Walks Talks & Workshops

For websiteThe first event of the Garden’s 2016 programme will be the Snowdrop Days. There will be a programme of Walks, Talks and Workshops throughout the week as detailed below, more events will be added to the programme nearer the time. The full 2016 programme of Walks, Talks and Workshops will be listed in January 2016, and announced via the e-newsletter.

To be one of the first to hear about the 2016 programme subscribe to our free  e-newsletter and keep up to date with upcoming events, workshops, tours and talks. You can easily unsubscribe from the e-bulletin at any time and we do not pass your email address on to third parties.

 Snowdrop Days Events 2016

Saturday 30 January TBC
Sunday 31 January TBC
Monday 1 February
11am-noon & 2-3pm
Winter survival strategies garden tour
with Michael Holland
Free with Garden entry  No booking required
Tuesday 2 February
10.30am-noon & 2-3.30pm
Sensational Snowdrops, lecture and tour
with Joe Sharman
 Free with Garden entry  No booking required
Wednesday 3 February
9.30am – 4pm
Painting Snowdrops, one day course
with Lucy T Smith
Thursday 4 February TBC
 Friday 5 February
9.30am – 4pm
Photographing Snowdrops, one day course
with Sue Bishop
Saturday 6 February
9.30am – 4pm
Natural Medicine Using Food & Herbs
with Maria Vlotides
Sunday 7 February
Galanthus Galore, illustrated talk
with John Grimshaw
 Free with Garden entry  No booking required

Pre-booking is essential for workshops and courses that are not free of charge.

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You can book by phone with a credit/debit card on 020 7349 6471, or by downloading, filling in and sending us the booking form (PDF/39Kb) along with your course fee.

Payment and cancellation
Please pay your course fee in full at least two weeks prior to the course taking place. For last minute availability we recommend that you call first to check whether space is still available. Cheques should be made payable to ‘Chelsea Physic Garden’ or you can pay by credit card by calling our booking line 020 7349 6471 or by downloading, filling in and sending us the booking form (PDF/39Kb) along with your course fee, via our Freepost address. Or book online here.

We are unable to offer refunds on bookings but we may be able to transfer your course fee to another person or to another date. Please call our office for further advice if required. In case of unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to cancel a course in which case you will be given a full refund or the option to transfer to another date.

Booking confirmation and course information
You will receive a course programme shortly after booking along with joining information and any course requirements. Your course confirmation for full day courses will entitle you to a 10% discount in our Shop on the day. Please note that this discount does not apply to the Illustrated talks or free events.

Please note
If for a reason beyond our control one of our tutors or gardeners is unable to lead a course at short notice, we reserve the right to work with an alternative tutor with appropriate experience.

Tea & coffee will be provided on full day courses. You are welcome to bring a packed lunch to have in the Garden or to book a table in our Café (N.B. the Café is currently only open on public open days of Tues to Fri). There are also plenty of shops and cafés locally should you wish to eat out. Your full day course confirmation will entitle you to a 10% discount in the Café and Shop on the day. Details of how to make a priority café reservation will be provided when you book.

Most course materials are included in your fee unless otherwise specified in the brochure or joining letter. Please bring your own notebook and pen to record notes. You will need to bring your own camera for the photography course. Please also wear appropriate clothing and footwear for any work or walks in the Garden.

Disabled access
Please contact us if you have specific access requirements and we will do our best to assist.

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