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Workshop/Course, Sat 21 Mar 2020, £35

Mother's Day Bouquet workshop

Mother's Day Bouquet workshop

Treat your Mum to a flower arranging workshop in beautiful surroundings, a great welcome and home-made tasty treats

Details

This course will give you the confidence to create a stunning bouquet using seasonal flowers and foliage. A relaxed friendly and informal workshop; perfect for complete beginners, those with some experience and any flower lovers.

Learn how to choose materials, consider more unusual ‘ingredients’ and discover how to bring different elements together to achieve a natural look, considering colour, texture and shape. Pepy will invite you to wander into the garden and beyond on our traditional Lakeland farm, to select your own material to add, if you wish. You will be shown how to condition your stems, create a relaxed, unstudied arrangement and how to care for your flowers. Wrap your bouquet in a natural, eco-friendly way using waxed tissue and brown paper (no cellophane!), and tie it off with raffia. The perfect gift!

Pepy Keegan studied Horticulture at Myerscough College after a career in International Development. She started her own business, Backyard Blooms, after building a prolific garden in Cumbria. She is interested in creating a garden by finding the best plant for the best place – working out what is happiest here and working with the seasons. Trained with a florist in Hereford (Wild Bunch Flowers) her style is very naturalistic and intuitive. In her own designs she uses flowers, herbs, foliage (both fresh and dried), twigs, bulbs and moss grown in abundance in her garden flower farm and foraged from the surrounding meadows. As well as selling her own bouquets and running workshops, she is the in-house florist for the Black Bull Inn in Sedbergh.

The workshop will be at Cowshed Creative, based in a converted Cumbrian barn on our traditional Lakeland Farm. The art studio is a stunning open plan space with plenty of room to wander outside and take inspiration from the amazing Lakeland landscape and environment of the peaceful Kentmere valley. Make it a special break and stay in one of our luxury camping pods on the farm.

All our tutors are carefully selected professionals and experts with extensive teaching experience. Whilst this is a relatively new venture, George, who has set up Cowshed Creative, has many years of experience programming and running creative courses at the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal and for Cumbria Adult Education.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 21 Mar 2020 10:00 to 12:30
All workshops need to be pre-booked. Please do not turn up on the day without booking.

Prices

£35 fee includes some great tuition, a stunning venue, and a tasty tea, coffee, homemade biscuits and cakes

Additional fee: £11 for all the flowers and foliage you need for a bouquet, wrapping
tissue and brown paper, jute string and natural colour raffia. A selection of ribbons,
brown kraft paper/card bags (with jute handles) available at an additional cost

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Plan to deliver workshops for kids and families - setting up adult programme first.

Address

Browfoot Farm,
Staveley,
Kendal,
Cumbria,
LA8 9JQ

Directions

Plan route to Cowshed Creative using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 460001  Lat: 54.39424 Long: -2.83175

From the A591 turn into Staveley and follow the road until you reach the village hall. Turn following the sign to Kentmere for 1 mile. The road turns right over a bridge. Ignore this and go straight on up Browfoot Lane, keeping left of the river, for about 2 miles. Goose Howe is the property before us. Four fields further, on the right, there's a sign on the right hand wall for Browfoot Farm. Turn in here. Down the drive; The Cowshed is ahead on the left, with the sign on the wall. For the car park take a right at the two red doors, past farm buildings and left just beyond the grey corrugated tin barn.

Lifts can be arranged from Staveley Train Station.

Parking: free

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 9
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system

Notes

Service dogs allowed - discussion would need to take place when certain processes being used aren't safe for a dog

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