Events in 2016

‘Tour of Waltham’ – Every Wednesday from May 25th until September 28th 2016 11am and 2pm
Join one of our gardeners for a tour of the beautiful walled gardens, Kitchen Garden and woodlands.
Cost: £5 per person to include tea or coffee. Booking essential- / 01628 825517
Venue: Tearoom

Macro Photography Course – Thursday 7th July 2016 9.30am – 4pm fully booked
This one day course will enable you to experience the diverse insect life and flora of our beautiful gardens with gardener and photographer, Ron Pilcher. Ron has an extensive knowledge of macro work, with digital cameras, and will guide you through the techniques and practical aspects of macro photography, within the wildlife-rich backdrop of the Ornamental Gardens at Waltham Place. This is a course designed for photographers with all levels of experience. There’s always so much to learn!
Cost: £45 to include lunch and refreshments. Booking essential- / 01628 825517
Venue: The Ormandy Centre*, Church Hill, White Waltham, Berks. SL6 3JH

Bat Walk and Talk – Friday 12th August 2016 7.30pm-10.30pm
Members of Berks and South Bucks Bat Group join us for an evening walk and talk to learn more about these nocturnal creatures. Seven species of bat have been identified here at Waltham since 2013. Explore the woods at twilight using bat detectors to locate and identify the different species flying overhead.
Cost: £5 per person. Booking essential /01628 825517
Proceeds to go to the Berks and South Bucks Bat Group.
Venue: Tearoom

Tree Walk – Celebrating Timber – Thursday 25th August 2016 11am-1.00pm
What major commercial uses of timber can you think of? Man has harvested wood for centuries for it’s strength and beauty. This walk will highlight some of the less well known uses of timber our Waltham Place trees offer.
Cost: £5 per person. Booking essential /01628 825517
Venue: Tearoom

Picnic in the Place – Saturday 3rd September 2016 – Gates open 5.30pm
Bring a picnic and enjoy an evening of live music. Barbecue and craft beers available. Great family event. Live music by Richard Lee.
Cost: £5 This is a White Waltham Village Association event, for tickets please call 07834545967

Floral Walk with Naturalistic Flower Arranging Demonstration – Thursday 8th September 1.30pm – 4pm
Join our gardeners on a walk through the Ornamental Gardens looking at the flowers and foliage at this time of year. Then join Richard Elder for a Naturalistic Flower Arranging Demonstration in the tearoom.
Cost: £12.50 to include tea or coffee and biscuits. Booking essential / 01628 825517
Venue: Tearoom

Harvest Walk – Saturday 15th October 2-4.30pm
Celebrate nature’s wild harvest in the woods before visiting the Orchards to celebrate our diverse array of apples ready to harvest. Followed by an apple pressing demonstration.
Cost: £7 to include refreshments
Venue: Ormandy Centre