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Old Warden
Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP United Kingdom
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October 2017

Workshop: Poetry Writing in The Swiss Garden

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Swiss Garden, Old Warden
Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP United Kingdom
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£40

Enjoy a wonderful poetry-writing workshop led by poet Phil Bowen (www.philbowen.co.uk) using the theme of gardens as inspiration. Poetry plays an important part in the Swiss Garden’s past, and there are examples of verse inscribed around the landscape, full of meaning and memory for those who placed it there almost 200 years ago. Write your own piece of poetry, inspired by the lovely surroundings of the garden and with guidance from Phil, himself a published poet and scriptwriter who understands…

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Fungal Foray in The Swiss Garden

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Swiss Garden, Old Warden
Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP United Kingdom
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If you’re mad about mushrooms or fascinated about fungi, enjoy a walk around the beautiful Swiss Garden and adjoining Woodland in search of interesting species of fungi found growing naturally in Bedfordshire. Led by the Herts & Beds Fungi Group, this free event (normal garden admission rates apply) offers a different view of the Swiss Garden and its natural environment. Timings: 10.00 – 13.00 Tickets: £8 per adult, £7 per concession and up to four children free per paying customer.

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Workshop: Wildlife Art, Writing & Poetry – The Swiss Garden

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Swiss Garden, Old Warden
Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP United Kingdom
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£25.00

Celebrate, enjoy and explore wildlife, art, poetry and a sense of place and how all have come together throughout the work and life of Steve Halton, a local artist and naturalist who is at his best when surrounded by birdsong and the natural environment. Suitable for ages 16+. Timings: 10:00 Arrival/Tea & Coffee served from the Restaurant 10:20 Introduction 10:30 Bird walk around Garden 11:30 Talk about wildlife in Bedfordshire and what has inspired Steve 12.30 View of artwork and…

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