Try something new...

Book onto one of Bowood’s Talks, Creative Workshops or Courses taking place within the Gardeners’ Bothy at Bowood House & Gardens.

Learn from the experts in the talks or tap into your creativity and develop new artistic skills and techniques within the workshops and courses.  Ideal for those looking to try something new in a relaxed environment.

Please view below a list by month of our Talks, Creative Workshops & Courses at Bowood House & Gardens.

June

Painting with Laura Richards on Wednesday 26th June

Get inspired, pick up your sketch pencil and paintbrush with Laura Richards, a local artist and create your own piece of artwork to take home.

September

Paul Martin: My Life in TV & Antiques - Wednesday 4th September

Come and join Paul Martin for this engaging morning of 'all things antique' within the Gardeners' Bothy

Silver Clay Taster Workshop - Thursday 12th September

This workshop does not require any previous skills. It gives everyone the chance to make a unique piece of Silver jewellery from Silver Clay.

Stained Glass Taster Day - Wednesday 18th September

Learn the basic techniques of cutting, shaping, and soldering to create your own beautiful stained glass masterpiece, to take away with you.

Handstitched Lampshade Workshop - Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th September

Over two days you will create a gorgeous lampshade for your home. You will learn all of the steps to cut, fit and hand sew a tailored shade.

October

Willow Weaving - Thursday 3rd October

Learn about this great sustainable material with professional artist Julie Starks in this workshop.

Candle Making Workshop - Wednesday 9th October

As the evenings start to grow darker in Autumn, this candle making workshop will allow you to illuminate your home and intoxicate your senses.

Autumn Wreath Making Workshop - Thursday 10th October

Celebrate the Autumn season by creating a beautiful wreath to adorn your house.

Silver Clay Taster Workshop - Thursday 17th October

This workshop does not require any previous skills. It gives everyone the chance to make a unique piece of Silver jewellery from Silver Clay.

Chunky Needle Workshop - Saturday 19th October

Knit your very own chunky knit blanket using your arms as needles! Absolute beginners welcome. 13:00 - 15:00

Clive Nichols Photography Course - Wednesday 23rd October

Join Clive on this one day course to learn how to capture the best images during this colourful season. 

Autumn Wreath Making Workshop - Thursday 24th October

Celebrate the Autumn season by creating a beautiful wreath to adorn your house.