Date: 
Sunday, 2 June 2019 - 9:30am to 1:30pm

Workshops are run in small groups with a limited number of attendees. You will learn throwing and hand-building techniques from one of our highly-skilled potters. We will then supervise the drying and firing of your items, which will take approximately six weeks.

Each workshop runs from 9:30 until 13:30 with a break for tea or coffee and homemade cake from The Straw Kitchen.

Cost includes tuition, materials, firing and refreshments.

£75 per person 

BOOK HERE

Please be aware that we do not send out a physical ticket, instead your name will be added to our list. If you would like a physical ticket to give as a gift, they are available on demand.

Additionally we can provide a gift vouchers for workshops to allow the recipient to choose a date that suits them - please call us on 01608 684416 if you would like 

Date: 
Saturday, 8 June 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

PLANTS FOR SALE BY 
* Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants
* Cotswold Garden Flowers
* Wildegoose Nursery
* British Cactus and Succulent Society (Oxford Branch)

Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants
Hardy’s are breeders of interesting new herbaceous perennials; growing over 1200 plant varieties, including many rare species you’ll simply never see in your average garden centre! Rosy & Rob Hardy are winners of 24 Chelsea Gold Medals.

Cotswold Garden Flowers
Bob Brown’s nursery, Cotswold Garden Flowers, is renowned for good old-fashioned plants, plants bred for colour, form and vigour, as well as plants newly introduced from the wild.

Wildegoose Nursery
Wildegoose Nursery are specialist growers of hardy perennial and scented violas, including Bouts Violas. They also grow an extensive range of wonderful perennials and grasses.

British Cactus and Succulent Society (Oxford Branch)
Members will be displaying and selling a wide and unusual selection of succulents and cacti.

TALKS

At 11.30am – Talk by Rosy Hardy of Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants
“Summer Flowering Perennials”

Tickets for talk: £12.50 each.
Click here to book tickets to Rosy Hardy talk.

At 2.30pm – Talk by Jack Willgoss of Wildegoose Nursery
"Creative Summer Tapestries - Using Violas in Perennial Plantings"
Tickets for talk: £12.50 each.
Click here to book tickets to Jack Willgoss talk.

Date: 
Sunday, 16 June 2019 - 1:30pm to 5:30pm

Jim and Dominque are opening their much-acclaimed private garden at the Pottery for the National Garden Scheme.  This is a great opportunity to explore Jim & Dominique's secret walled garden, rambling cottage garden and large veggie patch.  

Seven gardens in Whichford & Ascott will be open throughtout the afternoon.

NGS admission charges apply.

Click here for further information.

Date: 
Saturday, 13 July 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

PLANTS FOR SALE BY:
*  The Lavender Garden
*  Old Court Nurseries

The Lavender Garden
The Lavender Garden are specialist growers of Lavender and Buddleja and other butterfly and bee attracting plants, as well as over 30 varieties of Thyme and Mint. They are the Holders of the National Collection of Buddleja.

Old Court Nurseries
A family-run business since 1906, Old Court Nurseries specialise in breeding and growing Michaelmas Daisies (autumn flowering Asters) and are the home of the National Collection. They also sell other autumn flowering perennials as well as Dactylorhiza foliosa and a range of the beautiful Japanese hybrids of the autumn flowering Saxifraga fortunei.

TOURS & TALK

At 11am, 1.30pm or 3.30pm - Pollinator Tours by Kate Bradbury
Wildlife gardening specialist and author Kate Bradbury will be giving Pollinator Tours in our Courtyard Garden and Jim & Dominique’s private garden.
Tickets for Kate’s tours - £7.50 each.

Click here to book tickets on the 11am Pollinator Tour.
Click here to book tickets on the 1.30pm Pollinator Tour.
Click here to book tickets on the 3.30pm Pollinator Tour.

At 12.30pm - Talk by Andrew Bullock of The Lavender Garden
'Growing Lavender and Buddleja to Attract Bees and Butterflies'
Tickets for Andrew’s talk (in our marquee) - £7.50 each.

Click here to book tickets to see Andrew Bullock's talk.

Wonderful Windrush Willow will be selling a range of their hand-woven baskets, platters, plant supports and more!

Date: 
Sunday, 21 July 2019 - 9:30am to 1:30pm

Workshops are run in small groups with a limited number of attendees. You will learn throwing and hand-building techniques from one of our highly-skilled potters. We will then supervise the drying and firing of your items, which will take approximately six weeks.

Each workshop runs from 9:30 until 13:30 with a break for tea or coffee and homemade cake.

Cost includes tuition, materials, firing and refreshments.

£75 per person

BOOK HERE

Please be aware that we do not send out a physical ticket, instead your name will be added to our list. If you would like a physical ticket to give as a gift, they are available on demand.

Additionally we can provide a gift vouchers for workshops to allow the recipient to choose a date that suits them - please call us on 01608 684416 if you would like a workshop gift voucher. 

Date: 
Sunday, 1 September 2019 - 9:30am to 1:30pm

Workshops are run in small groups with a limited number of attendees. You will learn throwing and hand-building techniques from one of our highly-skilled potters. We will then supervise the drying and firing of your items, which will take approximately six weeks.

Each workshop runs from 9:30 until 13:30 with a break for tea or coffee and homemade cake from The Straw Kitchen.

Cost includes tuition, materials, firing and refreshments.

£75 per person

BOOK HERE

Please be aware that we do not send out a physical ticket, instead your name will be added to our list. If you would like a physical ticket to give as a gift, they are available on demand.

Additionally we can provide a gift vouchers for workshops to allow the recipient to choose a date that suits them - please call us on 01608 684416 if you would like a workshop gift voucher.