I genuinely love to have a table full of people learning something new in my home; the teaching, the questions, the chattering and the silence all create a wonderfully positive energy which I thrive on.
Hosting workshops also gives me the perfect excuse to experiment with new recipes, take pleasure in baking and enjoy creating a beautiful environment at the barn and in the garden to ensure it offers everyone a warm welcome.
I’m delighted to be hosting the following events at Oak Tree Barn in the months to come. Do click through to read a little more about each workshop. I hope to welcome you here soon!
No one wants to live an existence without meaning and purpose. No one wants to be trapped in a life somewhere on the spectrum between unmotivated and completely lost where everything seems to take immense effort, an uphill battle, and on some days you just don't feel like yourself anymore. You have lost sight of who you are, what is important to you, what you value, what makes you happy, what makes life fun - fun? what's fun? In fact life has become…Find out more »
You can create a home within yourself When your home is a feeling and not a place, comfort, safety, love and belonging are always available to you. This is the basis for self-acceptance, self-trust and self-belief (the best kind of selfies). Write Yourself Home is a powerful and fun process that will help you listen to your wise heart, away from the needs, demands and expectations of others. We’ll explore how to create an internal sense of sanctuary and centeredness within…Find out more »
By knowing what goes well together, you can buy every day supermarket flowers and turn them into a truly special arrangement. This floral workshop is a combination of demonstration and hands on practice. You will see how to make four perfect arrangements: Classic White and green, vintage English Meadow for a loose mixed colour arrangement, timeless purple and white and the single colour knockout. You get to have a go at making your own hand tied posy and come away…Find out more »
Do you dream of having flowers every day of the week, not just for special occasions? Learn what you can grow in your own back garden for use as cut flowers. Have a go yourself, with step by step guidance, at arranging grown and gathered material to make your own posy. You are welcome to bring along anything you have in the garden for inspiration on how to use it in an arrangement.Find out more »
Smell them! Isn’t it the first thing you do when you are given some flowers? Learn how you can add the gorgeous element of fragrance to any arrangement not just by using the obvious scented flowers like roses or lilies but also common garden herbs which you can grow in your own garden. We will start with a step by step guide so you can master the simple technique of ‘spiralling’ that keeps your flowers in place and makes sure they don’t move when…Find out more »