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Potpourri Workshop

Join Sissinghurst Scholar Paul Mooncie-Dunmall and Senior Collections Officer Nicci Obholzer for a guided workshop to make your own potpourri to take home for the winter.

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Bring Sissinghurst home for the winter with a unique potpourri blend using ingredients from Sissinghurst’s garden.

Following garden designer Gertrude Jekyll’s recipe discovered in a book in Vita’s Writing Room, you will be fully immersed in the horticulture and history of Sissinghurst and its past residents.

Featuring a short talk on the history of potpourri at Sissinghurst from Nicci Obholzer and technical expertise from Paul Mooncie-Dunmall.

You will take home a batch of potpourri. The workshop includes hot drinks and freshly baked goods.

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All £20.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Meeting point

Please sign in at Visitor Reception

Accessibility

This event takes place upstairs in the Granary Restaurant.

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