Vegetable Dye Workshop

11 August at 1:00 pm 3:00 pm


In this workshop you will have a go at creating a wonderful dye from waste plant materials and vegetable scraps.

This workshop is ideal for families and is a great opportunity to learn a new skill, which helps you to make the most of your food waste.


Lino Printing Workshop

5 August at 10:00 am 4:00 pm

£23 per person

Join Harriott Brand for a day long lino printing workshop.

In this workshop you will produce a large scale lino print inspired by the decorative wallpapers found during the Mrs Smith’s Cottage restoration project.

The morning will be spent at Mrs Smith’s Cottage. Exploring decorative interiors to find the inspiration for your own prints. You will create sketches and start cutting your designs into the lino blocks.

There will be a break for lunch as we head over to Navenby Methodist Hall, where we will have enough space to start working on creating prints. The print making process will take time, as you wait for layers to dry.


Rag Rug Workshop

2 August at 11:00 am 12:00 pm


oin Sally, our Learning Officer, alongside our talented volunteer team to learn some basic rag rug making skills. This workshop is suitable for people of all ages and crafting abilities.

Your £10 ticket includes all the materials you will need to start a rag rug project, as well as a tour of Mrs Smith’s Cottage.


Edible Flowers – A Family Workshop

29 July at 11:00 am 12:00 pm


Join Hannah, the District Herbalist, for a family friendly guide to some unexpectedly edible plants.

During this workshop we will be making some tasty treats and talking about the different kinds of plants that can be eaten.

Any attending children must be accompanied by a helpful adult.

You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in our cottage gardens after the workshop.


NavenBEE Gardeners

22 July 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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