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Heart of Yorkshire Festival: Adult Activities & Workshops

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Our adult workshops for the summer – all taking place in Dean’s Park as part of Summer in the Park: Heart of Yorkshire festival – include:

Twigs and Sprigs: Adult willow weaving workshops
11 July 2018 & 20 July 2018 from 1pm – 3pm (£18)
Get creative this summer in the shadow of York Minster and learn the ancient traditional craft skill of willow weaving. Create a large wreath (11 July) or heart (20 July) to take home under the expert guidance of Wendy Bristow of Twigs and Sprigs. All materials and tools provided.

Buy tickets for Twigs and Sprigs here
(Spaces available on the day – advanced booking is advised due to limited spaces)

Talk – Blooms with Mike I’Anson
Saturday 14 July & 17 August 2018 at 11am – 12pm (£2.50)
Recently retired from Helmsley Walled Garden, Mike has always had an interest in the productive garden and how gardening can benefit individual wellbeing. Join him in conversation this summer in Dean’s Park.
Explore the use of colour in the garden, how to create a cut flower garden and how to extend the flowering season.

Buy tickets for the talks here
(Spaces available on the day – advanced booking is advised due to limited spaces)

Talk – Urban Beekeeping
Monday 23 July 2018 at 11am – 12pm (£2.50)
Join bee expert and enthusiast Julia Smith to learn all about bee-keeping in a built up environment. Brush up on your apiary awareness, get up close with honeycomb frames and try on a beekeeping suit! Suitable for ages 7+

Buy tickets for the talk here
(Spaces available on the day – advanced booking is advised due to limited spaces)

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