We are delighted to announce the Autumn edition of Sarah's workshops. The courses are held in Oxleaze Barn and are a fantastic opportunity to pick up some inspiration before putting the garden to bed. Sarah's knowledge and experience is limitless and invaluable to experienced and amateur gardeners alike. Set against the stunning backdrop of Oxleaze garden it is a day not to be missed (and conveniently just around the corner).
New Ideas for Magnificent Pots - Wednesday 10th October 2018
Sarah's pot combinations are legendary and feature everywhere at Perch Hill - she strives to get them looking better and better every year. Sarah will give you lots of colour and design ideas including her brand new successes from her pot trials of summer 2018. Practical planting and propagation advice back up Sarah's inspirational combinations.To book, please click here
Growing and Arranging Cut Flowers - Thursday 11th October 2018
Sarah brings a completely fresh approach to the art of growing and arranging cut flowers - invaluable for people with busy lives. She will talk about her favourite flowers and demonstrate ideas for everyday arrangements and lovely party flowers. Learn how to make a hand-tied bunch, a grid table arrangement, a large vase, a globe, a table swag and loads of other tips from the maestro.To book, please click here
Both days run from 10.30am - 3.30pm with a morning and afternoon session and time to stock up with goodies from the pop-up shop.
Each day costs £150.00 per person including a delicious 2-course lunch using recipes from Sarah’s cookbooks.
Arrive from 10.00am for coffee and biscuits
Tickets are limited so please book early. For a description of each of these courses and exact itineraries please click here
If you have any questions please email email@example.com
BRIDGE IN THE BARN
Monday evenings: 17th September: 22nd October: 19th November: 10th December
Bring a table of four (depending on numbers we can occasionally match up tables if you are a one, two, or three) to these fun, light-hearted evenings to just play and/or to improve your bridge.
Joe Searby is there to teach the best bidding and playing and to explain any tricky situations if you get stuck.
Arrive 7.00pm to start play at 7.15pm - Supper will be served at approx. 8.15pm and then more bridge until 10.15pm.
£30.00 per player to include a delicious two course supper (please bring a bottle of wine if you would like to)
Booking is essential - please email Chips at; the firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 01367 850216 to book your place.
Each month Joe will prepare some hands on a particular subject such as stayman, weak twos, blackwood etc. Your table can play some of the hands if you wish (no pressure) and Joe will be on hand to discuss the bidding and play. If there are any subjects you would like to explore please let Joe know.
YOGA IN THE BARN
Ann Sutherland, a qualified yoga therapist, leads weekly sessions in the tranquility of Oxleaze Barn. Mondays at 8.15am - 9.40am. Cost is £110 for an 11 week course. One of taster sessions are available at £10.00
For more information or to book, please email Chips at, email@example.com or call 01367 850216
ART COURSES IN THE COACH HOUSE
So many people say they wish they could paint. Well, there is every chance they can - as with any other skill, good tuition coupled with a certain amount of practice will yield results, and we see this for ourselves time and time again in The Coach House under Davina (Mini) Owen's gentle and encouraging style of teaching.
Autumn term starts week beginning 15th October 2018
Nine days over nine weeks - £450.00, please choose Mondays or Tuesdays
ART TASTER DAYS AND PRIVATE GROUPS
Come and experience the fun and pleasure of Mini's teaching for a one-off taster session. If you are a beginner thes days are perfect to see if painting is for you. Any Monday or Tuesday during term time - £70.00
Get together a group of friends to come and paint. Great for beginners, and the terrified, who would feel initmidated by a larger class, or as a day out with friends. These days are great fun and you will go home astonished at what you have achieved! Four people minimum and two days are advisable. £80.00 per day