Family events at RHS Gardens (21 to 27 August)

August 21, 2010toAugust 27, 2010

This RHS-Family-fun-day-2summer holidays, why not enjoy a great day out exploring the countryside.  There is so much to see.

Why not visit your local RHS Garden, and remember, kids go free throughout August.

Events this week include:

Daily to 30 August – Sunflower Maze, Garden Games and Wild at Wisley Play Area
RHS Garden Wisley
WOKING, Surrey

  • Weave your way through our giant Sunflower Maze, challenge the family to garden games and balance, hide and swing your way through our Wild at Wisley play area.

Daily to 29 August  – The Mystery Garden Quest
RHS Garden Harlow Carr, North Yorkshire

  • Take on the quest around the garden, you’ll be surprised by what you find!
  • 10am – 4pm

Daily to 22 August – Survival Skills
RHS Garden Wisley
WOKING, Surrey

  • Join forces as a family and develop your outdoor skills with den building,
  • knot tying and tracking.
  • Try miniature raft building on 10 and 11 Aug
  • Try camouflage on 12 and 17 Aug

21 August  – Grow it – Show it: Rosemoor Local Produce Show
RHS Garden Rosemoor
Devon

  • Enter your home grown produce into Rosemoor’s very own Local Produce Show for a chance to have your name engraved on our beautiful Dartington Crystal trophy. Pick up a show schedule from Rosemoor or call Rosemoor Events on 01805 626800. Get growing and join in the fun!
  • 11am (after judging) – 3pm
  • Normal Garden Entry

21/22 August – Sow & Grow
RHS Garden Wisley
WOKING, Surrey

  • 21, 22 Aug    Sow and grow some spicy seeds.

22 August – Garden Yoga Adventure and the Yoga Bugs
RHS Garden Harlow Carr
North Yorkshire

  • 11.15am, 11.50am, 12.30pm, 1.15pm, 1.50pm & 2.30pm
  • If you would like something a little more serene why not try your hand at Yoga in the garden. For the little garden adventurers and mini explores have a go at the storytelling yoga session with the Yoga Bugs Session lasts approx 20 mins.
  • Wet weather option organised in case of rain.
  • Yoga mats will be provided.

21 & 22 August – Bush Crafts
RHS Garden Harlow Carr
North Yorkshire

  • 10am – 4pm
  • Every weekend develop your outdoor skills with den building and bush crafts in the woodland zone

21 August –17 September – Textile Exhibition – Blooming Marvellous by “02”
RHS Garden Hyde Hall,
CHELMSFORD

  • An exhibition of exciting and colourful textile work based on gardens and plants.  Includes a shop area selling cards, portfolio pieces and handbags. The artists will also be on hand to answer any questions.
  • Cost: Kids go FREE, normal garden admission applies for adults.  Booking not required.
  • Between 10am & 5pm

23 – 27 August – Bug Week
RHS Garden Wisley
WOKING, Surrey

  • Pick up your magnifying glass and discover some brilliant bugs on our exciting Bug Hunts running throughout the week.
  • 24, 26 Aug – The Big Bug Experience – see amazing bugs from around the world.   Call 0845 612 1253 to pre-book – free.
  • 26, 27 Aug – Dive in and have a go at making small willow and tissue bugs.  Call 0845 612 1253 to pre-book – workshop £3 per person.

24 August – Children’s Bug Hunt
RHS Garden Hyde Hall,
CHELMSFORD

  • 11am to 3pm
  • A chance for children to explore the garden looking for bugs and beasties! Help and guidance will be available throughout.
  • Cost: Kids go FREE, normal garden admission applies for adults.  Booking not required.

26 August – Family Fun Day – Teddy Bear’s Picnic
RHS Garden Hyde Hall,
CHELMSFORD

  • 11am to 3pm
  • Pack your teddy, a blanket and something to eat and join us for a good old fashioned picnic. This event will include children’s entertainers, story telling, garden games and a teddy bear’s hospital.
  • Cost: Kids go FREE, normal garden admission applies for adults.  Booking not required.

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