The sun may not be shining much this summer, but Eden Project have lined up some truly inspiring events to keep the sparkle in our eyes and smiles on our faces! From circus acts and Dr Seuss’ Lorax to horticultural, environmental and food talks and courses; there is something for everyone.
You can find a full list of their calender of events on their whats on web page, but here are a few of our favourites:
The award winning NoFit State circus is returning to Eden this summer (28 July – 2 September 2012) for an exclusive and exhilarating new show – Bianco!
The show will take place entirely under cover, in the Eden Project’s Stage structure. So, even if the weather is miserable, you’ll be loving the spectacular show around you!
Exclusive Friends events
These regular membership events are specially designed for Eden Friends, offering a programme of talks, tours and demonstrations that focus on everything from gardening to the environment to good food. Past events have included a talk from Alan Titchmarsh, a demonstration from ethnobotanist James Wong, guided tours of the Biomes with edens expert horticulturalists, and even a trip abroad to the real rainforest.
whether you’re a keen amateur, beginning a career in horticulture or thinking of changing your career and going into horticulture, the Eden Project have joined forces with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), to produce a series of fascinating courses.
The programme of eight one-day practical gardening sessions, now in its fifth year, is taught by the experts in the Eden Horticultural Team. The eight sessions can be enjoyed as an individual day, from £50, or booked all eight to receive a 10% discount. Dates run between Sat 8 Sept 2012 – Fri 15 June 2013.
This three-day ‘introduction to botanical drawing and illustration’ course, set in the rich surroundings of Eden’s gardens, guides beginners and improvers through the basics of creating beautiful botanical drawings.
The course is suitable for complete beginners and improvers, and costs £180 per person for the weekend.
If you can’t get yourself down to any of the events happening this summer, you can still try your chances at winning this fantastic prize of a luxury five-night holiday for two on Tresco, Isles of Scilly; courtesy of the Eden Summer raffle.
If you are holding your Big Lunch this summer, or enjoying another event with your friends and neighbours – we would love to hear what you are up to! Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call for a chat on 0845 850 8181