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Events for 27 Jun 2018

Fevral: A Folklore
Fevral: A Folklore

Date: 25 May 2018 - 02 September 2018

Every day

Location: Coventry - Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry City Centre, CV1 5QP

Within this exciting exhibition artist Stewart Francis Easton explores the creation and development of folkloric tale.

Beginning with a series of creation myths Easton maps the course of a folk tale from its inception in history, with its many branches, to the tale’s role in contemporary life.

Fevral - A Folklore is an exhibition showing works in oil, fabric, stitch, pen and yarn. See the website for more details. 

Cost: Free

Pest and Disease Management
Pest and Disease Management

Date: 27 June 2018

Location: Ryton Organic Gardens Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3LG

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

This course will introduce you to a range of techniques for preventing and controlling pests and diseases in your garden and allotment.

Choosing the right varieties, how and when to plant and keeping good hygiene, will all contribute to a healthy growing area.

We will ensure that you learn to recognise some of the most important pests and diseases in vegetable and fruit crops and the best barriers, traps and natural predators help to keep slugs and aphids at bay. At the end of the course we will help you to draw up a strategy that works best for your garden.

What we will cover:

The principles of organic pest and disease management
Techniques available to manage pest and diseases in organic systems
Identifying some of the most common pests and diseases in vegetables and fruit crops and how to manage them
The various biological and natural control measures available
 
Course level: Beginners to intermediate

What you need to bring: Sensible shoes and outdoor wear
 
Booking a place: 

Places are limited and are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please contact us for more information and to reserve a place. Alternatively, book a place or register your interest online.

This course is not suitable for children under the age of 16. Details of this course are subject to change.

Cost [member]: £51.00
Cost [non member]: £60.00
Contact Phone: 024 7630 3517

Cost: £60

Warwickshire Open Studios
Warwickshire Open Studios

Date: 16 June 2018 - 01 July 2018

Every day

Location: Venues throughout Coventry & Warwickshire

The Summer Warwickshire Open Studios is an annual celebration of the variety, range and quality of visual art that can be found across Coventry and Warwickshire.

With over 270 artists exhibiting at 138 venues this is the area’s biggest and friendliest FREE visual arts event. Attracting an average of 30,000 visits each year, the event includes paintings, photography, installations, ceramics, glassware, stoneware, jewellery, drawings, printmaking, textiles and metalwork. For more information visit www.warwickshireopenstudios.org/.

Cost: Free

Wildlife walks Warwickshire 2018
Weekly Walks

Date: 03 January 2018 - 21 December 2018

Every week

Location: Brandon Marsh Church Road Coventry CV3 3GW

Time: 13:30

Free guided walk to help you get the most from Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

Weekly lunch time walks with a member of staff at Brandon Marsh Nature Centre. No need to book, simply meet in the courtyard at 1.30pm. Normal admission to Brandon Marsh applies. See our website for the full schedule.

Brandon Marsh Entry:
Adult £2.50
Concession £1.50
Child £1
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust member Free

 

Cost: See below

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