Friday, 24 May 2013

Sow some sunshine

Whether or not this turns into a sunny bank holiday weekend, we've got lots of local events and activities to look forward to.

Plant a sunflower and spread a little happiness on VGW

Weds 29 May 8am - 12 on Van Gogh Walk

Meet gardening team Streetscape, help look after the new plants on Van Gogh Walk, and sow seeds to create even more of the flowers that Van Gogh loved to plant and paint.

"I have sown sweet peas, poppies and reseda, now we just have to wait and see what comes of it."
Vincent van Gogh April 1874, London

Peep through the fence - Open Garden at Reay School 

Thursday 6th June 4-6pm at Reay

A chance to visit the wonderful garden at Reay Primary SchoolThe garden, not usually open to the public, is lovingly tended by artist gardener Zuky Serper with help from children, staff, parents and friends. 

Everyone is invited to meet Zuky and some of the team and explore this secret green oasis. There will be an exhibition of photographs showing work in the garden, as well as afternoon tea and plants to take home.

From Van Gogh Walk go straight down Morat Street and enter via the Reay Studio entrance on Caldwell Street.

Art Courses at Slaughterhaus Print Studio

June and July at Slaughterhaus

For anyone who might want to learn a new skill or build on an existing portfolio, Michelle has put together an interesting programme of courses and workshops for the next couple of months.

Slaughterhaus Studio is in Vincent's Yard at the south end of Hackford Road.