Careys Secret Garden

Creative Events

Wild Writing Workshop Fri 26th Aug 2022

Wild Writing Workshop Fri 26th Aug 2022

26 Aug 202213:00 - 15:00

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Ever been interested in nature writing? Katie Dancey-Downs is an experienced Dorset-based writer with a keen interest in the environment, nature, and human stories. Come and join Katie for a two hour writers workshop in the beautiful secret garden, a safe and supportive environment with no pressure to share your work or read out loud.

Woodcraft Course - Birch Bark Containers Sat 10th Sept 2022

Woodcraft Course - Birch Bark Containers Sat 10th Sept 2022

10 Sep 202210:00 - 16:00

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In this workshop, we will be using methods and materials that span back thousands of years into pre-history to create a beautiful, strong & sustainable container from Birch Bark.

Kiln Fired Clay Workshop Animal Sculptures Fri 16th Sept 2022

Kiln Fired Clay Workshop Animal Sculptures Fri 16th Sept 2022

16 Sep 202210:30 - 12:30

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Be inspired by nature with this creative clay workshop for adults.

Bird Feeder Workshop Sat 17th Sept 2022

Bird Feeder Workshop Sat 17th Sept 2022

17 Sep 202210:00 - 16:00

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Come and spend the day under expert tuition to create three willow bird feeders, One to fill with fat balls, one for suet and nuts and another for kitchen scraps and seeds. During the day you will learn how the willow is grown, harvested and processed, the tools of the trade and you will learn several different weaving techniques.

Beginners Writing Workshop Chapter 2 Writing with Style Sat 1st Oct 2022

Beginners Writing Workshop Chapter 2 Writing with Style Sat 1st Oct 2022

1 Oct 202210:30 - 12:30

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Part 2 of the 2 Part Workshop into Writing with Katie Dancey-Downs New to writing? Fancy a taste of the wordsmith life? This workshop will give you an introduction to writing, with exercises to build confidence and help budding writers explore their inner voice. You’ll be in a safe and supportive environment, with no pressure to share your work or read out loud.

Kiln Fired Clay Workshop Festive Tealights Sat 19th Nov 2022

Kiln Fired Clay Workshop Festive Tealights Sat 19th Nov 2022

19 Nov 202210:30 - 12:30

Careys Secret Garden

Be inspired by nature with this creative clay workshop for adults.

Kiln Fired Clay Workshop Angels and Fairies Thurs 1st Dec 2022

Kiln Fired Clay Workshop Angels and Fairies Thurs 1st Dec 2022

1 Dec 202210:30 - 12:30

Careys Secret Garden

Be inspired by nature with this creative clay workshop for adults.

Eco Christmas Willow Tree Decoration Workshop Sat 3rd Dec 2022

Eco Christmas Willow Tree Decoration Workshop Sat 3rd Dec 2022

3 Dec 20229:15 - 12:15

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Move away from plastic, and be part of the 'Eco-Christmas' revolution with this wonderful willow decoration-making workshop.

Eco Christmas Willow Hamper Workshop Sat 3rd Dec 2022

Eco Christmas Willow Hamper Workshop Sat 3rd Dec 2022

3 Dec 202213:00 - 16:00

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Another 'Eco Christmas' workshop at Careys Secret Garden. Make that present extra special and create a stunning mini Xmas hamper using willow and fragrant English rush.

Living Willows Workshop Morning Sat 18th Feb 2023

Living Willows Workshop Morning Sat 18th Feb 2023

18 Feb 20239:30 - 12:30

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Come and spend the morning under expert tuition to create your very own living willow. Find out about how willow is grown, harvested and processed. As well as then planting your very own living willow pot to take home and enjoy in your own garden.

Living Willows Workshop Afternoon Sat 18th Feb 2023

Living Willows Workshop Afternoon Sat 18th Feb 2023

18 Feb 202313:00 - 16:00

Careys Secret Garden

Come and spend the afternoon under expert tuition to create your very own living willow. Find out about how willow is grown, harvested and processed. As well as then planting your very own living willow pot to take home and enjoy in your own garden.