Events 2022

Below are the events planned by the Friends for the 2022 season. Timings, prices (where applicable) and confirmation will be added soon. See also the Facebook page.

Entry to events will normally incur entry charges to the garden for non-NTS members

All events are subject to any COVID-related restrictions applicable at the time.

Sundays in the Garden

will run on the first Sunday of May (1st), July (3rd) and September (4th). Again, we will have home baking on sale and are planning live music with local choirs.

Tea For Two

September 11th & 18th These events are cancelled. & 25th 2022, until stocks last.  a very special offer of tea for two with a selection box of cakes provided by Shuna Gillies aka The Tea Jenny. Pick up your box together with a tea or coffee from the reception and with a picnic blanket supplied find a spot to enjoy your afternoon tea.

Apple Day

Sunday 2nd October- this showcases the wonderful Geilston apples with a series of themed activities.

Tai Chi at Geilston Garden

Weekly from Thursday 28th April



    Herbal workshops

     Wednesday 4th May Spring Herbal Foray led by Nicky Brownrigg

    Wednesday 3rd August Family Garden Herbal Walk again with Nicky

    Art Workshops

    Wednesday 15th June “Expressive Landscape” with Carol Moore, exploring the garden in an expressive, descriptive way using simple materials

    Wednesday 14th September “Geilston in September” with Julia Gurney finding shapes, rhythms, patterns and place using water-based media

    As well as the above Friends events, the National Trust will be hosting a number of events again during the season, to be confirmed. Details on the NTS website.