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.

April

Bowood's Spring Bouquet Making Workshop - Thursday 18th April

Start the spring season with Claire Satchell, our Bowood Florist and create a stunning bouquet with flowers and foliage from the Private Walled Garden

May

Bowood's Spring Bouquet Making Workshop - Wednesday 15th May

Start the spring season with Claire Satchell, our Bowood Florist and create a stunning bouquet with flowers and foliage from the Private Walled Garden.

Textiles Study Day plus Lampshade Workshop - Thursday 16th May

Introduction to Indian textiles highlighting their global significance historically and today. We will also look at some traditional techniques and motifs, followed by a tour of Bowood House

Stained Glass Taster Day - Wednesday 22nd May

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

June

The Crafty Gardeners, Eco Vase - Wednesday 19th June

Do you love flowers but wish you could make a better display with them? Come along to the Crafty Gardeners workshop.

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

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.

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.