‘Plants and Print-Making: a day at Canterbury Cathedral’ Monday 29th July or Monday 5th August

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Join us for a day exploring gardening history at Canterbury Cathedral and developing print-making skills with a local artist. In the morning, the Cathedral’s Head Gardener, Philip Oostenbrink will give an illustrated talk on the history of the Cathedral’s gardens. This will be followed by a visit to the Archives and Library to enjoy collections relating to plants and gardening. After a two-course hot lunch in the Refectory Restaurant at the Cathedral Lodge, Dawn Cole will lead a print-making workshop inspired by the Cathedral’s collections.

Price per person: £49

10.30am – Arrival tea and coffee in the Cathedral Archives

10.45am-11.45 – Illustrated talk by Philip Oostenbrink, Cathedral Head Gardener, on the history of gardening at the Cathedral

11.45am-1pm – Visit to the Cathedral Archives and Library to enjoy items relating to plants and gardening

1-2pm – 2-course hot lunch, with tea and coffee at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

2-4.30pm – Print-making workshop, inspired with Dawn Cole, inspired by the Archives and Library collections (in the Schools Department)

4.30pm – Tea, coffee and biscuits

Guest are welcome to enjoy Evensong in the Cathedral at 5.30pm.

Not local? We currently have bedrooms available on Monday 29th July and are delighted to offer you the reduced rate of £109 B&B for single occupancy or £119 B&B for double occupancy.

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