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Events and Workshops 2019

The Society is running the following workshops and visits for members during 2019:-

Wednesday 10th April 10.00am – 4.00pm, OR Thursday 11th April 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Botanical art workshop:
Camellia in Watercolour and Graphite.
Tutor: Gaynor Dickeson.
Venue:- Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Churchdown, Gloucester GL3 2JH.
Cost:- £35.00 includes Tea/coffee. Bring a packed lunch.

Tuesday 16th April 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Mentored painting day.
Venue:- Apperley Village Hall, Sawpit Lane, Apperley, GL19 4DP.
Cost:- Half day £5/whole day £10 includes Tea/coffee. Bring a packed lunch.

Tuesday 21st May
Afternoon tour – Bristol Botanical Gardens.
Exciting contemporary botanic garden offering collections of Mediterranean flora, rare native, useful international herbs and those that illustrate plant evolution. Glasshouses, home to medicine plants, orchids, cacti and unique sacred lotus collection.
All venue information at: www.bristol.ac.uk/botanic -garden
Cost: Group entry £7.
There is a café on site or bring own lunch.

Tuesday 9th July 10.00am – 4.00pm, OR Wednesday 10th July 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Botanical art workshop:
Preparation for a perfect painting.
Tutor: Jenny Brookes.
Venue:- Gambier Parry Hall, Highnam Community Centre, GL2 8DG.
Cost:- £35.00 includes Tea/coffee. Bring a packed lunch.

Tuesday 16th July 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Mentored painting day.
Venue:- Apperley Village Hall, Sawpit Lane, Apperley, GL19 4DP.
Cost:- Half day £5/whole day £10 includes Tea/coffee. Bring a packed lunch.

Tuesday 23rd July.
Afternoon tour – Moreton Hall Gardens, Worcestershire.
A garden for all seasons, designed by Charles Cheshire, it features one of the country’s largest fritillary spring meadows, sumptuous herbaceous summer borders, a striking potager (an ornamental vegetable or kitchen garden), a majestic woodland rockery and an elegant Japanese Stroll Garden with tea house.
All venue information at: www.moretonhallsgardens.co.uk
Cost: Group entry £13 – includes afternoon tea.

Tuesday 10th September 10.00am – 4.00pm, OR Wednesday 11th September 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Botanical art workshop:
Vellum.
Tutor: Ros Franklin.
Venue:- Gambier Parry Hall, Highnam Community Centre, GL2 8DG.
Cost:- £35.00 includes Tea/coffee. Bring a packed lunch.

Tuesday 17th September 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Mentored painting day.
Venue:- Apperley Village Hall, Sawpit Lane, Apperley, GL19 4DP.
Cost:- Half day £5/whole day £10 includes Tea/coffee. Bring a packed lunch.

Wednesday 9th October 10.00am – 4.00pm, OR Thursday 10th October 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Autumnal Watercolours.
Tutor: Jeni Neale.
Venue:- Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Churchdown, Gloucester GL3 2JH.
Cost:- £35.00 includes Tea/coffee. Bring a packed lunch.

Tuesday 15th October 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Mentored painting day.
Venue:- Apperley Village Hall, Sawpit Lane, Apperley, GL19 4DP.
Cost:- Half day £5/whole day £10 includes Tea/coffee. Bring a packed lunch.

Tuesday 29th October 10.00am – 4.00pm, OR Wednesday 30th October 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Botanical art workshop
Watercolour and Gouache.
Tutor: Simon Williams.
Venue:- Gambier Parry Hall, Highnam Community Centre, GL2 8DG.
Cost:- £35.00 includes Tea/coffee. Bring a packed lunch.

Thursday 7th November 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Mentored painting day.
Venue:- Apperley Village Hall, Sawpit Lane, Apperley, GL19 4DP.
Cost:- Half day £5/whole day £10 includes Tea/coffee. Bring a packed lunch.