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Harvest Festival 2010

Saturday 11th September 2010, 12:00 – 16:00

Come and enjoy this years Harvest Festival at the garden - anyone who came last year can tell you what a great day out it was!

11am Bring your competition entries:

* Bake a garden-themed cake or traybake (to be served at 3pm, after judgingPlease mark your container with your name, name of cake and ingredients
 * Build a plant portrait: a head or face made from fruit and vegetables. Label your plant portrait with your name and age
 * Make a flower arrangement on the theme of ‘What will the harvest be?’ in own container (not exceeding 75cm h x 50cm w x 50cm d)

12 noon Harvest Festival opens
Garden tours, tea and cake throughout the afternoon

12-3pm Activities
 * Build a head or face from vegetables to enter into our plant portrait competition
 * Print a patchwork of patterns with potatoes and natural plant dyes and juices
 * Make a miniature bouquet of paper collage flowers
 * Sew some bunting or take away a piece to sew at home

1.30pm Cookery and tastings

 2pm Live flower arranging (entries can be submitted to the competition)

3pm Competition judging

 4pm Harvest Festival closes