include tea, coffee, stollen and mince pies.

Date & time:  Monday, 2nd December 2024, 1:30 - 4:30pm

Attendee CategoryCost   
1. Friends Registration£60.00[Read More]
2. Guests Registration£65.00[Read More]
Wreath

Friends Christmas Wreath-Making Workshop: 02 Dec 24, 10am - 1pm

Description

Our popular wreath-making workshops return for Christmas 2024. With the assistance of award-winning florist, Sam Cotterell, you will create your own beautiful door wreath. Using the traditional method of moss and wire, we will have an array of interesting foliage, seedheads, fresh fruit and decorations, together with a bit of sparkle. Both sessions include tea, coffee, stollen and mince pies.

Date & time:  Monday, 2nd December 2024, 10am-1pm

Attendee CategoryCost   
1. Friends Registration£60.00[Read More]
2. Guests Registration£65.00[Read More]
Garden

Friends Evening Highlights Tour, 18 June 2024

Description

Enjoy the Garden in its early summer splendour on an after‐hours tour of the Garden with one of our expert Garden Guides, followed by a glass of wine on the Main Lawn.

Tours start from Brookside Gate at 6.45pm and the Garden will close
at 8.45pm.

Date & time:  Tuesday, 18 June 2024 @ 6.45pm 

Attendee CategoryCost   
1. Friends Registration£5.00[Read More]
2. Guests Registration£10.00[Read More]
Press RHS Wisley

Outing to RHS Garden Wisley, 10 Jul 2024

Description

RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey is one of the UK’s most visited and best-loved gardens, offering an inspirational day out. Spanning 240 acres Wisley is both the historic home of RHS and a glorious garden of the future, thanks to a planet-friendly research centre, RHS Hilltop –The Home of Gardening Science. Join us to discover fruit and veg of all shapes and sizes in the World Food Garden, sit and reflect in the Wellbeing Garden, or just enjoy the Wildlife Garden and the tropical Glass House.

Depart CUBG 8:15am or Trumpington Park & Ride 8.30am

Attendee CategoryCost   
1. Friends Registration£51.00[Read More]
2. Guests Registration£56.00[Read More]
3. Friends RHS Members£36.00[Read More]
4. Guests RHS Members£41.00[Read More]
Kings College

Kings College Garden Tour, 6 Aug 2024

Description

Tuesday 6 August, 11.30am 


Friends are invited to join Steven Coghill, Head Gardener at King’s College. Steven will take you on a tour of the stunning wildflower meadow explaining how it came about and is maintained. Weather permitting, you will witness the meadow being cut with the assistance of with shire horses. In addition, further areas of the College’s Gardens will be explored including the Fellow Gardens.

The King’s College Wildflower Meadow 
Modelled on the East Anglian countryside at the turn of the twentieth century, a large swathe of Cambridge's most iconic lawn had been transformed into an ecosystem rich in biodiversity that has seen poppies, cornflowers, scentless mayflowers, corn cockles and more stretching from the Chapel to the banks of the Cam. With perennial plants such as small scabious, sorrel, and kidney vetch coming to the fore as the annuals start to fade away. 

Attendee CategoryCost   
1. Friends Registration£3.00[Read More]
2. Guests Registration£5.00[Read More]

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