Want to have a go at making your own ‘junkbot’ – a funky robot made of recycled materials?
Join our youth leaders this half term on February 18 & 20 and use real tools to create something really special to take home with you.
No booking is required, just drop into our junkbot workshop any time between 10am – 3pm.
This event is aimed at children aged 5 and above due the tools involved. Younger children are very welcome too but an adult must help them with the tools.
£5 per junkbot.
Does your child see themselves as an Astronaut?
Why not send them along to our Fizz Pop Science Space Day during the February half term. We are going to be exploring the wonderful world of space! Making rockets, tasting astronaut food as well as testing for alien life forms! It’s a jam packed day of practical hands on science.
Our Space Day will be taking place at Market Drayton’s Scout Group (TF9 3ED) on Thursday 20th February 2020. The cost for each child is £25 or if you sign up more than one person we offer a group discount of £20 per person. If you are involved in Scouting or Guiding we also a discounted rate of £20 per person.
Join owner John Cushing and guest medical herbalist Bee McGovern for a morning walk and talk around the kitchen garden. John, who co-founded the hotel and restaurant, is the driving force to the genuinely productive kitchen garden, which showcases the growing of herbs and vegetables, many of which are unusual.
Bee will focus on key medicinal uses and nutritional benefits, along with preparation ideas.
Afterwards enjoy a seasonally driven herb focused three course lunch designed by Head Chef Liam Philbin, showcasing herbs and produce from the garden.
Head Gardener Nick Huxley will be on hand to offer sage counsel in the art of herb and vegetable cultivation.
Date: Wednesday 13th May 2020
10:30 Herbal tea or coffee, homemade biscuits
11:00 Garden tour
12:30 Herbal aperitif, three course lunch followed by herbal infusions, or coffee
Cost: £47.50 (RHS members receive a 20% discount on booking)
The award-winning Ginger and Spice Festival is making a welcome return this September for a celebration of all things spicy during British Food Fortnight. Set in and around the centre of the medieval Shropshire town, Market Drayton, the festival celebrates the local culinary heritage with links to the ancient spice routes and what is thought to be the oldest gingerbread in the country! On Saturday 26th September 2020, enjoy a spicy street market including a food theatre with top chefs, spice trail, children’s food classes, gingerbread baking contest and much more! The Spice Exchange Street Market is free to all! www.gingerandspicefest.co.uk