Down to Earth Hull are launching a series of 10 Discovery Workshops which will begin later this month and run into spring 2021.
All workshops will be held at ‘The Plot’ – Down to Earth’s base, Edgecumbe St Allotments, Manvers Street, HU5 2HW
Each 2.5 hour workshop is designed to provide a practical introduction to a different topic, across a broad range of conservation and growing themes.
The sessions will be very much focused on hands-on learning and are open to adults of all ages and abilities. Light refreshments will be offered.
Tickets for each workshop will be priced at £10
Dates and topics for the first range of sessions are:
Saturday 25th July – All You Can Eat in Three Square Feet
An introduction to food growing in small spaces, including practical planting activity and learning about how to get the most from a minimal growing area.
Thursday 20th August – Natural Feeds and Pesticides
An introduction to a variety of plants and materials that can be used to make homemade, chemical-free plant fertilisers and pesticides, including instruction on safe usage and the opportunity to make up some feeds and pesticides to take home.
Saturday 22nd August – Building Hedgehog Homes
An opportunity to learn how to make a variety of different types of hedgehog home for your garden or allotment, including practical work to build homes for siting on The Plot and a look at what else we can do to support this fast-declining native species.
Saturday 19th September – Capturing the Outdoors through Photography
An exploration of how we can connect with the outdoors by taking a more mindful and creative approach to choosing and capturing photographic subjects, including learning about some basic technical aspects of nature photography and the opportunity to submit photographs to a friendly competition.
In order to ensure participants’ safety Down to Earth Hull are adhering to the latest government coronavirus guidelines; this includes restricting numbers of attendees at sessions and ensuring physical distancing during activities. Initial sessions are restricted to 5 participants per session, though the group hope to be able to make more places available on future sessions, dependent on the developments around Covid-19.
For more information about the workshops and to book a place please use the Eventbrite link above.
For any general enquiries about Down to Earth Hull, please e-mail email@example.com, send the group a message on their Facebook page (opens in a new tab) or call Karen on 07531191867 or Andy on 07936006452 for a friendly chat.