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The Education Department
Welcome to education and learning at Chelsea Physic Garden.
We aim to connect people to plants in London’s oldest outdoor classroom and to provide an inspiration and creative experience for children and adults to remember.
The links to the left show the different areas of our educational work
Family Activity Days in 2013
These will be held in all of the school holidays in 2013 (except for the Christmas holidays, but festive activities will be provided at the CPG Christmas Fair, November 30th and December 1st 2013).
Some workshops are repeated and aimed at different age groups, for your convenience.
If you are (or know) a budding photographer, forensic scientist, naturalist, artist, or just love chocolate then read on…
Wed 20th March 2013, 4-6.15pm
Wed 12th June 2013, 4-6.15pm
Wed 18th September 2013, 4-6.15pm
Join us for an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Garden and education facilities.
Perfect for those wanting to find out why this is a perfect place for a school or college trip. Staff will be on hand to answer your questions about creating your bespoke visit and what is involved.
Drinks and nibbles will be available.
This is a free event, but booking is required: email@example.com or 020 7349 6453
A Teachers' Pack can now be downloaded (PDF/3.17MB). This will give you all the necessary information regarding a school visit.
Would you like us to visit your school with an assortment of plants, artefacts, animals and other resources?
The Education Department can now come to your school to speak at assemblies and run tailor-made workshops throughout the day.
The topics we have already taught in this way are: Plants that poison and cure, 17th Century medicine, Shelf Life, Animals and plants in the local environment, 'Literacy in the landscape', Materials, Olympic Plant Wreaths.
This Outreach Package is conditional of at least one follow-up visit to Chelsea Physic Garden.
It costs £300 for a full day and £150 for a half day.
For more information, or to book, please call 020 7349 6453; Fax: 020 7376 3910; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Chelsea Physic Garden Education Department (schools & community):
020 7349 6453;
fax: 020 7376 3910; Email: email@example.com
For information about adult education at the Garden on the subjects of, photography, natural dyes, beekeeping, natural history, botanical illustration, garden hsitory and more, please visit our Adult Learning page