Beningbrough winter workshop and lunch series

During the winter months on a closed day, join one of a number of hands-on workshops to learn new skills in beautiful surroundings. From crafts to garden skills have fun with one of the team or a skilled specialists from Dragon Willow and Garden of Eden Florists brought in especially for the occasion.

For further details call 01904 472027

    Perennial workshop with the Head Gardener

    Volunteers gardening at Overbeck

    Thursday 7 November

    Enjoy a rare opportunity to get hands on in our beautiful borders with the Head Gardener helping to lift and divide perennials to rejuvenate the flower beds and create new plants for our plant sales and to take home. Hear all about the developments of the Beningbrough estate as you work. Includes refreshments and a light lunch. 10.30am-2pm, £25 per person booking essential on 01904 472027.

    Christmas centre-piece workshop

    Christmas decorations hanging on a wall

    Friday 6 December

    Join the florist from Garden of Eden to learn new skills and make a centre-piece to take home for your Christmas table in a fun and hands-on workshop. All materials are provided including greenery from the gardens. Includes refreshments and a light lunch. 10.30am - 2pm, £43 per person booking essential on 01904 472027.

    Rustic willow wreath workshop

    Making a Christmas wreath

    Thursday 12 & Friday 20 December

    Join Dragon Willow to make a reusable living willow wreath to decorate with seasonal decorations, flowers and evergreens including some from the Beningbrough estate. Warm spiced punch and mince pies provided.
    10am – 1pm, £30 per person. Booking essential, contact Leilah on 07944474608 or leilah.vyner@dragonwillow.co.uk

    Willow Christmas decoration workshop

    Willow star Christmas decoration made by John Waller at Bodiam Castle

    Friday 13 & Thursday 19 December

    Join Dragon Willow to make up to 4 decorations to take home including a lantern, angel and hanging star. Learn new skills and have fun on this hands-on workshop with warm spiced punch and mince pies provided.
    9.30am – 1.30pm, £35 per person. Booking essential, contact Leilah on 07944474608 or leilah.vyner@dragonwillow.co.uk

    Winter tree pruning workshop

    Pruning in the orchard at Parke, Devon

    Friday 24 January

    Join our walled garden expert and learn different techniques to get the best from your fruiting garden. This is a rare chance to get hands on in our gardens so wrap up warm. Hear about the developments of the Beningbrough estate as you work and enjoy refreshments and a light lunch.10.30am – 2pm. £25pp, booking essential 01904 472027.