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.
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.
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.
Sunday 2nd October- this showcases the wonderful Geilston apples with a series of themed activities.
Weekly from Thursday 28th April
WILLOW WEAVING WORKSHOPS
- Willow Star Workshop Saturday 24th September 10.00 am – 1.30pm
- Willow Ball Workshop Saturday 22nd October 1.00pm – 4.30pm
Wednesday 4th May Spring Herbal Foray led by Nicky Brownrigg
Wednesday 3rd August Family Garden Herbal Walk again with Nicky
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.