Workshops & Events 2017 & 2018
Scroll down for our list of current workshops & events by month
Discover herbs for health and learn about effective plant medicines on our Foundation Course
Workshops from Brain Boosters, Remedy Making, Root and Tree Medicine
To Children’s Potion Club, perfume and flower essences and macrophotography
To Art, Writing, Mindfulness and Star Gazing with Kielder Observatory
WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS FOR DECEMBER ARE FOR 2017, ALL OTHER MONTHS ARE BEING UPDATED FOR 2018 – CALL BACK SOON FOR MORE!
Workshops are listed below by month – discover over twenty inspiring independent workshops for you, your friends & family. Explore and enjoy the amazing health giving, medicinal and healing powers of the plants around us. Unwind in the North’s best kept secret garden.
Unearth plants that transform and rejuvenate mind and body. Discover that plants are essential to our health, as medicines and as mainstream cutting edge drugs. Explore their use in teas, tinctures, capsules, ointments and aromatherapy as well as in perfumes and essences. Enjoy the benefits of plants in immersive experiences including creative writing, photography, art and much more. From brain soothing and to boosting, from botanical first aid to treatment of specific conditions, to art, poetry and potion club there’s a workshop for everyone.
Make your own safe and effective botanical medicines and first aid kits for everyday ailments for you and your family. Whether a half day or full day workshop, or on our 10-day Foundation in Plant Medicine course.
Discover a world of natural science in an astronomy course with Kielder Observatory.
Children will love our Children’s Potion Clubs over the season.
PLACES TO STAY for 2+day workshops try Air BnB in Hexham.There are a number of nearby B&Bs in Corbridge & Hexham. Visit Northumberland has more places to stay including hotels, cottages & bothies or several Camping Barns & Hostels. See Your Northumberland for other camping, caravan sites, glamping & wigwams. Shepherds Dene Retreat House accommodates groups.
FACILITIES for workshops and events include the use of the Physic Garden, the Herbology House (situated in the centre of the physic garden), The Physic Shop, WC and availability of our speciality Botanical Tea & Oaties.
PARKING We’re working on it, but currently are car park is small. If you’re coming to a workshop during public open hours (Wed & Sat 11-4pm; Thurs 12-3pm) please only park just next door on the A695 at our Top-up Car Park shared with Dilston Scout Camp (directions). This is directly off the main road (not down the scout lane) and a pleasant walk 500yds down the footpath/lane the Physic Garden entrance.
TO BOOK: please use each individual contact in the course details below. If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch.
*Workshops marked with an asterisk are Optional Course choices for the Foundation in Plant Medicine that can also be taken on completion of the Foundation to deepen knowledge in that subject.
All events & workshops run independently and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of Dilston Physic Garden.