Events at Thorngrove

Here at Thorngrove Garden Centre, we’re always hosting a range of seasonal events and attractions throughout the year, offering a fun day out for the whole family. For any questions about our events, please contact

Dried Flower Wreath Workshop with Laura

Saturday 22nd June

£35 per person – with all materials supplied.

Please contact Laura for further information or to book, as spaces are limited

07969 993059

or email

Workshops with Nina from Green Spiral Willow

Basket weaving, bird feeders, sculptures and more!

We’re excited to be collaborating with Nina Stockings at Green Spiral Willow for a range of diverse workshops in 2024! Join Nina and create baskets, birdfeeders, sculptures and more. No experience necessary, and all materials provided. These events will be perfect for those looking to try something new and make a unique addition to their home or garden – or perhaps create a gift for someone special. All attendees receive a special discount voucher for use on your next visit to Thorngrove too!

To book for any of the workshops listed below, please contact Nina via:

Garden Obelisk
Saturday 15th June 2024

You will create a 6 foot tall garden obelisk, just in time to plant out your sweet peas or beans. The uprights are made from sturdy 2 years old willows and the weavers are freshly cut, beautifully coloured and flexible, no experience necessary. All materials supplied.

Time: 11am – 3.30pm
£59 pp

Willow Lunch Bag / Handbag
Saturday 3rd August 2024

Make this contemporary, sustainable and stylish handbag, ideal for carrying a packed lunch or for every day use. During the day you will learn several weaving techniques, and find out how the willow and rush are grown, harvested and processed. You can add leather or cork handles and add some fragrant English rush to create texture and colour.

Time: 9:30am-4pm
£80 pp

Polish Asymmetric Basket
Saturday 21st September 2024

Create a charming looking Polish basket with a chunky hazel or birch handle. Perfect for house plants, dried flowers or even collecting berries and foraging. During the day you will hear about how willow is grown, harvested and processed. You will learn several different weaving techniques. If you have a special piece of wood or driftwood, bring it along for your handle.

Time: 9:30am-4:30pm
£80 pp

Christmas Decorations
Saturday 16th November 2024

Get creative with this season workshop for the most wonderful time of the year! Learn how to make mini reindeer,  xmas trees, mini wreaths, stars and a 10” rush angel for the top of your tree. Festive snacks and mulled wine included.

Times: 9:30am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-4:30pm
£35 pp

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