Pennells History Talk

21 October at 7:00 pm 8:00 pm


Learn more about the history of this long running family business, which was founded in 1780. As we explore this history we will learn more about how gardening, and the role of the garden, has changed over the centuries.


Autumn Forage

17 September at 10:00 am 12:00 pm


Hannah Sylvester, the district herbalist, will be leading a forage around Hill Holt Wood. Helping you to learn more about the edible plants available in each season.

At the end of the walk we will have foraged the supplies needed to enjoy a cup of tea together.


A Seasonal Plate

26 August at 7:00 pm 8:00 pm


Seasonal eating would have been normal throughout Mrs Smith’s life.

In the modern world we are becoming increasingly disconnected from where our food comes from, and the seasonality of the foods we eat.

This talk, run by BBC Radio Lincolnshire Sunday Snippet gardener Allotment Cooks, will give an informative overview of how to start eating seasonally in the modern world.


NavenBEE Gardeners

26 August at 10:00 am 11:00 am

£2 per child, accompanying adults are free.

A monthly gardening group for preschool children, giving them the opportunity to grow some tasty veggies and care for their own corner of the Mrs Smith’s Cottage gardens.

To sign up, or find out more, join the facebook group:

Mrs Smith’s Cottage

Mrs Smith's Cottage, 3 East Road, Navenby
Lincoln, LN5 0HF United Kingdom
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Wash Day Workshop

21 August at 12:00 pm 3:30 pm

Standard Admission Applies

Find out how Mrs Smith was able to do her washing without a machine or running water!

In this family friendly workshop you will get to have a go at washing the Victorian way. As we talk about how Mrs Smith was able to save water and look after clothes.