Join local horticulturist Martin and Wiltshire artist Jo on a delightful summer journey:
A morning walk through Orchard and woodland
Learn about foraging for edible plants
Gather items for food and art
Lunch of wild soup, made from the harvest
Explore the wonderful rooms of the historic Kingshill House
Create an artistic map collage, inspired by the morning walk
Free to attend … no booking required
The walk is a maximum of two miles
No art experience required … Jo will show you all the steps to make a creative collage
Trained at Chelsea School of Art, Jo is a Wiltshire based artist working from her loft studio.
She runs workshops, teaches new skills and techniques and encourages personal exploration and enjoyment of drawing.
A horticulturist with wide experience of Community land-based projects.
Founder of Wild Acres, an outdoor community space focussed on food and art.
Martin is also a keen cook and Wild Acres head chef!
Dursley Welcomes Walkers
A voluntary, community based organisation that promotes walking related activities for locals and visitors to the area.
Organises the annual walking festival, held in the first week of October.
Kingshill House is a vibrant art, crafts, health and wellbeing venue in Dursley.
We host exhibitions, run workshops, courses, yoga, qigong, meditation, taijiquan and events which inspire and educate.
We are caretakers of art and craft and welcome all.
At Wild Acres we grow edibles and other useful plants, cook healthy, tasty food, practise art and other creative skills and improve the biodiversity of the site. We also hold events and workshops for the benefit of the wider community.
We invite you to get involved, and through our shared endeavour, help build a vibrant, equitable and sustainable project.
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