06
Apr
2019

Block Printed Bags

06-04-2019 10:30 am 10:30 am -1:00 pm
£20.00
Block Printed Bags

We will be using authentic Indian carved wood blocks and printing inks to decorate fabric tote bags.

Price for the 2.5 hour workshop includes tuition and tote bag. Paints and a large selection of printing blocks are provided for use during the workshop.

The workshop will be held in the yurt in the leafy grounds of The Green Place.

Suitable for all ages, but children under 12 will need supervision.

13
Apr
2019

Fermentation Workshop

13-04-2019 11:00 am 11:00 am -12:30 pm
£11.00
Fermentation Workshop

Your gut is a well calibrated system of bacteria also called flora - that helps keep your whole body healthy.  Disturbing this balance can have an impact on your wellbeing, however, understanding how it works and looking after your gut means it will look after you.  This workshop will show you how fermentation of certain foods work and how to make a wide range of fermented foods. Kombucha, Kefir, Kimchi, sauerkraut.

Suitable for age 11+ (children will require adult supervision)

Please bring with you a 2 x large coffee size glass jar and also 1x small glass jar.  

These are to take your starter kits home.

18
Apr
2019

Plastic Bottle Flowers

18-04-2019 11:00 am 11:00 am -12:30 pm
£3.00
Plastic Bottle Flowers
Come and turn an empty plastic pop bottle into a flower for the garden to help attract bees and insects.
Suitable for all ages ( although parental help needed for smaller children)
£3 per person making a flower ( no charge for adult if they are helping a little one)
Booking recommended but may be possible to turn up on the day if space.
Workshop will take place outside in our gardens weather permitting, or if not in a our Polytunnel craft area.

19
Apr
2019

Camp Fire Cooking

19-04-2019 11:00 am 11:00 am -12:30 pm
£8.00
Camp Fire Cooking

Our ever popular camp fire experience returns.

Learn how to set and light a fire, cook your own sausage (vegan option) and bread on a stick.

Make your own hot chocolate drink by using a kelly kettle. Delicious.

 

20
Apr
2019

Spoon Carving Workshop

20-04-2019 10:00 am 10:00 am -4:00 pm
£40.00
Spoon Carving Workshop
This popular Spoon Carving workshop will be held in our delightful outdoor workshop shelter at The Green Place. Learn to use traditional tools and skills to craft your own spoon or spatula. The day is a great introduction to green woodworking, and you’ll get to take home your creations to enjoy in the kitchen!
Just £40 per person, including a light lunch from the cafe.
Suitable for 16 yrs and above.
Booking essential 4 places only.

20
Apr
2019

Sword & Shield Decorating Activity

20-04-2019 11:00 am 11:00 am -12:30 pm
£7.50
Sword & Shield Decorating Activity

Become a knight for a day in this interactive workshop. Decorate a real wooden replica sword or shield with paints, silver foil, gold pens and other materials.

Then you will be ready to defeat the forces of evil lurking around the garden!

Suitable for ages 5yrs +. Parents are welcome to help their child.

24
Apr
2019

Scooter Makeover

24-04-2019 11:00 am 11:00 am -12:30 pm
£3.50
Scooter Makeover

Why not give your faithful scooter are bit of extra zing by decorating it? Make it look amazing by adding colourful tapes, stickers and ribbons to it give it a whole new look. 

25
Apr
2019

Hurrah for Hedgehogs

25-04-2019 11:00 am 11:00 am -12:00 pm
£3.00
Hurrah for Hedgehogs

Come and meet Coleen from Hedgehog Rescue and her spiney friends in the yurt to find out more about these creatures. Get close to one or two rescued hedgehogs and discover why they are good to have in your garden and how you can help them.

Sessions at 11am, 12pm and 1pm.

£3 per person. Proceeds to support the work of Leicester Hedgehog Rescue and The Green Place

26
Apr
2019

Musical Mayhem

26-04-2019 11:00 am 11:00 am -12:15 pm
£3.00

Join Les and try out some of his wonderous array of musical instuments to see if you have the X factor.

Madcap Les will have flutes, trumpets, drums, fiddles and more for you to try and then maybe join the the rag tag band? Musical fun for all the family.

Outside  or in the yurt.

 

27
Apr
2019

Sari Brooches

27-04-2019 10:30 am 10:30 am -1:00 pm
£20.00
Sari Brooches

This month, we will be using stunning recycled Indian sari fabrics to make these simple but effective costume brooches which can be worn all year round to add sparkle to any outfit. All materials provided