Events

Throughout the year, our special events can keep your family informed and entertained.
Keen gardeners can get "inside information" from the best growers and specialists in the business, with talks and practical demonstrations. Look out for our seasonal shopping evenings, with live music, bargains and complimentary nibbles.
Children have their own gardening club, with fun things to make for ages 2 - 12.  Summer fun days have activities to suit all the family - not to forget Christmas!

'A Plant for Every Situation' extra talk with Andy McIndoe

Due to huge demand we have added an extra talk at 11am

Join us for a fascinating talk by Andy McIndoe, a gardener and designer with over 40 years experience and responsible for 25 Gold Medal winning exhibits in the Great Floral Pavillion at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Booking is essential. 

To book your seat, please call us on 01223 842777, email enquires@scotsdales.com or put you name down at the Customer Information desk (Great Shelford store)

We also politely ask if you can not make the event to please let us know as soon as possible to allow others to attend.

Many thanks


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'A Plant for Every Situation' talk with Andy McIndoe

Sorry This Talk Is Now Fully Booked

Talk including Cream Tea.  Tickets £7 per person.

Join us for a fascinating talk by Andy McIndoe, a gardener and designer with over 40 years experience and responsible for 25 Gold Medal winning exhibits in the Great Floral Pavillion at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

The talk is 2-3pm and includes a traditional cream tea in our Sunflower Café Scotsdales Great Shelford.

Booking is essential.  Tickets cost £7 per person

To purchase your tickets, please call us on 01223 842777, email enquires@scotsdales.com or purchase from the Customer Information desk (Great Shelford store)

We also politely ask if you can not make the event to please let us know as soon as possible to allow others to attend.

Many thanks


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Spring Shopping Evening

Thursday 23rd March 6pm - 8pm

Come and stock up on everything to make your home and garden beautiful this spring.

10% off* ALL PRODUCTS ALL EVENING

(*excludes HTA & Scotsdales Gift vouchers)

We look forward to seeing you!


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Mother's Day Children's Event

Saturday 25th March 10am - 5pm at Scotsdales Great Shelford and Horningsea

Join us to create a beautiful plant arrangement for Mother's Day.  

  • Choose from a special selection of plants and pots to make a uniques and individual present
  • Colour in your own Mother's Day card
  • £5 per pot and card

No NEED TO BOOK


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Little Seedlings - Easter Bunnies!

Wednesday 29th March at Scotsdales Great Shelford.  Available Sessions 10am or 11am

Suitable for 2 -5 year olds

Come along to make your own Easter decorations.  Meet TEDDY and POPPY the friendly Dutch rabbits.

Booking is required to guarantee your place.

To book please call us on 01223 842777, email enquires@scotsdales.com or put you name down at the Customer Information desk (Great Shelford store)

We also politely ask if you can not make the event to please let us know as soon as possible to allow others to attend.

Many thanks


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Orchid Care for Beginners

Do you want to know how best to look after your orchid?

When and how to repot?

How to make it reflower?

Dr Manos Kanellos will be giving talks at both Scotsdales Horningsea and Scotsdales Great Shelford on Thursday 30th March.  Each talk will be followed by an Orchid Clinic


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David Austin Rose Talk

Friday 31st March 2 - 3.30pm at Scotsdales Great Shelford

Guest Expert Speaker Mike Sokolowski will be giving a fascinating talk, taking you behind the scenes of David Austin's breeding programme and a sneak preview of this year's new varieties.  Mike will share his passion for growing and caring for roses and how you can create wonderful design schemes with companion planting and English climbing roses.

 

 Booking is essential. 

To book your seat, please call us on 01223 842777, email enquires@scotsdales.com or put you name down at the Customer Information desk (Great Shelford store)

We also politely ask if you can not make the event to please let us know as soon as possible to allow others to attend.

Many thanks


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Art Classes with Kate Davey

Booking Essential - Limited Places

Kate Davey grew up in Shelford and graduated with a BA Hons. in Printed Textile Design.  Since then she has taught continuously on an Art and Design foundation course and BA degree courses in Printed Textile Design and Fasion Textiles.

These classes for adults will concentrate on observational drawing, composition and development of a personal style.  Materials used will mainly be pencils, pens, charcoal, pastels and paints.  Professional quality materials will be provided.  Classes will be in a studio environment with still life's set up by Kate comprising flowers, plants and other props.

Cost: £25 per class

Classes will run on the following days:

  • Monday 24th April 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Monday 1st May 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Monday 8th May 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Monday 15th May 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Monday 22nd May 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Monday 5th June 10.30am -12.30pm

Booking is essential. 

To book your seat, please call us on 01223 842777, email enquires@scotsdales.com or put you name down at the Customer Information desk (Great Shelford store)

We also politely ask if you can not make the event to please let us know as soon as possible to allow others to attend.

Many thanks


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